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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Beautiful to look at, this is nothing more than a Little Engine That Could story refitted to accommodate aerial action and therefore...
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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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Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
A time-killing kid-flick whose title is an exact summary of its plot.
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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...

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....

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...


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......

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...

Very Good

By cjcharlie
Definitely in the theme of Smokey Bear's 70th birthday. All 4 children loved it ages 10 to 5. A good story line along with some action that was intense but no too intense. always a happy ever ending...

Good sequel, worth watching

By izamudyson
We took our 2 1/2 year old son and he lived it. A good sequel and family movie....

1st one was better

By Batigol9
I think the 1st one was much better than this one. although it was ok I found it slow at times especially for the kids...

By tomcsanadi
Great movie, kids enjoyed it....

Pretty good!

By buckeyebymarriage
We took our 3 year old he enjoyed it....

More Info

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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