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"[Sadness is] such a funny opposite energy to Joy, who is literally jumping up and down," Poehler says. "And Sadness just wants to lie down and kind of feel her feelings." Poehler plays Joy (left) and Phyllis Smith plays Sadness in the new film Inside Out. Disney/Pixar hide caption

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'Sadness Is Like A Superhero': Amy Poehler On Pixar's 'Inside Out'

The movie, directed by Pete Docter, follows the five emotions inside an 11-year-old's head. Poehler plays Joy, but she says Sadness' strength is she knows how to talk about loss.

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The Legendary Mr. Miyamoto, Father Of Mario And Donkey Kong

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Chocolate, Chocolate, It's Good For Your Heart, Study Finds

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DNA Tracking Of Ivory Helps Biologists Find Poaching Hotspots

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"[Sadness is] such a funny opposite energy to Joy, who is literally jumping up and down," Poehler says. "And Sadness just wants to lie down and kind of feel her feelings." Poehler plays Joy (left) and Phyllis Smith plays Sadness in the new film Inside Out. Disney/Pixar hide caption

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'Sadness Is Like A Superhero': Amy Poehler On Pixar's 'Inside Out'

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'I'm So Proud To Have You As A Daughter'

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Battle Over New Oil Train Standards Pits Safety Against Cost

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Why Isn't The Second Season Of 'True Detective' More Surprising?

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