Toy Story 4

Toy Story 4 is a 2019 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the fourth installment in Pixar's Toy Story series and the sequel to Toy Story 3 (2010). It was directed by Josh Cooley (in his feature directorial debut) from a screenplay by Andrew Stanton and Stephany Folsom; the three also conceived the story alongside John Lasseter, Rashida Jones, Will McCormack, Valerie LaPointe, and Martin Hynes.[1] Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Joan Cusack, Don Rickles (via archive recordings),[a] Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, Estelle Harris, Blake Clark, Bonnie Hunt, Jeff Garlin, Kristen Schaal and Timothy Dalton reprise their character roles from the first three films. They are joined by Tony Hale, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves, and Ally Maki, who voice the new characters introduced in this film.

Toy Story 4
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byJosh Cooley
Produced by
Screenplay by
Story by
Starring
Music byRandy Newman[2]
Cinematography
Edited byAxel Geddes
Production
companies
Distributed byWalt Disney Studios
Motion Pictures
Release date
  • June 11, 2019 (2019-06-11) (El Capitan Theatre)
  • June 21, 2019 (2019-06-21) (United States)
Running time
100 minutes[3]
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$200 million[4]
Box office$1.073 billion[5][6]

The film directly follows Toy Story 3, as Sheriff Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and the rest get used to living with Bonnie, who creates a new toy named Forky, from recycled materials from school. As they go on a road trip with Bonnie, Woody is also reunited with Bo Peep, and must decide where his loyalties lie. The film is dedicated to Don Rickles (the voice actor of Mr. Potato Head) and animator Adam Burke, who died on April 6, 2017 and October 8, 2018, respectively.[7][8] The film marked the final film appearance of Carl Reiner before his death in 2020.[9]

Toy Story 4 premiered in Los Angeles on June 11, 2019, and was released in the United States on June 21, 2019. It grossed $1.073 billion worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing installment of the franchise, the eighth highest-grossing film of 2019, and the fifth-highest-grossing animated film of all time during its theatrical run. Like its predecessors, the film received critical acclaim, with praise for its story, humor, emotion, musical score, animation, and vocal performances. It won the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Animated Feature and the Producers Guild of America Award for Best Animated Motion Picture. At the 92nd Academy Awards, it was nominated for Best Original Song, and won Best Animated Feature, making it the first franchise to win the award twice.

PlotEdit

Between the events of Toy Story 2 and Toy Story 3, Woody and Bo Peep rescue RC, Andy's remote control car, from being washed away in a storm. Moments later, Bo Peep and her lamp are donated to a new owner. A distraught Woody considers coming with her, but in the end, decides his duty is to stay with Andy.

Nine years later, after a teenage Andy has donated his toys to Bonnie, Woody struggles to adapt, as the toys in Bonnie's room already have a leader, Dolly. Bonnie also shows little interest in playing with him, giving his badge to Jessie instead. Woody still remains convinced Bonnie must need him, and sneaks into her backpack the day of her kindergarten orientation. When another child steals Bonnie's art supplies, Woody gathers objects from the trash and leaves them on Bonnie's table. Discovering them, Bonnie creates a doll from a spork and some other odds and ends, which she names Forky. Forky comes to life, but suffers an existential crisis and keeps trying to jump into the trash. As Forky quickly becomes Bonnie's new favorite Toy, Woody repeatedly has to stop him from throwing himself away.

When Bonnie's family goes on a road trip, Forky jumps out the window of the moving RV, and Woody does the same, despite Buzz's protests. As they walk to the RV park, Woody finally convinces Forky that his place is with Bonnie. As they pass an antique store, Woody recognizes Bo Peep's lamp, and detours inside to find her. They encounter a talking doll named Gabby Gabby and her ventriloquist dummy friends. They immediately try to take Woody's voice box to replace Gabby's broken one, but Woody escapes the store, though Forky does not. At a playground, Woody reunites with Bo Peep and her sheep, who have deliberately become "Lost Toys", free from any one owner and able to do as they please. They agree to help Woody rescue Forky.

Buzz, in trying to find Woody, gets lost in a carnival and becomes a prize at a game, but escapes with plush toys Bunny and Ducky. They meet up with Woody and Bo, and with the help of pocket toy Giggle McDimples and Canadian stunt bike toy Duke Caboom, they twice attempt to rescue Forky (who is actually enjoying himself and is in no danger) but fail both times. After McDimples is nearly killed by the store owner's cat, the toys argue about whether or not to go back. Woody, still desperate to be of some use to Bonnie, insults Bo by saying loyalty isn't something a "Lost Toy" can understand. He is left alone to attempt to rescue Forky, but when he confronts Gabby, she explains to him she has wanted a child's love for more than 60 years. Woody sympathizes and gives her his voice box.

As Woody and Forky leave, they see Gabby Gabby cruelly rejected by Harmony, the store owner's granddaughter. Woody leaves Forky to go on alone and offers to take Gabby to Bonnie. Bo and her group also return, helping Woody and Gabby get back to Bonnie. Jessie, learning from Forky that Woody wants to meet at the carousel, rallies the other toys to interfere with the RV's controls and force Bonnie's dad to return to the carnival. On the way to the RV, Gabby discovers a lost and crying little girl and decides to stay and comfort her. The little girl is found by her parents and keeps Gabby as her toy.

Woody and Bo Peep decide they must leave each other again. Buzz convinces Woody that Bonnie is okay without him, and that he is free to stay with Bo. Woody gives his badge back to Jessie, and becomes a "Lost Toy" along with Bo, her sheep, McDimples, Caboom, Bunny, and Ducky. His longtime friends share an emotional goodbye with him, and leave with Bonnie. The Lost Toys then dedicate themselves to traveling with the carnival and helping prize toys find new owners.

On the first day of first grade, Bonnie makes a new (female) doll out of a plastic knife. The doll suffers the same existential crisis as Forky, and he becomes smitten with her.

Voice castEdit

ProductionEdit

DevelopmentEdit

 
Toy Story 4 is the film directorial debut of Josh Cooley.

In 2010, Toy Story 3 director Lee Unkrich said that Pixar was not planning another Toy Story film, saying, "It was really important to me with this film that we not just create another sequel, that it not just be another appendage coming off of the other two... there may be opportunities for Woody and Buzz in the future, but we don't have any plans for anything right now."[35] Tom Hanks and Tim Allen had tentatively signed on to reprise their roles of Woody and Buzz; Hanks stated the following year that he believed Pixar was working on a sequel.[11][36] Rumors arose that Toy Story 4 was in production and slated for release for 2015, but Disney dismissed these rumors in February 2013.[37]

Disney officially announced Toy Story 4 during an investor's call on November 6, 2014.[38] Then-studio head of Pixar John Lasseter, who directed the first two films and executive-produced the third, was scheduled to direct after writing a film treatment with Andrew Stanton, with input from Pete Docter and Unkrich. Rashida Jones and Will McCormack joined as writers, with Galyn Susman returning as a producer from Ratatouille.[39] Lasseter explained that Pixar decided to produce the sequel because of their "pure passion" for the series, and that the film would be a love story.[40] He felt that "Toy Story 3 ended Woody and Buzz's story with Andy so perfectly that for a long time, [Pixar] never even talked about doing another Toy Story movie. But when Andrew, Pete, Lee and I came up with this new idea, I just could not stop thinking about it."[41]

In March 2015, Pixar president Jim Morris described the film as a romantic comedy and said it would not be a continuation of the third film.[42][43] The same month, Variety reported that Josh Cooley was named co-director with Lasseter, having previously been head of story on Inside Out.[44] According to Lasseter, the film was kept so secret that even Morris and his boss Edwin Catmull had no knowledge of it until the treatment was finished. He stressed that "we do not do any sequel because we want to print money" but rather to tell a new story.[45] Cooley later revealed that development of a fourth movie had actually begun shortly before the release of the third movie.[46]

During the 2017 D23 Expo, Lasseter announced he was stepping down and leaving Cooley as sole director, saying he could no longer commit to directing the film between his positions at Pixar, Walt Disney Animation Studios, and Disneytoon Studios.[47][48] Jones and McCormack withdrew in November 2017, citing "philosophical differences."[49]

By January 2018, Disney had confirmed that the screenplay had been written by Stephany Folsom, who rewrote three quarters of Jones and McCormack's original script, according to Annie Potts.[50][51] Folsom had collaborated on the screenplay with Stanton, who co-wrote the first two films.[52] According to Cooley, the center of the film's updated screenplay was around the relationship of Woody and Bo Peep. Bo Peep had been absent in Toy Story 3, explained narratively as Bo Peep having been given away. This had set the stage for the conclusion of the third film, with Woody getting the idea to give Andy's toys to Bonnie. Cooley said that when they thought about bringing Bo Peep back in the fourth film, it was not only to rekindle the romantic interest between Woody and Bo Peep. Bo Peep's becoming a lost toy also reflects a fear Woody has had through the series, and challenges his world view.[53][54] By September 28, 2018, recording for the film had begun. Allen said that the film's story was "so emotional" that he "couldn't even get through the last scene."[55] Similarly, Hanks called the film's ending scene a "moment in history."[56] On January 30, 2019, Hanks and Allen finished recording their characters' voices.[57]

CastingEdit

(L to R) Tony Hale, Keanu Reeves, Christina Hendricks, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele voice new characters in Toy Story 4.

Most of the previous voice actors, including Tom Hanks and Tim Allen, signed on to reprise their roles. Hanks stated in May 2016 that he had recorded his first lines for Woody.[10][58] Annie Potts was confirmed to return as Bo Peep, after being absent from Toy Story 3.[12] Potts was told by Pixar's then chief creative officer John Lasseter that her character's absence in the third movie was attributed to them saving her for the fourth.[51] Don Rickles intended to reprise his role as Mr. Potato Head, but died in April 2017,[59] before any lines were recorded as the script was still being rewritten.[60] According to Cooley, Rickles' family contacted Pixar and asked if there was any way to include him in the film. Pixar reviewed 25 years of archival material that Rickles had participated in, including unused lines from the first three Toy Story films, video games and other related media for the franchise, and other works, and re-purposed them for use within the film.[27]

Tony Hale was cast as Forky, a homemade toy suffering an existential crisis. Hale has performed roles before with similar panicked characters, including Buster Bluth on Arrested Development and Gary Walsh on Veep. When asked to voice Forky, Hale said, "A utensil's existential crisis? I'm in!"[61] Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele were cast as a pair of carnival prize plush toys named Ducky and Bunny. Cooley said that while they brought them on to provide some improvised comedy to the film, "they were story motivated which elevated Ducky and Bunny and the film to a level I never could have expected."[62] Additionally, Keanu Reeves was announced to be voicing a character in the film[19] named Duke Caboom.[20] Reeves said he was contacted by Pixar, much to his surprise, with the intention of voicing the part and letting him develop the character's verbal mannerisms.[63] On March 22, 2019, Madeleine McGraw, who had previously voiced Maddy McGear in Pixar's Cars 3, was revealed to be voicing Bonnie, who was voiced by Emily Hahn in the previous film and other works.[17] Comedians Carol Burnett, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, and Betty White were added to the cast to voice a set of four toys that Bonnie played with as a toddler but had since outgrown, acting as "veteran" toys to help Woody prepare for when the same happens to him.[32]

Music and soundtrackEdit

Toy Story 4
Soundtrack album by
ReleasedJune 21, 2019
GenreScore
Length72:37
LabelWalt Disney
Pixar soundtrack chronology
Incredibles 2
(2018)
Toy Story 4
(2019)
Onward
(2020)
Randy Newman chronology
The Meyerowitz Stories
(2017)
Toy Story 4
(2019)
Singles from Toy Story 4
  1. "The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy"
    Released: June 5, 2019

Randy Newman, who composed and wrote songs for the previous three films, was confirmed to be returning during the 2015 D23 Expo.[2][64] Director Josh Cooley said that he hired Newman to return because he "can't imagine making a fourth [film] without Randy Newman."[7] Newman wrote new themes for Bonnie, Gabby Gabby, and Duke Caboom, with the latter's featuring accordions and mandolins to represent the character's memories of rejection.[7] He also wrote a "subordinate theme" for Forky.[7] Newman also reused his previous orchestral themes from the first three films. He wrote two new songs for the film, titled "The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy" and "I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away", with Newman also performing the latter.[7] On June 5, 2019, Chris Stapleton's version of "Cowboy" was released as a single.[65] The film's soundtrack, featuring Newman's score, Stapleton's and Newman's versions of the two new songs, and Newman's "You've Got a Friend in Me", was released on June 21, 2019, with the film.[7][65]

All tracks are written by Randy Newman.

No.TitleLength
1."You've Got a Friend in Me" (performed by Randy Newman)2:04
2."I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away" (performed by Newman)2:05
3."The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy" (performed by Chris Stapleton)1:51
4."Operation Pull Toy"5:19
5."Woody's Closet of Neglect"3:55
6."School Daze"4:22
7."Trash Can Chronicles"3:28
8."The Road to Antiques"2:41
9."A Spork in the Road"1:56
10."Rubber Baby Buggy Butlers"1:52
11."Buzz's Flight & A Maiden"4:07
12."Ducky, Bunny, & Tea"2:16
13."Bunny's Flight and Frozen Time"1:36
14."Moving at the Speed of Skunk to Rocks behind"1:34
15."Bo Peep's Arm Making Fun Of"2:36
16."Three Sheeps to the Wind"2:55
17."Bunny's Pinky Promise"1:12
18."Sneaking and Antiquing"1:42
19."Recruiting Duke Caboom"1:16
20."Prepping the Jump"2:20
21."Let's Caboom!"4:07
22."Bunny's Heart to Heart with Woody"1:17
23."Cowboy and Rabbit Weapon Power"2:06
24."Operation Harmony"4:24
25."Duke's Best Crash Ever"2:43
26."Gabby Gabby's Most Noble Thing"3:02
27."Parting Gifts & New Horizons"5:05
28."The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy (Soundtrack version)" (performed by Newman)1:51
29."Plush Rush!"1:12
Total length:72:37

ReleaseEdit

TheatricalEdit

Toy Story 4 had its world premiere at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles on June 11, 2019,[66] and was released in the United States on June 21, 2019,[67] in IMAX and 3D.[68][69] Toy Story 4 was originally scheduled to be released in the United States on June 16, 2017 and June 15, 2018, due to the respective releases of Cars 3 and Incredibles 2.[38][70][67] Toy Story 4 is the first Pixar film without a leading short by its release since the original film.[71]

Home mediaEdit

Toy Story 4 was released digitally on October 1, 2019, and on DVD, Blu-ray, and Ultra HD Blu-ray on October 8, 2019.[72] The film was released on Disney+ on February 5, 2020.[73]

ReceptionEdit

Box officeEdit

Toy Story 4 grossed $434 million in the United States and Canada, and $639.4 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $1.073 billion.[5][6] The film had a worldwide opening of $244.5 million, the third biggest for an animated film.[74] It crossed the billion dollar mark on August 13, 2019, becoming the 43rd film as well as the fourth Pixar film to ever do so.[75] It was also the fifth film released by Disney in 2019, and sixth overall, to cross the milestone, both records for a single year.[76] Deadline Hollywood calculated the net profit of the film to be $368 million, accounting for production budgets, P&A, talent participations, and other costs, with box office grosses, and ancillary revenues from home media, placing it sixth on their list of 2019's "Most Valuable Blockbusters".[77]

In the United States and Canada, On May 28, 2019, Toy Story 4 set the records on Fandango for most tickets sold by an animated film in its first 24 hours of pre-sales (besting Incredibles 2), while Atom Tickets reported it sold nearly 50% more than the previous three highest-selling animated films combined did in their first day (Incredibles 2, Ralph Breaks the Internet, and Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation).[78] The film opened alongside Child's Play and Anna, and was projected to gross $140–160 million in its opening weekend, with some predicting it could debut as high as $200 million. It played in 4,575 theaters, the second-most all-time behind Avengers: Endgame.[79][80] Toy Story 4 made $47.4 million on its first day, including $12 million from Thursday night previews, the second-highest amount for an animated film, behind Incredibles 2.[81] The film went on to debut to $120.9 million over the weekend, finishing first at the box office.[82][83] Although below projections, executives at Disney were satisfied with the debut, since it continued Pixar's "remarkable consistency" at the box office and showed "proof of audiences' long-time love for the Toy Story franchise."[84][85] Additionally, it was the best opening of the series, the biggest for a G-rated film and the fourth-highest of all-time for an animated film.[74][83][86][87] In its second weekend, Toy Story 4 made $59.7 million and retained the top spot at the box office,[88] before being dethroned at second by newcomer Spider-Man: Far From Home in the third weekend, with Toy Story 4 grossed $34.3 million during this weekend.[89] In August 2019, the film surpassed The Lion King (1994, $422 million including re-releases), which held the title for the last 25 years (1994-2003 and 2011-2019) to become the highest-grossing G-rated film of all-time domestically.[90]

In other territories, the film opened day-and-date with the U.S. in 37 countries (64% of its total market), and was projected to gross around $100 million abroad for a global debut of $260 million.[79] In China, where the film opened alongside a re-release of Spirited Away (2001), it was expected to debut to $15–20 million.[4] Through September 2, 2019, the film's largest markets were Japan ($90.1 million), the United Kingdom ($79.9 million, third highest all-time for an animated film), Mexico ($72 million), Brazil ($32.5 million), France ($29.2 million), China ($29.1 million), Argentina ($28.9 million), Australia ($28.9 million), and South Korea ($24.7 million).[76][6]

Critical responseEdit

On review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 97% based on 449 reviews, with an average rating of 8.3/10. The website's critics consensus reads, "Heartwarming, funny, and beautifully animated, Toy Story 4 manages the unlikely feat of extending – and perhaps concluding – a practically perfect animated saga."[91] Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned the film a score of 84 out of 100 based on 57 critics, indicating "universal acclaim."[92] Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A" on an A+ to F scale, and 89% of those at PostTrak gave it a positive score, with 75% saying they would definitely recommend it.[74]

The film received a four-star rating from Matt Zoller Seitz of RogerEbert.com, who wrote "This franchise has demonstrated an impressive ability to beat the odds and reinvent itself, over a span of time long enough for two generations to grow up in. It's a toy store of ideas, with new wonders in every aisle."[93] The Washington Post's Ann Hornaday also gave the film four out of four stars and praised its "visually dazzling concoction of wily schemes and daring adventures", as well as achieving "a near-perfect balance between familiarity and novelty, action and emotion, and joyful hellos and more bittersweet goodbyes."[94] Peter DeBruge of Variety wrote "Toy Story ushered in the era of computer-animated cartoon features, and the fourth movie wraps up the saga beautifully. At least, for now."[33] The Daily Telegraph's Robbie Collin wrote "Toy Story 4 reaffirms that Pixar, at their best, are like no other animation studio around."[95]

Writing for IndieWire, David Ehrlich gave the film a grade of B+ and wrote "Clever, breathless, and never manic just for the sake of keeping your kids' eyes busy, the action in Toy Story 4 is character-driven and paced to perfection."[96] Peter Travers of Rolling Stone, who gave the film four-and-a-half stars out of five stars, praised its "visual pow, pinwheeling fun and soulful feeling" and lauded the voice performance of Tony Hale as Forky.[97] Joe Morgenstern of The Wall Street Journal said that "the new film isn't flawless, but it's hugely enjoyable and speaks, with bewitching buoyancy, to nothing less than the purpose of living and the mystery of life."[98] While Peter Rainer of The Christian Science Monitor wrote that the film did not put him "through the emotional wringer the way its predecessor did," he still gave it a grade of A- and said "it's consistently inventive, funny, witty, and heartfelt. In other words, it's a lot better than it has any right to be. It's more than good enough to justify its existence."[99]

Conversely, Kyle Smith of National Review called the film "the weakest effort in the series so far", finding its subject matter was unclear and the motives of the characters opposed and undermined the series' previous installments. He further critiqued the film for prioritizing its comedy while the story's underlying themes were "tossed out haphazardly without much follow-through", saying "It may be an essential element of Disney's corporate strategy, but as a film it's forgettable."[100]

AccoladesEdit

Award Date of ceremony Category Recipient(s) Result Ref.
Golden Trailer Awards May 29, 2019 Best Animation/Family TV Spot (for a Feature Film) "Carnival", Disney, Workshop Creative Nominated [101]
Best Animation/Family "Stories", Walt Disney Studios, MOCEAN Won
Saturn Awards September 13, 2019 Best Fantasy Film Toy Story 4 Won [102]
[103]
Best Animated Film Toy Story 4 Nominated
Hollywood Film Awards November 3, 2019 Best Animation Film Josh Cooley, Jonas Rivera and Mark Nielsen Won [104]
Washington D.C. Film Critics Association Awards December 8, 2019 Best Animated Feature Toy Story 4 Won
Detroit Film Critics Society December 9, 2019 Best Animated Feature Toy Story 4 Won [105]
San Diego Film Critics Society Awards December 9, 2019 Best Animated Film Josh Cooley Runner-up [106]
Chicago Film Critics Association December 14, 2019 Best Animated Film Toy Story 4 Won
St. Louis Film Critics Association Awards December 15, 2019 Best Animated Feature Toy Story 4 Won
Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association December 16, 2019 Best Animated Film Toy Story 4 Won
Satellite Awards December 19, 2019 Best Animated or Mixed Media Feature Josh Cooley Nominated [107]
Best Original Song Randy Newman (for "The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy") Nominated
Golden Globe Awards January 5, 2020 Best Animated Feature Film Josh Cooley, Jonas Rivera and Mark Nielsen Nominated [108]
Hollywood Critics Association January 9, 2020 Best Animated Film Toy Story 4 Won [109]
Best Animated or VFX Performance Tom Hanks Nominated
Critics' Choice Movie Awards January 12, 2020 Best Animated Feature Toy Story 4 Won [110]
American Cinema Editors January 17, 2020 American Cinema Editors Award for Best Edited Animated Feature Film Axel Geddes Won [111]
Producers Guild of America Awards January 18, 2020 Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures Mark Nielsen and Jonas Rivera Won [112]
Golden Reel Awards January 19, 2020 Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Feature Animation Leff Lefferts, Jeremy Bowker, Randy Thom, Bjorn Ole Schroeder, Samson Neslund, David Farmer, Michael Silvers, Larry Oatfield, Chris Manning, Shelley Roden, John Roesch Won [113]
Humanitas Prize January 24, 2020 Feature Film, Family John Lasseter (Story), Andrew Stanton (Story and Screenplay), Josh Cooley (Story), Valerie LaPointe (Story), Rashida Jones (Story), Will McCormack (Story), Martin Hynes (Story) and Stephany Folsom (Story and Screenplay) Nominated [114]
Annie Awards January 25, 2020 Best Animated Feature Pixar Animation Studios Nominated [115]
Outstanding Achievement for Animated Effects in an Animated Production Alexis Angelidis, Amit Ganapati Baadkar, Greg Gladstone, Kylie Wijsmuller and Matthew Kiyoshi Wong Nominated
Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Feature Production Axel Geddes, Torbin Xan Bullock and Greg Snyde Nominated
Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated Feature Production Andrew Stanton and Stephany Folsom Nominated
Outstanding Achievement for Music in an Animated Feature Production Randy Newman Nominated
Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production Tony Hale Nominated
Grammy Awards January 26, 2020 Best Song Written for Visual Media Randy Newman (for "The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy") Nominated [116]
Visual Effects Society January 29, 2020 Outstanding Visual Effects in an Animated Feature Josh Cooley, Mark Nielsen, Bob Moyer and Gary Bruins Nominated [117]
Outstanding Animated Character in an Animated Feature Radford Hurn, Tanja Krampfert, George Nguyen and Becki Rocha Tower for Bo Beep Nominated
Outstanding Created Environment in an Animated Feature Hosuk Chang, Andrew Finley, Alison Leaf, Philip Shoebottom for Antique Mall Won
Outstanding Effects Simulations in an Animated Feature Alexis Angelidis, Amit Baadkar, Lyon Liew and Michael Lorenzen Nominated
Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a CG Project Jean-Claude Kalache, Patrick Lin Nominated
Casting Society of America January 30, 2020 Animation Kevin Reher and Natalie Lyon Won[b] [118]
Art Directors Guild Awards February 1, 2020 Excellence in Production Design for an Animated Film Bob Pauley Won [119]
British Academy Film Awards February 2, 2020 Best Animated Film Josh Cooley, Jonas Rivera and Mark Nielsen Nominated [120]
Black Reel Awards February 6, 2020 Outstanding Voice Performance Keegan-Michael Key Nominated [121]
Jordan Peele Nominated
Academy Awards February 9, 2020 Best Animated Feature Josh Cooley, Jonas Rivera and Mark Nielsen Won [122]
Best Original Song Randy Newman (for "I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away") Nominated
Golden Raspberry Awards March 16, 2020 The Razzie Redeemer Award Keanu Reeves Nominated [123]
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards May 2, 2020 Favorite Animated Movie Toy Story 4 Nominated [124]
Favorite Male Voice from an Animated Movie Tom Hanks Nominated

FutureEdit

Possible sequelEdit

In May 2019, producer Mark Nielsen confirmed that after Toy Story 4, Pixar would return its focus to making original films instead of sequels for a while.[1] On The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Tom Hanks stated that the film would be the final film in the series. He said to Ellen DeGeneres that Tim Allen had "warned [him] about the emotional final goodbye between [their characters] Woody and Buzz [Lightyear in Toy Story 4]."[125] However, Nielsen did not rule out a possibility of a fifth film, stating, "Every film we make, we treat it like it's the first and the last film we're ever going to make, so you force yourself to make it hold up. You don't get in over your skis. Whether there's another one? I don't know. If there is, it's tomorrow's problem."[126] Shortly after the fourth film's release, Annie Potts said that despite her not knowing if another film would be made, she believes a lot of fans will be interested to see what the toys do next.[127] A few months before the film's release, Allen hinted that a fifth film is possible, while also expressing interest in doing another film, stating, "Once you've gotten to four, you're passed that trilogy [point], so I don't see any reason why they wouldn't do it, certainly. If you ask me, I'd say do five."[128]

Spin-offEdit

On December 10, 2020, Pete Docter announced that a prequel spin-off of the main series of films entitled Lightyear would be released on June 17, 2022. It will star Chris Evans as the voice of a human Buzz Lightyear, replacing Tim Allen, and will focus on Buzz's in-universe backstory before he became a famous toy.[129]

Short filmEdit

A short film titled Lamp Life reveals Bo Peep's whereabouts between leaving and reuniting with Woody.[130] The short was released on Disney+ on January 31, 2020.[131]

SeriesEdit

A 10-episode short-form educational series, Forky Asks a Question, debuted exclusively on the Disney+ streaming service upon its launch on November 12, 2019.[132] It focuses mainly on Forky, but other Toy Story characters such as Rex, Hamm, Trixie, Buttercup, and Mr. Pricklepants also make appearances.

LawsuitEdit

In September 2020, Evel Knievel's son Kelly sued both Disney and Pixar over the character Duke Caboom, saying that his father’s likeness was used for the character without permission.[133]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b This is the first posthumous film performance by Rickles, who died in early 2017 and appears through the use of previously-recorded material.[27]
  2. ^ Tied with The Lion King.

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