G | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.
Finn McMissile is a hybrid of several cars. The roof-line and doors are from a Volvo P1800, the car used by Sir Roger Moore in The Saint (1962), the grill and fenders are from a BMW 507, and many other elements are from an Aston Martin DB5, James Bond's trademark vehicle. (... ...
This is agent Leeland Turbo. I have a flash transmission for agent Finn McMissile. Finn, my cover's been compromised. Everything's gone pear-shaped. You won't believe what I've found out here. This is bigger than anything we've ever seen. And no one...
When the cars race from Trafalgar Square to the Mall, they go through Admiralty Arch. All three main arches are open. In reality the central arch is always closed to traffic except on state occasions when the Royal vehicles are allowed through that way. Normal traffic only uses the outer two main arches.
In the beginning of the credits, the story of Mater and Lightning's trip around the world is told through pastel-like, mildly animated postcard pictures.
English, Japanese, Italian, French
$66,135,507 (USA) (26 June 2011)
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