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: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Julia Louis-Dreyfus  •  Hayden Panettiere  •  Phyllis Diller

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:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Paul Newman  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Larry the Cable Guy

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
CAST: 

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: 

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

DVD release: Mar 2001

Led by Woody, Andy's toys live happily in his room until Andy's birthday brings Buzz Lightyear onto the scene. Afraid of losing his place in Andy's heart, Woody plots against ...  (more)

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

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

DVD release: Oct 2000

Andy heads off to Cowboy Camp, leaving his toys to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector named Al McWhiggen, owner of Al's Toy Barn ...  (more)

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

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
CAST:  Sárközi Olivér

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 • 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
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST: 

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
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Michael Caine  •  Emily Mortimer  •  Jason Isaacs




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

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  •  Mickie McGowan  •  Michael Wallis

Heavy Metal Mater (2010)

Mater and Lightning McQueen are ready to rock! When Mater's garage band, Mater and the Gas Caps, records a hit song, Mater becomes a rock legend. Then Lightning joins Mater's ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter  •  Rob Gibbs
CAST:  Larry the Cable Guy  •  Keith Ferguson  •  Lori Alan  •  Jack Angel

Monster Truck Mater (2010)

As a professional monster truck wrestler, Mater must work his way up through the ranks from amateur to World Champion Monster Truck Wrestler. But rival wrestlers I-Screamer, ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter  •  Rob Gibbs
CAST:  Larry the Cable Guy  •  Keith Ferguson  •  Jess Harnell  •  Jan Rabson

Unidentified Flying Mater (2009)

Mater finds a small UFO called Mator and they have a night out. Later, when Mator is captured by the military forces, Mater sneaks up and saves him with the help of Lightning ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter  •  Rob Gibbs
CAST:  Larry the Cable Guy  •  Keith Ferguson  •  George Carlin  •  Tony Shalhoub

El Materdor (2008)

Mater is a matador fighting a herd of bulldozers in Spain. When Lightning McQueen enters the story, the bulldozers begin to chase him due to his red paint.  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter  •  Victor Navone  •  Rob Gibbs
CAST:  Larry the Cable Guy  •  Keith Ferguson  •  Lindsey Collins  •  Elissa Knight

Mater the Greater (2008)

Mater tells Lightning McQueen about his former job as a daredevil.  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter  •  Victor Navone  •  Rob Gibbs
CAST:  Larry the Cable Guy  •  Keith Ferguson  •  Lloyd Sherr  •  Jenifer Lewis

Rescue Squad Mater (2008)

Lightning McQueen and Mater are driving in Radiator Springs and drive past Red, who is hosing some plants near Stanley. Mater tells Lightning that he used to be a firetruck, ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter  •  Victor Navone  •  Rob Gibbs
CAST:  Larry the Cable Guy  •  Keith Ferguson  •  Lindsey Collins  •  Elissa Knight

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