Planes is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated sports comedy film produced by DisneyToon Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is a spin-off of Pixar's Cars franchise and the first film in a planned Planes trilogy. Despite not being produced by Pixar, the film was co-written and executive produced by Pixar's chief creative officer John Lasseter, who directed the Cars films.
Like most of DisneyToon's films, it was initially set to be released as a direct-to-video film, but was instead theatrically released on August 9, 2013 in the Disney Digital 3D and RealD 3D formats with a box office gross of $219,788,712 worldwide. A sequel, titled Planes: Fire & Rescue, is scheduled for a theatrical release on July 18, 2014.
Appearences in EDP Projects
- Top 5 Best & Worst Animated Films of 2012 at the end of the video, when he looks at what 2013's animation would offer, a poster for it is shown, and he labels it as "Wait! This'll be in theaters?"
- Turbo at the end of the review a poster of Planes is shown with AniMat concluding, "Now that we're done with the rip-off, it's time to move on to the spin-off", prieviewing his upcoming Planes review.
- AniMat's Reviews - Planes Although AniMat compliments the animation, even if it was not on par with Pixar, he rewards it the AniMat's Seal of Garbage for its generic underdog story, the fact that it skipped crucial plot elements in order to get to the big race, and has one-dimensional and often stereotypical characters.
- Top 5 Best & Worst Animated films of 2013 footage of the film is shown throughout the video, mostly when he talks about it, which is when he awards it the #4 spot on the worst list.