It’s hard to believe that it has been 15 years since the release of Disney’s Ratatouille. The much-beloved movie tells the story of a rat named Remy who dreams of becoming a chef. Against all odds, Remy is able to realize his dream and produces some of the most exquisite food anyone has ever tasted. The movie is not only a visual feast but also teaches an important lesson about following your heart. To celebrate the 15th anniversary of this groundbreaking film, let’s take a look back at some of the reasons why Ratatouille is still one of the best Disney films ever made. We also look at some of the 15th Anniversary Ratatouille collectibles available.
The Story of Ratatouille
Ratatouille tells the story of Remy, a rat who dreams of becoming a chef despite the fact that rats are not typically known for their culinary skills. When Remy is accidentally separated from his family, he finds himself in the heart of Paris where he meets Linguini, a young kitchen worker who is struggling to find his place in the world. Together, they embark on an adventure to turn Linguini into a world-renowned chef with Remy secretly pulling the strings from behind the scenes.
The film was met with critical acclaim upon its release, with many praising its beautiful animation and touching story. Ratatouille went on to win the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, cementing its place as one of Disney’s most beloved films. Ratatouille was released in 2007, which means that it was one of the first Disney films to be released in high definition. As a result, the visuals are absolutely stunning.
There are very few movies that manage to capture audiences’ hearts like Disney’s Ratatouille did 15 years ago. Thanks to its lovable main character, gorgeous visuals, and important message, Ratatouille continues to be one of the best-loved Pixar films.
5 Ratatouille Fun Facts
1. Ratatouille was nominated for 4 Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
2. The film’s premiere took place on June 22, 2007 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California.
3. The film grossed $621 million worldwide.
4. Remy is voiced by actor Patton Oswalt.
5. Ratatouille was the first Pixar movie to be released in Disney Digital 3-D.