MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,002 this week

Hawaiian Vacation (2011)

7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 2,381 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 6 critic

The toys throw Ken and Barbie a Hawaiian vacation in Bonnie's room.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 titles
created 02 Nov 2011
 
a list of 34 titles
created 03 Feb 2013
 
a list of 44 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 22 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 49 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Hawaiian Vacation (2011)

Hawaiian Vacation (2011) on IMDb 7.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Hawaiian Vacation.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Small Fry (2011)
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A fast food restaurant mini variant of Buzz forcibly switches places with the real Buzz and his friends have to deal with the obnoxious impostor.

Director: Angus MacLane
Stars: Lori Alan, Carlos Alazraqui, Tim Allen
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

When Rex finds himself left behind in the bathroom, he puts his limbs to use by getting a bath going for a bunch of new toy friends.

Director: Mark A. Walsh
Stars: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Wallace Shawn
La Luna (2011)
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A fable of a young boy who is coming of age in the most peculiar of circumstances. Tonight is the very first time his Papa and Grandpa are taking him to work. In an old wooden boat they row... See full summary »

Director: Enrico Casarosa
Stars: Krista Sheffler, Tony Fucile, Phil Sheridan
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Maggie Simpson spends the day in the Ayn Rand School for Tots.

Director: David Silverman
Let's Pollute (2009)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In the spirit of 50's & 60's educational films, 'Let's Pollute' is a modern satire on how pollution is our heritage and keeps our economy growing strong, while instructing us how to be better polluters for a better blighted tomorrow.

Director: Geefwee Boedoe
Stars: Jim Thornton
Animation | Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A balloon wraps itself around a young child's hand, bringing him higher and higher, much to the child's delight... but...

Director: Don Hertzfeldt
Oktapodi (2007)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Two Octopi fight for their lives with a stubborn restaurant cook in a comical escape through the streets of a small Greek village.

Directors: Julien Bocabeille, François-Xavier Chanioux, and 4 more credits »
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

'Big' Buck wakes up in his rabbit hole, only to be pestered by three critters, Gimera, Frank and Rinky. When Gimera kills a butterfly, Buck decides on a payback Predator-style

Director: Sacha Goedegebure
Animation | Short | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The tale of Walter, a rookie secret agent faced with a problem seldom covered in basic training: what to do when a curious pigeon gets trapped inside your multi-million dollar, government-issued nuclear briefcase.

Director: Lucas Martell
Guard Dog (2004)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Why do dogs bark at such innocent creatures as pigeons and squirrels... what are they afraid of? This film answers that eternal question.

Director: Bill Plympton
Gopher Broke (2004)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A gopher finds himself on a road where trucks are hauling produce to market. He hits on the idea of shaking some of the produce loose for himself, but other animals always beat him to the ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Fowler
Stars: Greg Berg
Fallen Art (2004)
Comedy | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A volunteer soldier plummets to his death. A photograph is taken and sent by courier to a huge man, who adds it to his macabre collection.

Director: Tomasz Baginski
Stars: Arkadiusz Jakubik, Marcin Kudelka, Dariusz Toczek
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Woody (voice)
...
Buzz Lightyear (voice)
...
Jessie (voice)
...
Trixie (voice)
...
Rex (voice)
Axel Geddes ...
Rexing Ball (voice)
...
Buttercup (voice)
...
...
Mr. Potato Head (voice)
...
...
Aliens (voice)
...
Peas-in-a-Pod (voice)
...
Bonnie (voice)
...
Bonnie's Mom (voice)
...
Slinky Dog (voice)
Edit

Storyline

The toys throw Ken and Barbie a Hawaiian vacation in Bonnie's room.

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 June 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hawaiian Vacation  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The swimsuit Barbie is wearing is the same model the first Barbie doll wore when she made her debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York on March 9, 1959. See more »

Quotes

[Ken and Barbie are "swimming" in an empty aquarium in front of a TV showing fish]
Hamm: Watch this.
[Changes the channel, a shark appears and scares Ken and Barbie]
Hamm: Shark week.
Buttercup: Nice.
See more »

Connections

Follows Toy Story 3 (2010) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Like most Pixar shorts, entertaining and over far too soon - 82%
22 September 2013 | by (Hampshire, England) – See all my reviews

Due to fairly unique circumstances, I watched this last night before I went to sleep. I'd actually forgotten that I had downloaded this to my iPhone so for once, I didn't have to catch it before a Pixar feature or wait for the Blu-Ray to come out. Like most Pixar shorts, it is an utterly beguiling few minutes with enough laughs for everybody from granny to little Peggy Sue. The fact that it features the regular "Toy Story" crew as well as giving the real star of the third film something else to do is also a real bonus.

With all the toys happily relocated to Bonnie's house, Ken (Michael Keaton) and Barbie (Jodi Benson) are excited to be going with Bonnie as she travels to Hawaii for the Christmas holidays. But alas, they stowaway in Bonnie's school bag and get left behind. Ken is devastated as he had planned out their romantic trip but with the help of Woody (Tom Hanks), Buzz (Tim Allen), Jessie (Joan Cusack) and the rest of the toys, they put on a show to make Ken and Barbie feel like they're on holiday at least.

Keaton's performance in "Toy Story 3" was, for me, a real highlight so to find him unleashed on "Hawaiian Vacation" is a genuine delight. It is very funny and surprisingly affecting - when our plastic lovebirds venture out into the snow, the other toys' watching from the window feel as warm and cosy as a roaring fireplace. While it might lack the sub-text of its feature-length father, "Hawaiian Vacation" is the sort of thoroughly entertaining animated short that Pixar produce seemingly at will. As Ken himself might say, "Fabulous show, you guys!"


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Anybody besides me... killermike2178
Aloha WhiteTux
Discuss Hawaiian Vacation (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page