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Mike's New Car (2002)

Video  -  Animation | Short | Family  -  9 August 2002 (Finland)
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Mike's bought a new 6-wheel-drive car, and he can't wait to show it off to Sulley. Only problem is, Mike hasn't exactly mastered the controls yet, and they're pretty complicated.

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Mike has a surprise for his pal Sullivan: Mike's gotten a new car, one with six-wheel drive. He invites Sullivan to hop in and they'll go for a spin. At that point, problems arise: first Sullivan's cramped, then Mike has a seat belt problem, gets locked out, and suffers indignities before Sullivan figures out how to unlock the car to let him back in. All sorts of gadgets misfire, until finally Mike has the car in gear, ready to roll. What was it again that was wrong with his old car? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Included on the collectors edition of Monsters, Inc. (2001) is this short with commentary by "Gould and Docter", leading us to believe that it is by the directors. In fact, it is their young sons who provide the amusing commentary. See more »

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Mike Wazowski: [Sully had just broken off the rearview mirror. Mike grabs it from him] Get out of the car! Out! Out!
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Funny animated short
11 February 2003 | by (The Hague, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

As a little extra on 'Monsters, Inc' Disney and Pixar bring us 'Mike's New Car', a terrific animated short film that was nominated for an Oscar. If you liked 'Monsters, Inc.' I see no reason why you should not like this little film. One of the two main characters of 'Monsters, Inc.', Mike (voice by Billy Crystal), has bought a new car. The other main character, Sulley (John Goodman), joins him for a drive. Sort of.

This film is quite funny, especially the ending is hilarious. As with all Disney/Pixar films the animation is perfect. Especially Sulley seems almost like a real creature the way his hair and facial expressions are animated. If you like other films from Disney and Pixar Animation Studios you should not miss this one.


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