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PG| 1 hr. 23 min.

Plot Summary
Dusty (Dane Cook), the famous racing airplane, learns that his engine is damaged, so he must shift gears and find a new career. He joins an elite corps of firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park. When a massive wildfire threatens the park, Dusty -- with the help of his fearless colleagues Blade Ranger, Dipper (Julie Bowen), Windlifter, Cabbie and the Smokejumpers -- learns what it takes to become a real hero.

Cast: Dane Cook , Julie Bowen , Ed Harris , Curtis Armstrong , John Michael Higgins , Hal Holbrook , Wes Studi , Brad Garrett

Director: Bobs Gannaway

Genres: Comedy, Adventure, Animated

Distributor: Walt Disney

Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014)

Release Date: July 18th, 2014|1 hr. 23 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 50
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    An occasionally rousing but mostly just adequate sequel to last year's "Planes." show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    With the lackluster quality of its characters — aircraft, a smattering of trucks, RVs and motorcycles — the movie makes Pixar's Cars and its sequel look like masterpieces. show more

  • 38
    David Hiltbrand Philadelphia Inquirer

    The animation in Planes: Fire & Rescue is considerably better, the landscapes grander, and the 3-D flight and firefighting scenes more exciting. show more

  • July 18, 2014 Dennis Gill
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    Having adults , or worse, adults who have never had children, review kids movies misses the whole concept of kids movies.

  • July 18, 2014 Dennis Gill
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    Having adults , or worse, adults who have never had children misses the whole concept of kids movies.

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Last summer's "Planes," animated by DisneyToon Studios and spun off from Disney/Pixar's lucrative "Cars" franchise, was a lovely little diversion -- a soaring, charming 3D travelogue that saw a...

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Jenni Miller on Apr 8th, 2014 3:00PM

If you're of a certain generation, just the word "Planes" in a movie title makes you think of a certain John Candy and Steve Martin '80s comedy. It's a Pavlovian response that's a mixture of...

'Planes: Fire & Rescue' Trailer: The Race Is on... to Fight Wildfires! (VIDEO)

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Feb 5th, 2014 4:00PM

Disney This time, the race is on to fight wildfires! A new trailer debuted for "Planes: Fire & Rescue," a sequel to last year's animated Disney hit, "Planes." In the follow-up, Dusty (Dane...

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