G | | Animation, Adventure, Family
In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.
The concept for WALL·E (2008) evolved from a now-famous lunch that took place between John Lasseter, Pete Docter and Joe Ranft in 1994. Toy Story (1995) was nearing completion and the writers sat down to brainstorm ideas for their next projects. Out of this lunch was born WALL·E (2008), A Bug's Life (1998), Monsters, Inc. (2001) and Finding Nemo (2003). Stanton and Docter outlined... ...
Voice in commercial:
Too much garbage in your face? There's plenty of space out in space! BnL StarLiners leaving each day. We'll clean up the mess while you're away.
In the film, WALL·E collides with Sputnik 1 (the first man-made satellite) during the liftoff of EVE's spacecraft. However, the real Sputnik 1 burned up in Earth's atmosphere in 1958, so WALL·E couldn't have possibly hit it. The filmmakers almost certainly knew this and included it anyway as an incidental visual joke.
An image during the credits reveals what WALL·E and EVE's plant finally grows into, as well as a hint at what the future holds for the couple.
BOB 397,189 (Bolivia) (29 June 2008)
$223,808,164 (USA) (8 January 2009)
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