And Texas’ favorite Pixar film is...
Ranking Pixar films has become a cottage industry these days, with media outlets and movie fans alike re-calibrating their rankings every time a new film comes out.
This week, upon the release of “The Incredibles 2,” CableTV.com put together a list of each state’s favorite Pixar film.
Read our review: ‘Incredibles 2’ is incredible looking, thematically confusing
While the Austin 360 staff previously found “Finding Nemo” to be the peak of Pixar (although that ranking was compiled in 2017, when “Finding Dory” came out; “Coco” might give it a run for its money in a new ranking), CableTV.com found that Texans love a good scare.
That's right, Boo, Mike Wazowski and James P. “Sully” Sullivan walked through those Monstropolis doors and into the hearts of Texans, according to the study. CableTV.com used Google Trends data to see which Pixar film each state searched for the most.
Other states that picked “Monsters, Inc.” and its prequel, “Monsters University,” include Arizona, Nevada, Nebraska, South Dakota, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi.
Interestingly, the most popular Pixar film in the entire nation was “Finding Dory,” garnering 17 states. The least popular was “The Good Dinosaur,” which is big in Idaho.
Check out the full findings here, and let us know what your favorite Pixar film is in the comments (I am firmly in the “Incredibles” camp here, FWIW).