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Toy Story (1995)

G  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy  |  22 November 1995 (USA)
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A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Woody (voice)
Buzz Lightyear (voice)
Mr. Potato Head (voice)
Slinky Dog (voice)
Rex (voice)
Hamm (voice)
Bo Peep (voice)
Andy (voice)
Sid (voice)
Mrs. Davis (voice)
Sergeant (voice)
Sarah Freeman ...
Hannah (voice)
TV Announcer (voice)
Jack Angel ...
Shark (voice)
Spencer Aste ...
Wounded Soldier (voice)


A little boy named Andy loves to be in his room, playing with his toys, especially his doll named "Woody". But, what do the toys do when Andy is not with them, they come to life. Woody believes that he has life (as a toy) good. However, he must worry about Andy's family moving, and what Woody does not know is about Andy's birthday party. Woody does not realize that Andy's mother gave him an action figure known as Buzz Lightyear, who does not believe that he is a toy, and quickly becomes Andy's new favorite toy. Woody, who is now consumed with jealousy, tries to get rid of Buzz. Then, both Woody and Buzz are now lost. They must find a way to get back to Andy before he moves without them, but they will have to pass through a ruthless toy killer, Sid Phillips. Written by John Wiggins

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Release Date:

22 November 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Toy Story in 3-D  »

Box Office


$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£18,210,323 (UK) (19 April 1996)


SGD 186,000 (Singapore) (1 March 1996)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


This is the only Film in the Toy Story Trilogy where the Main Villain is not a toy, but rather a human. See more »


The rain droplets on the window often remain in place even when more drops fall on them, instead of merging with them. See more »


[first lines]
Andy: [playing with and mimicking the voices of his toys; holding Mr. Potato Head] All right, everyone! This... is a stick-up. Don't anybody move! Now empty that safe!
[empties Hamm the piggy bank and coins fall out]
Andy: Ooh, hoo hoo! Money, money, money!
[has Potato Head "kiss" the money; as Bo Peep]
Andy: Stop it! Stop it, you mean old potato!
[as Potato Head]
Andy: Quiet, Bo Peep! Or your sheep get run over!
[as the sheep, on a toy car track]
Andy: Help! Baaa! Help us!
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Crazy Credits

In the DVD version, when the THX logo appears it gets burned out like a flashlight then a robot comes out of the logo, fixes it, and the THX sound resumes and the robot goes back inside it. See more »


Referenced in The Story Behind 'Toy Story' (2000) See more »


You've Got a Friend in Me
Written and Produced by Randy Newman
Performed by Randy Newman and Lyle Lovett
Randy Newman appears courtesy of Reprise Records
Lyle Lovett appears courtesy of Curb Music Company and MCA Records
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User Reviews

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26 September 2001 | by (Toronto, Ont. Canada) – See all my reviews

A very sweet and fun movie. TOY STORY has great computer animation. A simple yet well told story is also added as well. The voice overs are top notch and everyone gets a fair share in this movie. PIXAR has done a good job placing itself on the map.

Set in Andy's room and before the family moves, his mother decides to throw a birthday party for the young lad. Andy's toys all have a conscience and are led by his favorite, Woody. But alas, the big new toy from the party unknowingly takes Woody's mantle.

Envy and jealousy are brought up well. So is the ignorance of Andy's toys and the loss of innocence from Buzz Lightyear. TOY STORY is well packaged exceeded only by its sequel. A good rent.

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