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Mike's New Car -- Mike buys a six-wheel drive car that's loaded with gadgets.  That new car smell doesn't last long, however, as Sulley jump-starts an ill-fated road test that teaches Mike the true meaning of buyer's remorse.

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Writers:
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Release Date:
9 August 2002 (Finland) See more »
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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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for Oscar. See more »
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(6 articles)
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Short and simple...but not exactly Oscar worthy See more (27 total) »

Cast

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Billy Crystal ... Mike (voice)

John Goodman ... Sullivan (voice)

Directed by
Pete Docter 
Roger Gould 
 
Writing credits
Pete Docter (original story)

Jeff Pidgeon (story) &
Roger Gould (story) &
Rob Gibbs (story)

Produced by
Gale Gortney .... producer
John Lasseter .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Randy Newman 
 
Film Editing by
Robert Grahamjones 
 
Production Management
Paul Cichocki .... post-production supervisor
 
Art Department
Paul Mica .... texture painter
Gary Schultz .... car designer
 
Sound Department
Tom Myers .... sound design: Skywalker Sound
 
Visual Effects by
Tim Best .... lighting lead
Phaedra Craig .... CGI artist
Patrick James .... technical director
Paul Mica .... CGI artist
Paul Mica .... digital artist
Paul Mica .... texture artist
Tim Milliron .... modeling supervisor
Gary Schultz .... pre-visualization artist
 
Animation Department
Michael Berenstein .... animator
Chris DiGiovanni .... animation coordinator
Jimmy Hayward .... animator
Ewan Johnson .... layout supervisor
John Kahrs .... animator
Karen Kiser .... animator
Wendell Lee .... animator
Daniel Mason .... animator
James Ford Murphy .... animator
Victor Navone .... animator
Bret 'Brook' Parker .... animator (as Bret Parker)
Michael Parks .... animator
Roger Rose .... animator
Ross Stevenson .... animator
J. Warren Trezevant .... animator
Adam Wood .... animator
Ron Zorman .... animator
 
Editorial Department
Greg Snyder .... assistant editor
Chris Vallance .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Tom Boyd .... oboe soloist
Ira Hearshen .... music arranger
David Slusser .... music editor
 
Other crew
Geefwee Boedoe .... title designer
Shawn Brennan .... technical artist
Kathleen Chanover .... graphic artist: titles (as Kathleen Chandover)
Dan Goodman .... production assistant
Patrick James .... shots leader
Steven Kani .... technical artist (as Steve Kani)
Shannon Linzer .... technical artist
Holly Lloyd .... technical artist
José Mota .... voice dubbing: Mike Wazowski (spanish version)
Carmen Ngai .... technical artist
Kelly O'Connell .... technical artist
Alex Orrelle .... graphic artist: titles
Adrienne Othon .... technical artist
Bill Polson .... supervising technical director
Alice Rosen .... production coordinator
Brian M. Rosen .... technical artist
Santiago Segura .... voice dubbing: James P. "Sulley" Sullivan (spanish version)
Bud Thon .... car designer
Michael Todd .... technical artist
Shannon Wood .... production coordinator
 
Thanks
Darla K. Anderson .... special thanks (as Darla Anderson)
Karen Dufilho-Rosen .... special thanks (as Karen Dufilho)
Bill Kinder .... special thanks
Joe Ranft .... special thanks
David Silverman .... special thanks
Lee Unkrich .... special thanks
 

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Screened exclusively with a limited two-week reissue of Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) to qualify for Oscar consideration.See more »
Quotes:
Mike Wazowski:[Sully had just broken off the rearview mirror. Mike grabs it from him] Get out of the car! Out! Out!See more »

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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Short and simple...but not exactly Oscar worthy, 8 February 2008
Author: planktonrules from Bradenton, Florida

Mike and Sully, the two heroes from Pixar/Disney's MONSTERS INC. are back in this short film about Mike's new car. At first, Mike is very, very proud of it, but over time, more and more and more goes wrong--and in the process poor Mike and Sully are bashed to pieces by their overly-gadgeted car.

I saw this film recently in the new DVD of Pixar animated shorts and while it was very pleasant and funny, I was rather shocked to find out it was nominated for the Oscar for Best Animated Short Subject--which it lost to the better short film THE CHUBBCHUBBS! Now this isn't knocking MIKE'S NEW CAR--it's well executed and fun. However, it just isn't special enough to be considered much other than perhaps a DVD extra.

See CHUBBCHUBBS!

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