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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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Cast

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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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Dream Director / Mom's Anger / Additional Voices (voice)
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Subconscious Guard Frank (voice)
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Subconscious Guard Dave (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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sadness | joy | memory | bus | running away | See All (67) »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

The scene with the two subconscious guards arguing about the hat is a reference to the absurdist play Waiting For Godot. As a further nod to the absurdist nature of the scene, the guard Dave is played by Frank Oz, while the guard Frank is played by Dave Goelz (reversing the names.) Both these actors previously worked together for various Muppets Related Stuff. See more »

Goofs

Sadness reads the mind manuals, indicating evidence that she knows how to read. However, later when Bing Bong misreads a sign that says "Danger" as "Shortcut," Sadness doesn't point out that the sign says "Danger" when she tries to convince Joy to go around instead, which she should have been able to do, since she knows how to read. 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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Crazy Credits

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 »


Soundtracks

Grim Grinning Ghosts (Otherworldly Concerto)
Written by Buddy Baker & Xavier Atencio
Performed by Gaylord Carter
Courtesy of Walt Disney Records
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Fantastic and moving in true Pixar style
27 May 2016 | by See all my reviews

Inside Out is a masterpiece which revives Pixar back to the days of Ratatouille, Wall-E and Up.

It is original, funny, well written and appropriately emotional. I don't think I could recommend this enough. If you like the other Pete Docter movies, like Monsters Inc. and Up, then you'll love this.

Before watching this I wasn't sure if I was going to like it. I had only heard good things from critics and people alike, but the trailer didn't really interest me very much and I had this thought in the back of my head that I wasn't going to like it. I was so wrong. I loved this film so much.

If you haven't already, go see it!


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