Toy Story 2
1999
****½
Director: John Lasseter, Lee Unkrich, Ash Brannon
Cast: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Kelsey Grammer, Wayne Knight

In the sequel to Toy Story Woody is stolen by a ruthless toy collector who recognizes him as a valuable item. Buzz Lightyear and the other toys gang up for a rescue mission. This wonderful sequel tops the original with its excellent characterisation, hilarious visual gags, and perfect blend of humour and melancholy. The story explores more emotional territories as the toys discover how flimsy their existence can be. Followed by Toy Story 3.