Cars 2 is a 2011 American computer-animated action-adventure comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film is the sequel to the 2006 film Cars and features the voices of Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, John Turturro, and Eddie Izzard. The film follows race car Lightning McQueen and his best friend Mater as they head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix. Along the way, they encounter a team of British spies and a host of new characters. The film was a box office success, grossing over $562 million worldwide, and received generally positive reviews from critics.