Cars is a CGI animated film series and Disney media franchise that began with the 2006 film, Cars, produced by Pixar and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. The film was followed by a sequel in 2011.
DisneyToon Studios produced a 2013 spin-off film Planes, and a 2014 sequel Planes: Fire & Rescue.
The Cars films were directed by John Lasseter, the chief creative officer of Pixar, Walt Disney Animation Studios, and DisneyToon Studios. Lasseter executive produced the Planes films.
Together, the two Cars films have accrued over $1 billion in box office revenue worldwide.