Top 16 Cars 3 Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Cars 3 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 3 film message.

Cruz is scared of running over crabs at the beach. Turns out she was right to be wary as they were training at a crab sanctuary.

There's a Crab Sanctuary run by the Department of Brachyura Resources. Crabs are in the scientific infraorder 'Brachyura'
There's a Crab Sanctuary run by the Department of Brachyura Resources. Crabs are in the scientific infraorder 'Brachyura'

Cars 3 Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. Mack puts "Jocko Flocko" on the side of his truck. Jocko Flock was a monkey used as a marketing stunt in auto racing in the 50s. He drove in Tim Flock's Fabulous Hudson Hornet.

Cars 3 Easter Eggs

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

  • 1 - When McQueen is talking to Mr. Sterling about his future, we can see in the top right corner the Carriage from Cinderella
    When McQueen is talking to Mr. Sterling about his future, we can see in the top right corner the Carriage from Cinderella
  • 1 - There is a trophy shaped like Cinderella's carriage in Sterling's office
    There is a trophy shaped like Cinderella's carriage in Sterling's office
  • 1 - One of the training racers gets home sick. Cruz Ramirez shows him a photo of his home and he says "Santa Cecilia, mi pueblo!". Santa Cecilia is also where Coco, another Pixar movie, took place.
    One of the training racers gets home sick. Cruz Ramirez shows him a photo of his home and he says "Santa Cecilia, mi pueblo!". Santa Cecilia is also where Coco, another Pixar movie, took place.
  • 1 - While in the Destruction Derby one car crashes and launches a "rocket" at the crowd. It is the rocket from the Pizza Planet from Toy Story
    While in the Destruction Derby one car crashes and launches a "rocket" at the crowd. It is the rocket from the Pizza Planet from Toy Story
  • 1 - The Pizza Planet truck can once again be seen when McQueen and Cruise race in the derby at Thunder Hollow.
    The Pizza Planet truck can once again be seen when McQueen and Cruise race in the derby at Thunder Hollow.

Cars 3 Hidden Details

Chick Hicks' eyes move right to left when he describes the latest news as though he is reading a Teleprompter

1 - Lightning McQueen's stock car body includes roof rails, which are specifically designed to PREVENT the car from lifting when turned around (which is what happened). He doesn't show side skirts or roof panels either, which suggest that only one preventative design measure isn't enough.
Lightning McQueen's stock car body includes roof rails, which are specifically designed to PREVENT the car from lifting when turned around (which is what happened). He doesn't show side skirts or roof panels either, which suggest that only one preventative design measure isn't enough.

Lightning's treadmill uses the Windows startup sound (0:27)

The wallpaper in the Rust-eze Racing Center wallpaper is made up of different wrenches

The main entrance to the Rusteze Racing Center resembles a racetrack, and the building itself looks like the grandstands.

1 - Lightning McQueen is told he is Fast, Old, Rickity, and Dilapidated. Spelling out the acronyms FORD.
Lightning McQueen is told he is Fast, Old, Rickity, and Dilapidated. Spelling out the acronyms FORD.
1 - During the bar scene, the bass player is performing on a Fender.
During the bar scene, the bass player is performing on a Fender.
Cars 3 poster
Cars 3 poster

Cars 3 Plot

Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he's still the best race car in the world.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Cars 3. 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 Brian Fee
Stars Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper, Nathan Fillion
IMDB score 6.7