Ed Asner, Christopher Plummer, Jordan Nagai, Bob Peterson
Pete Docter (Screenplay), Bob Peterson (Screenplay), Pete Docter (Story), Bob Peterson (Story)
Released: Sep. 30th, 2009
Runtime: 1 hour, 36 minutes
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.
I just think that you should allow movies to work their magic on you no matter what they seem to represent, and perhaps more importantly, no matter how you feel about what constitutes a "real" movie and a "fake" movie.
Up is still one of the best Pixar movies in existence, never mind its rather implausible premise that is still prone to the occasional moment where the suspension of disbelief gives way (not even Pixar is immune to this).