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Ratatouille (2007)

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A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant.

Directors:

Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava (co-director)

Writers:

Brad Bird (screenwriter), Jan Pinkava (original story by) | 5 more credits »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 65 wins & 42 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patton Oswalt ... Remy (voice)
Ian Holm ... Skinner (voice)
Lou Romano ... Linguini (voice)
Brian Dennehy ... Django (voice)
Peter Sohn ... Emile (voice)
Peter O'Toole ... Anton Ego (voice)
Brad Garrett ... Gusteau (voice)
Janeane Garofalo ... Colette (voice)
Will Arnett ... Horst (voice)
Julius Callahan Julius Callahan ... Lalo / Francois (voice)
James Remar ... Larousse (voice)
John Ratzenberger ... Mustafa (voice)
Teddy Newton ... Lawyer (Talon Labarthe) (voice)
Tony Fucile Tony Fucile ... Pompidou / Health Inspector (voice)
Jake Steinfeld ... Git (Lab Rat) (voice)
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Storyline

A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero, Auguste Gusteau. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unlikely, and certainly unwanted, visitor in the kitchen of a fine French restaurant, Remy's passion for cooking soon sets into motion a hilarious and exciting rat race that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down. Written by Orange

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Plot Keywords:

rat | chef | ratatouille | soup | hair | See All (183) »

Taglines:

Dinner is served... Summer 2007 See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

29 June 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Rodent Project See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$47,027,395, 1 July 2007

Gross USA:

$206,445,654

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$623,722,818
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

(At around twenty minutes) Gusteau repeatedly insists he is just a figment of Remy's imagination. But in at least one scene he seems something more: Gusteau (Brad Garrett) spots Linguini (Lou Romano) tampering with the soup while Remy (Patton Oswalt) is looking away. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 28 mins) When Remy is released from the trunk of the ex-head chef's car, it is clearly daytime. Remy goes across the road to the restaurant to cook for the critic, however, when he arrives, the courtyard is clearly seen to be dark (indicating nighttime), how long did it take him to cross the road? See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: [on television] Although each of the world's countries would like to dispute this fact, we French know the truth: the best food in the world is made in France. The best food in France is made in Paris. And the best food in Paris, some say, is made by Chef Auguste Gusteau. Gusteau's restuarant is the toast of Paris, booked five months in advance. And his dazzling ascent to the top of fine French cuisine has made his competitors envious. He is the youngest chef ever to achieve a ...
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Crazy Credits

Reported at the end of the credits: "Our Quality Assurance Guarantee: 100% Genuine Animation! No motion capture or any other performance shortcuts were used in the production of this film." See more »

Alternate Versions

In the DVD version, the final scene has Remy put on a Chef's hat in the kitchen. See more »


Soundtracks

Le Festin (Reprise; Finale)
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Written and Produced by Michael Giacchino
Performed by Camille
Recorded by Paul Silveira and Dan Wallin
Mixed by Dan Wallin
French Translation by Boualem Lamhene
Camille Appears Courtesy of EMI Music (France) / Virgin Music Division
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"Not everyone can become a great artist; but a great artist *can* come from *anywhere*"
9 November 2018 | by cinephile-27690See all my reviews

That's what the food critic, Anton Ego, says in his review of the movie's restaurant at the end of the movie. That is a good way to sum up Ratatouille.

This movie released a few days after my 9th birthday. My Grandma got the DVD and I loved it. I was a kid and animated movies were my jam! I even taped a Disney Channel showing on a record-able VHS. I have seen this numerous times, and I still love it. I just saw it again as a 20 year old and it still puts me in awe.

The movie is about Remy, a rat who has an obsession with food, cooking, and the humans who cook food. He meets a chef who can't cook very well, and he uses his talent to secretly help him. But that causes issues with a secret rat in a failing restaurant.

I can't think of a single flaw with this movie.The animation is beautiful(I noticed one car that almost looked real at one point)and the story is well told.

I know when I love a movie when I feel this thrill in my heart and an excitement along with it.(See my review of Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King) I felt that all throughout this movie, even though I have seen this movie numerous times.

This is an animated movie where you don't need to be a kid to enjoy it. (Roger Ebert said this as well.) Anton Ego also says that he will return to the restaurant "hungry for more." Revisiting this as an adult makes me say the same thing about the movie he is in.

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