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John Lasseter and Joe Ranft

"Cars" (also known as "Autos wie wir", "Route 66", "Cars, The") is an Animation/Comedy/Family/Sport film directed by John Lasseter & Joe Ranft, and written by Dan Fogelman (screenplay), released on March 14 of 2006 in the USA , starring Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt, Larry The Cable Guy, Cheech Marin and Tony Shalhoub.

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Who is the director of "Cars":

Cars was directed by John Lasseter and Joe Ranft.

John Lasseter is a producer, writer, director, and actor. Before making Cars, he had directed Toy Story 2, released in 1999, A Bug's Life (1998), Toy Story (1995). Since, John Lasseter directed Cars 2, released in 2011.

Joe Ranft was an American actor, writer, producer, and director.

What was the release date of "Cars":

Cars was initially released on Tuesday, March 14, 2006, in the United States. Also released on this day were All In (dir. Nick Vallelonga), Irish Jam (dir. John Eyres), Chasing Ghosts (dir. Kyle Dean Jackson), and The Cutter (dir. William Tannen). This was thirteen (13) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, July 28, 2006 in the United Kingdom; Friday, June 09, 2006 in Canada; Wednesday, June 14, 2006 in France; Thursday, September 07, 2006 in Germany; Saturday, July 22, 2006 in Italy; Thursday, July 06, 2006 in Spain; Thursday, June 08, 2006 in Australia and on Saturday, July 01, 2006 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Cars":

At the casting of Cars we find Owen Wilson, previously seen in The Wendell Baker Story (2005) and Meet the Fockers (2004); Paul Newman (Message in a Bottle (1999), Nobody's Fool (1994)); Bonnie Hunt (Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005), Loggerheads (2005)) [ more... ]

  • Richard Kind and Owen Wilson, Bonnie Hunt, Larry The Cable Guy, Cheech Marin, Tony Shalhoub, Guido Quaroni, Jenifer Lewis, Paul Dooley, Michael Wallis, Katherine Helmond, John Ratzenberger, Darrell Waltrip have all also be seen in Cars 2, released in 2011.
  • Bonnie Hunt, John Ratzenberger, Joe Ranft and Richard Kind also appeared together in A Bug's Life, released in 1998.
  • Bonnie Hunt, Guido Quaroni, John Ratzenberger and Joe Ranft also worked together in Monsters, Inc., released in 2001.
  • Owen Wilson and Jeremy Piven also appeared together in Marmaduke, released in 2010.

What is the Storyline of "Cars":

Cars takes place in a world populated by anthropomorphic motor vehicles. The film begins with the last race of the Piston Cup championship, which ends in a three-way tie between retiring veteran Strip Weathers, perennial runner-up Chick Hicks, and rookie Lightning McQueen. The tiebreaker race is scheduled for one week later at the Los Angeles International Speedway. Lightning is desperate to win the race, as it would allow him to leave the unglamorous sponsorship of Rust-Eze, a rust treatment for [...]

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