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Cars (movie)

2006 film produced by Pixar Animation Studios

Cars is a 2006 movie made by Pixar. In it, cars are living beings and there are no humans. The movie is about Lightning McQueen, a race car who is on his way to California where he is scheduled to race for the Piston Cup. He gets lost on the way and finds himself in Radiator Springs, a fictional town on Route 66. There, he makes new friends who help him get to his Piston Cup race.

Cars
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Directed byJohn Lasseter
Joe Ranft (co-director)
Produced byDarla K. Anderson
Written byStory:
John Lasseter
Joe Ranft
Jorgen Klubien
and Brenda Chapman
Screenplay:
John Lasseter
Joe Ranft
Jorgen Klubien
Dan Fogelman
Kiel Murray
Phil Lorin
Robert L. Baird
Daniel Gerson
Bonnie Hunt
Don Lake
Steve Purcell
and Dan Scanlon
StarringOwen Wilson
Larry the Cable Guy
Paul Newman
Bonnie Hunt
Tony Shalhoub
John Ratzenberger
George Carlin
Cheech Marin
Michael Keaton
Jenifer Lewis
Katherine Helmond
Joe Ranft
Music byRandy Newman
CinematographyJeremy Lasky
Jean Claude Kalache
Edited byKen Schretzmann
Production
company
Distributed byBuena Vista Pictures
Release date
United States June 9, 2006
United Kingdom July 28, 2006
Running time
116 minutes
Country United States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$120 million[1]
Box office$244,082,982 (USA)
$217,898,622(Overseas)[1]

Sequels and spin-offEdit

A sequel Cars 2 was released on June 24, 2011. A second sequel Cars 3 was released on June 16, 2017.[2] Both sequels were made by Pixar.

A spin-off movie Planes was released on August 9, 2013. Its sequel Planes: Fire & Rescue was released on July 18, 2014. The Planes movies were made by DisneyToon Studios and not by Pixar.

There has also been a spinoff television program on the Disney Channel called Cars Toons: Mater's Tall Tales.

Release datesEdit

Country Premiere
  Australia 8 June 2006
  Philippines 8 June 2006
  Singapore 8 June 2006
  Canada 9 June 2006
  Taiwan 9 June 2006
  United States 9 June 2006
   Switzerland 14 June 2006 (French speaking region)
  France 14 June 2006
  Hungary 15 June 2006
  Puerto Rico 15 June 2006
  Russia 15 June 2006
  Ukraine 15 June 2006
  Uruguay 16 June 2006
  Netherlands 21 June 2006
  Bolivia 22 June 2006
  Colombia 22 June 2006
  Israel 22 June 2006
  Iceland 23 June 2006
  Poland 23 June 2006
  Argentina 29 June 2006
  Portugal 29 June 2006
  Brazil 30 June 2006
  Mexico 30 June 2006
  Panama 30 June 2006
  Venezuela 30 June 2006
  Chile 1 July 2006
  Japan 1 July 2006
  Belgium 5 July 2006
  Czech Republic 6 July 2006
  Spain 6 July 2006
  Hong Kong 13 July 2006
  Peru 13 July 2006
  South Africa 14 July 2006
  South Korea 20 July 2006
  United Kingdom 28 July 2006
  Ireland 28 July 2006
  Bulgaria 4 August 2006
  India 4 August 2006
  Latvia 4 August 2006
  Estonia 11 August 2006
  Kuwait 16 August 2006
  Croatia 17 August 2006
  Lithuania 18 August 2006
  China 22 August 2006
  Italy 23 August 2006
  Slovenia 24 August 2006
   Switzerland 25 August 2006 (Italian speaking region)
  Finland 25 August 2006
  Norway 25 August 2006
  Slovakia 31 August 2006
  Denmark 1 September 2006
  Sweden 1 September 2006
  Egypt 6 September 2006
  Germany 7 September 2006
   Switzerland 14 September 2006 (German speaking region)
  Greece 14 September 2006
  Romania 15 September 2006
  Turkey 15 September 2006

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Boxoffice Mojo Profile for Cars
  2. "Michael Wallis confirms there will be a "Cars 3″". Route 66 News. August 17, 2013. Retrieved 06 May 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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