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2009 American 3D computer-animated comedy film
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Up is a 2009 American computer animated comedy-drama adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film centers on an elderly widower named Carl Fredricksen (Ed Asner) and an earnest boy named Russell (Jordan Nagai); by tying thousands of balloons to his house, Carl sets out to fulfill his dream to see the wilds of South America and complete a promise made to his late wife, Ellie. The film was directed by Pete Docter and co-directed by Bob Peterson, who also wrote the film's screenplay with Docter, as well as the story with Tom McCarthy. The music was composed by Michael Giacchino, who had also composed music for Pixar's The Incredibles and Ratatouille.

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  • May 29, 2009 (2009-05-29)
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96 minutes
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United States
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English
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$175 million
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$735.1 million

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Russell: Whoa, that's s gonna be like a billion transfers to get back to my house...
  • Carl Fredricksen's face and gruff personality are based on Spencer Tracy and Walter Matthau.
  • One of the construction machines reads L 415-72, which is art director Lou Romano's birthday.
  • Nurse AJ is the first ever Pixar character with a mullet.
  • Carl and Russell's hometown at the end is Oakland, California. We see Oakland landmarks and the Fox Oakland Theatre (showing Star Wars (1977)) and Fenton's Creamery. The Fenton's Ice Creamery actually and has two locations, the other in Vacaville, CA, on East Monte Vista Avenue. Both locations are close to Pixar's headquarters in Emeryville, CA. There is also an express version of the creamery in Oakland International Airport to eat while you wait to catch a plane or if you just flew in. Fenton's did not have to pay to have it in there; Disney and Pixar put it in the film for free.
  • The second Pixar film to be given a PG rating, the first being The Incredibles (2004).

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