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.
Jim Reardon left his position as supervising director of The Simpsons (1989) television series to do animation on this film. On the DVD audio commentary for The Simpsons: Thirty Minutes Over Tokyo (1999), Reardon finally confirmed the title of the film he was working on - prior to that he would only say that it was due in ... ...
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.
The holographic billboards and advertising sound systems are powered by individual solar panels so they could still function without a working electric grid. Wall-E's truck also has solar panels and he uses a pile of (700 year old) car-type storage batteries at night. (However, the power source for the ship crane electromagnet is unexplained.)
In the international versions, additional credits with dubbing information are shown after the main credits, during which Wall-E turns different objects into cubes of garbage. At the end, two gigantic Wall-A robots collide in the front of the screen.
End credits for international versions feature additional credits footage with dubbing information for each language. This footage also contains animation of WALL·E not seen in the English version of the film: WALL·E in 80s CGI graphics style compacts two vertical rows of different objects into cubes of garbage. Eventually, two WALL·A robots collide in the front of the screen, closing the credits.
BOB 397,189 (Bolivia) (29 June 2008)
$223,808,164 (USA) (8 January 2009)
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