Up
Up (2009)

From Disney-Pixar comes "Up," a comedy adventure about 78-year-old balloon salesman Carl Fredricksen, who finally fulfills his lifelong dream of a great adventure when he ties thousands of balloons to his house and flies away to… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 10, 2009
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Critic Score: 98% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: An exciting, funny, and poignant adventure, Up offers an impeccably crafted story told with wit and arranged with depth, as well as yet another visual Pixar treat.

Tom Charity
CNN.com

Funny and poignant and full of life, Up easily qualifies as one of the best movies of the year so far. Go with someone you care about.

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Ben Lyons
At the Movies

This is really special.

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Al Alexander
The Patriot Ledger

It's quite simply the best Pixar yet, seamlessly melding stirring emotions and thrilling adventure into a classic tale about letting go of the past and embracing the moment.

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David Denby
New Yorker

The movie is packed with lovely jokes, some of them funny in inexplicable ways.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

An exquisite work of cinematic art that also happens to be the funniest, most touching, most exciting and most entertaining movie released so far this year.

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Alan Jones
Radio Times

Up is breathtaking in its imaginative detail and astonishing in its emotional range.

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Ben Mankiewicz
At the Movies

The key to Pixar's success has always been the perfect blend of heart and humor -- and they've certainly done it again here.

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Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com

Its charms appear to have been applied with surgical precision; by the end, I felt expertly sutured, but not much else.

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Leah Rozen
People Magazine

I challenge you not to tear up.

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Flixster Audience Score: 90% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
A fun and very well uplifting film lol.
Dan Schultz
An imaginative tale from the brilliant minds of Pixar about an elderly gentleman named Carl (voiced by Ed Asner), who, after losing his wife, devises a plan to… More
Sanjay Rema
Pixar never fails. Even if you are a stiff as a rock this movie will at least give you goosebumps along with a smile/chuckle. Kudos to whoever created the… More
Christian C
Very well done animation, with a moving soundtrack and well-developed characters and story (for a cartoon). I really enjoyed it.
Alex roy
Absolutely wonderful animated feature, Pixar crafts a stunning, engrossing picture that is superbly animated and boasts a great cast of talented voice actors… More
Eugene Bernabe
One of the most heartfelt, inspirational and adventurous tales that Disney/Pixar has developed. Up is enticing from beginning to end sprouting any and every… More