Cars 2 (2011)



Critic Consensus: Cars 2 is as visually appealing as any other Pixar production, but all that dazzle can't disguise the rusty storytelling under the hood.

Movie Info

Star racecar Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (Larry the Cable Guy) take their friendship to exciting new places in Cars 2 when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world's fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage. Mater finds himself torn between assisting … More

Rating: G
Genre: Action & Adventure, Animation, Kids & Family, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: John Lasseter, Dan Fogelman, Ben Queen
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 23, 2011
Box Office: $191.5M
Walt Disney Pictures/PIXAR - Official Site


Owen Wilson

as Lightning McQueen
John Turturro

as Francesco Bernoulli
Eddie Izzard

as Miles Axlerod
Michael Caine

as Finn McMissile
Emily Mortimer

as Holly Shiftwell
Jason Isaacs

as Siddeley/Leland Turb...
Thomas Kretschmann

as Professor Zundapp
Franco Nero

as Uncle Topolino
Vanessa Redgrave

as The Queen/Mama Topol...
Jeff Gordon

as Jeff Gorvette
Darell Waltrip

as Darrell Cartrip
David Hobbs

as David Hobbscap
Sig Hansen

as Crabby
Brent Musberger

as Brent Mustangburger
Lloyd Sherr

as Fillmore/Combat Ship...
Bruce Campbell

as Rod "Torque" Redline
Lewis Hamilton

as Lewis Hamilton
Teresa Gallagher

as Mater's Computer
Brad Lewis

as Tubbs Pacer
John Mainieri

as J. Curby Gremlin
Velibor Topic

as Alexander Hugo
Stanley Townsend

as Victor Hugo/Vladimir...
Patrick Walker

as Mel Dorado
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Critic Reviews for Cars 2

All Critics (206) | Top Critics (44)

Don't tell the kids, but Santa Claus isn't real and Pixar is fallible.

Full Review… | November 23, 2011
Top Critic

Time, perhaps, for the franchise to be towed off to the scrapyard. Sorry, Pixar.

Full Review… | November 23, 2011
Time Out
Top Critic

A fairly disastrous sequel...

Full Review… | November 23, 2011
Reel Film Reviews

Undoubtedly flawed, this animated film is still (barely) worth seeing.

Full Review… | November 23, 2011
Big Hollywood

Minor Pixar, but it would be a major film were it made by just about anyone else. I, for one, will not get greedy.

Full Review… | November 23, 2011

Unlike the duller than duller "Cars," this is better than the toys they sell along with it.

Full Review… | November 23, 2011
Tribune News Service

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