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Toy Story (1995)

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A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room.

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John Lasseter

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John Lasseter (original story by), Pete Docter (original story by) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Hanks ... Woody (voice)
Tim Allen ... Buzz Lightyear (voice)
Don Rickles ... Mr. Potato Head (voice)
Jim Varney ... Slinky Dog (voice)
Wallace Shawn ... Rex (voice)
John Ratzenberger ... Hamm (voice)
Annie Potts ... Bo Peep (voice)
John Morris ... Andy (voice)
Erik von Detten ... Sid (voice)
Laurie Metcalf ... Mrs. Davis (voice)
R. Lee Ermey ... Sergeant (voice)
Sarah Freeman Sarah Freeman ... Hannah (voice)
Penn Jillette ... TV Announcer (voice)
Jack Angel Jack Angel ... Shark / Rocky Gibraltar (voice)
Spencer Aste ... Wounded Soldier (voice)
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Storyline

A little boy named Andy loves to be in his room, playing with his toys, especially his doll named "Woody". But, what do the toys do when Andy is not with them, they come to life. Woody believes that his life (as a toy) is good. However, he must worry about Andy's family moving, and what Woody does not know is about Andy's birthday party. Woody does not realize that Andy's mother gave him an action figure known as Buzz Lightyear, who does not believe that he is a toy, and quickly becomes Andy's new favorite toy. Woody, who is now consumed with jealousy, tries to get rid of Buzz. Then, both Woody and Buzz are now lost. They must find a way to get back to Andy before he moves without them, but they will have to pass through a ruthless toy killer, Sid Phillips. Written by John Wiggins

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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The adventure takes off! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Toy Story in 3-D See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,140,617, 26 November 1995

Gross USA:

$222,498,679

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$406,594,102
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (TV)

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR | Sonics-DDP (3D re-release)| SDDS | Dolby Digital (as Dolby Stereo Digital)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Not in the film itself, but in an original draft for the film, when Barbie saves Woody and Buzz à la Sarah Connor, Woody remarks at one point that he wished he was "anatomically correct". See more »

Goofs

The book in the crate where Woody is trapped under is titled TM 31-210, Improvised Interrogation Handbook. The actual title of the TM is Improvsed Munitions Handbook. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Andy: [playing with and mimicking the voices of his toys; holding Mr. Potato Head] All right, everyone! This... is a stick-up. Don't anybody move! Now empty that safe!
[empties Hamm the piggy bank and coins fall out]
Andy: Ooh, hoo hoo! Money, money, money!
[has Potato Head "kiss" the money; as Bo Peep]
Andy: Stop it! Stop it, you mean old potato!
[as Potato Head]
Andy: Quiet, Bo Peep! Or your sheep get run over!
[as the sheep, on a toy car track]
Andy: Help! Baaa! Help us!
[...]
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Crazy Credits

The opening title is revealed via wiping from Andy's hand, holding Woody. See more »

Alternate Versions

Several other sequences that included words were rewritten in different languages for international releases. Among these are the "don't count on it" from the 8 ball, posters in Andy and Sid's rooms, and the words on the television screen during the Buzz Lightyear Commercial See more »


Soundtracks

Pop Goes the Weasel
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Written by Traditional
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Best Disney film. Ever.
20 April 2001 | by Anonymous_MaxineSee all my reviews

Toy Story is not only the best Disney film because it has the best story and the best animation, but also because of the excellent actors chosen to provide the voices of the animals. The casting was perfect from top to bottom, and the movie provides an excellent adventure story about friendship and loyalty that keeps you engrossed until the nail-biting climax.

Tom Hanks and Tim Allen provided excellent voices for Woody and Buzz Lightyear -their performances alone are one of the biggest things that made this such a spectacular movie. Besides that, though, you have the excellent story that is not only noteworthy because it has never really been told from this perspective before, but also because it was just told so well. All of the characters in the film are very well developed and all have appropriate and effective actors chosen to provide their voices.

And of course, who could forget the revolutionary animation! The computer animation used for this movie not only made it startlingly realistic but also opened up tons of possibilities, and thankfully the filmmakers chose to explore these possibilities. There are dozens of things that are hidden in the woodwork throughout the film, as well as in the songs – note, for example, the subtle playing of the Indiana Jones theme song in the scene where Woody knocks Buzz out the window with the desk lamp.

Toy Story is by far the best Disney film ever made, it's pretty much perfect. It's adventurous, it's exciting, it's entertaining, it's good for the whole family, it's got great characters, story, and plot, and above all, it's fun.


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