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Monsters, Inc. (2001) Poster

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Followed by 

Spin-off 

Mike's New Car (2002) (Video)
Monsters, Inc. (2002) (Video Game)
Monsters, Inc. Scream Arena (2002) (Video Game)
Takes place where the movie ends.

References 

Metropolis (1927)
The name of the city 'Monstropolis'
Feed the Kitty (1952) (Short)
Twilight Zone (1959) (TV Series)
Psycho (1960)
The famous string score is heard when Sulley tries to evade Boo in the men's bathroom.
101 Dalmatians (1961)
The opening titles are similar in both films
The Prisoner (1967) (TV Series)
The Love Boat (1977) (TV Series)
Alien (1979)
Raging Bull (1980)
Tootsie (1982)
Quotes Dustin Hoffman's line "I can be taller"
The Right Stuff (1983)
The monsters are walking onto the scarefloor in slow-motion, as in this movie.
Brazil (1985)
Cat's Eye (1985)
Labyrinth (1986)
Sullivan's general stature and some movements closely resembles those of Ludo's.
Castle in the Sky (1986)
Boo knocks over a DVD case of this title.
Luxo Jr. (1986) (Short)
The ball is in Boo's room.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Hot-Rodding Teenagers from Dimension X (1987) (TV Episode)
The chair Krang uses is seen being sat in by Mike Wazowski for the company play.
Red's Dream (1987) (Short)
Monsters (1988) (TV Series)
Dinosaurs (1991) (TV Series)
Rugrats (1991) (TV Series)
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
sign on Roz's window says "it's my way or the highway."
The Wrong Trousers (1993) (Short)
The Lion King (1994)
Randall positions Sulley to die in a way that closely resembles when Scar positions Simba to die.
True Lies (1994)
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (1994) (TV Series)
Bump in the Night (1994) (TV Series)
Mortal Kombat (1995)
Toy Story (1995)
There's a Pizza Planet truck parked to the left of the trailer where Randall ends up at. Plus Andy's wallpaper is used as one of Randall's backgrounds.
Fargo (1996)
Steve Buscemi's character threatens to put somebody into a wood chipper, which was the fate of his character in Fargo.
Cowboy Bebop (1998) (TV Series)
When Boo knocks over a stack of Mike and Sulley's DVDs at the apartment, a case of Volume 1 of Cowboy Bebop can be seen on the floor.
A Bug's Life (1998)
Randall ends up in the trailer first seen in this movie.
Analyze This (1999)
Toy Story 2 (1999)
Back in Boo's room, she shows off her Jesse doll. Also, Rex the dinosaur features in the end credits outtakes.
Metropolis (2001)
The name of the city 'Monstropolis'
Finding Nemo (2003)
Back in Boo's room, she shows off her Nemo doll. Also, there is a clown fish mounted on the wall the trailer that Randall ends up

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Gwyneth Paltrow/Ryan Adams (2001) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned at the end of Family Dinner Arguments II
Saturday Night Live: Billy Bob Thornton/Creed (2001) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Nick Burn's dad
Ice Age (2002)
According to Jim: Cheryl's Day Off (2002) (TV Episode)
The title is mentioned on a cinema-billboard
Walt Disney World Resort: Behind the Scenes (2002) (TV Movie)
Turtle Talk with Crush is inspired by Disney Pixar's Monsters Inc.
Finding Nemo (2003)
Mike Wazowski is seen swimming with flippers at the end credits of Finding Nemo.
To psygeio (2004) (Short)
A James P. "Sulley" Sullivan doll is seen
The Incredibles (2004)
Violet in "The Incredibles" renders herself invisible in much the same manner as Randall Boggs.
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Talked about
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: Bernard-Henri Lévy (2006) (TV Episode)
Referred to during a story on Pixar's sale to Disney.
Cars (2006)
A logo for the CDA can be seen on the race cars.
Film 2014: Episode dated 27 March 2006 (2006) (TV Episode)
Pixar event, pictures seen, title spoken.
Aachi and Ssipak (2006)
When the cops enter the Hotel where Aachi and Ssipak are staying, The Lady behind the counter shows a striking resemblence to Roz, the Dispatch manager in Monsters, Inc..
Game K N B: Episode dated 29 November 2006 (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as answer to a preliminary question about movies with monster in the title.
Complete Idiot (2007)
Simon and friends are playing a name the movie by some quotes game.
Doctor Who Confidential: Monsters Inc. (2007) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sound very similar to the Child Detection Agency (CDA)
Disneyland: Secrets, Stories, & Magic (2007) (Video)
Pete Docter wears a shirt with a "Monsters, Inc." design
The Girls Next Door: Everyday Is Wednesday (2008) (TV Episode)
a poster for the film can be seen on the wall at Le Paws
WALL·E (2008)
Sully's garbage cube in Wall-E's garbage; Mike Wazowski statue in other scene
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.18 (2008) (TV Episode)
Included in a $500 question
Tokyo Mater (2008) (Short)
Mike and Sulley, in their car forms, are seen briefly when Mater drifts through a Japanese restaurant, that is referring to Harryhausen's Sushi resturant
Nostalgia Critic: Nicktoons (2009) (TV Episode)
The Nostalgia Critic insinuates that "Monsters, Inc." is a rip-off of "Aaahh! Real Monsters".
Jeopardy!: Episode #25.169 (2009) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Movies in Minivans" category
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Up (2009) (TV Episode)
Poster shown when Hewy discusses Pixar movies
B.O.B.'s Big Break (2009) (Video)
A poster has the line 'I'm always watching you- always', a similar line to Roz from Monsters Inc.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.26 (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $2,000 clue in the category "Stars by Movie Roles"
Tracy (2009)
Mike and Sulley toy seen in background
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $5,000 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $2,000 question
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
Animation Lookback: DreamWorks Animation Part 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Shrek won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature beating this Pixar film.
Toy Story 3 (2010)
When the toddlers are entering the classroom, a quick glimpse of Mary (aka Boo), the only human character in Monsters Inc., can be seen.
Animation Lookback: DreamWorks Animation Part 5 (2010) (TV Episode)
John Goodman, who played the opposite council in Bee Movie voice Sulley in this Pixar film.
The Simpsons: Loan-a Lisa (2010) (TV Episode)
Mike is seen in the cloud sightings
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Adventures of Mark Twain (2010) (TV Episode)
Jaimetud has a Monster, Inc. poster in the background
Cars Toons: Mater's Tall Tales (2010) (Video)
In the segment Tokyo Mater Mike and Sully (as cars) can be seen as cars when Mater loses control and drifts through a restaurant.
How It Should Have Ended: How Toy Story 3 Should Have Ended (2011) (TV Episode)
Sulley jumps out of Andy's closet
The Super Phelous Angry Reviewing Meta-Show or Something...: Phoogeywoogeyman (2011) (TV Episode)
Mike and Sully are visible on the title card
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Cars 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Hewy: "While I'm excited to hear a prequel for Monsters Inc."
Ugly Americans: Wail Street (2011) (TV Episode)
Twayne buys a pink Sully doll.
Mad: Kitchen Nightmares Before Christmas/How I Met Your Mummy (2011) (TV Episode)
Mike & Sulley seen at the restaurant.
Disney Universe (2011) (Video Game)
Costumes of the characters of this movie.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Movies to Warm Your Heart (2011) (TV Episode)
Lynda says it will be re-released in the 3D format in 2013
Brave (2012)
A relief carving of Sulley is visible in the Witch's cottage.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Brave (2012) (TV Episode)
Hewy discusses hair in Pixar movies.
Face Off: Monster Twist (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
AniMat's Reviews: Hotel Transylvania (2012) (TV Episode)
Animat says the premise of Hotel Transylvania sounds like a ripoff of this film.
Nostalgia Critic: The Worst Movies Nostalgia Critic's Reviewed (2012) (TV Episode)
Doug gets angry when people say Monsters, Inc. stole the idea from Little Monsters when there were ideas like that before both.
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Ralph is sure Vanellope will be disappointed from her car, but she is very enthusiastic about it - much like Sullivan was afraid Mike will be disappointed to notice his picture in the news is all but covered.
Disney Cruise Line: Behind the Magic (2013) (TV Movie)
Monsters Academy inspired by Monsters Inc.
Monsters University (2013)
A poster with "Winds of Change" can be seen hanging up in Randall's room at the beginning of the film. This refers to the quote from the first movie when Randall says to Mike "Do you hear that? It's the winds of change".
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.92 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the movie by name.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.165 (2013) (TV Episode)
Billy Crystal says he had to imitate Mike Wazowski for a year after showing his grandchildren the film

Features 

For the Birds (2000) (Short)

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Troldspejlet Special: Monsters, Inc. (2002) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
CinéMagique (2002) (Short)
Making 'Nemo' (2003) (Video)
The Ultimate Film (2004) (TV Movie)
number 53
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Clips are shown
Pixar's 20th Anniversary Special (2006) (TV Movie)
featured in clips
The Pixar Story (2007)
clip shown
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Nostalgia Critic: Little Monsters (2010) (TV Episode)
Talks about the movie and clips are shown
Great Movie Mistakes 2: The Sequel (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Hollywood's Top Ten: Monster Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
#4
Steve Jobs: iGenius (2012)
A clip is featured.
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during introduction.
Inside Pixar (2013) (TV Movie)
Short clip shown
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Film is talked about, clips shown.
Count It Down: Greatest Animated Movie Characters (2013) (TV Movie)
Mike Wazowski is #19.
AniMat's Reviews: Monsters University (2013) (TV Episode)
AniMat gives his opinion on the first film. Clips briefly shown.

Spoofs 

Feed the Kitty (1952) (Short)
The Godfather (1972)
Gallagher: Totally New (1982) (TV Movie)
Silkwood (1983)
Witness (1985)
Tremors (1990)
Apollo 13 (1995)
Men in Black (1997)
Boogie Nights (1997)
Starship Troopers (1997)
the ad in the beginning of Monsters Inc spoofs the ad at the end of Starship Troopers
Armageddon (1998)
In the outtakes, the scarers walking into the Scare Floor in the same manner as the drillers before falling all over themselves.
Office Space (1999)
X-Men (2000)
Hollow Man (2000)

Spoofed in 

Cars (2006)
John Ratzenberger talks about it as it is shown at the end (Monster Trucks, Inc.)
The Simpsons: Angry Dad: The Movie (2011) (TV Episode)
A "Monsters, Ltd." poster hangs at the Nickel 'n' Dime Animation Studio office.
Mad: Pokémonsters, Inc./Bane and Kate (2013) (TV Episode)
Pokémonsters, Inc. is a spoof of this movie.

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