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PG| 1 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
Carl Fredricksen (Ed Asner), a 78-year-old balloon salesman, is about to fulfill a lifelong dream. Tying thousands of balloons to his house, he flies away to the South American wilderness. But curmudgeonly Carl's worst nightmare comes true when he discovers a little boy named Russell is a stowaway aboard the balloon-powered house.

Cast: Ed Asner , Christopher Plummer , Jordan Nagai , Bob Peterson , Delroy Lindo , Jerome Ranft , John Ratzenberger , David Kaye

Directors: Pete Docter , Bob Peterson

Genres: Comedy, Adventure, Animated

Distributor: Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney

UP (2009)

Release Date: May 29th, 2009|1 hr. 29 min.

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fan reviews ( 119 )
  • 100
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Up is a breathtaking ride into the realm of pure imagination. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Has some great movie moments but also boring stretches. show more

  • 100
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Easily the summer's, and probably the year's, most enchanting movie, Up is a buoyant delight. show more

  • December 15, 2011 myrtlemoose
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    OMG!!! This is one of my favorite movies ever!!!! Great animation,hilarious,and tells a great story. I would definatley give this movie a-five-star- rating!!!

  • May 12, 2010 ToNyToNeLV702
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    for ejchalms ..its a kid movie for crying out loud..and not to mention a cartoon.. are you serious?? and Gabed27 it wasnt that funny.. i wouldnt be telling anyone that your balls fell off.

  • April 16, 2010 ejchalms
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    this movie is stupid and unrealistic. how the %$&^ do dogs drive planes!!! and the old guy wold have had a heart attack. and that one exploror guy would have been so old he would be dead. the best part was the credits.

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