Monday, November 7, 2011

Disney Cars 2 Review

Cars 2
Available on Blu-ray & DVD today!

Synopsis: Star racecar Lightning McQueen and the incomparable tow truck Mater take their friendship to exciting new places in “Cars 2” when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage. Mater finds himself torn between assisting Lightning McQueen in the high-profile race and towing the line in a top-secret mission orchestrated by master British super spy Finn McMissile and the stunning rookie field spy Holley Shiftwell. Mater’s action-packed journey leads him on an explosive chase through the streets of Japan and Europe, trailed by his friends and watched by the whole world. The fast-paced fun includes a colorful new all-car cast, complete with menacing villains and international racing competitors.

Our thoughts: Both of my boys are huge fans of the first Cars movie so they were super excited to see Cars 2. My husband and I sat down with Brayden and Trevor this past weekend and watched Cars 2 as a family. My husband doesn't usually like to watch kids movies but he liked the first Cars so he was almost as excited as my boys were to see Cars 2.

I don't want to go as far as to say that Cars 2 was better than the first because they were both great movies but I will say they were very different. Cars 2 was a lot more suspenseful and action packed than the first one was. Trevor loves Mater so it was nice to see him as the "star" of Cars 2, unlike the first Cars where it was more about Lightening McQueen.

We really enjoyed this movie and if you have any Cars fans I would definitely recommend picking up Cars 2 for them! You can purchase the Blu-ray/DVD combo pack for $24.99 at

Fun movie clip & activities:

Download Printable Cars 2 Maintenance Activities!

Disclosure: I was provided with a Cars 2 Blu-ray combo pack for review purposes. All opinions are my own.


Bob said...

Personally I think that Cars 2 is one of the best family films that I’ve seen lately with my kids. If you haven’t seen it at least once, you definitely should check it out with your little ones because they’ll absolutely enjoy it! If you’re not sure if you want to buy it, you can check it out by using the new Blockbuster Movie Pass. As a DISH Network customer and employee I can tell you that right now if you switch to DISH Network you can get the Movie Pass FREE for 3 months! There are over 100,000 titles to choose from like Cars 2, plus TV shows and games you can get through the mail. Plus you can get 5 in-store exchanges per month with no due dates or late fees. (That’s something you can’t do with Netflix….) Check it out!

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