To many people, the word Pixar is one that tugs at your heartstrings. Edmund Catmull and Alvy Ray Smith created the animated movie studio in 1974 and over the years, it has been influenced by the likes of both Steve Jobs and George Lucas. Now a part of the Disney family, the studio has been producing films for the past 25 years that, although designed for children, have captured the hearts of the entire world.
However, while almost everyone can agree that Pixar has made some truly memorable films, when it comes to deciding which is the best, there couldn’t be more disagreement.
Each one is so different and works on its own level, which means that there are bound to be many different reasons for loving a particular Pixar film and many different ideas about which one is the best.
To try and decipher a consensus from all this noise, we’ve set out to determine which Pixar films are America’s favorites. Here’s what we found:
The Pantheon of Pixar Movies
If you still don’t have a strong opinion about which Pixar movie is best, we invite you to think about it to see how your preferences align with those of the masses.
Overall, Pixar has produced 22 feature films. They’ve also created countless other short films, and two more are due out in 2020, with plans for films stretching all the way to 2023, so you might need a quick refresher about all the great films the studio has produced over the years.
For those in need of a reminder, here are the all the Pixar films ordered by release date: