5 Cars 3 Movie Trivia facts that you didn't know

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Think you know everything about Lightning McQueen and his friends? We bet our Cars 3 movie trivia has a few new surprises in store for you! If you haven’t heard the big news, Cars 3 is a computer-animated comedy, drama, sports movie that was released in cinemas last week.


1) Cars 3 movie director is Brian Fee.

Cars 3 Director Brian Fee

Cars 3 is his directorial debut, although he is not new to the world of cinema. He was the storyboard artist for Cars in 2006 and Cars 2 in 2011, as well as Ratatouille in 2007 WALL-E in 2008. 


2) The movie features some of the biggest names in NASCAR

NASCAR race cars
Cars 3 features the voices of some of the biggest names in NASCAR. Jeff Gordon voices the role of Jeff Gorvette, Richard Petty voices the role of Strip Weathers, Darrell Waltrip voices the role of Darrell Cartrip and Chase Elliott voices the role of Chase Racelott.


3) All 3 films were released the same year as one of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies

Pirates of the Caribbean Jack Sparrow

2006- Cars and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
2011- Cars 2 and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
2017- Cars 3 and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales


4) There are 13 cast members in Cars 3 who were also in Cars and Cars 2:

Owen Wilson Lightning McQueen

Owen Wilson as Lightning McQueen
Larry the Cable Guy as Tow Mater
Bonnie Hunt as Sally Carrera
Cheech Marin as Ramone
Tony Shalhoub as Luigi
Guido Quaroni as Guido
Jennifer Lewis as Flo
Paul Dooley as Sarge
Michael Wallis as Sheriff
Katherine Helmond as Lizzie
John Ratzenberger as Mack
Darrell Waltrip as Darrell Cartrip
Lloyd Sherr as Fillmore. The role was originally voiced, in the 1st film, by George Carlin, who died on June 22, 2008, at the age of 71, from heart failure.


5) There are 5 cast members who are brand-new to the Cars movie franchise:

Cristela Alonzo Cruz Ramirez

Cristela Alonzo as Cruz Ramirez
Armie Hammer as Jackson Storm
Kerry Washington as Natalie Certain
Nathan Fillion as Sterling
Lea DeLaria as Miss Fritter

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