About

Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives him a new lease on life.

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Directed by

Pete Docter

Written by

Pete Docter (Screenplay)
Bob Peterson (Screenplay)
Tom McCarthy (Story)
Julie Lynn (Script Consultant)

Runtime

96 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Fly Up to Venezuela

Cast

Keywords

animation duringcreditsstinger age difference balloon central and south america exploring

Photos

Lists

#113 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#87 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Pixar feature films Disney

Awards

Oscar for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score Michael Giacchino

Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film of the Year Pete Docter

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Original Screenplay Pete Docter Bob Peterson Tom McCarthy

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Sound Editing Tom Myers Michael Silvers