If there’s one thing that makes Pixar movies so famous over the past 20 years, it’s maybe the ability to make both adults and children feel moving in their hearts. One of the most remarkable details in 22 Disney Pixar movies is the depiction of the sweet and genuine friendship regardless of species, races or backgrounds,…etc. All of them are so beautiful and heartwarming that first, we can laugh, then we may cry. In no particular order, here are the most inspirational friendships in Pixar movies that will melt our hearts. Let’s get started!
1. Remy and Linguini (Ratatouille)
Remy and Linguini – a rat and a human. No one can imagine that they can actually have one of the most beautiful friendships in Disney Pixar movies. They are an unexpected duo due to the difference in their species, they can’t even talk with each other. However, during the movie, their bond has developed to the point it seems like one cannot live without the other.
At first, they are somewhat rivalries. Linguini is a chef, who is not really capable of cooking; Remy is a rat, who has the dream of making the finest dishes. After realizing they can benefit each other, they start working together. As time goes by, the relationship between the two becomes so strong that they are recognized as ultimate Disney Pixar BFFs goals.
2. Joy and Sadness (Inside Out)
Inside Out is probably one of the best works of Disney Pixar, in which it has successfully portrayed an inspirational and touching Pixar friendship. We have Joy and Sadness – two Pixar characters, which are also another unlikely duo on the list.
As the names suggested, they are totally opposite with each other; one is always joyful and happy, the other is always sad and gloomy. At the beginning of the movie, they fail to understand each other. However, after various memorable journeys together, they start to learn how to love and trust their partner for who they are, making them one of the most admirable BFFs from the Pixar universe.
3. Wall-E and Eve (Wall-E)
Some people may see the relationship between Wall-E and Eve is among the most beautiful Pixar friendships; some may see them as something more. However, no matter how we define their relationship, it is undeniable that the bond between them is maybe the most special of all Pixar friendships.
During the movie, both Wall-E and Eve do not communicate much with each other, but it does not affect their relationship much. Instead, one shows love and care to the other by actions. Wall-E is an old robot getting used to being lonely until the day Eve lands on Earth. Together, they explore the meaning of love and friendship, they are also willing to do anything for the sake of their partner. The relationship between the two robots deserves to be among the best friendships in Disney Pixar Movies.
4. Dory and Marlin (Finding Nemo)
Dory is definitely one of Pixar’s best animal characters, mostly because of how awesome she is as a friend. Despite the flaw in her memory, Dory is an extremely loyal friend. She and Marlin are like a perfect balance for each other as one is cheerful and positive while the other is rather serious and negative.
Through the adventure to find Nemo, they keep helping and getting closer to each other. After up and down experiences together, they gradually realize the importance of their partner. This aquatic duo has taught us to value the ones who are beside us and how to befriend ones who are different from us. Therefore, these two are Pixar friendship goals for everyone to follow.
5. Sheriff Woody and Buzz Lightyear (Toy Story Series)
Sheriff Woody and Buzz Lightyear is a living example of what frenemy is like and these two are also one of the most iconic friendships in Disney Pixar movies. They start out as enemies as they keep causing conflicts with each other due to personal jealousy. However, once they can overcome their differences and misunderstandings, their bond begins to grow stronger and stronger with each adventure together.
Being the leaders of the groups, the cowboy and the spaceman have to cooperate for the sake of other toys and Andy. After countless dangerous and memorable journeys, they become closer and intimate like brothers. No wonder why they are one of the most inspirational Friendships in Pixar Movies.
6. Mr. Incredible and Frozone (The Incredibles)
The two parts of The Incredibles are not exactly animated movies about friendship since they mainly focus on family bonds and superhero matters. However, it does not mean that beautiful friendships do not exist in these movies.
We have Mr.Incredible and Frozone – the two superheroes of the two movies. They are exactly what an “adult” friendship is like. Unlike other pairs of friends on this list, these two heroes are not always seen sticking to each other, which is like a friendship between the two adults in reality who are always busy with other matters in life. However, what makes this relationship admirable is that whenever Mr.Incredibles needs his brother, Frozone will always be there for his best friend regardless of the dangers getting in the way. Maybe that’s why Mr. Incredible and Frozen are regarded among the most beautiful friendships in Disney Pixar Movies.
7. Mater and Lightning McQueen (Car Series)
Another enemy turned friend relationship on the list. Lightning McQueen is a superstar when he first meets Mater – an unknown old truck. At first, they do not get on well with each other due to the differences in their background and personality. However, Mater’s positivity and loveable attitudes have gradually changed Lightning McQueen’s pretentious personality. Their desire for speed and dreams of adventures is what brings them together, as a result, they become close pals to each other and it seems like they are one as they keep sticking with their dearest partner.
We have three movies to observe a long journey of friendship and intense adventures between Mater and Lightning McQueen, making them an ultimate Pixar friendship.
8. Carl and Russell (Up!)
The relationship between Carl and Russell is maybe among the most heartwarming friendships in Disney Pixar Movies. Carl is a lonely old man who always carries the dream of his childhood with his foregone wife; Russell is a young Wilderness Explorer who is always so excited and eager about going on adventures. The two people seem to have nothing in common, especially considering that one is an old man while the other is just a young boy.
However, after Russell accidentally hangs onto his house as it takes flight, both Russell and Carl get into the adventure of the lifetime that they will not forget. As the time goes by, the bond between them becomes stronger. Russell is like a trustful companion for Carl after a long time of loneliness, while Carl is like a father-figure making up for the failures of his own dad. At the end of the movie, this odd friendship will define what ultimate Disney Pixar BFFs goals are.
9. Mike and Sully (The Monsters University & Monster Inc)
Friendship is strange; it can happen between a human and a human, an animal, and a human, and even between two monsters. Please welcome Mike and Sully – two BFFs from the Pixar universe. What is so beautiful about their friendship is that they are two missing pieces who need each other in their lives. Mike’s toughness helps Sullivan keep up with his work schedule and training, while Sullivan is capable of easing Mike’s moods in a hard time.
Both The Monsters University and Monster Inc are Pixar movies about friendship. Mike and Sully are always there for each other even though they can be bicker sometimes. The song that the two of them sing “You and me together, that’s how it always should be ” is exactly what their friendship is like. In other words, they are meant to be together, they complete each other, which makes them the most inspirational friendships in Pixar Disney movies that will melt our hearts.