Top 10 Worst Pixar Movies and Shorts

Coco comes out in a week! I’m very excited for that movie! Pixar comes out with great movies, but also ones that aren’t so great. And the same goes for the shorts. So let’s discuss the worst movies and shorts to come from Pixar.

The Top Ten

1 Cars 2

Even when I was a kid I first thought, "Really? Why is this about Mater being a secret agent? " - GreninjaGuy

John Lasseter nearly ruined Pixar with this terrible excuse for a movie! You can barely even call it a movie! It’s mostly just a long toy commercial! It’s just trying to get people to buy cars with spy gadgets! That’s the only reason why this exists! Money! Nothing in this movie makes sense! We spent most of the first movie getting to know Lightning McQueen, but in the sequel they just push him to the side so they could make Mater the main character. He was funny in the first movie, but he gets too annoying when there’s too much of him! Another thing, the first Cars actually focused on the idea that they’re cars. Cars 2, however, puts the characters in a situation that wouldn’t be different if they were humans! This movie could’ve worked if it was just about McQueen racing in the World Grand Prix, but instead Lasseter wondered what Mater would do in those places around the world and decided to make him a spy! The jokes are so childish! None of them are funny! I can’t ...more - MegaSoulhero

2 Lava Lava

Some people are saying that this short is bad because of the Volcano relationship. Pixar are not saying that this can actually happen. They are using PERSONIFICATION to give a volcano life. Its about a volcano who only wants love, and why don't you have a problem with Inside Out last time I checked feelings weren't actualy a physical being, or why don't you talk about blue umbrella?

I actually liked it in my opinion. - Swampert02

Lava is the short that was released with Inside Out. Yep! A terrible short got released with an amazing movie. A lot of people love this short. I’m sorry! I meant “lava” this short! Ugh! I personally think it’s stupid! I don’t care about two volcanos falling in love! The idea of volcanos having faces and being able to communicate is stupid! And creepy! I liked the song when I first heard it, but now I just find it annoying! Replacing the word “love” with “lava” makes me cringe! It’s not clever! How can volcanos even be in relationships? They can’t move, which is pretty much the whole point of this short, they can’t kiss, and they can’t have sex! So the fact that the volcanos are in love with each other doesn’t make any sense! I’ve been to Hawaii. I saw a real volcano while I was there. I love volcanos. But this short was poorly written. It is so lazy! I do not “lava” it. - MegaSoulhero

The whole point of the short was that it was a tribute to the late Hawaiian songwriter/activist Israel Kamakawiwo Ole. And the volcanos were him and his wife. - RaRaRasputin

3 Sanjay’s Super Team

People like Sanjay’s Super Team but hate the Good Dinosaur. For me, it’s the other way around. First of all, the design of the kid is HORRIBLE! I hated having to look at that thing! He’s even uglier than Emma Watson! I know you’re tired of my Emma Watson insults but I just needed to let that out. Second of all, I thought the short was pretty boring. It’s based on a true story, but the whole time I wasn’t captivated. I like the animation, but that’s about it. I don’t know how this got nominated for an Oscar. Well I guess it was either this or Lava. They pretty much had no choice. - MegaSoulhero

4 Monsters University

Instead of making a sequel that shows us what happened after Sully got reunited with Boo, they decided to make a prequel that tells us how Mike and Sully met! Did this really need a movie? If so, it should’ve been straight to dvd. I didn’t not find a lot of things in this to be enjoyable. It’s just s very cliché college movie. And I hate college movies despite actually being in college myself! Monsters University does nothing original! I didn’t laugh at any of the jokes! I didn’t like any of the new characters! Except for Squishy. I wish the movie was all about him. This was such a pointless movie to make. It’s such a waste of time to watch. Maybe someday we will get a proper Monsters Inc. sequel with Boo as a teenager. I’ve looked at recent pictures of Boo’s original voice actress and she is hot! - MegaSoulhero

5 The Good Dinosaur

There’s so much hate on this film. I thought it was good

6 The Adventures of Andre & Wally B.

As much as I adore Pixar, this is boring in my opinion. Just a random fella getting stung by a bee... - Swampert02

Literally all it is is a guy getting stung by a bee! That’s it! I know this was Pixar’s first short and the first project they’ve ever worked on, but that doesn’t mean it’s good! Snow White is a very hated movie despite it being the first Disney movie released! That’s because it hasn’t aged well. Although, I still really like Snow White. This short might’ve been impressive when it came out, but these days it’s very underwhelming. - MegaSoulhero

7 Brave

An incredibly unlikable heroine. I know she's a teenager, but she's pretty much a brat and never really seems to mature. She took actions that could have killed her own mother (Who was controlling but geezus) and no it was all mom's fault. I found her impossible to root for.

I like Brave, but it’s not Pixar quality. It doesn’t really feel like a Pixar movie. And the trailers were very misleading. The trailers had me believe that it would focus on Merida going on an adventure and coming across dangers. Instead, it was about the mother turning into a bear. I was pretty disappointed by that, but it didn’t ruin the movie for me. I still thought it was pretty entertaining. It does a great job of showing what a mother and daughter relationship looks like. I have a sister and a mother so I know what it’s like. There are some funny jokes and some pretty great action. It wasn’t what I was expecting it to be, but I didn’t leave the theater feeling angry. I personally really enjoyed it. I look forward to seeing Merida in Wreck-it Ralph 2. - MegaSoulhero

8 Red's Dream
9 Tokyo Mater Tokyo Mater
10 Boundin'

Basically, Disney Boundin’ (if you get that joke, you’re awesome) is a short about a lamb who gets his wool shaved or something. And he meets a rabbit who teaches him to not worry about it and just bounce back from it or something. The thing that makes Pixar shorts so great is that they are able to get their messages across without the use of dialogue. But here, they just straight up tell us what the message is! It relies heavily on dialogue and narration! It totally ruined it for me! And the fact that this was released with the best Pixar movie ever just angers me even more! This short seems to be mostly targeted towards preschoolers. Maybe they’ll like it, but I couldn’t stand it. - MegaSoulhero

The Contenders

11 Cars 3

Not to mention unoriginal plot - LukasKat

THE most overrated Pixar film ever. MORE than inside out.

12 One Man Band

This is probably my favouite Pixar short, I find that you don't need a message to make something be good, sometimes you just need to have fun and let loose, which I feel they did very well here. - kempokid

This seemed like an interesting idea for a short, but it wasn’t executed very well. There wasn’t really a clear message. These two musicians are competing to see who the girl will give the coin to. These guys are jerks! They’re so selfish and greedy! The girl was about to put the coin in the fountain and they just tell her to give it to them! And then when they try their hardest to earn the coin, neither of them win! So what was the point? The girls somehow plays the violin like an expert, gets a new bag of coins from a random person, then throws a coin into a fountain? What’s the message? I honestly don’t understand this short. - MegaSoulhero

13 A Bug's Life

Kind of weird talking about this now considering there was a recent controversy involving one of the voice actors, but whatever. I rewatched this movie last month and it doesn’t hold up. The best way to describe it is forgettable. Not bad, but forgettable. There are things to like about it. The characters are very enjoyable, some of the jokes are pretty funny, but there’s not really anything memorable about it. Hopper is a great villain. Just don’t let him get too close to the younger ants. Too soon? This movie isn’t great, but there are enjoyable things about it. - MegaSoulhero

14 Cars

The first Cars is good! But it's not one of Pixar’s strongest films. When I first saw it when it came out, I loved. To be fair, I was a kid back then. I still like the movie, but it’s not as great as I remember it. It can be kind of slow at moments and the message seems very forced in. Also, the whole universe with talking cars leaves me asking many questions. It’s weird that this came out after the Incredibles which is a movie in which all the characters are humans. In this one, all the characters are cars and there are no humans. I’m just gonna guess that the vehicles became self aware and took over the world or something like that. It’s definitely a step back from Pixar’s previous works. But it’s still pretty good. And then it got two sequels. Cars 2 was awful, but Cars 3 is the best Cars film to come out. - MegaSoulhero

15 Toy Story 3

I really don't get why people love this movie so much. The first Toy Story was fantastic and the second one was ok. Even this one was ok, but people think too highly of it in my opinion. - rob5

Shoo darthvadern

16 The Incredibles

A crappy "movie" about "superheroes" who "fight" some boring "villain". Don't even bother seeing this..if you want to see a REAL superhero movie, go watch Big Hero 6 or Marvel/DC movies instead.

This movie is awesome! Shoo, darthvadern

17 Tin Toy

This seems cute... Ahh! Horrid Baby!

18 Bao

A medicocre short that released with a very forgettable Incredibles sequel. Basically some lady who looks just like a little Mexican boy makes some sort of Chinese dumplings, and a dumpling comes to life and grows into an adult. The woman eats it because the dumpling-for some odd reason-met a human lady and got married and tired ot leave or something. The whole short was just so stupid and unrealistic...why was the man Chinese but the lady looked like some giant little Mexican boy? If this is the direction Oixar shorts are going, then I'm going to just switch to DreamWorks and Warner Brothers instead.

19 Wall-E

It is a good movie, but holy crap, it’s no masterpiece.

20 Inside Out
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Top Remixes

1. Cars 2
2. Lava
3. The Good Dinosaur
1. Cars 2
2. Lava
3. Monsters University
1. Monsters University
2. Tokyo Mater
3. Cars 2


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