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Overall A

Lightning McQueen (voiced by Owen Wilson) is a little, red race car with big, bright ambitions. When he is accidentally detoured in the dusty town of Radiator Springs, Lightening meets the eclectic locals (voiced by Bonnie Hunt, Paul Newman, and Larry the Cable Guy) who try to help the hyperactive hotrod understand there are more things worth revving one's engines over than just speed.

Violence B
Sexual Content B+
Profanity A-
Substance Use B+

MPAA Rating: G


The most recent home video release of this movie is October 29, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Cars 3D: Ultimate Collector’s Edition

Release Date: 29 October 2013

Cars releases to home video (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) in a 3D version.

Home Video Notes: Cars Director’s Collection

Release Date: 1 November 2011

Cars1 & 2 are available in the Cars Director’s Collection (11-Disc Blu-ray 3D / Blu-ray / DVD / Digital Copy)

Eleven Discs:

- Cars (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy)

- Cars Toon: Mater’s Tall Tales (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy)

- Cars 2 (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy + Bonus Disc)

- Theatrical Short - Toy Story Toon: Hawaiian Vacation

- Cars Toon: Air Mater

- Director Commentary

- Nuts and Bolts: A Sneak Peek of Cars Land

- World Tour   Interactive Map

- Deleted Scenes

- Short Documentaries

- Set Explorations from the Different Cities in the Movie

- And More!

On April 12, 2011, Cars releases to Blu-ray in a Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo package. Bonus materials include:

Blu-ray Disc:

- Carfinder Game-Discover Hundreds Of “Car-acters”

- Mater And The Ghostlight Short - Now In Hi-Def

- Cine-Explore - For The Ultimate, Behind-The-Scenes Experience

- Deleted Scene - Traffic School

- Radiator Springs Featurettes

-  One Man Band Short

- Inspiration For Cars

- Deleted Scenes


- Mater And The Ghostlight Short

-One Man Band Short

-Inspiration For Cars

- Deleted Scenes


DVD Release Date: 7 November 2006

Gentlemen, start your DVDs. Cars is racing into the home entertainment market packed with a lot of flashy accessories. Whether you chose the wide or full screen presentations, the disc offers a new animated short: Mater and the Ghostlight as well as the Academy Award-nominated animated short: One Man Band. Director John Lasseter shares his inspiration for the production. Also tossed in are deleted scenes and a Ratatouille teaser trailer. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1 EX and Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround), with subtitles in English.

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