Up - 2009

Movie Info

Rating: PG


Age-appropriateness: some scary scenes


Overview: 78-year-old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his house equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway. Carl tries to live out his lifelong dreams after the death of his wife. He learns how to let go and grieve his past while starting a new adventure, mentoring a young child who needs a role model.


Themes: intergenerational relationships, growing up, friendship, isolation, love, exploration, adventure, marriage, grief, vulnerability, dreams, death/grieving, expressing emotions

The Quick 3

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After The Movie Discussion Guide

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Minute By Minute Guide

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