Toy is a 2010 computer-animated comedy film set by Pixar Animation Studios on behalf of Walt Disney Pictures. The film is the Toy Story franchise’s third installment and a continuation of Toy Story 2 of 1999. Toy Story 3 was directed by Lee Unkrich, who co-directed the initial two films and Toy Story 2. It was co-written by Unkrich, John Lasseter along with Andrew Stanton.
Buzz Lightyear, Woody, and Andy’s rest of the toys are unintentionally being given out to a daycare center. Currently 17, Andy is warming up to join college, and the rest are aiming to reach home and catch up with him. The film features voices from Laurie Metcalf, John Morris, Jodi Benson, Estelle Harris, John Ratzenberger, Wallace Shawn, Don Rickles, Joan Cusack, Tim Allen, Tom Hanks, and R. Lee Ermey (in his last voice as Sarge before passing away on April 15, 2018), picks up their characters from the initial films.
In the United States, the film was released on June 18, 2010. It was the first film to utilize Dolby Surround 7.1 sound in its theatrical release. Toy story 3 was met many reviews, with critics appreciating the musical score, animation, emotional extend, screenplay, and vocal performance.
The film garnered the Best Picture Academy Award nomination becoming the second Pixar film and third animated film to receive that award. It also received four additional nominations at Academy Awards, including Best Original Song, Best Animated Feature, Best Sound Editing, and Best Adapted Screenplay.
The first animated film to earn above $1 billion globally in ticket sales made it the highest-grossing film of 2010.