Pixar Animation Studios, or simply Pixar, is no complete stranger to producing initial hit tunes with their movie releases. Pixar is accountable for youth favorites like Finding Nemo, Toy Story, and Monsters, Inc. The studio has actually likewise developed numerous animated shorts like Jack-Jack Attack and Bao.

Pixar is a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios, which is owned by The Walt Disney Business. Some Pixar movies have actually even been the motivation for amusement park additions at Disney Parks all over the world, like Toy Story Land, which includes themed flights, food and character gos to from the movie franchise.

A trademark of Pixar movies is the music. Numerous of the studio’s productions have actually been chosen for “Best Original Song” at the Academy Awards and other smaller sized award events. A few of these tunes are classic and associated with youth, like the timeless “You’ve Got a Friend In Me,” by Randy Newman for Toy Story. It’s an identifiable tune that practically everybody can recognize.

It’s most likely Pixar Studios will continue launching more hit initial tunes as they continue premiering brand-new shorts and movies. On the horizon is the Lightyear movie, a spin-off that follows a young Buzz Lightyear (Toy Story) on an intergalactic experience with a group of pals, which is arranged for a June 17, 2022, theatrical release.

While awaiting brand-new initial tunes to take pleasure in and contribute to your playlist, here are 10 of the best tunes from Pixar movies, ranked.


11 “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” – Toy Story

Toy Story is quickly among the most popular and most effective Pixar movies. Launched in 1995, it basically narrates about every kid’s dream — toys that can come to life. The movie is enjoyable, intense, innovative, and presented audiences to signature characters that have actually stayed for many years like Woody (Tom Hanks), Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) and Mr. Potato Head (Don Rickles).

Toy Story was so effective that it went on to end up being a 4-movie franchise, with the spin-off movie Lightyear, following a young Buzz Lightyear through the galaxy, premiering June 17.

The very first movie has a fantastic soundtrack of both important structures and sing-along tunes. Among the most noteworthy being Randy Newman’s “You’ve Got a Friend in Me.” It was utilized as the signature tune for the initial movie and preserved its existence throughout the 3 follows up. In the very first movie, it’s played to develop the relationship in between Woody and Andy (John Morris) and reveal that they’re genuinely best pals.

It’s a delighted, heartfelt tune that quickly stimulates memories of the Toy Story universe and its fan-favorite characters.

10 “If I Didn’t Have You” – Monsters Inc.

Monsters Inc. is another enjoyable Pixar timeless with iconic characters that stay in the minds of audiences for many years. Launched in 2001, it informs the story of best pals Mike (Billy Crystal), and Sully (John Goodman), 2 beasts who operate at the biggest scare factory in the beast universe called Monsters Incorporated.

Monsters Inc. was another big Pixar hit, causing a prequel movie in 2013 entitled Monsters University and a spin-off television series on Disney+ in 2021 entitled Beasts at Work.

In its totality, the Monsters Inc. soundtrack is a blast, with tunes and sounds that have actually ended up being associated with the movie. Among the best is “If I Didn’t Have You.” It was composed by Randy Newman, who is accountable for a great deal of Pixar tunes, and is sung by Crystal and Goodman while in character as Mike and Sully. It’s a tune about relationship and the theatrics of the efficiency make it enjoyable to listen to and truly brings the characters to life.

9 “Strange Things” – Toy Story

As one of Pixar’s most effective releases, it’s not a surprise that another among the best tunes originates from Toy Story.

In the movie, when Andy gets his Buzz Lightyear action figure as a birthday present, he begins investing less time with his initial best bud, Woody. This sends out Woody on a little a spiral as he seems like his universe is crashing down around him. He’s utilized to being Andy’s primary, however with Buzz around that’s all altered.

Strange Things” is another tune that was composed and carried out by Randy Newman, and it feels much like “You’ve Got a Friend in Me.” It’s practically like Newman is the voice of Toy Story with how strong his existence is musically throughout the movie. “Strange Things” successfully catches the mournful state of mind of the scene in which Woody is enjoying Andy pick Buzz initially over and over once again.

8 “Le Festin” – Ratatouille