The year is 2700 and the Earth is polluted, baron and exhausted. Wall-E is the last of a group of clean-up robots, sent to restore the Earth by lifting and compressing the endless quantities of rubbish left behind by a human race that has withdrawn to the safety of space. Wall-E spends every day doing what he was made for on the lonely, silent Earth. His only companion is his trusty pet cockroach, Spot. But soon, he will discover what he was meant for as he chases his dream across the galaxy.
Andrew Stanton (screenplay); Jim Capobianco (titles).
Ben Burtt (WALL·E / M-O (voice)); Elissa Knight (Eve (voice)); Jeff Garlin (Captain (voice)); Fred Willard (Shelby Forthright, BnL CEO); John Ratzenberger (John (voice)); Kathy Najimy (Mary (voice)); Sigourney Weaver (Ship's Computer (voice)). Please contact SFC to add other cast members and characters.
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Original, socially concious - and funny!
Mark Banks (United Kingdom)
Wall-e is another great offering from the guys at Pixar. I watched this with my brother and he commented afterwards that with the concept of the story not being as succinct as other high-profile animated films, it's hard to imagine it would've got made just being pitched straight off. Which is why I'm glad Pixar have a good few years experience under their belts and are willing to venture out into slightly unknown territory (in more than one aspect in the case of Wall-e!). A great film for kids and adults alike.
Love drives us, but greed can also drive us
Maria (United Kingdom)
Whether you are looking for a sweet romance, a film with which to analyse the lastest Pixar animation graphics or a film with a green theme which looks at the impact a consumer driven society and self indulgence can have on our world then this is for you. There is a limited use of speech but that is not surprising seeing as the graphics took 3 years to create. The main words in the first half hour are 'WALL-E' and 'EVE', the names of the two main characters, but if you can make it through that there there are some sweet moments and some challenging concepts presented. p.s. If you like nostalgia then you may also enjoy the appearance of the Rubix cube and a scene from Hello Dolly running throughout!
Love and adventure between two robots
Rebecca Christian (United States)
I thought this was a magnificent movie, and I don't use the word "magnificent" too often. It is about real, true, honest, pure love, love that is sacrificial and not self-serving.Another outstanding piece from Pixar.