Common Sense Media reviews Cars 2 for kids and families.
Finn McMissile is a master British spy. Though charming and eloquent, it's his stealth maneuvering, intelligence and years in the field that enable him to thwart unexpected attacks from bad guys, making quick daredevil escapes.. Finn's design is sleek and timeless, but he's also prepared for any tricky situation with an arsenal of ultra-cool gadgets and weaponry, including front and rear grappling hooks, a missile launcher, deployable magnetic explosives and a holographic disguise emitter. As a seasoned professional in the game of international espionage, Finn believes there is a conspiracy brewing during the World Grand Prix. His clandestine work surrounding the global exhibition race puts him on a collision course with Mater, whom he mistakes for an undercover American agent with a genius disguise.
A St. Bernard puppy finds a home with a family whose father dislikes dogs. As he grows up he eventually proves himself, even to dad. Cute family fare!
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.
Racing star Lightning McQueen teams up with his best friend Mater for an international adventure as they go up against the world's fastest cars.
A jealous man tests his girlfriend's love by having his best friend try to seduce her. He gets what he deserves when the two fall in love.
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.
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.
With his wife doing a book tour, a father of twelve must handle a new job and his unstable brood.
A young hustler cons his autistic savant brother into going home with him so that he can get his hands on their inheritance. Cruise is terrific but Hoffman offers genius in his Oscar winning role in this Best Picture winner!
Known as the "World's Greatest Rally Car," #6 Raoul CaRoule was born in Alsace, France. A restless soul, Raoul joined the famous Cirque du Voiture' French circus where he learned Gymkhana - a graceful, drift-filled motorsport that taught him pinpoint timing and an unparalleled ability to navigate tricky courses with ease. He's the first car to ever win nine consecutive rallies. Raoul is confident he can use his rally experience to pull ahead of his fellow World Grand Prix racers during the three courses' touchy dirt sections, especially with his fans in the stands waving banners that read: "CaRoule Ca-Rules!"
From Disney and Pixar comes a laugh-out-loud adventure - Cars 2!
Disney•Pixar proudly presents the hilarious story of how two mismatched monsters met and became lifelong friends in a movie screaming with laughter and oozing with heart. Ever since college-bound Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) was a little monster, he’s dreamed of becoming a Scarer—and he knows better than anyone that the best Scarers come from Monsters University (MU). But during his first semester at MU, Mike’s plans are derailed when he crosses paths with hotshot James P. Sullivan, “Sulley” (John Goodman), a natural-born Scarer. The pair’s out-of-control competitive spirit gets them both kicked out of the University’s elite Scare Program. With their dreams temporarily dashed, they realize they will have to work together, along with an odd bunch of misfit monsters, if they ever hope to make things right.
Discover how Mike and Sulley first met at Monsters University.
Ever since college-bound Mike Wazowski was a little monster, he has dreamed of becoming a Scarer - and he knows better than anyone that the best Scarers come from Monsters University (MU). But during his first semester at MU, Mike's plans are derailed when he crosses paths with hotshot James P. Sullivan, "Sulley," a natural-born Scarer. The pair's out-of-control competitive spirit gets them both kicked out of the University's elite Scare Program. With their dreams temporarily dashed, they realize they will have to work together, along with an odd bunch of misfit monsters, if they ever hope to make things right.
As Andy prepares for college, Woody, Buzz, Jessie and the rest of Andy's faithful toys wonder what will become of them. But, when a mix-up lands them at Sunnyside Daycare, they meet a host of new toys and discover a new adventure is just beginning!
Hotshot race car Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) is living life in the fast lane - until he hits a detour and gets stranded in Radiator Springs, a forgotten town on Route 66. There he meets Sally, Mater, Doc Hudson (Paul Newman) and a heap of hilarious characters who help him discover there's more to life than trophies and fame.
Sofia meets a brave knight who is ashamed of his odd voice.
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When Sofia reluctantly agrees to help Aunt Tilly bake a pie, Sofia thinks she's in for a dull day.
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Sylar and Luke set out on a road trip in search of Sylar's father, with Nathan's agents hot on their trail.
Clive gets a promotion, but his liaison with a guest forces him to acknowledge some painful truths. Meanwhile, Stephen and Christina become engaged.
Baby Charles' birth mother forces Ruth to give her a job at The Grand. Then, Mrs. Harvey walks out after Kate's promotion to assistant housekeeper.
Stephen meets Kate's parents, but his involvement with the club threatens their relationship. Meanwhile, Marcus suffers a crisis of conscience.
Kate introduces Stephen to her parents, but his involvement with the club threatens their relationship. On the morning of Charles's christening, Mr. Collins tells Marcus the baby's true parentage, and Marcus suffers a crisis of conscience.
As Miss Harkness begins planning her business venture with Marcus, a rival attempts to lure her away. Kate suffers an injury on the job, spurring Stephen to reconsider his engagement and make a public confession.
With her expected delivery date already past, Ruth escapes to London and demands that Dr. Curzon induce the surrogate mother's labor. Alarmed by his wife's sudden disappearance, Marcus follows her. Miss Harkness's first love returns to woo her, and Clive tries to unionize the staff.
With Marcus now managing the hotel, the staff worry about their future. Meanwhile, a mysterious guest creates a stir during her stay, offering Kate a job and seducing Marcus. When the guest turns up murdered, Marcus becomes the prime suspect.
One of the men who assaulted Monica returns to The Grand, and the staff refuse to serve him--except for Fred, the hall porter, who acts surprisingly sympathetic. John confronts Marcus and Sarah, precipitating an explosive showdown between the brothers.
Ruth faces a crisis and resorts to the black market to resolve it. Stephen begins dating a beautiful young woman named Christina. The staff girls lobby to attend a government lecture, and Sarah acts on her desires for her brother-in-law.
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