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Toy Story 2 (1999)

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When Woody is stolen by a toy collector, Buzz and his friends vow to rescue him, but Woody finds the idea of immortality in a museum tempting.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Woody (voice)
... Buzz Lightyear (voice)
... Jessie the Yodeling Cowgirl (voice)
... Stinky Pete the Prospector (voice)
... Mr. Potato Head (voice)
... Slinky Dog (voice)
... Rex the Green Dinosaur (voice)
... Hamm the Piggy Bank (voice)
... Bo Peep (voice)
... Al the Toy Collector (voice)
... Andy (voice)
... Andy's Mom (voice)
... Mrs. Potato Head (voice)
... Army Sarge (voice)
... Tour Guide Barbie / Barbie on Backpack (voice)
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Storyline

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 Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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The toys are back in town. See more »


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Release Date:

24 November 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Toy Story 2 in 3-D  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$57,388,839, 28 November 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$245,852,179, 20 July 2000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$485,015,179, 20 July 2000
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| (TV)

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(Digital DTS Sound)| | | (3D re-release)

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(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Wayne Knight (Al), shortly after this film, got to voice another one of Toy Story 2's "villains," the Evil Emperor Zurg for the TV series Buzz Lightyear of Star Command. Because Wayne Knight was bearded at the time of the film's production, the Pixar staff chose to give Al McWhiggin a goatee. Early concept drafts show Al as an almost identical animated version of Knight, with the final design being fairly toned down to distance them. See more »

Goofs

Al's plane has lights on in the cabin section prior to take off. All planes must have lights out before take off when it is dark at night. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Buzz Lightyear: [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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Crazy Credits

The names of 29 children born to crew members during the 3 year production are listed. See more »


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Also Sprach Zarathustra
Written by Richard Strauss
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User Reviews

 
Better than the original
24 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

I thought the original Toy Story was great. I went to this movie hardly knowing anything about it. Toy Story 2 exceeded my expectations; it's better than the original Toy Story. This movie works on two levels. It's aimed at younger kids, who will love the wackiness of the characters and the situations they find themselves in, though some of the jokes might sail over their heads (but they'll laugh anyway). It's also aimed at adults, who, when I saw it, laughed louder than the kids at some points. The voice work is excellent, especially Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, reprising their roles from the original. The supporting toys (Mr. Potato Head, Slinky Dog, et al.) have much bigger roles this time around.

This movie has everything: Andy's new dog Buster; two dueling Buzz Lightyears; partying Barbie dolls; three 3-eyed aliens from the original; even the Evil Emperor Zurg! I can't emphasize enough how great this movie is and I highly recommend it for kids and adults.

10/10


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