Toy Story 3

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $415,004,880Details
International Box Office $648,754,576
Worldwide Box Office $1,063,759,456
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $188,374,627 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $58,900,535 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $247,275,162
Further financial details...

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Synopsis

As Andy prepares to depart for college, his loyal toys find themselves in... day care! But the untamed tots with their sticky little fingers do not play nice, so it's all for one and one for all as plans for the great escape get underway. More than a few new faces -- some plastic, some plush -- join the adventure, including iconic swinging bachelor and Barbie's counterpart, Ken; a lederhosen-wearing thespian hedgehog named Mr. Pricklepants; and a pink, strawberry-scented teddy bear called Lots-o'- Huggin' Bear.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics
99% - Certified Fresh
Audience
89% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$200,000,000
Theatrical Release: June 18th, 2010 (IMAX) by Walt Disney
June 18th, 2010 (Wide) by Walt Disney
Video Release: November 2nd, 2010 by Walt Disney Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: G
(Rating bulletin 2121, 5/19/2010)
Franchise: Toy Story
Keywords: 3-D, Family Movie, IMAX: DMR
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Digital Animation
Creative Type:Kids Fiction

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It was another strong weekend on the per theater chart with Cyrus leading the way with $180,000 in just four theaters for an average of $45,429. This is strong enough to suggest the potential to expand wide, or at least wide enough to secure some measure of mainstream success. The overall box office leader, Toy Story 3, was next with an average of $27,385. I Am Love opened with $120,000 in eight theaters for an average of $15,188. Meanwhile, The Killer Inside Me and The Girlfriends opened with relatively similar results, the former earning $11,083 in one theater while the latter earned $10,092, also in one theater. More...

IMAX: Toy's Playful Beginning

Toy Story 3's record-breaking opening included its run on IMAX, opening with $8.4 million on 180 IMAX screens. That's the record for an animated film. Additionally, it earned $1.2 million on 47 IMAX screens internationally for a worldwide opening of $9.6 million, with scheduled openings in 29 more theaters on the international scene yet to come. More...

Contest: Heading North: Winning Announcement

The winners of our Heading North contest were determined and they are... More...

Weekend Estimates: Toy Story 3 Has Best Opening Ever for Pixar

As expected, Toy Story 3 is dominating this weekend at the box office, and it is heading for a record opening for Pixar. Disney is projecting a $109 million opening weekend, which is significantly ahead of the $70 million opening posted by The Incredibles back in 2004. 3D tickets sales and general ticket price inflation helped the cause, of course, but it's still a very impressive result, to go with Disney's success with Alice in Wonderland earlier in the year. More...

Weekend Preview: Pixar Turns it Up to Eleven

Pixar releases its eleventh feature-length film this weekend. And considering its previous ten have all opened in first place (assuming you discount prestige limited releases) this is reason for Disney to celebrate. In fact, it could be reason for the industry as a whole to celebrate, considering more than 10 million tickets could be sold for this movie, which means more than 10 million people watching trailers for upcoming releases, seeing posters for new movies, etc. Compared to last year, Toy Story 3 could make more than the top five combined, which should help boost 2010's lead over 2009. More...

Contest: Heading North

Next week sees the release of Toy Story 3, which could be the biggest hit of the summer, perhaps the biggest hit of the year. Its early reviews are encouraging and at the very least, it should help the overall box office head north. It is also the target film for this week's box office prediction contest. In order to win, one must simply predict the opening weekend box office number for Toy Story 3. Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going over, will win a copy of Leave It To Beaver: Season Three on DVD.

Meanwhile, whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going under, will win a copy of 180 Degrees South on Blu-ray. Entries must be received by 10 a.m., Pacific Time on Friday to be eligible, so don't delay! More...

2010 Preview: June

So far this summer the disappointments are outnumbering the pleasant surprises by a disturbing margin. Granted, we've only just finished May, but none of the May wide releases met expectations. None. Iron Man 2 was still a massive hit, but no film since then has come close to matching its box office prowess and we are coming close to hitting the panic button at the box office. Worse still, June of 2009 was better than expected with two massive hits that came out of nowhere. Plus, there was the release of the Revenge of the Fallen, which for much of the year looked like it would be the biggest hit of 2009. So, do we have any films likely to do as well as Revenge this June? Maybe. And hopefully we will have more depth, because outside those three films, the rest of June 2009 struggled. More...

And You Thought Avatar was Big in Regular Theaters

Avatar set records over the weekend on IMAX screens across the nation, pulling in $9.5 million on 178 screens, which is the largest opening for an IMAX film and also the widest release in the format's history. There were reports of nearly every ticket being sold with theater owners adding shows at 3 am, and in some cases 6 am, to deal with the demand. Internationally, the film made $4.1 million on 58 screens for a worldwide total of $13.6 million so far. The film has yet to fully expand internationally, while historically films have had better legs on IMAX than on regular screens, which will undoubtedly help it going forward. More...

Cast Updates - August 28, 2008

This week's round of new casting information contains updates for City of Ember, Flash of Genius, Toy Story 3, and more! More...

Cast Updates - April 10, 2008

This week's round of new casting information contains updates for Bride Wars, I Love You Phillip Morris, New York, I Love You, and more! More...

New Movie US Release Dates - January 27, 2008

This week's round of new movie release information contains release dates for The Night Watchman, High School Musical 3, Toy Story 3 and more! More...

Cast

Tom Hanks    Woody
Tim Allen    Buzz Lightyear
Joan Cusack    Jessie the Cowgirl
Ned Beatty    Lotso
Don Rickles    Mr. Potato Head
Michael Keaton    Ken
Wallace Shawn    Rex
John Ratzenberger    Hamm the Piggy Bank
Estelle Harris    Mrs. Potato Head
John Morris    Andy
Jodi Benson    Barbie
Emily Hahn    Bonnie
Laurie Metcalf    Andy's Mom
Blake Clark    Slinky Dog
Teddy Newton    Chatter Telephone
Bud Luckey    Chuckles
Beatrice Miller    Molly
Javier Fernandez-Pena    Spanish Buzz
Timothy Dalton    Mr. Pricklepants
Lori Alan    Bonnie's Mom
Charlie Bright    Young Andy, Pea-in-a-Pod
Kristen Schaal    Trixie
Jeff Garlin    Buttercup
Bonnie Hunt    Dolly
John Cygan    Twitch
Jeff Pidgeon    Aliens
Whoopi Goldberg    Stretch
Jack Angel    Chunk
R. Lee Ermey    Sarge
Jan Rabson    Sparks
Richard Kind    Bookworm
Erik von Detten    Sid
Amber Kroner    Pea in a Pod
Jack Willis    Frog

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Lee Unkrich
Producer    Darla Anderson
Executive Producer    John Lasseter
Associate Producer    Nicole Paradis Grindle
Story Creator    John Lasseter
Story Creator    Andrew Stanton
Story Creator    Lee Unkrich
Screenwriter    Michael Arndt
Music composed and conducted by    Randy Newman
Story Supervisor    Jason Katz
Editor    Ken Schretzmann
Production Designer    Bob Pauley
Supervising Technical Director    Guido Quaroni
Production Designer    Michael Warch
Supervising Animator    Bobby Podesta
Supervising Animator    Michael Venturini
Cinematographer    Jeremy Lasky
Lighting    Kim White
Character Supervisor    Sanjay Bakshi
Character Supervisor    Brian Green
Sets Supervisor    David Eisenmann
Simulation & Effects Supervisor    Michael Fong
Art Director    Daisuke 'Dice' Tsutsumi
Character Art Direction    Daniel Arriaga
Sets Art Direction    Robert Kondo
Shading Art Direction    Belinda Van Valkenburg
Sound Designer    Tom Myers
Executive Music Producer    Chris Montan
Music Supervisor    Tom MacDougall
Post-Production Supervisor    Paul Cichocki
Casting Director    Kevin Reher
Casting Director    Natalie Lyon

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2010/06/18 1 $41,148,961   4,028 $10,216   $41,148,961 1
2010/06/19 1 $37,091,130 -10% 4,028 $9,208   $78,240,091 2
2010/06/20 1 $32,067,098 -14% 4,028 $7,961   $110,307,189 3
2010/06/21 1 $15,606,086 -51% 4,028 $3,874   $125,913,275 4
2010/06/22 1 $15,123,212 -3% 4,028 $3,755   $141,036,487 5
2010/06/23 1 $13,458,691 -11% 4,028 $3,341   $154,495,178 6
2010/06/24 1 $13,056,504 -3% 4,028 $3,241   $167,551,682 7
2010/06/25 1 $17,950,643 +37% 4,028 $4,456   $185,502,325 8
2010/06/26 1 $22,590,491 +26% 4,028 $5,608   $208,092,816 9
2010/06/27 1 $18,796,535 -17% 4,028 $4,666   $226,889,351 10
2010/06/28 1 $8,921,924 -53% 4,028 $2,215   $235,811,275 11
2010/06/29 1 $8,217,939 -8% 4,028 $2,040   $244,029,214 12
2010/06/30 2 $7,315,449 -11% 4,028 $1,816   $251,344,663 13
2010/07/01 3 $7,481,506 +2% 4,028 $1,857   $258,826,169 14
2010/07/02 3 $10,537,094 +41% 4,028 $2,616   $269,363,263 15
2010/07/03 3 $11,433,451 +9% 4,028 $2,838   $280,796,714 16
2010/07/04 3 $8,309,479 -27% 4,028 $2,063   $289,106,193 17
2010/07/05 2 $12,777,105 +54% 4,028 $3,172   $301,883,298 18
2010/07/06 2 $5,939,482 -54% 4,028 $1,475   $307,822,780 19
2010/07/07 2 $5,255,066 -12% 4,028 $1,305   $313,077,846 20
2010/07/08 2 $5,147,053 -2% 4,028 $1,278   $318,224,899 21
2010/07/09 4 $6,481,953 +26% 3,753 $1,727   $324,706,852 22
2010/07/10 3 $8,945,347 +38% 3,753 $2,384   $333,652,199 23
2010/07/11 4 $5,588,658 -38% 3,753 $1,489   $339,240,857 24
2010/07/12 3 $2,799,643 -50% 3,753 $746   $342,040,500 25
2010/07/13 3 $3,424,501 +22% 3,753 $912   $345,465,001 26
2010/07/14 4 $2,988,462 -13% 3,753 $796   $348,453,463 27
2010/07/15 4 $2,513,639 -16% 3,753 $670   $350,967,102 28
2010/07/16 5 $3,500,590 +39% 3,177 $1,102   $354,467,692 29
2010/07/17 5 $4,758,653 +36% 3,177 $1,498   $359,226,345 30
2010/07/18 5 $3,739,033 -21% 3,177 $1,177   $362,965,378 31
2010/07/19 5 $1,891,284 -49% 3,177 $595   $364,856,662 32
2010/07/20 5 $2,064,125 +9% 3,177 $650   $366,920,787 33
2010/07/21 5 $1,761,406 -15% 3,177 $554   $368,682,193 34
2010/07/22 5 $1,816,846 +3% 3,177 $572   $370,499,039 35
2010/07/23 6 $2,625,499 +45% 2,766 $949   $373,124,538 36
2010/07/24 5 $3,574,637 +36% 2,766 $1,292   $376,699,175 37
2010/07/25 5 $2,717,376 -24% 2,766 $982   $379,416,551 38
2010/07/26 5 $1,171,706 -57% 2,766 $424   $380,588,257 39
2010/07/27 5 $1,378,846 +18% 2,766 $498   $381,967,103 40
2010/07/28 4 $1,314,743 -5% 2,766 $475   $383,281,846 41
2010/07/29 4 $1,356,738 +3% 2,766 $491   $384,638,584 42
2010/07/30 7 $1,452,176 +7% 2,105 $690   $386,090,760 43
2010/07/31 7 $2,004,425 +38% 2,105 $952   $388,095,185 44
2010/08/01 7 $1,666,306 -17% 2,105 $792   $389,761,491 45
2010/08/02 7 $845,048 -49% 2,105 $401   $390,606,539 46
2010/08/03 7 $964,638 +14% 2,105 $458   $391,571,177 47
2010/08/04 7 $864,239 -10% 2,105 $411   $392,435,416 48
2010/08/05 7 $832,838 -4% 2,105 $396   $393,268,254 49
2010/08/06 9 $877,832 +5% 1,714 $512   $394,146,086 50
2010/08/07 9 $1,211,637 +38% 1,714 $707   $395,357,723 51
2010/08/08 9 $1,029,619 -15% 1,714 $601   $396,387,342 52
2010/08/09 9 $537,274 -48% 1,714 $313   $396,924,616 53
2010/08/10 9 $593,930 +11% 1,714 $347   $397,518,546 54
2010/08/11 9 $514,837 -13% 1,714 $300   $398,033,383 55
2010/08/12 9 $568,712 +10% 1,714 $332   $398,602,095 56
2010/08/13 12 $618,610 +9% 1,219 $507   $399,220,705 57
2010/08/14 11 $842,473 +36% 1,219 $691   $400,063,178 58
2010/08/15 11 $761,648 -10% 1,219 $625   $400,824,826 59
2010/08/16 11 $390,196 -49% 1,219 $320   $401,215,022 60
2010/08/17 11 $369,331 -5% 1,219 $303   $401,584,353 61
2010/08/18 12 $364,101 -1% 1,219 $299   $401,948,454 62
2010/08/19 12 $332,064 -9% 1,219 $272   $402,280,518 63
2010/08/20 - $368,725 +11% 730 $505   $402,649,243 64
2010/08/21 - $585,566 +59% 730 $802   $403,234,809 65
2010/08/22 - $568,833 -3% 730 $779   $403,803,642 66
2010/08/23 - $230,118 -60% 730 $315   $404,033,760 67
2010/08/24 - $242,860 +6% 730 $333   $404,276,620 68
2010/08/25 - $211,643 -13% 730 $290   $404,488,263 69
2010/08/26 - $160,248 -24% 730 $220   $404,648,511 70
2010/08/27 - $266,801 +66% 730 $365   $404,915,312 71
2010/08/28 - $427,123 +60% 730 $585   $405,342,435 72
2010/08/29 - $316,786 -26% 730 $434   $405,659,221 73
2010/08/30 - $122,720 -61% 730 $168   $405,781,941 74
2010/08/31 - $149,171 +22% 730 $204   $405,931,112 75
2010/09/01 - $109,230 -27% 730 $150   $406,040,342 76
2010/09/02 - $115,031 +5% 730 $158   $406,155,373 77
2010/09/03 17 $419,694 +265% 1,520 $276   $406,575,067 78
2010/09/04 17 $764,228 +82% 1,520 $503   $407,339,295 79
2010/09/05 16 $760,879 n/c 1,520 $501   $408,100,174 80
2010/09/06 13 $790,234 +4% 1,520 $520   $408,890,408 81
2010/09/07 - $109,923 -86% 1,520 $72   $409,000,331 82
2010/09/08 - $90,760 -17% 1,520 $60   $409,091,091 83
2010/09/09 - $122,950 +35% 1,520 $81   $409,214,041 84
2010/09/10 - $152,471 +24% 712 $214   $409,366,512 85
2010/09/11 - $342,148 +124% 712 $481   $409,708,660 86
2010/09/12 - $267,377 -22% 712 $376   $409,976,037 87
2010/09/13 - $43,390 -84% 712 $61   $410,019,427 88
2010/09/14 - $50,727 +17% 712 $71   $410,070,154 89
2010/09/15 - $45,825 -10% 712 $64   $410,115,979 90
2010/09/16 - $55,048 +20% 712 $77   $410,171,027 91

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2010/06/18 1 $110,307,189   4,028 $27,385   $110,307,189 3
2010/06/25 1 $59,337,669 -46% 4,028 $14,731   $226,889,351 10
2010/07/02 3 $30,280,024 -49% 4,028 $7,517   $289,106,193 17
2010/07/09 4 $21,015,958 -31% 3,753 $5,600   $339,240,857 24
2010/07/16 5 $11,998,276 -43% 3,177 $3,777   $362,965,378 31
2010/07/23 5 $8,917,512 -26% 2,766 $3,224   $379,416,551 38
2010/07/30 7 $5,122,907 -43% 2,105 $2,434   $389,761,491 45
2010/08/06 9 $3,119,088 -39% 1,714 $1,820   $396,387,342 52
2010/08/13 11 $2,222,731 -29% 1,219 $1,823   $400,824,826 59
2010/08/20 16 $1,523,124 -31% 730 $2,086   $403,803,642 66
2010/08/27 19 $1,010,710 -34% 600 $1,685   $405,659,221 73
2010/09/03 17 $1,944,801 +92% 1,520 $1,279   $408,100,174 80
2010/09/10 18 $761,996 -61% 712 $1,070   $409,976,037 87
2010/09/17 21 $469,638 -38% 475 $989   $410,640,665 94
2010/09/24 21 $313,847 -33% 302 $1,039   $411,086,067 101
2010/10/01 25 $229,502 -27% 235 $977   $411,412,427 108
2010/10/08 17 $555,096 +142% 393 $1,412   $412,031,733 115
2010/10/15 19 $534,680 -4% 350 $1,528   $412,844,168 122
2010/10/22 20 $472,842 -12% 350 $1,351   $413,485,965 129
2010/10/29 22 $305,636 -35% 337 $907   $413,913,145 136
2010/11/05 23 $291,502 -5% 264 $1,104   $414,317,223 143
2010/11/12 25 $207,778 -29% 241 $862   $414,638,013 150
2010/11/19 28 $125,155 -40% 204 $614   $414,806,932 157
2010/11/26 34 $109,840 -12% 168 $654   $414,984,497 164

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
11/7/201013,859,736 3,859,736$73,096,452$73,096,4521
11/14/20101933,807-76% 4,793,543$16,534,734$89,631,1862
11/21/20103712,975-24% 5,506,518$13,775,461$103,406,6473
11/28/201011,272,745+79% 6,779,263$21,188,404$124,595,0524
12/5/20104564,343-56% 7,343,606$11,397,415$135,992,4665
12/12/20104506,198-10% 7,849,804$8,318,099$144,310,5656
12/19/20107541,365+7% 8,391,169$8,389,966$152,700,5327
12/26/20104644,199+19% 9,035,368$9,358,472$162,059,0048
1/2/20118258,602-60% 9,293,970$2,809,375$164,868,3789
1/9/20119132,137-49% 9,426,107$1,963,635$166,832,01310
1/16/20111278,309-41% 9,504,416$1,254,933$168,086,94611
1/23/20111267,699-14% 9,572,115$1,075,453$169,162,39912
1/30/20111175,028+11% 9,647,143$1,192,037$170,354,43613
2/6/20111180,158+7% 9,727,301$1,343,552$171,697,98914
2/13/2011999,794+24% 9,827,095$1,474,846$173,172,83415
2/20/20112548,067+449% 10,375,162$5,105,737$178,278,57216
2/27/20116114,489-79% 10,489,651$1,097,514$179,376,08617
3/6/2011877,806-32% 10,567,457$817,033$180,193,11918
3/13/20111569,649-10% 10,637,106$1,017,168$181,210,28719
3/20/20112919,101-73% 10,656,207$335,075$181,545,36320
4/24/201118101,645 10,791,963$1,765,970$183,906,41525

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
11/7/20101968,720 968,720$24,208,313$24,208,3131
11/14/20101210,759-78% 1,179,479$5,266,867$29,475,1802
11/21/2010480,372-62% 1,259,851$2,008,487$31,483,6673
11/28/20103194,939+143% 1,454,790$4,871,515$36,355,1824
12/5/2010774,941-62% 1,529,731$1,803,078$38,158,2605
12/12/2010474,536-1% 1,604,267$1,785,134$39,943,3946
12/19/2010798,603+32% 1,702,869$2,249,138$42,192,5327
12/26/20105288,263+192% 1,991,132$6,808,771$49,001,3038
1/2/20111059,174-79% 2,050,306$1,340,295$50,341,5989
1/9/20111618,712-68% 2,069,018$430,182$50,771,78010
1/16/2011937,220+99% 2,106,239$855,685$51,627,46511
1/23/20111717,034-54% 2,123,273$413,748$52,041,21312
1/30/20111412,124-29% 2,135,397$284,552$52,325,76513
2/6/20111914,084+16% 2,149,481$323,795$52,649,56014
2/13/20112016,460+17% 2,165,941$378,410$53,027,97015
2/20/2011642,560+159% 2,208,501$978,454$54,006,42416
2/27/2011633,194-22% 2,241,695$773,086$54,779,51017
3/6/20111312,561-62% 2,254,256$332,997$55,112,50718

Toy Story 3 Trailer

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