Toy Story (1995) Synopsis
An action hero's arrival creates upset in a group of toys that comes to life when people are absent.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
A gem of fast action, sophisticated wit and inspired comedy.
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100

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
There's a giddy, absurd charm to the story, in which the strange setting only enhances the comfortable familiarity of the narrative and...
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100

San Francisco Examiner

The film will intoxicate children and charm the parents in their company.
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100

The New York Times

By Elvis Mitchell
A parent-tickling delight, is a work of incredible cleverness in the best two-tiered Disney tradition. [22 November 1995, p. C9]
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A visionary roller-coaster ride of a movie.
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The first animated feature produced entirely on computer is a magically witty and humane entertainment, a hellzapoppin fairy tale about a...
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100

Los Angeles Times

By Kenneth Turan
Although its computer-generated imagery is impressive, the major surprise of this bright foray into a new kind of animation is how much...
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88

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
The computer-generated effects are a marvel. It's something of a bonus that the characters, dialogue, and story provide entertainment value...
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75

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
The first all computer-animated feature, which brings a bedroom of playthings to bouncy life, is yummy eye candy spiked with 3-D-style...
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70

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Clever, fast-moving and unobtrusively self-conscious.
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Toy Story

By supertroup
This movie is historic. Great storyline, not the best animation. But hey! It's the first full-length computer animated feature! It was amazing for its time!...

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It's Toy Story! Come On!

By BloodyKnight23
While I think Wall-E is the best Disney/Pixar movie to date, it's Toy Story! Come On! An INSTANT CLASSIC from the moment it came out....

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By austinbhill
This was the best movie of my childhood...

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Good

By 2517mom
Soooo Goooof...

Toy Story (1995) review

By imaxmoviefan101
GREAT MOVIE!! good for a family or just a kid alone. MUst GO...

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The Original

By avckc
I re-watched this movie for the first time in 15 years, and greatly enjoyed it, and remembered my awe when I first saw it. There are creepy scenes with the bad boy neighbor's treatment of toys, but...

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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 4+ Pixar classic is one of the best kids' movies of all time.
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