Search results for "John Lasseter"


A Bug's Life (1998) RT 92% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 1999

On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Andrew Stanton  •  John Lasseter
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Julia Louis-Dreyfus  •  Hayden Panettiere  •  Phyllis Diller

Toy Story 2 (1999) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Oct 2000

During a garage sale Andy’s mother sells some of Andy’s old things including his favorite toy Woody to a collector. Buzz Lightyear and the other toys begin a reckless mission ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tim Allen  •  Kelsey Grammer  •  Joan Cusack

Cars 2 (2011) RT 39% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Nov 2011

Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter  •  Brad Lewis
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Michael Caine  •  Emily Mortimer  •  Jason Isaacs

Cars (2006) RT 74% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Joe Ranft  •  John Lasseter
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Paul Newman  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Larry the Cable Guy

Mater and the Ghostlight (2006) RT Audience 62%

Mater, the rusty but trusty tow truck from Cars, spends a day in Radiator Springs playing scary pranks on his fellow townsfolk. That night at Flo's V8 Café, the Sheriff tells ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter  •  Dan Scanlon
CAST:  Larry the Cable Guy  •  Owen Wilson  •  Michael Wallis  •  Bonnie Hunt

Toy Story (1995) RT 100% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Woody the cowboy is young Andy’s favorite toy. Yet this changes when Andy get the new super toy Buzz Lightyear for his birthday. Now that Woody is no longer number one he ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tim Allen  •  Don Rickles  •  Jim Varney

Light & Heavy (1991)

Two short films made by Pixar for Sesame Street.  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
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Knick Knack (1989) RT Audience 81%

Life on a shelf as a snowman trapped in a snow-globe blizzard can become wearing, especially when you're surrounded by knickknacks from sunnier locales. When the jaded snowman ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
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Tin Toy (1988) RT Audience 61%

Babies are hardly monster-like, unless you're a toy. After escaping a drooling baby, Tinny realizes that he wants to be played with after all. But in the amount of time it ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
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Red's Dream (1987) RT Audience 51%

Life as the sole sale item in the clearance corner of Eben's Bikes can get lonely. So Red, a unicycle, dreams up a clown owner and his own juggling act that steals the show. ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
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Luxo Jr. (1986) RT Audience 81%

A baby lamp finds a ball to play with and it's all fun and games until the ball bursts. Just when the elder Luxo thinks his kid will settle down for a bit, Luxo Jr. finds a ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST: 

Nitemare (1980)

A child, who is afraid, of the dark forms a unique relationship with the objects that once frightened him.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST: 

Toy Story 4 (2019) RT Audience 98%

Woody and Buzz Lightyear set out on an epic journey to find Woody's romantic interest, Bo Peep.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Tim Allen  •  Laurie Metcalf

Tokyo Mater (2008) RT Audience 57%

A routine tow lands Mater in Tokyo, where he is challenged to a drift-style race against a nefarious gang leader and his posse of ninjas. With the help of his friend, 'Dragon' ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter  •  Victor Navone  •  Rob Gibbs
CAST:  Larry the Cable Guy  •  Keith Ferguson

Pixar Short Films Collection, Volume 2 (2012)

Disney and Pixar present an incredible new collection of 12 short films, featuring multiple Academy Award® nominees (Best Short Film, Animated: "Presto," 2008; "Day & ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
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These Amazing Shadows (2011) RT 75% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Nov 2011

Documentary about the National Film Registry, featuring clips of films that have been included in the registry, as well as interviews with members of the National Film ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Paul Mariano  •  Kurt Norton
CAST:  Jeff Adachi  •  James H. Billington  •  Robin Blaetz  •  Brooks Boliek

Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible (2010)

Leslie Iwerks' documentary takes audiences behind the scenes at ILM with in depth interviews with some of the company's top talent and showcases never before seen footage ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Leslie Iwerks
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  George Lucas  •  Steven Spielberg  •  Ron Howard

Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009) RT 71% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Nov 2010

By the mid-1980s, the fabled animation studios of Walt Disney had fallen on hard times. The artists were polarized between newcomers hungry to innovate and old timers not yet ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family
DIRECTION:  Don Hahn
CAST:  Tim Burton  •  John Lasseter  •  Don Bluth  •  Howard Ashman

The Pixar Story (2007) RT 86% / Audience 92%

A look at the first years of Pixar Animation Studios - from the success of "Toy Story" and Pixar's promotion of talented people, to the building of its East Bay campus, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Leslie Iwerks
CAST:  Stacy Keach  •  John Lasseter  •  Brad Bird  •  John Musker