5. WALL·E (2008)
> Directed by: Andrew Stanton
> Starring: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin
> Domestic box office gross: $223.8 million
“WALL-E” was an instant success for Disney and Pixar, piling up over $63 million in its first weekend of its release — it was the No.1 film that weekend. The film follows a lonely trash-cleaning robot on a desolate, future Planet Earth as he falls in love with a visiting robot named EVE. The picture was also a hit with critics, winning the Oscar for Best Animated Feature in 2009.
4. Coco (2017)
> Directed by: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina
> Starring: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt
> Domestic box office gross: $209.7 million
Hollywood newcomer Anthony Gonzalez voices the lead character Miguel in Disney and Pixar’s 2017 feature “Coco.” Against his family’s wishes, he dreams of becoming a musician and ventures into the world of the dead to meet a musical ancestor. The movie was a hit among critics, 97% of whom gave it a positive review on Rotten Tomatoes.
3. Toy Story 4 (2019)
> Directed by: Josh Cooley
> Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts
> Domestic box office gross: $246.7 million
This 2019 addition to the enormously successful “Toy Story” franchise finds Woody (Tom Hanks), Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen), and the crew packing up for a road trip with their owner Bonnie and her family. Woody helps pump up Bonnie’s new favorite toy Forkie (Tony Hale) and crosses paths with a long-lost acquaintance Bo Peep (Annie Potts). It’s a favorite on Rotten Tomatoes, landing a 98% Freshness rating from critics and a 94% audience score.
2. Inside Out (2015)
> Directed by: Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen
> Starring: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black
> Domestic box office gross: $356.5 million
The animated comedy “Inside Out” gets inside the head of Riley Anderson (Kaitlyn Dias), a pre-teen girl struggling to adjust to life in San Francisco after moving from Minnesota. Riley’s emotions, played by Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Phyliss Smith, and Mindy Kaling, live within her head and help her find balance. The film opened at No. 2 in box offices, grossing more than $90 million in its first weekend.
1. Toy Story 3 (2010)
> Directed by: Lee Unkrich
> Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack
> Domestic box office gross: $415.0 million
With the massive success of “Toy Story” and “Toy Story 2,” director Lee Unkrich admitted that he felt huge pressure to deliver on “Toy Story 3.” The third installment went on to gross more than the first two combined and was named the Best Movie of 2010 by Time magazine. It still holds up on Rotten Tomatoes, with a 98% Freshness rating among critics and an 89% audience score.