Common Sense Media reviews Cars 2 for kids and families.
The adventures of a high-school senior and two friends who play hooky to spend a carefree day in Chicago. Very amusing!
Star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) take their friendship to exciting new places in "Cars 2" when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world's fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage. Torn between assisting Lightning McQueen in the high-profile race and towing the line in a top-secret spy mission, Mater's action-packed journey leads him on an explosive chase through the streets of Japan and Europe, trailed by his friends and watched by the whole world. Adding to the fast-paced fun is a colorful new all-car cast that includes secret agents, menacing villains and international racing competitors.
Two alienated young lovers are turned into tabloid TV superstars when they embark on a killing spree. This action-packed hit takes dead aim at the news media's sensationalizing of high profile crimes.
Adapted from the popular children's books, Clifford and his friend Emily Elizabeth turn birthday parties and scavenger hunts into a chance to learn numbers, shapes, and perseverance. Targets kids 3-7 years.
Acer has always felt like an outcast in the car world. The beat-up green AMC Pacer joined forces with fellow lemon cars as henchmen for the devious Professor Z, whose clandestine mission is to wreak havoc at the highly visible World Grand Prix. Acer must hunt down the American and British secret agents who've stolen crucial information about Professor Z's underhanded plothis primary target just happens to be Mater, who's been mistaken for a spy. Acer tries very hard to be a tough guy, but he's over-eager compared to his no-nonsense accomplice Grem.
World Grand Prix contender Carla Veloso hails from Rio de Janiero, Brazil. The sweet but powerful Latin diva can dance the night away at "Car-nival," but spends most of her time on the racetrack. After setting a new track record at the local Interlagos circuit, she was drafted to join the 24-hour endurance racing team in Europe, where she posted a consistent series of podium finishes. In the World Grand Prix, the proud Brazilian Le Motor Prototype racer is the only female in the field, and Carla is ready to prove to the world that #8 is there to win for her home country.
A grouchy businessman reluctantly teams up with a talkative salesman to make the long obstacle-laden trip home in time for Thanksgiving. Martin and Candy are hilarious in this holiday treat!
Holley Shiftwell is a beautiful young British desk agent, turned spy-in-training who's stationed in Tokyo. Well-educated and sharp, she knows every trick in the bookor rather, she relies on every trick in the spy manual. She's armed with the latest state-of-the-art spy equipment imaginable, from hidden cameras and concealed weapons to a telescoping utility arm and a holographic pop-up display. Holley is a highly motivated agent, but is fresh out of the academy, so her experience is based on lessons learned in school rather than real-life situations. When seasoned international spy Finn McMissile requires Holley's technical expertise for his latest top-secret field operation, she finds herself pursuing a rendezvous with the most unlikely candidate - Mater, an innocent caught up in the intrigue, who is mesmerized by the beauty of his newest friend.
Brent Mustangburger is an American sports broadcasting icon. With the self-proclaimed "best stall in the garage," the excitable 1964 Ford Mustang is widely considered one of the most recognizable voices in the history of automobile sports television and associated with some of the most memorable moments in modern sports. At the World Grand Prix, Brent will be calling the turn-by-turn action with informed analysis and unparalleled zeal.
Grem is a dented, rusty orange AMC Gremlin. After years of being dismissed for his design, even being called a lemon, Grem has a big chip on his fender that has led him to the underworld of international espionage. As a henchman for a villainous boss Professor Z, Grem and his partner-in-crime Acer are trying to sabotage the World Grand Prix and the famous race cars competing in it. When Grem and Acer mistake Mater for an American agent with important top-secret information, the ruthless lemons set out on a round-the-globe chase to stop Mater from foiling their evil scheme.
The Outlaw Emmett Deemus Movie movie trailer - starring Edie McClurg, Larry Hankin. Genre: Comedy
Rating: Not Rated
A married man travels to New York to comfort his disturbed sister. He and her psychiatrist eventually become involved in a passionate affair. Excellent characterizations and performances, especially by Nolte!
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