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WALL-E

Released

Jun 26, 2008

Latest Home Video

Nov 17, 2008

MPAA Rating

G

Cast

Fred Willard
Jeff Garlin
Ben Burtt
Elissa Knight
Sigourney Weaver

Studio

2008 Disney/ Pixar

Still shot from the movie: WALL-E.

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Synopsis

WALL-E has contentedly been compacting trash just as his programming dictates -- for the last 700 years. But the day he discovers another mechanical device has come to visit his dump, the little robot gets stars in his eyes. Even if it means crossing the universe, WALL-E is determined to follow this new little machine wherever it may go.

Content Details

Why Is WALL-E Rated G?

WALL-E is rated G

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Spending a lifetime alone on a deserted planet, WALL-E amuses himself by collecting garbage including a brassier that he temporarily uses as a headpiece. The film’s limited dialogue leaves little room for language concerns other than some brief arguing. However, the characters often experience moments of peril. They are hunted down by other robots, caught in sand storms, electrocuted, hit by lightening and pushed into a garbage disposal. One character repeatedly shoots with the intent to destroy. A robot falls from a great height and smashes on the floor below. Disobedient robots are imprisoned. Brief, violent interactions occur between human and computerized characters.

In the short film, Presto, which proceeds WALL-E, a magician and rabbit are involved in numerous altercations. Characters are electrocuted, smashed, dropped from heights, hit with objects, and exposed to other types of vaudeville violence. A man has his fingers caught in a mousetrap, and is humiliated and taunted by his assistant.

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Bearing a remarkable resemblance to WALL-E, Number 5 is a robot that is jolted to life by an electrical overload in the film Short Circuit. For the older crowd, 2001: A Space Odyssey is a classic film that addresses the fate of another crew lost in space. Once again actor John Ratzenberger lends his voice to a Pixar production, this time as John, the overweight space traveler. Listen for his voice in the company’s other films including Toy Story, Cars and The Incredibles.

Home Video Notes: WALL-E

Release Date: 18 November 2008

WALL-E comes in a variety of models as it sweeps the home video market place.

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Canadian Home Video Rating: G

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Details on home video releases of WALL-E...

The single disc DVD version is presented in widescreen with the following bonus features: an audio commentary with director Andrew Stanton, deleted scenes, featurettes (Animation Sound Design and WALL-E’s Tour of the Universe) and two animated shorts (Presto and BURN-E). Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English).

WALL-E also comes in a 3-Disc DisneyFile Special Edition DVD. Along with the aforementioned extras, this package offers additional deleted scenes and featurettes. These include The Pixar Story by Leslie Iwerks, BnL Shorts, WALL-E’s Treasures and Trinkets, Lots of Bots Storybook and Bot Files. As well, there is a Digital Copy of the movie on disc 3.

WALL-E comes to Blu-ray too. Available in either a 2-Disc Special Edition or 3-Disc DisneyFile Special Edition, the difference between these two versions is the latter offers a digital copy of the movie. Both Blu-ray packages provide the same bonus materials. These include an audio commentary with director Andrew Stanton, deleted scenes, featurettes (Animation Sound Design: WALL-E’s Tour of the Universe, The Pixar Story by Leslie Iwerks, -BnL Short, Wall-E’s Treasures and Trinkets, Lots of Bots Storybook and Bot Files) and animated shorts (Presto and BURN-E). Extras exclusive to Blu-ray Disc are a Geek Track viewing option, Cine-Explore with director Andrew Stanton, Picture-in-Picture enhancement of BURN-E (with storyboards) and Axiom Arcade (retro style videogames).

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