• Up (2009)

Up

Release Date: May 29th, 2009

DVD Release Date: November 10th, 2009

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

Director: Pete Docter , Bob Peterson

Genres: Adventure , Comedy , Children , Animated

Production Co: Pixar Animation Studios

Distributors: Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney

Keywords: Quest, Charming, Friendship, Death, Emotional, Love, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Winsome, touching and arguably the funniest Pixar effort ever, the gorgeously rendered, high-flying adventure is a tidy 90-minute distillation of all the signature touches that came before it. show more

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    This is another masterwork from Pixar, which is leading the charge in modern animation. show more

  • 100
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

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

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Winner Animated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)
Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)
Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)
Nominated Sound Editing
Winner Best Animated Feature Film
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)
Winner Music (Original Score)
Winner Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Winner Animated Feature Film
Nominated Best Picture
Winner Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)