Ratatouille

(2007)

Pixar's CG-animated film about a rat named Ratatouille, who lives in a fancy Parisian restaurant run by a famous, but eccentric chef.

Pixar Planning 3D Re-Releases for ‘The Incredibles’ and ‘Ratatouille’

Pixar Planning 3D Re-Releases for ‘The Incredibles’ and ‘Ratatouille’

Disney Pixar's director of 3D production, John Hollander, revealed at the 3D Creative Summit in London that the studio is working on 3D conversions of The Incredibles and Ratatouille.

Pixar has previously re-released 3D versions of Toy Story, Toy Story 2, Monsters Inc. and Finding Nemo.

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Explore the ‘Ratatouille’ DVD/Blu-ray Disc!

Just as Remy's dreams look like they will go up in smoke, he finds the one thing he needs, a friend to believe in him: the restaurant's shy, outcast garbage boy who is about to be fired from his job. Now, with nothing left to lose, Remy and Linguini form the most improbable partnership - with Linguini's clumsy body channeling Remy's creative brains - that will turn Paris upside down, leading them both on an incredible journey of comical twists, emotional turns and the most unlikely of triumphs, which they could never have imagined without each other.

Venturini began our discussion by talking about how Remy and most of the main rats were designed from the ground up, and then the "rest of the rats were built off the character." The subject was quickly broached about what special features the upcoming DVD would have and Venturini was quite candid, "I don't know exactly." After this he discussed mixing aspects of human beings with aspects of animals across the spectrum of animation.

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The international box office has been infested with rats. That's right, according to Variety, Ratatouille has one again dominated the top of the charts for a third week in a row. The Pixar-Disney collaboration nabbed $27.7 million on 3,793 screens playing in thirty-three markets. So far, it has pulled in $308 million.

Superbad earned another $4.6 million, putting it in fifth place. So far, the film as earned an estimated total of $32.2 million, which is being considered pretty good for a domestic comedy without any significant stars in the lead.

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‘Ratatouille’ Still #1 Overseas with $21.1 Million

Ratatouille's second weekend take was nearly that of the last three films combined. Only time will tell if it will be able to hold on to the number one spot three weekends in a row.

Ratatouille was released June 29th, 2007.

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‘Ratatouille’ Takes the Top Spot Overseas with $19.7 Million

Ratatouille took the top spot at the international box office this weekend. According to Variety, the film made $19.7 million playing on 3,010 screens in 38 different markets. So far, the movie has pulled in a total of $247 million overseas. It should top out at $300 million by the end of its run.

Resident Evil: Extinction and I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry managed to make it into the second and third spot this weekend with $8.6 million and $6.7 million respectively. The Heartbreak Kid took the number one spot in the U.K., something it didn't managed to achieve here in the states. It also opened well in Russia, where they love a raunchy joke or two. The film made a little more than $2.5 million.

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‘Ratatouille’ Sniffs Its Way to Standard DVD and Blu-ray Disc November 6

The fourth quarter is just around the corner and it's already heating up.

From Academy Award-winning director Brad Bird (The Incredibles) and the amazing storytellers at Pixar Animation Studios (Finding Nemo, Cars) comes Ratatouille, this year's most original comedy about one of the most unlikely friendship's imaginable.

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Disney/Pixar Announces the Easter Eggs Within ‘Ratatouille’

Disney-Pixar's Ratatouille has been captivating audiences across the country since it debuted as the #1 comedy last weekend. But now Disney and Pixar are giving audiences everywhere a reason to look even closer at the movie because there are a few hidden details and inside jokes that can only be found by the keen observer. Some of these hidden treasures have become a tradition for Pixar Animation Studios, such as the Pizza Planet Truck which has appeared in nearly every Pixar film since it made its debut in 1995's Toy Story, while others are a unique insider's view into the world of the filmmakers of Ratatouille.

A few of these gems are listed here, but audiences will have to see Ratatouille for themselves to find some of these and many more.

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‘Transformers’ Rakes in $8.1M on Its First Day

Box Office Mojo reports that Paramount Picture's Transformers generated a healthy $8.1 million dollars take at the box office on its opening day, Monday July 2nd.

Disney's Ratatouille came in at second-place with $7.6 million dollars, where the animated film has generated an impressive $54.6 million dollars in its first four days of release.

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