Are you a fan of Toy Story, Monsters Inc. and Finding Nemo? These are Disney and Pixar films. Disney World Company does now own Pixar, buying it in 2006. However, the relationship in making movies and park attractions pre-date that. If you love the Disney-Pixar characters here are 11 Pixar Attractions In Disney World Parks.
1. It’s Tough To Be A Bug
Interestingly, the attraction It’s Tough To Be A Bug opened before the Disney-Pixar film debuted. It’s Tough To Be A Bug opened in April of 1998 at Animal Kingdom. Guests have the chance to see Flik (ant), Hopper (grasshopper), Chili (tarantula), Claire de Room (stink bug) and more. This attraction was the first in Disney World to be based on a Disney-Pixar movie.
2. Alien Swirling Saucers
Is a prize won from Pizza Planet, the ride is a galactic play set complete with “the claw”. Ride on your own toy rocket for guests 32″+ at Toy Story Land in Hollywood Studios. Your driver is a Green Alien!
3. Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin
4. Slinky Dog Dash
Built by Andy himself out of his Mega Coaster Play kit is this family friendly roller coaster in Toy Story Land at Hollywood Studios. Guests must be 38″ to ride.
5. Toy Story Mania
If you like Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin, you will love Toy Story Mania in Hollywood Studios. Put on 3D glasses and take aim on this shooting gallery game.
6. Finding Nemo – The Musical
This puppetry stage-show musical is based on Disney-Pixar’s Find Nemo and features 14 original songs. Finding Nemo – The Musical is the perfect way to spend an afternoon at Animal Kingdom.
7. Turtle Talk with Crush
Children can interact with Crush and friends on screen. Turtle Talk with Crush is a fun, interactive experience in Epcot. Guests may also see other Disney-Pixar ocean friends – Marlin, Nemo and Squirt!
8. The Sea with Nemo & Friends
Hunt for Nemo with Marlin and Dory on this fun, slow moving ride. The Sea with Nemo & Friends is found in Epcot’s Future World.
9. Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor
Monster Inc. Laugh Floor is a hilarious stage show, involving the audience. See Mike Wazowski, Sulley and more from Disney- Pixar Monsters Inc.
10. Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival
Disney & PIXAR Short Film Festival is located at Epcot. Guests get to watch popular Disney and Pixar short films in a fun 4D way. Guests can enjoy: “Feast,” (following a story on Boston Terrier named Winston),”Piper” (following a baby sandpiper learning overcoming a fear of the ocean) and “Get a Horse”.
11. Up! A Great Bird Adventure
This live show features Russell and his dog, Dug from Disney-Pixar UP. Learn about birds from around the world with them and senior Wilderness Explorer Anika. This show features exotic birds at Animal Kingdom.