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10 Most Realistic Disney Pixar Filter Videos as Trend Takes over Internet

Newsweek logo Newsweek 6/17/2021 Kate Fowler
a large brick building with a tower in the background: The Pixar logo is seen at the main gate of Pixar Animation Studios January 19, 2006 in Emeryville, California. Disney Pixar filters are taking over online. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) © Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The Pixar logo is seen at the main gate of Pixar Animation Studios January 19, 2006 in Emeryville, California. Disney Pixar filters are taking over online. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Filters have the ability to transform users into seemingly whatever they like, whether that be plastic surgery obsessives, running through Versailles, or now, realistic Disney Pixar characters.

Snapchat released its latest cartoon character filter Thursday, June 10, which uses AR to transform users into a character straight out of a Disney movie. According to Tech Crunch, over 215 million users have tried out the lens, and it's been viewed over 1.7 billion times.

The filter, named Cartoon 3D Style Lens, is only available on Snapchat, but the online trend sees users share their videos to TikTok after. This isn't the first time a Disney filter has taken the internet by storm either, as it's actually Snapchat's third cartoon-style lens.

In August 2020, Snapchat had its biggest month in over a year, with 28.5 million new installs. Coincidentally, or not-so-coincidentally, Snapchat also released its first cartoon filter that month, called the Cartoon Face lens. December 2020 saw Snapchat introduce its users to the Cartoon lens, which provided an even more realistic transformation into a Disney Pixar character.

Now, Snapchat has introduced its most realistic take on the filter yet. To use the Cartoon 3D Style Lens, users simply need to press the "search" button on the top left of the camera and type in "Cartoon 3D Style." To join in on the TikTok trend, record and save your video on Snapchat, then upload it to TikTok.

As the most realistic one yet, the latest filter has provided videos online which rival the likes of Flynn Rider and Elsa.

@okaluntri's accurate expressions

TikTok user @okaluntri nailed the Pixar expressions in her video, gaining over 300,000 likes.

"You look like so many characters," wrote one viewer.

"An Irish Pixar movie"

Tadhg Fleming's "Irish Disney Pixar movie" with his parents looks like it's straight out of the movie theaters—not just because his "woohoo" at the start sounds exactly like Frozen's famous "yoohoo, big summer blow out," line.

Russell from Up's first heartbreak

The song is instantly recognizable from what is potentially the saddest scene in Disney history: Ellie and Carl's love story. In Kenyi's take on it however, the song is remixed as Russell gets over his first heartbreak.


Video: Disney and Pixar’s Luca _ Official Trailer _ Disney+.mp4 (The Independent)

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"Hi, i'm Peter"

Peter MacGregor embodies a Pixar character in his TikTok video using the filter, gaining over 800,000 views

Meredith from Brave joins TikTok

No explanation is needed as to which Disney Pixar character this TikToker looks like with the Snapchat lens.

Moana look-a-like

TikTok user Ashleigh Beauford tried out the filter in her Moana costume, and even said the result "scared" her with its accuracy.

Moana sings for TikTok

TikTok creator Jo Legaspi takes her filter to the next level by performing a rendition of "How Far I'll Go" from 2016's Moana.

Becoming a Pixar mom

This TikTok user was able to live out her fantasy of being a "Pixar mom" by transforming her whole family into cartoons, including her baby.

Sewing with Disney Pixar

TikTok user @stylewithmaddi blended her love for fashion with the filter, accurately imagining what a Pixar scene would look like if the character was sewing.

"Your Pixar facial expressions are on point," wrote one viewer.

Acting straight from a Disney movie

Likewise, @lealu00's use of the filter gets those famous Pixar expressions right too, appearing just like Rapunzel from Tangled.

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