Cars 2

Cars 2

DVD - 2011
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Star racecar Lightning McQueen and the incomparable tow truck Mater take their friendship on the road from Radiator Springs to exciting new places when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world's fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours, and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage!

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travelerinspace
Sep 28, 2017

The disc I received from the library was damaged and skipped a few seconds to a min (at least) of the film. Other than that, I love Cars 2.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Sep 13, 2017

This movie is a part of the Cars trilogy (so far) and I have to say it is one of my favourites when it comes to animated Disney movies. The McQueen crew is back with a bang, but there’s more than just the racetrack in mind. When Mater enrolls McQueen in the World Grand Prix, it takes them all the way to Japan and has Mater feeling on top of the world. But like a typical hotshot, McQueen is embarrassed by Mater’s frank and outspoken ways and tries to tame him down. At the official Grand Prix party, Mater is pulled into the world of spies when an American spy gives him the intel that ultra-spies Finn McMissile and Holly need to bring down evil Professor Z. This is a movie about the importance of friends, family and the feeling of being with the people you can call home, as well as an action packed race against evil and race cars. A great family movie!
- @jewelreader of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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navy_wolf_412
Jun 24, 2017

I can't believe there's a Cars 3 already!!!

Just as great as the first. Highly recommended.

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JoshDavidge
Aug 08, 2015

I liked it because it had spys

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Libraryman1_0
Dec 06, 2014

Granted I did enjoy this movie, but Im a purist for the first film. This one did have many great and funny moments and I was very entertained.

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LolPianos
Nov 04, 2014

Why is it that they made the first movie about McQueen attempting to win the Piston Cup, but in the second, it's about spies. I just don't get why they changed the subject of the movie

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Tamuril2341
Sep 16, 2014

I quite agree with goldbean. And yes why is McQueen in the very front?
Sometimes you'll feel bad for Mater. The ending is amazing though. Love it….

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goldbean
Aug 01, 2014

its probably not for kids under 6, and if the characters weren't cars, I'm pretty sure the movie would be PG13. I also don't know why McQueen is in the very front of the DVD cover since the movie's mostly about mater. it was pretty good overall, and had a lot of action and humor that will keep you entertained.

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mahd1
May 17, 2014

in this movie mater is mostly the main character is mater

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black_panda_532
Feb 19, 2017

black_panda_532 thinks this title is suitable for 6 years and over

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LolPianos
Nov 04, 2014

LolPianos thinks this title is suitable for 6 years and over

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Tamuril2341
Sep 15, 2014

Tamuril2341 thinks this title is suitable for 5 years and over

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Love_Legolas_111
Aug 22, 2013

Love_Legolas_111 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 13

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mutong
Jul 24, 2012

mutong thinks this title is suitable for 1 years and under

Saved1004 Jun 23, 2012

Saved1004 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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canner22_22
Apr 30, 2012

canner22_22 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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T35_BanE
Feb 17, 2012

T35_BanE thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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Jan 19, 2012

221b_GreenPanda thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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Yellow_Dog_501
Jan 19, 2012

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Love_Legolas_111
Aug 22, 2013

“Mater (back in Radiator Springs, introducing Finn and Holly to the rest of the cars): This is Finn McMissile. He's a secret agent (loudly) DON'T TELL NOBODY! (becoming quieter and having a sweeter tone) This is Holly Shiftwell. She's... Holly (interrupting): I'm Mater's girlfriend! It's so nice to meet you all. (Everyone stares with their mouths open, Guido the most of all) Luigi (recovering): Guido believe you now!”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 26, 2012

Finn McMissile: Siddley. Paris, tout de suite.
Mater: Two of them sweets for me too.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 26, 2012

Mater: Do not try the free pistachio ice cream! It done turn!

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 26, 2012

Mater: [after being served a whole plate of wasabi] Now that's a scoop of ice cream.
Sushi Chef: [in Japanese] My condolences.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 26, 2012

Lightning McQueen: Look, Mater, we're not in Radiator Springs.
Mater: You're just noticing that? Boy, that jet lag really done a number on you.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 26, 2012

Luigi: [at the Tokyo party, Lightning, Mater, Luigi, Guido, Sarge, and Fillmore descend a spiral ramp] Guido, look! Ferraris AND tires! Let's go!
Lightning McQueen: Oh ho ho! Look at this! Okay, now Mater, remember - best behavior.
Mater: You got it buddy. Hey! What's that?
[drives off]
Lightning McQueen: No, Mater!
Lewis Hamilton: [offscreen] Hey, McQueen! Over here!
Lightning McQueen: [Lightning joins them] Lewis!
Lewis Hamilton: Hey man.
Lightning McQueen: Jeff!
Jeff Gorvette: Hey, Lightning! Can you believe this party?
Mater: [Mater drives over to a small isolated room with glass walls on all sides, with a zen garden and zen master inside; Mater taps on the glass with his hook] Hey! you done good, you got all the leaves!
Jeff Gorvette: Check out that tow truck!
Lewis Hamilton: Man, I wonder who that guy's with.
Lightning McQueen: Uh, heh heh. Will you guys excuse me for one little second?
[he heads towards Mater]

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 26, 2012

Uncle Topolino: A wise car hears one word and understands two...

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 26, 2012

Uncle Topolino: Chi trova un amico, trova un tesoro.
Lightning McQueen: What does that mean?
Mama Topolino: "Whoever finds a friend, finds a treasure."

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 26, 2012

Mater: I'll have some of that there pistachio ice cream.
Sushi Chef: No, no. Wasabi.
Mater: Oh, same old, Same old, what's up with you?

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 26, 2012

Lightning McQueen: [on the starting line of the Tokyo race] Speed. I am speed.
Francesco Bernoulli: Ha ha ha! Really? You are speed? Then Francesco is TRIPLE speed! "Francesco... he's triple speed!" Ho oh! Francesco likes this McQueen! He's a really getting him into the zone!
Lightning McQueen: [to himself] He is sooo getting beat today...

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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 26, 2012

Four-time Piston Cup champion race car Lightning McQueen returns home to Radiator Springs and reunites with his best friend Mater and girlfriend Sally Carrera. Doc Hudson is revealed to have died by an indication with Mater and Lightning. Former oil tycoon Miles Axlerod, now a green power advocate, announces a racing series called the "World Grand Prix" to promote Allinol biofuel. When Italian formula race car Francesco Bernoulli challenges McQueen, McQueen and Mater depart to Tokyo, Japan for the Grand Prix.
Meanwhile, the lemons, led by Professor Zündapp and Master mind (whose whereabouts are revealed at the climax), secretly plot to secure their oil profits by using a weapon disguised as a television camera to ignite the Allinol fuel. McMissile and partner Holley Shiftwell attempt to rendezvous with American spy car Rod "Torque" Redline at a World Grand Prix promotional event in Tokyo to receive information about the mastermind; however, Redline is cornered by Zündapp's henchmen and passes his information to Mater before he is captured. Shiftwell and McMissile mistake Mater as their American contact. In capture, Zündapp reveals to Torque that Allinol has one fatal flaw: it can ignite if impacted by a high electromagnetic pulse and uses both to kill him with it but not before they realize that he passed it on to Mater.

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quinnandmama
Jun 02, 2012

Violence: This stock-quality animated Pixar film contains a bit of shooting.

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