Top 25 Pixar Movies

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Top 25 Pixar Movies

Ever watched these Top 25 Pixar Movies? We know you'll find some new picks. We listed 25 of the best ones.

WALL·E (2008)

WALL·E
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Andrew Stanton, starring Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, Fred Willard
Rated G

WALL·E is a 2008 animated science fiction film directed by Andrew Stanton. The story follows a trash-compacting robot named WALL·E, who is designed to clean up an abandoned, increasingly polluted Earth. After 700 years of operation, WALL·E has developed a personality and falls in love with a robotic probe named EVE. When she is sent to bring a plant back to their ship, the Axiom, WALL·E follows her, eventually discovering a mission to restore the planet. Along the way, he meets a cast of characters who help him uncover the truth about the future of mankind. The film is noted for its use of realistic animation, touching story, and environmental message.

Coco (2017)

Coco
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina, starring Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach
Rated PG

Coco is a 2017 Pixar animated film directed by Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina. It tells the story of Miguel, a 12-year-old boy who is accidentally transported to the Land of the Dead. In order to return to the Land of the Living, Miguel must obtain the blessing of a family member. Miguel embarks on an adventure to find the truth about his family's past, coming to understand the importance of family and the power of music. Along the way, Miguel meets a variety of colorful characters, including his deceased ancestors, who help him discover the true meaning of home.

Toy Story (1995)

Toy Story
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From John Lasseter, starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Jim Varney
Rated G

Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated buddy comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film follows a group of toys that come to life when their owner, Andy, is not around. Led by Woody, a vintage pull-string cowboy toy, the toys embark on a series of misadventures as they attempt to return to the safety of their owner's bedroom. Along the way, they must contend with a hostile rival toy, Buzz Lightyear, who believes he is a real space ranger, as well as Sid, a toy-torturing child. Ultimately, the toys must work together to survive and to find their way home. The film was praised for its groundbreaking computer animation and achieved critical and commercial success.

Toy Story 3 (2010)

Toy Story 3
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Lee Unkrich, starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty
Rated G

Toy Story 3 is a 2010 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Lee Unkrich, the film is the third installment in the Toy Story franchise and the sequel to 1999's Toy Story 2. The story follows the toys Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and their friends as they seek to escape from daycare and return home to their owner, Andy. Along the way, they encounter the irresistible Lotso, a pink teddy bear who has taken control of the daycare. In the end, Andy passes his toys on to a new owner, Bonnie, who he knows will take good care of them. Toy Story 3 is a heartwarming family story that highlights the importance of friendship and loyalty. The film was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $1 billion worldwide and winning two Academy Awards.

Up (2009)

Up
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Pete Docter, Bob Peterson, starring Edward Asner, Jordan Nagai, John Ratzenberger, Christopher Plummer
Rated PG

Up is an animated comedy-drama adventure movie directed by Pete Docter and Bob Peterson. It stars Ed Asner as the voice of Carl Fredricksen, a 78-year-old retired balloon salesman, who fulfills his lifelong dream of a great adventure when he ties thousands of balloons to his house and flies away to the wilds of South America. Accompanied by an 8-year-old Wilderness Explorer named Russell, the unlikely pair encounter talking dogs, a rare bird, and a villainous senior citizen. Together, they embark on an exciting quest full of humor, heart, and emotion, ultimately discovering that life is most meaningful when shared with others.

Finding Nemo (2003)

Finding Nemo
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich, starring Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould, Willem Dafoe
Rated G

Finding Nemo is a 2003 computer-animated film directed by Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich. It follows the journey of a clownfish, Nemo, who is taken from his home in the Great Barrier Reef and thrust into a fish tank in a dentist's office in Sydney. In order to save Nemo, his father, Marlin, embarks on a daring mission to find his son. Along the way, Marlin encounters a forgetful fish named Dory and a host of other colorful characters. The two eventually make it to Sydney where they enlist the help of a group of fish and sea creatures who help them outwit the dentist and his nefarious plans for Nemo. With a bit of luck and a lot of courage, Nemo is eventually reunited with his family.

Inside Out (2015)

Inside Out
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen, starring Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling
Rated PG

Inside Out is a 2015 animated film by Pixar, directed by Pete Docter and Ronnie Del Carmen. The film follows the journey of a young girl, Riley, as she moves to San Francisco with her family and has to navigate the emotional roller coaster that comes with growing up. Inside Out features five personified emotions: Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust. Through a series of misadventures, Joy and Sadness must team up to help Riley get back on track and find balance between her emotions. Along the way, they discover the importance of allowing all emotions to coexist, and how they can each contribute to a happy and healthy life.

Monsters, Inc. (2001)

Monsters, Inc.
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Pete Docter, David Silverman, Lee Unkrich, starring Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Mary Gibbs, Steve Buscemi
Rated G

Monsters, Inc. is a 2001 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The story takes place in the fictional city of Monstropolis, where monsters live and work. The main characters are two monsters, Sulley and Mike. Sulley is the top scarer at Monsters, Inc., the city's most profitable scare factory. However, when a human child accidentally enters Monstropolis, Sulley and Mike must return her to her own world in order to prevent the child from exposing the secret power source of the monster world. Along the way, the monsters learn to look past their differences and come to understand the importance of friendship and family.

Ratatouille (2007)

Ratatouille
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava, starring Brad Garrett, Lou Romano, Patton Oswalt, Ian Holm
Rated G

Ratatouille is a 2007 animated comedy-adventure film from Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures, directed by Brad Bird and Jan Pinkava. The film follows Remy (voiced by Patton Oswalt), a rat who dreams of becoming a great chef, despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero, Auguste Gusteau (voiced by Brad Garrett). Despite the apparent dangers of being an unlikely - and certainly unwanted - visitor in the kitchen of a fine French restaurant, Remy's passion for cooking soon sets into motion a hilarious and exciting rat race that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down.

The Incredibles (2004)

The Incredibles
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Brad Bird, starring Craig T. Nelson, Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee
Rated PG

The Incredibles is a 2004 American computer-animated superhero film written and directed by Brad Bird. The film follows the Parr family, a family of superheroes who are forced to hide their powers and live a quiet suburban life. Mr. Incredible, his wife Elastigirl, and their children Violet, Dash and Jack-Jack are frustrated with the mundaneness of their daily lives and long to return to a life of adventure. When a powerful villain emerges with a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family must reunite to save the world. The Incredibles features an ensemble voice cast including Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Samuel L. Jackson, and Jason Lee. It was released on November 5, 2004 and was a critical and commercial success. It won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, making it the first Pixar film to win the award.

Soul (2020)

Soul
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Pete Docter, Kemp Powers, starring Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Graham Norton, Rachel House
Rated PG

Soul is a 2020 American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film was directed by Pete Docter and co-directed by Kemp Powers and stars Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Questlove, and Phylicia Rashad. The film follows a middle school music teacher named Joe Gardner (Foxx) who dreams of becoming a professional jazz musician. When he is unexpectedly transported to a fantastical world, he must use his wit and soul to return to his body or risk being stuck in the spirit realm forever. Along the way, he learns the power of collaboration and discovers the importance of following his passion.

Toy Story 2 (1999)

Toy Story 2
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Directors: John Lasseter, Ash Brannon, Lee Unkrich, starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Kelsey Grammer
Rated G

Toy Story 2 is a 1999 computer-animated film by Pixar and Disney, directed by John Lasseter, Ash Brannon and Lee Unkrich. It is the sequel to the 1995 film Toy Story. The film follows the adventures of Woody, a pullstring cowboy doll, and his friends as they try to rescue Woody from an obsessive toy collector. Along the way, they meet Jessie, a former yodeling cowgirl doll, and Bullseye, a wild stallion. As Woody attempts to reunite with Andy, the young boy he belongs to, the toys learn the importance of friendship and loyalty. The film features the voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack and Kelsey Grammer, and won the Academy Award for Best Song.

Toy Story 4 (2019)

Toy Story 4
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Josh Cooley, starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale
Rated G

Toy Story 4 is the fourth installment in the beloved Toy Story franchise. It follows Woody, Buzz and the rest of their toy-box friends as they embark on a road trip adventure with a new member, Forky. Along the way, the group meets new friends, old enemies, and struggles with the idea of Woody's growing attachment to his new toy, Forky. When the gang find themselves in uncharted territory, they must use teamwork and courage to find their way home. The film is filled with humor, heart, and friendship, and ultimately reminds us all that when it comes to friendships, no matter how big or small, there's room for everyone.

Incredibles 2 (2018)

Incredibles 2
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Brad Bird, starring Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner
Rated PG

Incredibles 2 is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated superhero film that continues the story of the Parr family. It follows Helen Parr (Elastigirl) as she takes on a lead role in a campaign to bring back the Supers, while Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) navigates the day-to-day heroics of "normal" life at home with Violet, Dash, and Jack-Jack. The film is packed with non-stop action and adventure, as the family must find a way to work together again—which is easier said than done, even when they’re all Incredible. Along the way, they confront a new foe, Screenslaver, who is wreaking havoc with his mind control abilities. With the fate of the world in the balance, the Parr family must find a way to work together again to save the day.

Onward (2020)

Onward
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Dan Scanlon, starring Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Octavia Spencer
Rated PG

Luca (2021)

Luca
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Enrico Casarosa, starring Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer, Emma Berman, Saverio Raimondo
Rated PG

Finding Dory (2016)

Finding Dory
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane, starring Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O'Neill, Kaitlin Olson
Rated PG

A Bug's Life (1998)

A Bug's Life
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, starring Kevin Spacey, David Foley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Hayden Panettiere
Rated G

Monsters University (2013)

Monsters University
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Dan Scanlon, starring Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren
Rated G

Cars (2006)

Cars
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: John Lasseter, Joe Ranft, starring Owen Wilson, Bonnie Hunt, Paul Newman, Larry the Cable Guy
Rated G

Brave (2012)

Brave
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell, starring Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters
Rated PG

Turning Red (2022)

Turning Red
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Domee Shi, starring Rosalie Chiang, Sandra Oh, Ava Morse, Hyein Park
Rated PG

Cars 3 (2017)

Cars 3
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Brian Fee, starring Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper, Nathan Fillion
Rated G

The Good Dinosaur (2015)

The Good Dinosaur
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Peter Sohn, starring Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, Maleah Nipay-Padilla, Ryan Teeple
Rated PG

Cars 2 (2011)

Cars 2
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Directors: John Lasseter, Bradford Lewis, starring Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer
Rated G

 



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