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There may be no other Disney Pixar franchise as beloved as this one. toy storyhas become an absolute staple and icon in the amination industry.
toy story (1995), toy story 2 (1999), toy story 3 (2010), and toy story 4 (2019) grossed a massive $3.3 billion at the box office.
The original made over $365 million worldwide at the box office on a budget of just $30 million. From there, sequels nearly doubled that number to over $511 million.both toy story 3 When toy story 4 Each debut would generate more than $1 billion each.
Tim Allen (Buzz Lightyear) and Tom Hanks (Woody) have reprized their roles not only in the film, but also in Pixar’s animated shorts.
then controversial light yearFeaturing the backstory of beloved character Buzz Lightyear. The film will be released in 2022 with a budget of $200 million. Although this was expected to be a “summer animated feature”, the film completely bombed the box office, earning just $50 million in its opening weekend and earning him $2 million worldwide in theaters. Generated $118 million.
Conversely, the main competitors of cinema are Minions: Rise of Gru (2022) was the fifth highest-grossing film of the year, generating nearly $1 billion worldwide. For reference, the Illumination movie had a budget of only $80 million ( light year).
now a director toy story Some sharp comments about the film are also reportedly on the way.
John Lasseter hasn’t been at Pixar Studios for quite some time after reports of sexual misconduct came out a few years ago, but that hasn’t stopped him from speaking outspokenly about the studio.
The Direct reports that Lasseter “doesn’t like what Disney has done with animated titles since leaving the company.”
Lasseter wasn’t the only one who was critical of Disney and its decisions regarding animated features last year. Many questioned the decision to make a film about Buzz Lightyear without bringing back Tim Allen. explained the decision, which is why Chris Evans was given the role, but this did not sit well with fans.
Tom Hanks said he thought Allen should be part of the film as well.
In addition to the box office bomb of light yeardisney strange world Box office receipts reached even lower levels, grossing just $67 million worldwide.
Outside of animation, Disney continues to enjoy box office success. Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022) raised over $810 million, Avatar: Path of Water (2022) has so far grossed $1.38 billion at the box office.
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