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Inside Out (2015)

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After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness - conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school.

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Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen (co-director)

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Pete Docter (original story by), Ronnie Del Carmen (original story by) | 7 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amy Poehler ... Joy (voice)
Phyllis Smith ... Sadness (voice)
Richard Kind ... Bing Bong (voice)
Bill Hader ... Fear (voice)
Lewis Black ... Anger (voice)
Mindy Kaling ... Disgust (voice)
Kaitlyn Dias ... Riley (voice)
Diane Lane ... Mom (voice)
Kyle MacLachlan ... Dad (voice)
Paula Poundstone ... Forgetter Paula (voice)
Bobby Moynihan ... Forgetter Bobby (voice)
Paula Pell ... Dream Director / Mom's Anger / Additional Voices (voice)
Dave Goelz ... Subconscious Guard Frank (voice)
Frank Oz ... Subconscious Guard Dave (voice)
Josh Cooley ... Jangles (voice)
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Storyline

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. As Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San Francisco, turmoil ensues in Headquarters. Although Joy, Riley's main and most important emotion, tries to keep things positive, the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school. Written by Pixar

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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A Major Emotion Picture See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements and some action | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 June 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Untitled Pixar Movie That Takes You Inside the Mind See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$175,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$90,440,272, 21 June 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$356,461,711

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$857,611,174
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Color:

Color | Color (Rec. 2020) (some scenes)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Depending on the country of release, Riley's father daydreams about either hockey or football (soccer). See more »

Goofs

Sadness's glasses have no earpieces, yet stay on throughout the film. Given that everything about the character design of the emotions is stylized, there's nothing wrong with this. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Joy: Do you ever look at someone and wonder, "What is going on inside their head?" Well, I know. Well, I know Riley's head.
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Crazy Credits

Emotion circles, resembling all the 5 emotions, appear and disappear in the background, while moving around like particles. See more »

Alternate Versions

In some countries, the sport game the father is thinking about at the dinner table is football (soccer) instead of hockey. See more »

Connections

References Twilight (2008) See more »

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Chasing Down Sadness
Written by Michael Giacchino
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This is the Pixar I Know and Love
17 May 2015 | by MarjeezSee all my reviews

Please excuse any mistakes as my English is not very good. There are no spoilers in this review.

I had the pleasure of seeing 'Inside Out' at the Cannes Film Festival and I must say it was wonderful and a huge step-up from Pixar's recent efforts. The trailers don't really do it justice. The story may seem complicated for younger viewers, but the way Pixar tells the story fits for both adults and children. The pacing is in the vein of Wall-E, and in that sense it is very much a film for adults as it is for kids (like most Pixar movies). The story here is surprisingly raw and emotional, one that has very deep underlying themes that adults will connect with. Many of the audience members were crying at the end. It has one of the most original stories for an animation in the last few years, and I believe many people (especially adults) will form a connection to it.

Speaking of animation, the film is breathtakingly beautiful. There is a nice contrast of colors that make it look vibrant, like Pixar's 'UP'. The voice cast did a wonderful job and you couldn't ask for better direction from Pete Doctor and co. I cannot wait to see this a second time with family and friends. Highly recommended.

PS: The short that played before the film, 'Lava', was also beautiful. It was sort of a musical, and it was quite funny and clever. The audience even applauded at the end of it, myself included. In that sense, it provides the entire package a nice balance of joy and laughter (Lava) followed by deep storytelling and emotion (Inside Out).


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