|Starring||Don Rickles, Jim Varney, John Ratzenberger, Tim Allen, Tom Hanks, Wallace Shawn|
|Genre(s)||Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy|
|Honor(s)||Heartland Film Festival Film, Truly Moving Picture Award Winner|
Woody is Andy’s favorite toy and goes with the little boy everywhere. But when a friend gives Andy Buzz Lightyear, the latest action figure, to him for his birthday, Woody finds himself competing for Andy’s attention. This whimsical world of toys that come to life puts Woody and Buzz in exciting adventures and dangerous predicaments. Through it all, the two toys who were once at odds find they have more in common than they first believed.
Toy Story played at the 2003 Heartland Film Festival in the Truly Moving Animation Sidebar.
Sample Discussion Guide Questions:
Think of your favorite toy. If it could take on a life of its own, like Woody, Buzz and the rest of Andy’s toys, what would it act like? Why?
Woody has a difficult time accepting Buzz’s new popularity among Andy and the other toys. Toys aren’t the only ones who get jealous; people do too. Have you ever gotten jealous of someone or something before? Why? How did you deal with it?