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Disney Planes

Have you seen it yet? The movie that “tops” Cars (only because it flies high) is coming to DVD and I want to know if you saw it in the theater. Of course, you know that my family had to go see it and we had a blast. Now I’m planning for the DVD release and want to tell you all what we thought about the movie!

Nothing to disclose here – We paid to see it in theaters and we’ll pay for our own DVD!

Courage Takes Flight poster

Review

Dusty Crophopper is a crop dusting plane with a big dream and an (almost) bigger fear. He finds his courage and his dream, along with a few new friends, when he flies high with the big planes in the Wings Across the World race.

Just like Cars, we loved how all the planes had their own personalities and fun characters. Dusty is an underdog who finds his courage by going for his dream. As with most Disney movies, this one is full of life lessons and stories of courage and friendship, along with kindness and dreaming big. I found the story to be encouraging and uplifting (no pun intended) and my boy, oh boy, did he LOVE it!

You’re child (boy or girl) is sure to find a friend in this movie and feel a connection to the underdog story. Benjamin was in love with Dusty and his courage and big dreams, but there’s also quite a bit of humor with El Chupacabra. All of the characters have something to offer with humor and kindness.

I just can’t say enough about this movie and the encouragement it has to offer!

About the Movie

Disney’s heartwarming family comedy, “PLANES,” revved up with high-flying action and adventure, lands in homes and mass retailers nationwide on November 19th. This endearing underdog story about a crop dusting plane named Dusty with sky-high dreams touches down on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD and On-Demand featuring a cargo hold full of exciting bonus features. Guaranteeing hours of fun, “PLANES” is the perfect gift for “ladies and gentle-planes” of all ages this holiday season.

After spreading its wings in theaters, “PLANES” soars to glorious new heights on Blu-ray, featuring wondrous high definition picture and sound and never-before-seen bonus features, including musical number “Franz’s Song,” deleted scenes, a behind-the-scenes featurette that follows Director Klay Hall’s personal journey during the making of the film, a look at the ten greatest aviators in history hosted by ESPN’s Colin Cowherd, and more.

PLANES is propelled by a star-studded voice cast that includes Dane Cook (“Louie,” “My Best Friend’s Girl,” “Dan in Real Life”) as Dusty, Stacy Keach (“The Bourne Legacy,” “Nebraska”) as Navy Corsair Skipper, Teri Hatcher (ABC’s “Desperate Housewives,” “Coraline”) as say-it-like-it-is mechanic Dottie, Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep,” “The New Adventures of Old Christine,” “Seinfeld”) as Rochelle, Priyanka Chopra (“Barfi!”) as Ishani, John Cleese (Monty Python, “A Fish Called Wanda”) as Bulldog, Carlos Alazraqui (James Garcia on Comedy Central’s “Reno 911”) as El Chupacabra, Roger Craig Smith (Captain America in Disney XD’s “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble,” voice of Sonic The Hedgehog in “Wreck-It Ralph”) as the world champion racer Ripslinger, Val Kilmer (“Batman Forever,” “Top Gun”) as Bravo and Anthony Edwards (TV’s “ER,” “Top Gun”) as Echo.

On November 19th, “PLANES” will be available as a Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray+ DVD + Digital Copy), a Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy), a DVD (DVD + Digital Copy), Digital HD and On-Demand.

Disney Planes on DVD November 19

Disney Planes is coming to DVD on November 19 and to help you get ready for this high-flying adventure check out some of the great fun and engaging content on Disney.com’s FlewTube

Including:

  • Planes Trailers & Clips
  • Paper Airplane Tutorials
  • Features on Remote Controlled Flyer enthusiasts
  • Introductions to parts of a plane
  • Flight-related Disney legacy content

And if you haven’t already, give your kids the chance to take flight with the characters from Disney’s PLANES in two immersive games available now on the web!

  • Propwash Pursuit – Take control of Dusty and fly around Propwash Junction in an adventure game for Desktop
  • Jetstream Racers – Available on desktop, tablet, and mobile, help Dusty navigate courses and collect points to earn achievements and unlock characters

Disney’s Planes Activities

Download Facts & Activities

Download Soar Into Theatres! Activities

Download Race to the Finish! Activities

Download Spend the day with dad! Father's Day Activities

or download them all here

PLANES Activities 1 ♦ PLANES Activities 2 ♦ PLANES Activities 3 ♦ PLANES Activities 4

Disney Salutes

National Aviation History Month

Disney salutes National Aviation History Month, a month-long celebration of U.S. aviation’s storied past, with the release of the high-flying family adventure PLANES on Blu-ray™, DVD, Digital HD and On-Demand on November 19, and through educational partnership with aviation museums across the country. During the month of November select aviation museums will feature “PLANES”-inspired learning materials designed to introduce children to the exhilarating world of flight and its most celebrated figures.

Disney’s Planes Movie Clips

Meet the Racers – Dusty

 

Dusty Meets El Chupacabra

Headstart

Strut Jetstream

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