After Andy's toys are subjected to a very rough playtime with the toddlers, Buzz asks Lotso to move the toys to the older children's room, but Lotso switches Buzz to his original factory setting, erasing his memory.  In the United States, it premiered on June 13, 2010, at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California. The campaign consisted of posters featuring characters from the film, comparing Toy Story 3 to previous winners such as The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Shakespeare in Love, Titanic, and more. With their beloved Andy preparing to leave for college, Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jessie, and the rest of the toys find themselves headed for the attic but mistakenly wind up on the curb with the trash. Oh—and we should mention that Andy's toys can walk and talk when Andy's not around?  On August 27, 2010 – its seventy-first day of release, it surpassed the $1 billion mark, becoming the third Disney film, the second Disney-distributed film in 2010 (after Alice in Wonderland), the first animated film, and the seventh film in cinematic history to do so. Totoro makes a cameo appearance in Toy Story 3.. Woody, Buzz and the whole gang are back. The movie is a spinoff from the "Toy Story" series, but Evans isn't playing a younger Buzz Lightyear toy — instead he's playing a fictional human character who inspired the Buzz Lightyear toy. Woody. Toy Story is about the 'secret life of toys' when people are not around. Chuckles was eventually broken and later found by Bonnie. Cahiers du Cinéma put it at the fourth place of its top ten best 2010 films.  It is the 34th-highest-grossing film, the highest-grossing film of 2010, the seventh-highest-grossing animated film (behind 2019 CGI version of The Lion King, Frozen II, Frozen, Incredibles 2, Minions and Toy Story 4), the second highest-grossing film in the Toy Story series (behind Toy Story 4), the third-highest-grossing Pixar film (behind Incredibles 2 and Toy Story 4), and the 18th-highest-grossing film distributed by Disney. The recording was altered with distorted sound, noise along the bottom of the screen, and flickering video, all designed to make it look like a converted recording from around 1983.  It became the highest-grossing animated film, surpassing the six-year-old record held by 2004's Shrek 2 ($919 million), until Walt Disney Animation Studios' computer-animated musical Frozen surpassed it in 2014, followed by Minions in 2015, Incredibles 2 in 2018, and computer-animated remake version of The Lion King, its sequel Toy Story 4 and Frozen II in 2019. 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It is also the highest-grossing film of 2010, the second-highest-grossing Pixar film (behind Finding Dory), the second-highest-grossing G-rated film (behind The Lion King), the fourth-highest-grossing animated film, and the seventh-highest-grossing film distributed by Disney. 1 Background 2 Plot 3 Gallery 4 References In January 2004, Pixar CEO Steve Jobs announced that The Walt Disney Company had chosen not to renew its contract with Pixar. Andy is 17 years old and preparing to leave for college. Everyone ends up in the Dumpster.  On its first weekend, Toy Story 3 topped the worldwide box office with $145.3 million ($153.7 million with weekday previews), the ninth-largest opening weekend worldwide for an animated feature. Toy Story 3 had its worldwide premiere on June 12, 2010, opening at Taormina Film Fest in Italy. Potato Head, the Aliens, and three toy soldiers. It became the second Pixar film (after Up) and third animated film overall (after Beauty and the Beast and Up) to receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture.  Its opening-week gross (Friday through Thursday) of $167.6 million is the second-largest among animated films, the second-largest among 2010 films, and the 23rd-largest of all time.  It was also the last film to feature Erik von Detten, voiced as Sid who retired from acting in 2010, and R. Lee Ermey, voiced as Sarge on the final voice role in the film series, before he died on April 15, 2018. Lightyear is the story of the man who inspired Buzz Lightyear and helped create the toy many fans love. Andy's toys subdue Buzz, but they accidentally reset him to his Spanish mode. It is far-fetched to believe that no one in the past years has not seen any footage of the sentient toys talking to one another. The first two "Toy Story" movies centered on the relationship between a boy and his toys. Sure enough, Andy plans to store his toys in the attic, however when his mom accidentally donates them to a daycare, Andy's toys must get home to him before he leaves.  This was the second instance where Disney did not release the award-winning soundtrack of a Pixar film on CD, the first being Up.  It is the highest-grossing animated film of all time in the UK, Ireland and Malta, Mexico, Hong Kong, and Egypt.  Toy Story 3 was the first animated film to gross over $1 billion worldwide in ticket sales, becoming the highest-grossing film of 2010—both in North America and worldwide—and the fourth-highest-grossing film at the time of its release, as well as the highest-grossing animated film of all time, It is one of the most expensive films of all time and Pixar's highest-grossing film, all records held at the time of its release. When Buzz Lightyear, a space-ranger, takes Woody's place as Andy's favorite toy, Woody doesn't like the situation and gets into a fight with Buzz. , Toy Story 3 was released by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment in North America on November 2, 2010, in a standard DVD edition, a two-disc Blu-ray Disc, and in a four-disc Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy combo pack.  The Judas Priest song "Electric Eye" was also used in the film in the temp score for the opening scene of Toy Story 3. TOY STORY 3 will be presented in Disney Digital 3D™ in select theaters. ", Mark Kermode of the BBC gave the film, and the series, a glowing review, calling it "the best movie trilogy of all time.  A second teaser was released on February 10, 2010, followed by a second full-length trailer on February 11, and appeared in 3D showings of Alice in Wonderland and How to Train Your Dragon. Additionally, on the first day of its iTunes release, it immediately became the most downloaded Disney film ever. 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