- Cars theatrical release, June 9
- Cars DVD release, November 7
- Pixar announces it will be purchased by The Walt Disney Company for approximately $7.4 billion, January 24
- Pixar and Disney complete their merger, May 5
- The THX trailer titled Tex 3-Action, is released, featuring John Lasseter as Tex's animator and creator.
- Pixar celebrates 20 years of animation.