Top 13 Cars 2 Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Cars 2 facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Cars 2 film message.

While in a pub in London there is a tapestry on the wall that is the DunBroch family tapestry from Brave (2012), except they are portrayed as cars.
While in a pub in London there is a tapestry on the wall that is the DunBroch family tapestry from Brave (2012), except they are portrayed as cars.
In the movie Cars 2 (2011) you can see a frame in which a car is portrayed as the pope, this frame implies that there was a Jesus car who died on the cross to save the whole car race (pun intended) from their sins.
In the movie Cars 2 (2011) you can see a frame in which a car is portrayed as the pope, this frame implies that there was a Jesus car who died on the cross to save the whole car race (pun intended) from their sins.

Cars 2 Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - We can see Gastow's Restaurant when Mater goes to Paris. This is a nod to Gusteau's in Ratatouille (2007). Gastow is holding gas fuel nozzels while Gusteau is holding sauce pans. Reposting because of image fail.
    We can see Gastow's Restaurant when Mater goes to Paris. This is a nod to Gusteau's in Ratatouille (2007). Gastow is holding gas fuel nozzels while Gusteau is holding sauce pans. Reposting because of image fail.
  • 1 - Easter Egg in Cars 2 (2011) for Ratatouille (2007) Gusteau's
    Easter Egg in Cars 2 (2011) for Ratatouille (2007) Gusteau's
  • 1 - Lightning McQueen calls the Italian F1 car Francesco Bernoulli fragile. He gets upset and says, "FRA-GIL-LE!? HE CALLS-A FRANCESCO FRA-GIL-LE!?" He pronounces "fragile" like the Old Man in a Christmas Story (1983) who thought it was Italian.
    Lightning McQueen calls the Italian F1 car Francesco Bernoulli fragile. He gets upset and says, "FRA-GIL-LE!? HE CALLS-A FRANCESCO FRA-GIL-LE!?" He pronounces "fragile" like the Old Man in a Christmas Story (1983) who thought it was Italian.

Cars 2 Hidden Details

1 - Everytime a car explodes, fire comes out from wherever their real life counterpart engine is located
Everytime a car explodes, fire comes out from wherever their real life counterpart engine is located
1 - When Finn is trying to stop the Lemons, he uses his headlights to alert the other cars that he's coming through.
When Finn is trying to stop the Lemons, he uses his headlights to alert the other cars that he's coming through.

Mater removes his 95 sticker after his argument with Lightning.

You can see heat distortion from a jet engine.

1 - The villains are an organization of lemons. Every. Villian. Is. Lemons. Also known as E.V.I.L.
The villains are an organization of lemons. Every. Villian. Is. Lemons. Also known as E.V.I.L.
1 - The lemon cars' centerpieces are lemons
The lemon cars' centerpieces are lemons

The old cars that hate how society treats them are called lemons. In the scene of the secret meeting with all the head lemon families, the table itself is decorated with lemons.

Cars 2 poster
Cars 2 poster

Cars 2 Plot

Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Cars 2. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Director John Lasseter
Stars Larry the Cable Guy, Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer
IMDB score 6.1