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Cars ★★★ 2006(G)

Brightly-colored animated adventure from those Pixar folks about automobiles. Arrogant rookie racecar Lightning McQueen (Wilson) is detoured to the sleepy town of Radiator Springs on his way to a big race. Forced to perform community service, Lightning gets a lesson in humility and figures out that fame isn't everything, thanks to such new friends as Sally Carrera (Hunt), a hot 2002 Porsche 911; gruff Doc (Newman), the 1951 Hudson Hornet; and Mater (Larry the Cable Guy), a goofy, good-natured tow truck. Just as heartwarming and funny as you'd expect a Pixar feature to be. 118m/C DVD, Blu-ray Disc . US Larry the Cable Guy; D: John Lasseter; W: Joe Ranft, John Lasseter, Dan Fogelman, Kiel Murray, Phil Lorin, Jorgen Klubien; C: Jean-Claude Kalache; M: Randy Newman; V: Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt, Paul Dooley, Joe Ranft, George Carlin, Katherine Helmond, Michael Keaton, Richard “Cheech” Marin, John Ratzenberger, Tony Shalhoub, Richard Petty, Guido Quaroni, Jenifer Lewis, Michael Wallis. Golden Globes '07: Animated Film.