Top 16 Cars 3 Movie Details

While searching the internet for Cars 3 movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

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'

Trivia

I have collected all the famous movie trivia questions with answers from Reddit and other sources. They can be very useful in quizzes or games, or simply to learn more information. Most of the fun Cars 3 details are suitable for kids.

  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.

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, 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.

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.

I am pretty sure that you've watched Cars 3, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about Cars 3 and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Director Brian Fee
Main Actors Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper, Nathan Fillion
IMDB score 6.7