The best movie endings

40 all-time greats that managed to end on a bang, not a whimper.

20. Toy Story 3

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One of the main reasons people were skeptical when Pixar first announced Toy Story 4 was the near-perfect conclusion to the third installment, which brought Woody and the gang’s story full circle.

Never mind the sheer levels of nerve-wringing dread when the toys nearly met their demise in the third act, waving goodbye to Andy’s former playthings barely left a dry eye in the house.

The epilogue offers a ray of sunshine at the very end, but seeing Andy leave Woody and Buzz behind was ten times more heart-wrenching than it had any right to be.