Up With Carl

Pixar’s real life movie inspiration

Jimmy Durante would be proud of this guy’s Schnozzola



Pixar's real life movie inspiration

In Pixar’s 2009 movie “Up”, a 78 year old ex balloon salesman named Carl Fredricksen, with the elderly care orderlies at the door, decides he has nothing to lose and takes his home and his memories, made airworthy with many hundreds of helium balloons, on his first and perhaps last, adventure.

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Plans make dreams reality. - Susan Pace-Koch

Reality is almost always wrong. - Gregory House

A hallucination is a species of reality. - Terence McKenna

Human kind cannot bear very much reality. - T S Eliot

Reality is not always probable, or likely. - Jorge Luis Borges

Kids don't remember their best day of television. - Unknown

Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality. - Jules de Gaultier

Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane. - Philip K. Dick

When you argue with reality, you lose, but only 100% of the time. - Byron Katie

Men don't care what's on TV. They only care what else is on TV. - Jerry Seinfeld

Symptoms, then are in reality nothing but the cry from suffering organs. - Jean-Martin Charcot

Being an actor on a movie set is like going to the playground at recess. - Melissa Leo

Getting an award from TV is like being kissed by someone with bad breath. - Mason Williams

Jogging is for people who aren't intelligent enough to watch television. - Victoria Wood

A celebrity is a person known to many people he is glad he doesn't know. - H L Mencken

Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other. - Ann Landers

You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. - Ayn Rand

The movies are the only business where you can go out front and applaud yourself. - Will Rogers

A celebrity is anyone who looks like he spends more than two hours working on his hair. - Steve Martin

If it weren't for the Japanese and Germans, we wouldn't have any good war movies. - Stanley Ross

For those of you watching who do not have television sets, live commentary is on Radio 2. - David Coleman

People who urge you to be realistic generally want you to accept their version of reality. - Unknown

It takes hunger, tenacity and commitment to see a dream through until it becomes a reality. - John C Maxwell

We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality. - Irish Murdoch

The only way to see a movie is in a big theater, on a big screen, with a big bag of popcorn. - Dan Glickman

When you expect good, it's available constantly, and it makes itself a reality in your life. - Alfre Woodard

I'm not a real movie star. I've still got the same wife I started out with 28 years ago. - Will Rogers

The reality of professional skateboarding contests is that they're not relevant in our world. - Rob Dyrdek

The masses are in reality their own leaders, dialectically creating their own development process. - Rosa Luxemburg

You go to your TV to turn your brain off. You go to the computer when you want to turn your brain on. - Steve Jobs

I don't think I'm a celebrity. I'm just a guy from east Texas who loves cars and airplanes. - Carroll Shelby

One of television's great contributions is that it brought murder back into the home, where it belongs. - Alfred Hitchcock

Once you've been really 'bad' in a movie, there's a certain kind of fearlessness you develop. - Jack Nicholson

When will I learn? The answers to life's problems aren't at the bottom of a bottle, they're on TV! - Homer Simpson

You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. - Dr. Seuss

The last fight was my fault though. My wife asked, "What's on the TV?"
I said, "Dust!" - Red Skelton

The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are. - Samuel Johnson

We pick politicians by how they look on TV and Miss America on where she stands on the issues. Isn't that a little backwards? - Jay Leno

In our society those who are in reality superior in intelligence can be accepted by their fellows only if they pretend they are not. - Marya Mannes

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. - R Buckminster Fuller


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26-Aug-2019