Cars 2, an American animated film, is the latest masterpiece to come off the famous Pixar Animation Studio’s impressive resume of movies. Made as a sequel to record-breaking film Cars, Lighting McQueen makes his feature film return as he joins his pals Mater and Sally Carrera along with throngs of other cars as he continues on his adventures.
Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) is an accomplished, four-time Pistol Cup Champion. But when his friends Mater (Larry the Cable Guy) and Sally Carrera (Bonnie Hunt) reunite with their best friend, he is thrown into a whole new world of racing when he decides to enter the World Grand Prix in Tokyo and Italy respectively.
Touting the use of a new alternative fuel, oil baron Professor Zündapp (Thomas Kretschmann) and his notorious group of “lemons” decide that their fortune cannot be put to waste. They infiltrate the games and plot a deadly outcome for the racers, all in an attempt to destroy the name of the new fuel. But when a group of British spies come to help, McQueen and the gang are in for a wild ride.
Directed by John Lasseter, Cars 2 joins the legendary ranks among the Pixar films and attained huge success in its opening weekend, amassing a staggering 66 million. In a time where light-hearted comedy’s appropriate for the entire family are rare to come by, Cars 2 is that long-awaited breath of fresh air that is sure to entice the entire family.