Table of content    
  1. Soul (2020)
  2. Monsters, Inc. (2001)
  3. The Good Dinosaur (2015)
  4. Brave (2012)
  5. WALL-E (2008)
  6. Cars (2006)
  7. Finding Dory (2016)
  8. Inside Out (2015)
  9. Up (2009)
  10. Ratatouille (2007)
  11. The Incredibles (2004)
  12. Monsters, Inc. (2001)

12 Hidden Details That Make Pixar Animation Extraordinary

For decades, Pixar has been enchanting audiences with its animated masterpieces, creating timeless films that hold a special place in our hearts. These cinematic wonders offer more than just entertainment; they're profound storytellers, weaving valuable lessons on appreciating life's moments and the resilience to pursue dreams against all odds. 
Within the animated scenes, Pixar embeds intricate details and deep psychological meaning, rewarding the most dedicated viewers with hidden gems. It's time to uncover some details hidden in our beloved Pixar animations. Prepare your popcorn and enjoy the article!

#1. Soul (2020)

Soul Source: Soul / Pixar
The main character, Joe Gardner is based on a real person named Peter Archer. He worked as a music teacher in a New York school for 34 years and now is retired. It’s more interesting to know that the filmmakers tried to depict the classroom where Archer worked.

#2. Monsters, Inc. (2001)

Monsters, Inc. Source: Monsters, Inc. / Pixar
All of us know that the adorable little girl is called Boo but many might not know that her real name is Marry, which is pointed out in her drawings. 

#3. The Good Dinosaur (2015)

The Good Dinosaur Source: The Good Dinosaur / Pixar
We can see the precious friendship between a little boy and a big dinosaur in this movie. Kids delight in the lively tales and vibrant characters of Pixar films, while adults may find themselves reflecting on the fears Arlo, the dinosaur, conquered and the enduring strength of genuine friendship.

#4. Brave (2012)

Brave Source: Brave / Pixar
The story emphasizes the relationship between brave Merida and her mother, who always wants to control her daughter, even the tiniest details. The film serves as a reminder of being yourself, not having to satisfy others’ expectations.

#5. WALL-E (2008)

WALL-E Source: WALL-E / Pixar
WALL-E goes beyond stirring deep emotions; it imparts significant responsibilities. The animation underscores the importance of Earth care, offering a glimpse into a potential future shaped by limitless resource consumption.

#6. Cars (2006)

Cars Source: Cars / Pixar
The film teaches us to not underestimate the power of teamwork no matter how master you are. Lightning McQueen is a self- confident winner but he couldn’t win the competitions without the help of colleagues, teachers, friends and all his fans.

#7. Finding Dory (2016)

Finding Dory Source: Finding Dory / Pixar
Meet Dory, the adorable fish with a forgetful memory in this heartwarming animation. Her dream? To reunite with her family, though her memory lapses make it challenging. Dory's forgetfulness is a condition she was born with, and through this animated tale, parents can impart a valuable lesson to their children about embracing others just as they are. The film becomes a delightful way to teach acceptance and understanding.

#8. Inside Out (2015)

Inside Out Source: Inside Out / Pixar
When it comes to Pixar’s movies, it would be an oversight not to mention Inside Out. The little girl Riley tried to deal with her emotions including joy, sadness, fear, anger, and disgust. The story teaches us to accept different emotions and control them well.

#9. Up (2009)

Pixar movie - Up Source: Up / Pixar
Up is about an old man named Carl, who misses his wife every day since she passed away. He and a funny boy scout had a meaningful adventure which helped him to overcome his wife’s passing. Sometimes we need to let the past go and keep living happily.

#10. Ratatouille (2007)

Ratatouille Source: Ratatouille / Pixar
Ratatouille portrays a rat having a passion for culinary arts. Though no one believes in him, he never gives up being a chef. The film encourages people to fulfill their dreams no matter what their background is.

#11. The Incredibles (2004)

The Incredibles Source: The Incredibles / Pixar
Despite their superpowers, this family always tried to hide their talents and skills. They just want to be an ordinary family. But, after all, they use their power to save the city and prevent an evil plan. The film emphasizes that by rejecting our talents, we reject ourselves.

#12. Monsters, Inc. (2001)

Monsters, Inc. Source: Monsters, Inc. / Pixar

In this Pixar animation, the monsters have a job to scare every child, but the story reveals that fear isn't the best tool for a thriving society. As the heroes discover, mutual understanding, respect, and kindness prove to be much more powerful than intimidation.

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