The Pixar Theory Timeline

Literally thousands of you have requested a visual timeline for The Pixar Theory, so I put this together for you in an attempt to better organize my insane, hyperactive mind. 

Keep in mind that this is not the full theory. There is plenty I don’t go over and there are many missing connections between movies I don’t bring up, so consult the full theory here if you want the details:



Pixar Theory

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562 thoughts on “The Pixar Theory Timeline

  1. This is an awesome theory! I wonder what the folks at Pixar think of this and whether or not they’d be willing to make a massive movie with all the characters playing out this timeline ultimately ending with Boo (as the witch) finally finding Sully again. I’d feel sad knowing that Boo never found a way to get back to Sully. I’d think that the final movie would be a Monsters Inc. sequel where the Witch travels forward in time to when Sully stopped visiting young Boo and that she bestows some knowledge of how time travel works to her younger self in order to start the entire thing all over again. I mean, we don’t know what the fate of the witch is, at the end of Brave.


    • Haha, well Cobretti I doubt that would happen since Pixar films are known for being wholly original. They have plenty of great material to draw from and don’t need this kind of story, for sure. That’s actually why I went ahead and wrote The Pixar Detective as my own way of tying the worlds together in a fan-fueled storyline. And hey, maybe Boo and Sully will reunite there ;)


  2. what about frozen, tangled, the plane movies, wreck it ralph? all the pixar movies are not on this timeline. Do they not matter? making your whole theory wrong


  3. On the comment thread of the original Pixar Theory treatise, I posted some ideas I had about the origin of monsters in the Pixar universe. I also have been working on some ideas of how the Pixar shorts work within the theory. I’d like to write some of them out and share them, Mr. Negroni. If you are interested in seeing them, please let me know and tell me how you would like to receive them…..I don’t want to clutter up your comment boxes with them, and I’m not even sure if they are something that you would want to see. Should I email them to you?


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  9. Hello Mister Negroni :)
    Your theories are exhilarating. Every story is put together perfectly and they fit like pieces in a puzzle (in my opinion, at least).
    I would love to know what you think about where Shrek and the gang come in the picture, considering that there were references made regarding many Disney princesses in the first Shrek movie.
    Also, your entire theory on how far Boo went to meet her friend Sully, purely out of love for him, it brought tears to my eyes.
    Simply beautiful :)
    Thank you!


    • Well Shrek is Dreamworks, so I’ve never considered those stories as a part of the Pixar universe. Especially since the princesses are derived from classic fairy tales, not Disney (and because Disney’s princess movies are not related to Pixar). Thanks for your kind words!


  10. I was just watching Wall-E followed by toy story 3 and noticed that Andy’s mum’s license plate is A113. The same directive the Autopilot must follow requiring that no humans return to earth. I was amazed by your theory and kept looking for more evidence.


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