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

Writers:

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 Rayne Sarah Rayne ... Hannah (voice) (as Sarah Freeman)
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

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Trivia

Hasbro denied Pixar the use of the name G.I. Joe when it was informed that a G.I. Joe doll was going to be blown up by Sid. The doomed action figure was thus referred to as a "Combat Carl". Combat Carl would later become a speaking character in Toy Story of Terror (2013). See more »

Goofs

Despite blowing up a Combat Carl Sid does not lose any hearing despite being inches from the dynamite stick when it exploded nor does the surrounding area blow up. 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 end credits feature various symbols representing the personalities of Woody & Buzz Lightyear. The first few of them is on the side of each of the main crew members. The rest of it goes at the top of most production categories. The credits also include the the link for the production's official website (now discontinued). See more »

Alternate Versions

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Strange Things
Written, Performed and Produced by Randy Newman
Randy Newman appears courtesy of Reprise Records
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Created a decade ago, but still stunning
25 December 2004 | by philip_vandervekenSee all my reviews

I am a big fan of the animated movies coming from the Pixar Studios. They are always looking for the newest technological possibilities to use in their movies, creating movies that are more than just worth a watch, even when they were made a decade ago.

The movie is about toys that come to life when their owner is asleep or not in the same room. When the young boy's birthday is coming up, all the toys are nervous. They don't want to be ignored when the new one arrives. Woody the cowboy is their "leader" because he's the most popular one of them all. He's the only one that hasn't got to be afraid, but than a new favorite arrives ... Buzz Lightyear. He hates him and tries everything possible to get rid of him, but as the time passes by they learn to appreciate each other...

When you see Toy Story, you may think that the different human like characters (Woody the cowboy for instance) aren't always as perfect as we are used to see in todays animated movies. Perhaps that's true, but if you keep in mind that all this was done in 1995, when computers weren't yet as strong and the technology for creating such movies was almost unknown, than you can only have a lot of respect for what the creators did. I loved the story and liked the animations a lot. I give it an 8.5/10.


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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:

$223,225,679

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$394,436,586
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (TV)

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR (Dolby Stereo Spectral Recording) (Stereo)| Dolby Atmos (Ultra HD Blu-ray release) (2019)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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