November 15, 2020
The film's two-hour length is unbearable for an animated feature.
February 12, 2020
An absolute wonder that... gives us almost two hours of great cinema. [Full Review in Spanish]
November 19, 2019
Children will love the Toy Story-like simplicity, but adults will appreciate the humor aimed right in their direction.
June 20, 2019
The movie's Route 66 mythology, coupled with the presence of Paul Newman in what would turn out to be his final theatrical feature, lends it a nostalgic, bittersweet tinge.
June 5, 2019
Its simple elegy for a once-buzzing small town bypassed by an interstate and forgotten by time is a poignant tribute to small towns everywhere.
January 5, 2018
You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll get a ticket for doing 70 in a 45-mile-an-hour zone. It's that kind of a movie, and the real feel of the racing footage is absolutely spectacular.
October 23, 2013
'Cars' has energy and heart-two things that 'Robots' lacked.
March 10, 2011
Cars is a nice homily to small town life and remembering the past - which definitely has its charms - and call for remembering our roots, but it's been done better elsewhere.
July 7, 2010
Unlike other Pixar releases, Cars does not cross over to adults as well as Finding Nemo or The Incredibles. But kids will love it, and isn't that what this type of animation is all about?
September 8, 2009
Pixar's latest visual stunner with a heart of gold honors our obsession with the automobile. Although it will make many nostalgic for the open road, especially the historic Route 66, the kids might get a little bored with this one.
August 30, 2009
Pixar's grown so metallic that having automobiles for animated characters becomes disturbingly apt
June 6, 2009
Although the plot coasts along a predictable path, the verbal jokes and sight gags rev things up along the way, making the film enjoyable almost from start to finish.
April 29, 2009
I've never seen a Pixar film so void of magic, and originality before...
April 23, 2009
Owen Wilson's infectious good-natured energy permeates Pixar's light-hearted animated movie about "Lightning McQueen" a rookie competition race car that discovers there's more to life than winning races.
April 23, 2009
This noisy animated paean to NASCAR and Route 66 gets mired in the middle laps on a grippy track.
October 29, 2008
Cars is Pixar's most improbable success to date, a film that could easily have misfired, but somehow does not.
August 7, 2008
Here it is, another masterpiece from director John Lasseter and his fellow geniuses at Pixar Animation Studios, once again raising the bar out of reach of everyone but themselves.