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WALL-E is a 2008 American CGI science-fiction romantic comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and directed by Andrew Stanton.

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Why do the robots on the Axiom keep the humans alive? [closed]

Okay, the obvious answer is "the robots were programmed to keep the people alive" but hear me out here. Buy N Large is a profit-making company. One of the central themes of the film is wasteful ...
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Why did the hover-chairs deploy oxygen masks when the captain activated the Holo-Detector and the passengers went to the Lido Deck?

Why did the hover-chairs deploy oxygen masks when the captain activated the Holo-Detector and the passengers went to the Lido Deck?
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What languages does EVE speak?

In Wall-E there is a scene where E.V.E asks Wall-E what his "directive" is, but she first asks it in three different languages; what are those languages that E.V.E speaks? ...
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Why is EVE heavily armed and trigger-happy?

EVE robots are probes looking for fragile signs of returning life. Earth conditions are unknown but there is little reason to expect anyone hostile. Why equip her with such a strong weapon (melts ...
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Where do babies come from (on the Axiom)?

Seeing this excerpt from Wall•E in Richard's answer to another Wall•E question I wondered how the kids came into being. Surely they must have been conceived on the Axiom as humans have been confined ...
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What kind of plant did EVE find?

In WALL•E, EVE found a plant when visiting Earth for a routine check. When reading this question about the plant, it is called a pea plant. However, it does not actually look much like a pea plant, ...
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Were people in Wall•E illiterate?

It seems like all interfaces are video and using pictographs. The very little text we see is things like RED or BnL which perhaps are more recognized as symbols than really read — I think that's ...
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Was the pea plant the first plant found in Wall-E?

We know that Wall-E finds the pea plant and Auto goes out of his way to destroy the evidence. But it looks a bit like those procedures had already been formed in the past. This begs the question: had ...
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Why was the Axiom located so far away from Earth?

Axiom's (and the other cruise spacecrafts') function was to safeguard humanity for generations as it cruised through space until the EVE probes returned promising results from Earth. According to the ...
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Why does Auto wake up the ship's captain when EVE returns?

When EVE returns to the ship, Auto is notified of the findings. He then proceeds to wake up the captain to let him know of the plant. Then they open EVE and don't find anything: Auto got rid of it due ...
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Are there other cruise ships in WALL•E universe?

In the beginning an advertisement said ships are leaving every day. But we only see one ship in the movie. As the title says; Are there other cruise ships in WALL•E universe?
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Why does Wall•E have recording equipment?

I can't see how being able to record sound would be useful to a portable rubbish compactor. Bonus points for explaining why it seems to be analogue!
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How can the people in the Axiom survive for 700 years?

In WALL•E, it's established that the 5-year spaceship has been keeping people alive for 700 years. Also, it's clear that (at least before they all left the Earth), the garbage problem was never solved....
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Was the hyperdrive in WALL-E faster than the norm?

In WALL-E, the Axiom entered hyperspace incredibly fast, and it looked identical to Star Wars. If I didn't know, I would assume the Axiom was very far from Earth and entered the solar system within ...
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In WALL•E, what kind of economy was used on the Axiom?

We never see any human do any kind of job on the Axiom, except for the Captain. However, on the 700th anniversary, the passengers all receive a free drink. Does that imply that they have to pay for ...
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Was Earth the only planet used as a garbage dump by the Buy & Large corporation?

In the movie WALL-E, the Earth is made a garbage dump, Why are no other planets used as garbage dumps?
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What kind of battery does WALL•E run on?

WALL•E has been working for several hundred years and one of the keys to this is his ability to use parts of broken robots to replace his own broken parts. Now this won't work with the electrical ...
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In WALL•E, why does everyone get thrown when the Axiom suddenly lists?

In WALL•E when Captain McCrea is fighting for control of the Axiom, he ends up forcing the ship to abruptly list when he's thrown off of Auto. This, of course, has the undesirable side effect of ...
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Why was Wall•E the only remaining Wall•E unit?

In the movie WALL•E the Buy n Large company intiates the five year plan "Operation Clean-Up" to clean Earth and make it habitable again. Eventually the plan is deemed a failure and directive A113 is ...