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After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness - conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school.

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Joy (voice)
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Sadness (voice)
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Bing Bong (voice)
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Fear (voice)
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Anger (voice)
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Disgust (voice)
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Riley (voice)
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Mom (voice)
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Dad (voice)
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Forgetter Paula (voice)
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Forgetter Bobby (voice)
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Jangles (voice)
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Storyline

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. As Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San Francisco, turmoil ensues in Headquarters. Although Joy, Riley's main and most important emotion, tries to keep things positive, the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school. Written by Pixar

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Meet the little voices inside your head. See more »


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Rated PG for mild thematic elements and some action | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 June 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Untitled Pixar Movie That Takes You Inside the Mind  »

Box Office

Budget:

$175,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$90,440,272 (USA) (19 June 2015)

Gross:

$356,454,367 (USA) (4 December 2015)
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Trivia

Fear appears bored when Riley dreams about her teeth falling out and having no pants on at school. These are common anxiety dreams. See more »

Goofs

Joy draws a chalk circle and has Sadness stand in it. Joy then turns around and walks towards the control panel. The scene changes to a long distance shot, you see Joy walking towards the control panel, but Sadness has disappeared, as did the chalk circle. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Joy: Do you ever look at someone and wonder, "What is going on inside their head?" Well, I know. Well, um, I know Riley' head.
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During the credits, the "inside" emotional workings/characters of several minor characters from the film are shown, including Riley's teacher, a bus driver, a dog and a cat. See more »


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I feel like everybody has missed the point
9 July 2016 | by (Hastings, England) – See all my reviews

I am not normally one to write reviews, but I couldn't help reading several for this film on this site that just did't seem to understand where I think the film was supposed to be coming from.

The majority of the complaints I saw were that the film was 'too depressing for a children's film', but whilst I see where they are coming from in some regards, every child who I have seen watch this film (I work in a cinema) has absolutely loved it, and laughed out loud almost constantly. They are not old enough to realise the message the film is trying to convey: that life isn't all about happiness. I applaud the attempt from Pixar to make a film that is not only hilarious in places, but is also a major comment on what life is like to be a younger teenager, transitioning through one of the most important moments of life.

From a more personal perspective, why should everything we show our children gloss over the reality of life, and try to make them believe everything is rosy 24/7? Again, what this film does brilliantly through the message I took away at the end was that life will never be 100% full of happiness, but that is fine. Why does it have to be? A little bit of sadness is necessary. If a person was never sad, they would be inhumane.

Overall then, I suppose my review is more of a comment on the type of film we exhibit to children, and how the Nanny-state we live in looks to protect them from most of lives inevitabilities. Either way, what can't be ignored is that this film is equal parts sad, and equal parts what I am sure will become a timeless classic in years to come.


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