Planes parents guide


Overall B+

The sky may be the limit, but for a single propeller crop duster named Dusty (voiced by Dane Cook) a fear of heights is all it takes to keep him grounded. So it is going to take a lot of encouragement and support from his friend Skipper (voice of Stacy Keach) to give his dreams of aerial racing wings to fly.

Release date August 9, 2013

Violence C+
Sexual Content B+
Profanity B+
Substance Use B

Why is Planes rated PG? The MPAA rated Planes PG for some mild action and rude humor.

Run Time: 92 minutes

Official Movie Site

Read Our Full Review & Parent Discussion Questions Here

Rating & Content Info

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable. We also encourage you to check our full review.

Why is Planes rated PG? Planes is rated PG by the MPAA for some mild action and rude humor.

Violence: During a routine reconnaissance flight, a squadron of planes is shot down and killed in a fiery exchange of bullets. A character crashes into the ocean and appears to drown. A plane and train appear to crash in a head on collision. Characters watch plane crashes on a TV program. Characters knock off the navigation equipment of a competitor. A plane nearly crashes after loosing his visuals. Characters engage in bullying behaviors.

Sexual Content: A female character is shown in a mildly provocative way. A character attempts to woo another. He his later seen with lipstick marks all over his body.

Language: The script contains some name-calling and a crude implied sexual comment.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A racing competitor is disqualified for using an illegal fuel additive. A character is told he needs to have a drink after a long and disappointing day.

Other: A character makes a comment about “gas”. Another character is covered in “excrement” after he crashes into a row of portable toilets.

Page last updated

Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G Violence.
Alberta G
Manitoba G
Ontario G
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

NEW: Listen to our Parent Previews Podcast and take control of media and technology in your family!

News About "Planes"

Cast and Crew

Planes is directed by Klay Hall and stars Dane Cook, Stacy Keach, Val Kilmer, Gabriel Iglesias, Brad Garrett.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Planes movie is November 19, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Planes

Release Date:  19 November 2013

Planes releases to home video (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy or Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following extra luggage:

- Klay’s Flight Plan

- Top 10 Flyers

- Meet the Racers

- Deleted Scenes

- Franz’s Song: Produced exclusively for Blu-ray and HD Digital, this completely finished animated song features the German mini-car, Franz Fliegenhosen, who encourages Dusty on his flight.

Related home video titles:

This film personifies airplanes in the same way automobiles became living characters in Cars and Cars 2. Another Disney favorite with a fear of flying is Dumbo. And learning to use thrust to get airborne is a big part of the escape plans in Chicken Run.

Related news about Planes

20 Best (Almost) Family Movies From 2013