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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 <>

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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)


$245,823,397 (USA) (14 July 2000)

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Did You Know?


When the toys enter the airport inside the pet carrier, if one looks closely in the background, they can see a boy and a girl playing patty cake on the chairs. The boy then slugs the girl and then hides behind the seat. See more »


Mr Potato Head's arms are closer to his ears in some shots; most notably when Potato Head observes Buzz as he is using Mr Spell to figure out Al's license plate. 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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Crazy Credits

The names of 29 children born to crew members during the 3 year production are listed. See more »


You've Got a Friend in Me
Written by Randy Newman
Performed by Robert Goulet
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User Reviews

Better than the original
24 November 1999 | by (New Hope, MN) – See all my reviews

I thought the original Toy Story was great. I went to this movie hardly knowing anything about it. Toy Story 2 exceeded my expectations; it's better than the original Toy Story. This movie works on two levels. It's aimed at younger kids, who will love the wackiness of the characters and the situations they find themselves in, though some of the jokes might sail over their heads (but they'll laugh anyway). It's also aimed at adults, who, when I saw it, laughed louder than the kids at some points. The voice work is excellent, especially Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, reprising their roles from the original. The supporting toys (Mr. Potato Head, Slinky Dog, et al.) have much bigger roles this time around.

This movie has everything: Andy's new dog Buster; two dueling Buzz Lightyears; partying Barbie dolls; three 3-eyed aliens from the original; even the Evil Emperor Zurg! I can't emphasize enough how great this movie is and I highly recommend it for kids and adults.


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