The Pixar Story
The Pixar Story (2007)

Famed cartoonist Ub Iwerks's granddaughter Leslie turns the camera lens on the artists and storytellers behind some of the most widely hailed animated films of the modern era in the in-depth documentary The Pixar Story. Featuring such… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: August 28, 2007
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92%



Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews

There is nothing short of a giddy delight in watching the fine folks who founded PIXAR living out their dreams in ways much larger than even they could ever have imagined

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

Pixar ceases to be a particularly interesting documentary subject once it becomes known as the studio who can do no wrong

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Rebecca Murray
About.com

The Pixar Story should be required viewing for film school students as it shows what following through and persevering through hardships can get you.

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Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
3BlackChicks Review

"art challenges the technology and the technology inspires the art." - John Lasseter

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Brian Orndorf
eFilmCritic.com

Iwerks may not have the gumption to pop open Pixar's hood and explore the mechanics, but she's created something warmly nostalgic and uplifting instead.

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Duane Dudek
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

For a company promotional film, The Pixar Story is pretty tasty stuff.

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Flixster Audience Score: 92% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Pixar films are wonderful, imaginative funny and memorable. More importantly, they can appeal to any age group. With this stunning documentary, we get the… More
Jason Spencer
A really good look into the history of this company. I recommend it for all the folks who like the movies they put out. I think it shows the reason for all… More
Spencer S.
A documentary on the visionary studio of Pixar and how it came to be, there is little to say about this short sighted documentary. The film covers the history… More
Jackson Walsh
I don't really know how to rate a documentary, but hearing about Pixar's success is more unbelievable, breathtaking, and realistic than the heights of… More
Everett Johnson
Good documentary about the origins and rise of Pixar studio. It's interesting to see how they began, and were generally rejected by Hollywood,to become… More
Isaac H
Though it doesn't delve into enough detail to secure itself as a revelatory journey into the inner workings of the iconic studio, The Pixar Story is an… More