Top 10 Saddest Pixar Movies

The Top Ten
1 Up

Saddest. Ten. Minutes. Ever.

Even the house on balloons couldn't make me happy and my heart melted and explodes my heart when Carl leaves paradise falls with the two chairs for him and Ellie.

Please stop for an ice cream break. And also when Carl gives the grape soda bottle cap that Ellie gave him to Russel was almost as emotional and sad as the first scene but nothing beats the first ten minutes

The fact that Pixar movies are so sad towards us makes us love them so much (especially Up). I give Up an A+. Pixar has the ability of intensely emotional moments, like the five emotions. Cars 2 is literally underrated because (Bobsheaux says when) Cars 2 can be emotional.

2 Inside Out

Oh my god. Where do I start? :

There are 5 emotions: Joy, Sadness, Anger, Disgust, and Fear. After Sadness touched Riley's memories, Joy and Sadness went up a tune with the core memories that form 5 islands: Goofball, Friendship, Hokey, Honest, and Family Island. With the core memories, Joy and Sadness try to get back to the emotion tower thingie, but they stop into Riley's imaginary friend, Bing Bong. So the 3 of them come together to get back to be focusing on Riley. Riley was always in a bad mood because Fear, Disgust and Anger were in charge of her emotions. Anyways, back to the three musketeers. Four islands crash (because of the other 3 in the tower thing), there was a lot of crying in it because of the memories, and then, so close, Joy tries to get back on time, but no. She fell down in the dungeon, followed by Bing Bong, where all the forgotten memories are. Joy cries because she misses all the forgotten memories Riley had. Then she had an idea. She decides to get back up by the rocket, and Bing Bong was a little too big for fitting in, so Joy went be herself, and she was like "Bing Bong we did it! " but Bing Bong magically disappears down in the dungeon, with the crying Joy looking. Anyways, Riley hated San Francisco and decided to run away back to Minnesota, her original home land. Joy must do something to get back, FAST! So she finds sadness for help. Sadness was on a cloud, and Family Island was about to crash down, and there was a trampoline. Joy bounced on that and grabbed Sadness, and they made it back to the tower thing! Sadness was the only one who could make Riley come back to her parents. So she did. Riley got off the bus and sadly ran back home. Her parents ran to her and asked her if she's alright. Because Sadness touched the core memories, Riley was thinking about all the memories and began to cry about her original home and all the fun she's had. Her parents tell her that the miss Minnesota, also. Crying, she cries and hugs her... more

3 Toy Story 3

The whole idea of the Toy Story movies was finding friendship with each other while also being there for not only for the other toys but for Andy. These Toys were Andy's life long friends who would do anything and go to great lengths to be with him. The scene where they are in the trash burner and realize there is no way out and see that this is the end. They all grab hands for what they think is one last time and that made me ball up thinking about all the adventures and good times they went through and this was the end. If that didn't make you cry they then get saved and get back to Andy, then Andy makes a decision and sees someone that would enjoy and make more use out of his toys because he feels as if he has neglected them for too long, he gives up his life long friends. When Andy starts pulling out the toys and sees woody at the bottom of the box is the most heart breaking thing I've ever seen, it takes him a second to look at his very best friend and makes his final decision. Not only does he give up his life long friends but he plays with them one last time like he used to and this meant the world to these toys. When this part is done we get one last goodbye from Andy, and as Andy drives down the street one more time Woody looks down the road and says "so long partner". Most sad movie ever hands down, I cry every time.

4 Finding Nemo

I have no words to express the beauty of this film. It's heartbreaking and amazing, and I bawled almost the whole time. Of course, I found Up to be much more sad, but I felt that Finding Nemo deserved a little more credit. The lines about how "Daddy's got you, it's okay"...and the goodbye at the end, all combined with the brilliant score from Thomas's just fantastic.

Finding Nemo is a really beautiful movie. I love see to Nemo and his father finding him and making everything for find her son.

Immediately direct this to 4th place over good but not sad Monsters, inc and overhyped wall-e... Tie with Toy Story 3.. UP! and inside out are right.

5 Wall-E

The saddest scene in the movie is NOT Wall–E's death, but the scene where AUTO plays an old message showing Shelby Forthright ordering Directive A113 (Do Not Return to Earth) to the AUTO.

WALL E is sad but in a more tragic than sentimental sense. Humans have left Earth become super fat and lazy, also reliant on technology. It reflects a VERY possible future and it is not only sad but terrifying.

Because just the thought of saving your friend and destroying your like s sad.

6 Coco

The Rivera family are all just such pure jerks and rigid two-shoes and invalid ostrich harpies with a huge lack of humanity, harmony, and decency, because of their sensualities, along even without faith, so they are all just pure faithless like with man's wisdom by sight rather than God's wisdom by faith. They are all so very invalid both against the absolute truth of God and humanity. They're also even such irreverent starks and infernal ranting banshees. They ban music out of such hatred and bitterness.

7 Monsters, Inc.

It was an emotional ending and also the fact that Boo had to learn a life lesson at her young age that sometimes "Bye" means forever through example was a tearjerker.

What's Monsters Inc doing below the Good Dinosaur?! The ending is really touching and just reminds ous of the time that we had to say goodbye to someone who means so much to us.

Up is sad, but it never made me cry. Monsters Inc's ending made it the best Pixars ever made.

8 Brave

I felt this movie on a spiritual level. It was so sad.

I bawled endlessly from this film! It is goregeous and y'all are a bunch o' haters that can kiss my butt cheek and die

9 Monsters University

This film is so sad that it needs to be on this list twice! Your tears demand it!

I saw this in the cinema 3 times and cried every single time.

It's kind of sad, Toy Story 2 is more sad than this, though.

10 Toy Story 2

When She Loved Me is as good a reason as Married Life from Up to be "up" in the top spots.

Jessie's backstory accompanied with "When She Loved Me" made for a very melancholy part in the movie

The Contenders
11 The Good Dinosaur

Sad, but totally inaccurate, it's a very emotional movie, but it's so unrealistic, too fiction, the comet misses Earth when it should HIT! That's the first thing that led to the extinction, if this movie were real, then we would still have dinosaurs today, lots of fiction movies have realism, but this one doesn't.

This movie is underrated, I really like it, it's not my favorite Pixar movie but it was great. The ending and the part where Arlo's dad dies. Truly sad.

This one is so sad at the end. When they have to leave each other. Really good story though.

12 Cars

I don't understand why people don't think this film is sad - Doc's story was one of the most upsetting moments in Pixar film history.

It's sad in some scenes. I don't understand why some say it isn't a sad film.

This movie made me burst into tears. Beautiful

13 Toy Story

Toy Story is actually sad, When woody admits and specially when buzz finds out he's just a toy. Absolute drama

14 Toy Story 4

This is the saddest Pixar movie so far in my opinion. I was born basically the same time Toy Story came out. I've grown up knowing these characters my whole life, I felt like I could relate to Andy, especially going to college, that's why Toy Story 3 was the saddest to me for the longest time before Toy Story 4 came out. The reason why this is the saddest to me is because even though Andy had left, still Woody and Buzz were still together. They were there for each other from the beginning, through the thick and thin, and through my whole life. To see them go on their separate ways, knowing they'd probably never see each other again just killed me man. Knowing that Woody and Buzz are going on their separate ways now, and knowing that this is probably the last Toy Story movie that will be made, I felt like the last lingering part of my childhood has faded away with them. 20+ years (my whole life) in the making leading up to this very ending, I don't see how this could ever be beat for me. To Infinity and Beyond old partners...

15 Finding Dory

(This movie reminds me of myself, which doubles for the sadness for me). Her parents try to act all encouraging to Dory because they don't want her to think she's a mistake because of her disorder(?) but they're still scared for her. They think she can't go out on her own. And at the part where Dory thinks they're dead, it's just depressing. She's scared and confused until she can't remember why. When she finds them, though, pure tears of joy.

Poor dory, she got separated from her parents!

16 The Incredibles

This isn't really a sad movie, but its an EXTREMELY DARK one. The first time I watched this when I saw the scene where Bob realizes that syndrome had been systematically killing off supers I was too young to really understand what it meant. Syndrome literally committed Genocide

It's not sad or emotional to everyone, but if you can relate to Helen's experience of feeling that you're being cheated on or someone may be breaking your home, it is sad.

This one was only touching, not really sad... It showed family love and I thought that it was a very unique and sweet movie, but not that sad.

17 A Bug's Life

I wish we could see Flik apologize to Atta and the Queen for lying to them about the Circus Bugs being warriors.

18 Cars 3
19 Ratatouille
20 Incredibles 2
21 Soul
22 Onward
23 Cars 2

All in all Cars 2 is the least emotional movie in terms of Pixar. There aren't many emotional moments at all and the ones that exist aren't easy to relate to seeing as the movie itself feels slightly rushed. Again though, I like it

The only one scene that is really sad in this movie is that Rod Torque Redline (the american spy agent) got attacked and then being tortured to death. This is for kids right?

Because of how bad this movie is, it ought to be sad.

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