Inside Out is a 1995 American family-friendly comedy animated film released by Walt Disney Pictures in association with Animotion Factory. The film follows an 11-year old girl named Riley who has emotions living in her head: Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear and Disgust. Together, they keep Riley happy all day long. The film was released on April 23, 1995 and was called "The first film with emotions of all time!" by WNBC, New York (according to the back cover of its VHS release). It received 2.1 million reviews from news companies. The film was released as a "director's cut" edition on July 23, 2007 and re-released in Disney Digital 3-D on May 18, 2012. A Pixar similarity to the film was released to theaters on June 19, 2015.
Inside Out was released on VHS and widescreen LaserDisc on January 16, 1996 without any special content. The LaserDisc edition was reissued and re-packaged on October 8, 1996 with special features on seperated LaserDiscs. The first one had the film itself, while the second one had bonus content - the Making of Inside Out special (which would later air on PBS on November 15, 1996 as The Emotions: Behind Inside Out), animations and cels content, and deleted scenes from the film that did not make it into the cut.
Inside Out was also re-issued on VHS and DVD on June 13, 2000 by Walt Disney Gold Classic Collection.
Inside Out was re-released on "director's cut" edition DVD and Blu-Ray October 16, 2007 and had two versions of the film: the "director's cut" edition, with all new scenes and content, and the theatrical edition in 7.1 surround sound. It was the last Disney DVD to support THX. The film can be viewed in either 16:9 widescreen ratio or 4:3 fullscreen ratio. The DVD also offered "making of Inside Out" features and DVD games that the family can play.
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment re-released Inside Out on Blu-Ray, DVD and 3D Blu-Ray as part of the "Animotion Factory High-Def Collection" on June 12, 2012.