Lists: Adventure, Animated, Comedy, Family, Best Picture nominee 2000 to 2009

Brief Synopsis: "After a lifetime of dreaming of traveling the world, 78-year-old homebody Carl flies away on an unbelievable adventure with Russell, an 8-year-old Wilderness Explorer, unexpectedly in tow. Together, the unlikely pair embarks on a thrilling odyssey full of jungle beasts and rough terrain."

Overall Ranking: 136 (Rank from 2009: # 1)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 70.59%
Regular 29.41%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Patrick Devitt90
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Sir M Hayes XIV85
Thomas Pollock80
J Patterson80
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Carrie B80
Bryan Lienesch74 - A cute little story about friendship and the need to both accept and resist change and different times.

People Involved

  • Edward Asner (Carl Fredricksen (voice))
  • Christopher Plummer (Charles Muntz (voice))
  • Jordan Nagai (Russell (voice))
  • Bob Peterson (Dug / Alpha (voice))
  • Delroy Lindo (Beta (voice))
  • Josh Cooley (Omega (voice))
  • John Ratzenberger (Construction Foreman Tom (voice))
  • David Kaye (Newsreel Announcer (voice))
  • Jeremy Leary (Young Carl (voice))
  • Elie Docter (Young Ellie (voice))
  • Mickie McGowan (Police Officer Edith (voice))
  • Danny Mann (Construction Worker Steve (voice))
  • Donald Fullilove (Nurse George (voice))
  • Jess Harnell (Nurse AJ (voice))
  • Jerome Ranft (Gamma (voice))
  • Pete Docter (Director)