• Cars 2 (2011)

Cars 2

Release Date: June 24th, 2011

DVD Release Date: November 1st, 2011

G |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

Racecar Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) and his tow-truck buddy, Mater (Larry the Cable Guy), have had their share of adventures together but nothing like what they experience when they head overseas for the first-ever World Grand Prix. While Lightning has his eye on the road to the championship, Mater takes a detour to international espionage when he meets British master spy Finn McMissile (Michael Caine) and stunning spy-in-training Holley Shiftwell (Emily Mortimer).

Cast: Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy , Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, John Turturro, Eddie Izzard, Bonnie Hunt, Tony Shalhoub

Director: John Lasseter

Genres: Adventure , Comedy , Children , Animated

Production Co: Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Studios

Distributors: Walt Disney, Pixar Animation Studios

Keywords: Charming, 2010s, Madcap, Quest, Friend, Friendship, Rivalry

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The movie has its own deficits - a lack of variety, originality, subtlety, clarity and plain old charm. show more

  • 80
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Cooler cars and more action follow Lightning and Mater as they mix it up with spies and Formula 1 racers in yet another Pixar winner. show more

  • 63
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    While the plot may be too twisty for most kids (and adults) to follow, the art of Cars 2 is as imaginative as anything Pixar has ever done. show more

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Nominated Best Animated Feature Film