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.
As described in a special feature on the film's DVD and Blu-ray releases, the inhabitants of the Axiom were originally going to be aliens led by a royal family with a penchant for mistreating its robots. Andrew Stanton eventually scrapped the alien idea. One of ... ...
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.
EVE is sent to find evidence of life on earth, but she shoots at WALL·E and the cockroach before establishing that they are friendly. In one of Shelby Forthright's video messages, he states that the EVE units were looking for evidence of ongoing photosynthesis, i.e. plant life, which WALL·E and the cockroach are not. This is further supported by the meaning of "EVE" as "Extraterrestrial Vegetation Evaluator": EVE's mission is to find not just any life, but specifically plant life, which would show that Earth has a theoretically sustainable ecosystem again. Animal and artificial life are more likely to be a threat to her than evidence of a healthy planet.
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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