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.
Andrew Stanton claimed that the film's central theme was that irrational love can defeat everything, including programming.
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.
Contemporary humans are computer generated cartoons but their ancestors, such as Buy N Large president Shelby Forthright and the actors in the Axiom ad, are all played by live actors. After hiring Fred Willard to play Forthright, the filmmakers made this an intentional stylistic choice to show that humans have greatly changed during 700 years in space.
During the first half of the credits, it shows the human population slowly rebuilding the planet (using a variety of art styles to illustrate progress) with the help of the robots as well as WALL-E and EVE enjoying their lives together.
BOB 397,189 (Bolivia) (29 June 2008)
$223,808,164 (USA) (8 January 2009)
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