Cars 2

2011

Action / Adventure / Animation / Comedy / Family / Sport

261
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 39%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 51%
IMDb Rating 0 10 0

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Bruce Campbell as Rod 'Torque' Redline
Owen Wilson as Lightning McQueen
Michael Caine as Finn McMissile
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by solomondavid-93478 10 / 10

TERRIBLY UNDERRATED

First off,10 stars is too much, but i believe this movie needs a push in the ratings. I'm not in the hate club for this film. Let me ask the critics, wasn't this the last pixar film that showed how bold they were? They were bold enough to make a different film. After the terrible criticism this bold and different movie received, Pixar just lost their nerve. They made safe * good for rotten tomatoes* movies. What about inside out? You ask. Yes, its good at a creative level. But there is no strong opponent or conflict, leaving you unsatisfied about the story (i haven't seen coco, yet). Coming to this film, there is good action, but the story is too complicated for kids (Pixar films are aimed at adults too). Movie has a lot of cool scenes, and overall its a great film. Getting away from a racing plot line was good too.

Reviewed by ErikPedersen1 3 / 10

Pixar's Weakest Film

The talented people at Pixar have brought us many excellent films over the years such as Toy Story, Monsters Inc, Ratatouille, Inside Out, and most recently Coco, to name a few. Unfortunately, as I watched Cars 2, I became increasingly dismayed as I began to realize it was the first film from Pixar that I actively disliked. Granted, I did not care much for the original Cars in 2006, but I would not go so far as to say it is a straight-up bad film. Cars 2, on the other hand, is very much so.

The major differences between the first and second film is that whereas the first focuses on Owen Wilson's character, Lightning McQueen, going through a decent amount of character growth before a large racing competition, the second oddly focuses on the first film's comic relief character, Tow Mater (voiced by Larry the Cable Guy), being caught up in a plot involving secret agents and a monocle-wearing super villain. Meanwhile, McQueen and his new racing problem is relegated to something of a backdrop.

The crux of the issue in this film, for myself at least, is the focus on Tow Mater, who I find annoying at the best of times and insufferable at the worst. Unfortunately for me, he is in the majority of this nearly two-hour long film. Additionally, the story itself is, simply put, dull. This is the sort of plot you have seen in many, many spy/action films before - there is really nothing new to see here. All in all, the story ends up feeling deflated and tedious as a result.

However, despite my criticisms, I understand that this is a film targeted for a much younger audience than myself. I am sure children who see this film will indeed have a great deal of fun with it, but I am disappointed since Pixar films usually appeal to both children and adults. In Cars 2, sadly, there is very little for older audiences unless you like Larry the Cable Guy.

I will give credit where it is due, however. Cars 2, in terms of visuals, animation, and voice-acting has a level of quality that is to be expected from a Pixar release with a production budget of $200 million. For that, I have to give the film at least some points.

Overall, this would be an okay but completely unremarkable film if Larry the Cable Guy did not have such a large presence in it. As it stands though, listening to Tow Mater chattering throughout the 106 minute runtime brings my opinion of it from roughly neutral to moderately negative.

Reviewed by tomgillespie2002 4 / 10

Feels like a straight-to-DVD short stretched out over 106 minutes

Pixar's Cars is now remembered as one of the great studio's rare misfires; a formulaic animated movie that had far more to offer to the children in the audience than to the adults paying for them to be there (although I think it's one of their most misunderstood movies and well worth a re-visit). Despite this, it was a box-office smash and a dream in terms of merchandising. A few years ago, Pixar may have thought twice about extending the story of Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) and the town of Radiator Springs without having something new to say, but ever since Disney took over, they've taken a more relaxed attitude towards bending to audience demand and churning out an underdeveloped and unworthy sequel. The result is Cars 2, a mess of a movie with an absence of any real laughs that feels like a straight-to-DVD short stretched out over 106 minutes.

Now a four-time Piston Cup champion, the world-famous Lightning McQueen returns to Radiator Springs to see his old friends, much to the delight of best chum Mater (Larry the Cable Guy). However, formula champion Francesco Bernoulli (John Turturro) challenges McQueen to join him in the World Grand Prix, an event created by Sir Miles Axelrod (Eddie Izzard) to advertise his new fuel Allinol. McQueen, along with Mater, Luigi (Tony Shalhoub), Guido (Guido Quaroni), Fillmore (Lloyd Sherr) and Sarge (Paul Dooley), heads to Tokyo, where Mater's buffoonish behaviour starts to grate on the racing star. Meanwhile, weapons designer Professor Zundapp (Thomas Kretschmann) and his cronies are taking out cars using an electromagnetic pulse in an attempt to scupper Axelrod's plans and secure oil profits. This catches the attention of international super-spy Finn McMissile (Michael Caine) and his partner Holley Shiftwell (Emily Mortimer), who mistake Mater for a fellow spy and hire the clueless tow truck to help with their mission.

This may sound like a bold move for a franchise built on low-key themes of friendship and humility around a traditional fish-out-of- water story, and Cars 2 fleetingly captures the imagination as McMissile swings onto an enemy oil rig, gadgets at the ready. But this is no longer Lightning McQueen's story. Instead, they push Mater, the comic relief best served in tiny doses, front and centre. Not only do his shenanigans increasingly annoy, they are also painfully unfunny. Many of the memorable supporting cast from the first movie are either heavily sidelined or given the boot altogether, and the story is so disjointed that it's difficult to keep up with the endless roster of forgettable, newly-introduced characters. Kids will love it though, and that's all that really matters when it comes to box-office receipts. There's enough colour, slapstick and racing action to keep them on their seats, and the animation again is truly wonderful. While this may get a pass if released by Dreamworks, mediocrity never used to be on Pixar's radar, and the high standards are still expected. One need only look at their Toy Story trilogy to see how inspired their sequels can be, which makes the middling antics of Cars 2 all the more crushing.

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