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Riley's First Date? (2015)

Riley, now 12, who is hanging out with her parents at home when potential trouble comes knocking. Mom's and Dad's Emotions find themselves forced to deal with Riley going on her first date.

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Josh Cooley

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Josh Cooley
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pete Docter ... Dad's Anger (voice)
Ben Cox Ben Cox ... Jordan (voice)
Kyle MacLachlan ... Dad (voice)
Diane Lane ... Mom (voice)
Carlos Alazraqui ... Dad's Fear (voice)
Kaitlyn Dias ... Riley (voice) (as Kaitlin Dias)
Josh Cooley ... Dad's Sadness (voice)
Sherry Lynn ... Mom's Disgust / Mom's Joy (voice)
Bill Hader ... Fear / Jordan's Joy (voice)
Flea ... Jordan's Fear (voice)
Paula Pell Paula Pell ... Mom's Anger (voice)
Laraine Newman ... Mom's Fear (voice)
Lori Alan ... Mom's Sadness (voice)
Patrick Seitz ... Dad's Joy / Alarm (voice)
Amy Poehler ... Joy (voice)
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Riley, now 12, who is hanging out with her parents at home when potential trouble comes knocking. Mom's and Dad's Emotions find themselves forced to deal with Riley going on her first date.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 November 2015 (USA) See more »

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Pixar Animation Studios See more »
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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The fifth Disney's animated short film to be rated G by the MPAA, after Super Rhino (2009), Tangled Ever After (2012), Vitaminamulch: Air Spectacular (2014) and Frozen Fever (2015). See more »

Quotes

Dad's Sadness: GO BACK TO JAIL!
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Crazy Credits

In a post-credits scene, Riley's parents are kissing, her emotions are seeing Riley's Dad with the song "Take My Breath Away" by Berlin, Riley's mom have enough kisses and get in the house, Riley's Dad could fix the table and door closed. See more »

Connections

Spun-off from Inside Out (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Tear it Down
Written by Andrew Herdegen, Robert Galvan Jr., Benjamin Hartley, Dave Steinbock, Eric LaBrosse
Performed by The Black Saints
Courtesy of APM Music
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A great first date
26 December 2017 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

Absolutely adore 'Inside Out'. One of my favourite Pixar films and ranks very highly by when it comes to animated films in general. Pixar have been responsible for some classic short films. 'Riley's First Date?' is not one of the classics but it's very good and at its best great all the same.

'Riley's First Date?' may lack the imagination of 'Inside Out' and it is for my tastes too short, would have given it a couple more minutes myself. Having said that, it was really fascinating seeing how a very relatable and relevant subject, that a vast majority of people go through, affects Riley's parents with the same idea with the emotions as with 'Inside Out'.

It's a great looking short, vibrant in colour, very rich in detail and with natural and expressive character designs. The music is a nice fit in how it's orchestrated and the mood it creates.

Writing is very funny (Anger in particular) and very sincere, and there is a sweet, fun and touching story. The characters are easy to engage with and the voice acting is very good from particularly Diane Lane and Kyle MacLachlan. Didn't think personally that Kaitlyn Dias was too old.

Overall, very good and great at its best. Would have been even better with a longer length. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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