Woody is stolen by Al who is a toy collector of Al's Toy Barn. Buzz and his friends are on a rescue mission to save Woody before he becomes a museum toy property with his roundup gang Jessie, Prospector, and Bullseye.
The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home.
In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think.
While Andy is away at summer camp Woody has been toynapped by Al McWiggin, a greedy collector and proprietor of "Al's Toy Barn"! In this all-out rescue mission, Buzz and his friends Mr. Potato Head, Slinky Dog, Rex and Hamm springs into action to rescue Woody from winding up as a museum piece. They must find a way to save him before he gets sold in Japan forever and they'll never see him again!Written by
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It can be assumed that Al's favorite snack is cheese puffs, considering that there were a few in his trunk as Woody was being stolen, some on his office desk as the toys were searching for Woody, and he had a whole bowl of them which fell on the floor as he was snoozing in his apartment. This could also explain why he's obese. See more »
When the impostor Buzz knocks over Woody in Al's apartment, the laser on his arm is heard without him pressing the button to activate it or the laser light being seen. See more »
[landing on Zurg's planet in the Buzz Lightyear Video Game]
Buzz Lightyear to mission log: All signs point to this planet as location of Zurg's fortress, but there seems to be no signs of intelligent life anywhere...
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Heimlich and Flik from "A Bug's Life" make a cameo appearance in the credits. See more »
The supplemental disc of the Ultimate Toy Box DVD set includes two deleted scenes:
The original version of the scene where the toys cross the street. Originally, this was set in the suburbs of the town, but was later changed to a street in town.
The Toys play something like "Godzilla" with Rex roaring and kicking some houses, the soldiers "evacuating" the other toys and Buzz fighting against Godzilla Rex. Because of Rex' clumsiness Woody is thrown out of the window and lands in a carton from the yard sale. This was changed and rewritten to the scene as seen in theaters because it was deemed too coincidental.
This has to be by far one of the cleanest and most well-designed movie to come from any studio for a while now. The plot is trim and concise and this film is not just for kids, there are plenty of grown-up themes to satisfy even critical viewers. The animation is tremendous, especially if you pay attention to the details, and the cameo from Geri and the underlying Star Wars spoofs are just great. All in all, one of the best films I've seen to date. Just one disappointment, no outtakes during the credits. But still, I don't think I'll forget this one for a while, if you get a chance to see it in the cinemas don't miss it...
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