Carl Fredricksen, a 78-year-old balloon salesman, is about to fulfill a lifelong dream. Tying thousands of balloons to his house, he flies away to the South American wilderness. But curmudgeonly Carl's worst nightmare comes true when he discovers a little boy named Russell is a stowaway aboard the balloon-powered house.
Why It Rocks
- Impressive soundtrack.
- Very good voice acting.
- Great animation.
- Carl and Ellie's married life through the years is very heart-warming and beautiful, as well as extremely moving.
- Combines comedy with heart punching drama, and succeeds.
- Ellie's death was very touching and heartbreaking.
- Wonderful plotline.
- Likable and entertaining characters, like Carl, Russell and Dug.
- Nice-sounding musical score by Michael Giacchino.