Toy Story 2
Woody and Buzz are back! Join TJ and Joe to discuss this 1999 digitally animated classic and learn why it's an even better film than its predecessor.
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- Release Date: November 19, 1999
- Director: John Lasseter
- Production Budget: $90 million
- World Wide Gross: $497.3
- Tom Hanks (Woody)
- Tim Allen (Buzz)
- Joan Cusack (Jessie)
- Kelsey Grammer (Stinky Pete)
- Don Rickles (Mr. Potato Head)
- Jim Varney (Slinky Dog)
- Wallace Shawn (Rex)
- John Ratzenberger (Hamm)
- Annie Potts (Bo Peep)
- Wayne Knight (Al)
- John Morris (Andy)
- Laurie Metcalf (Mrs. Davis)
- Estelle Harris (Mrs. Potato Head)
- Jodi Benson (AKA The Little Mermaid) (Tour Guide Barbie / Barbie on Backpack)
Jonathan Harris (Geri the Cleaner)
Composer: Randy Newman
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 their all-out rescue mission, Buzz and his friends Mr. Potato Head, Slinky Dog, Rex and Hamm the piggy bank spring into action to rescue Woody from ending up as a museum piece. They must find a way to save him before he gets sold in Japan forever or they’ll never see him again!
I forgot something about toys a long time ago, and "Toy Story 2'' reminded me. It involves the love, pity and guilt that a child feels for a favorite toy.
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!
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.
Critics Consensus: The rare sequel that arguably improves on its predecessor, Toy Story 2 uses inventive storytelling, gorgeous animation, and a talented cast to deliver another rich moviegoing experience for all ages.
Domestic Total Gross: $245,852,179 Domestic Lifetime Gross: $245,852,179 Distributor: Buena Vista Release Date: November 19, 1999 Genre: Animation Runtime: 1 hrs. 32 min. MPAA Rating: G Production Budget: $90 million