Up is an adventure animation movie with plenty of comedy included. There are 15 characters in the DVD movie. Carl Fredrickson, the main character, meets a young lady named Ellie. The two become friends and share the dream of going to South America. Time passes and it is 70 years later, and Ellie has passed away. Carl spends time remembering a promise that he and Ellie made together. In the DVD movie Up, a freak accident occurs and Carl is forced to go to a retirement home. Before this can take place, Carl and his house fly away, with the help of thousands of balloons, along with an 8-year-old stowaway named Russell. As Carl and Russell have a conversation in this adventure animation movie, Carl learns that Russell is trying to earn a badge for assisting the elderly. Up features a run time of 96 minutes and is suited for audiences of all ages.