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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:
Tom Hanks ... Woody (voice)
Tim Allen ... Buzz Lightyear (voice)
Joan Cusack ... Jessie the Yodeling Cowgirl (voice)
Kelsey Grammer ... Stinky Pete the Prospector (voice)
Don Rickles ... Mr. Potato Head (voice)
Jim Varney ... Slinky Dog (voice)
Wallace Shawn ... Rex the Green Dinosaur (voice)
John Ratzenberger ... Hamm the Piggy Bank (voice)
Annie Potts ... Bo Peep (voice)
Wayne Knight ... Al the Toy Collector (voice)
John Morris ... Andy (voice)
Laurie Metcalf ... Andy's Mom (voice)
Estelle Harris ... Mrs. Potato Head (voice)
R. Lee Ermey ... Army Sarge (voice)
Jodi Benson ... 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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Country:

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English | Arabic | Spanish

Release Date:

24 November 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Toy Story 2 in 3-D See more »

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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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The box that Zurg comes out of, in Al's Toy Barn, has "Printed in Point Richmond" written on it. Pixar's offices were in Point Richmond in Richmond, California, when the movie was made. See more »

Goofs

The characters ride the top of a traction elevator down to the lobby to save Woody. The elevator and shaft are missing a few things. There is no counterweight, for example, a part that is essential for a smooth ride down and for going up. There is also no governor attached to the elevator, which violates numerous safety codes (if the cables were to snap, the elevator would free-fall without the governor). There are no service buttons on top of the elevator either. Furthermore, considering that Al's building is 23 floors high, it's a surprise that there aren't more than four cables holding the elevator up for better traction (and that the elevator moves as slow as it does). See more »

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[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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Alternate Versions

The supplemental disc of the Ultimate Toy Box DVD set includes two deleted scenes:
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  • 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.
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Cute Toys Are Back With A Bang For More Adventure
22 March 2008 | by ChrysanthepopSee all my reviews

It's been about a decade since I last saw 'Toy Story'. Thus, it would be unfair to compare that with 'Toy Story 2'. Pixar has produced numerous gems since the first 'Toy Story'. This one is a sheer delightful adventure and it's not one that is only limited to entertaining children. There are the charming characters from the old one and some wonderful new characters that include the energetic Jessie the Yodelling Cowgirl, the hot barbies and Woody's faithful and hyper steed. The animation is superb and looks refreshing. The story too takes a new turn that presents the dilemma of whether one should live an eternal life of wealth and security or an unpredictable life that at least promises a few years of love. The actors do a fine job lending their voice. Hanks and Allen are back as Woody and Buzz and Joan Cusack is a treat as the vivacious Jessie. But I must add that I loved Buzz's gang that includes the hilarious Rex and the lovable Slinky, the resourceful Mr. Potatohead and the cute Hamm, and their attempts to rescue Woody and bring him back home. There's a beautiful song by Sarah Mclachlan that dictates Jessie's pain. The sequel being a huge hit just proves how timeless the characters are and I want to see 'Toy Story' again just to follow the whole story. It's already been a decade since, but I wonder whether they'll make a sequel and what the fate of our toy friends will be once Andy has grown up. 'Toy Story 2' is an unforgettable adventure with a beautiful soul.


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