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Planes: Fire & Rescue Synopsis
His racing days over, Dusty (Dane Cook) joins a team of firefighting aircraft.
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75

The Playlist

By Drew Taylor
Planes: Fire and Rescue serves as a dramatic improvement over the original, introducing thrilling action sequences backed by actual stakes...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Bill Zwecker
Planes: Fire & Rescue is a good improvement over “Planes,” which Disney released last year. The story is stronger, there are some wonderful...
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70

Variety

By Justin Chang
Planes: Fire & Rescue is a slight but improbably successful example of a movie that, despite its profusion of chrome and steel, somehow...
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63

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Without the kindling of character development, Planes: Fire and Rescue is no smoldering success, but if Disney’s flight plan is to share...
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63

Boston Globe

By Mark Feeney
Ed Harris, who voices Blade Ranger, the no-nonsense helicopter who heads the fire-and-rescue operation, doesn’t lay it on too strong. Julie...
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63

RogerEbert.com

By Susan Wloszczyna
Surprise, surprise. This "Planes" quickly grounds itself with a story that at least offers an emotional hook (if not ladder) that most...
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60

TheWrap

By James Rocchi
This movie hardly rates as first-class animation, but it gets in, gets the job done, and moves on both swiftly and well.
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60

The Wrap

By James Rocchi
This movie hardly rates as first-class animation, but it gets in, gets the job done, and moves on both swiftly and well.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
With the lackluster quality of its characters — aircraft, a smattering of trucks, RVs and motorcycles — the movie makes Pixar's Cars and...
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40

Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
A time-killing kid-flick whose title is an exact summary of its plot.
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Thoroughly enjoyable for kids and adults!

By WorkdayGrl
Grandma, mom and four year old all thoroughly enjoyed the story, found good points of humor, and would recommend this! We like Planes as well, and I think this one was even better. There are a few...

Planes Fire & Rescue

By craz95
My three year old grandson loved the movie, he loves the first movie and enjoyed the Fire & Rescue . I purchased tickets and they said digital but we got to the show and the lady said the 4pm show...

Planes: Fire & Rescue

By nancydavis614
Loved it! My Dad flew the tankers for 30+ years and was based at Hemet Ryan where a lot of the research was done for the movie. Disney really did the research on this one, the characters were...

Awesome

By lmorales90
As the wife of a firefighter, this movie was spot on. It put me through every emotion and it's a kids movie......

Worst movie ever

By obamasohana
Today I watched the movie and they said it had action but NO- it was a very babyish movie and my kids fell asleep....

Milking the enterprise with no imagination

By dan522
I did not see the first planes movies but this one sure felt like they just needed to come up with something to make more cash. For a 3 year old it was good entertainment but certainly lacked the...

Better than the first!!

By gallinascollision
Must see,, our 8 and 6 year old loved it! As did my wife and I, the adult humor is cleaver as always,,...

Wait for the DVD

By uripides
This was a very disappointing movie in my opinion. Being a huge fan of Pixar I expected it to be a good film. This film was less than worth the price of admission. I should have been left as a DVD...

Way better than the first.

By edjofsanity296
Unlike the first movie, "Planes," this movie had a heart. The characters were fun, the puns awful (in a good way), and the story was centered around helping people. The kids were entertained even...

Kid loved it, I liked it.

By Kaiser94
Some good teaching points about consequences of not listening to figures of authority which worked well for our child that is going into Kindergarten next month. I liked the first one better, but...

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Rated PG | For Some Peril and Action
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Much-improved 3D sequel has some intense fire scenes.
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