New Release: Toy Story 3 DVD and Blu-ray

Toy Story 3 movie sceneWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment debuted Toy Story 3 on DVD and Blu-ray on Nov. 2, 2010.

Featuring the voices of Tom Hanks (Road to Perdition), Tim Allen (Crazy On the Outside), Joan Cusack (Confessions of a Shopaholic) and others, third film in the series follows Woody, Buss, Jessie and the other toys as they’re mistakenly delivered to a daycare center before their owner Andy leaves for college. Woody (Hanks) must convince the other toys that they’re not abandoned and get them home.

The animated family movie, which grossed $408.9 million in theaters, will be released as a DVD ($29.99), two-disc Blu-ray ($39.99) and four-disc Blu-ray/DVD combo with downloadable digital copy ($45.99).

Toy Story 3 Blu-ray boxThe special features packages are:


  • Day and Night Pixar short film with commentary by director Lee Unkrich and producer Darla Anderson
  • “The Gang’s All Here” featurette about the returning voice cast
  • “Toys!” featurette about the toys in the Sunnyside Daycare and Bonnie’s Room
  • “Buzz Lightyear Mission Logs: The Science of Adventure”
  • “Paths to Pixar” in which Pixar editors share their anecdotes about their career path
  • “Studio Stories: Where’s Gordon?” about a hidden room at Pixar
  • “Studio Stories: Cereal Bar” about Pixar’s, well, expansive cereal bar
  • “Studio Stories: Clean Start,” in which the Pixar animation team shaves their heads to mark the start of Toy Story 3 animation
  • “A Toy’s Eye View: Creating a Whole New Land” about the new Toy Story-themed playland at Hong Kong Disneyland

On Blu-ray:

  • Toy Story Trivia Dash game
  • Cine-Explore commentary with Unkrich and Anderson
  • Beyond the Toybox commentary track with story supervisor Jason Katz, supervising technical director Guido Quaroni, production designer Bob Pauley and supervising animators Bobby Podesta and Michael Venturini
  • “Beginnings: Setting a Story in Motion” in which screenwriter Michael Arndt analyzes successful opening scenes from Toy Story, Finding Nemo and The Incredibles
  • “Bonnie’s Playtime: A Story Roundtable” discussion with Unkrich and the story artists on the Bonnie’s Playtime scene
  • “Roundin’ Up a Western Opening” development process and scene analysis of the opening scene
  • “Goodbye Andy” exploration of character design, animation and acting for Andy’s goodbye scene
  • “The Accidentaly Toymakers of Pixar” with the makers of Buzz Lightyear
  • “Life of a Shot” overview of the artist contribution to each story of the production pipeline on select shots from the Western Opening
  • making of Day and Night 2D/3D short
  • Epilogue
  • “Ken’s Dating Tips”
  • Lotso commercials
  • and “Dancing With the Stars” at Pixar.

A 10-disc Toy Story Trilogy Blu-ray/DVD combo set, packaged in a collectible toy box, also was released.

Here’s the trailer for Toy Story 3:


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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.