Cars 3
Cars 3 (2017)

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician,… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: June 16, 2017
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Cars 3 has an unexpectedly poignant story to go with its dazzling animation, suggesting Pixar's most middle-of-the-road franchise may have a surprising amount of tread left.

Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

Corporate synergy, as they say, is a cruel mistress.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

It's a reasonably diverting, somewhat sluggish attempt to reinstall the "heart" of the first installment.

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Rich Cline

While the issue of this contrived world continues to niggle (a herd of mooing tractors?), the comedy and energy will keep audiences entertained.

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James Berardinelli

The final chapter of the trilogy has saved the best for last and will at least deflect the most serious concerns of those who think this series has taken too many extra laps.

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Ellie Walker-Arnott
Time Out

It's all well and good for the under-12s, but this movie never packs the kind of emotional punch we know Pixar is capable of.

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Hilary A White
Sunday Independent (Ireland)

It's unlikely that this will be the only review to drop this pun, but the biggest feeling we are left with by this third Cars instalment is one of being down this road before.

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Matthew Lickona
San Diego Reader

Onscreen and in the audience, youth will be served.

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Kate Taylor
Globe and Mail

We get a lot of repetitive racetrack scenes - only a demolition derby stands out for the inventiveness of its animation - and a familiar message about believing in yourself.

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Edward Porter
Sunday Times (UK)

There's not enough wit in Brian Fee's film, however, to make it one that has to be seen, or one that really had to be made.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
The Cars franchise will probably always be known as the weakest films to ever come from Pixar, unless they really drop the ball. Personally, I really enjoyed… More
Philip Price
I could not have been less excited about the prospect of a third Cars movie. Most would say it is fair to classify this now trilogy as the weakest link in the… More
Nate Zoebl
The Cars franchise is like the "goofy uncle" that nobody chooses to talk about at family reunions. We acknowledge it at most because we have to and… More
EpicLadySponge the Adventurer
If you were disappointed by the many outcomes of Cars 2, then it's no doubt that you are actually looking for the real Cars 2 everyone was waiting for. In… More
Bradley J
Bless Pixar for not acknowledging Cars 2 at all for the duration of this third entry in Pixar's lesser series. Cars, the first film, was folksy and… More