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Toy Story 2 (1999)

G  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy  |  24 November 1999 (USA)
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When Woody is stolen by a toy collector, Buzz and his friends vow to rescue him, but Woody finds the idea of immortality in a museum tempting.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Woody (voice)
Buzz Lightyear (voice)
Mr. Potato Head (voice)
Slinky Dog (voice)
Bo Peep (voice)
Andy (voice)
Andy's Mom (voice)
Army Sarge (voice)


While Andy is away at summer camp Woody has been toynapped by Al McWiggin, a greedy collector and proprietor of "Al's Toy Barn"! In this all-out rescue mission, Buzz and his friends Mr. Potato Head, Slinky Dog, Rex and Hamm springs into action to rescue Woody from winding up as a museum piece. They must find a way to save him before he gets sold in Japan forever and they'll never see him again! Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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Release Date:

24 November 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Toy Story 2 in 3-D  »

Box Office


$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$57,388,839 (USA) (26 November 1999)


£1,832,385 (UK) (29 January 2010)

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Did You Know?


The opening game opening scenes feature several references to the Star Wars films:

-The robotic scanning device that popped out of the rock face resembled the Gatekeeper droid for Jabba the Hutt's palace in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983).

-Buzz's traveling through the tunnel in Zurg's Fortress and it closing behind him upon entering, spiked wall trap aside, was taken from Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980).

-Zurg's line of "So, we meet again, Buzz Lightyear, for the last time!" is a near-paraphrase of what Darth Vader said to Obi-Wan Kenobi shortly before dueling him in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977). This also occurred during the Encounter with the Zurg toy in the Elevator Shaft of Al's Apartment in the Real World. See more »


When Geri the Cleaner is fixing all of Woody's imperfections he does nothing to repair the hole in the middle of his forehead which should be there from the first movie. See more »


[first lines]
Buzz Lightyear: [landing on Zurg's planet in the Buzz Lightyear Video Game] Buzz Lightyear to mission log: All signs point to this planet as location of Zurg's fortress, but there seems to be no signs of intelligent life anywhere...
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Spoofs Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »


When She Loved Me
Music and Lyrics by Randy Newman
Performed by Sarah McLachlan
Sarah McLachlan appears courtesy of Arista Records, Inc. and Nettwerk Productions, Inc.
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Funny, Exciting and Thoughtful: What more do you want?
6 December 1999 | by (College Station, TX) – See all my reviews

PIXAR has done the impossible, and significantly improved on their original groundbreaking film Toy Story. Not only is the movie hysterically funny, but every time I thought I knew where the plot was headed something completely new and original was thrown into the mix. One minute I'm laughing hysterically at "Tour Guide" Barbie, the next I'm nearly brought to tears watching a sequence where Emily grows up and leaves Jessie behind.

What more can be said? If you think you're too old to enjoy something like this then I feel sorry for you, because this film has more to say about friendship, loss, loyalty and the value of life itself than any of the so-called "grown up" movies I've seen this year.

I rarely do this, but I'm rating this one a "10".

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