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9 August 2002 (Finland) See more »
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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Billy Crystal ... Mike (voice)

John Goodman ... Sulley (voice)

Directed by
Pete Docter 
Roger Gould 
Writing credits
Pete Docter (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
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
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
Bud Thon .... car designer
Michael Todd .... technical artist
Shannon Wood .... production coordinator
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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4 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
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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 »
Mike Wazowski:[Sully had just broken off the rearview mirror. Mike grabs it from him] Get out of the car! Out! Out!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Monsters University (2013)See more »


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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Very Funny! Witty And Funny!, 3 June 2011
Author: Humphrey Fish from United States

I saw the movie Monsters Inc. in the theater, and I loved it, it was really funny! And then I heard about this short, Mike's New Car. Like a lot of Pixar animated short films that I have seen, this is one is very funny, it is very witty and very funny! In only a few short minutes, I was laughing really hard at this, Mike's New Car is hysterical, in fact, although it is much shorter, it is almost as hysterical as Monsters Incorporated! When my family watched this short with me, they were laughing at it as well, they found it hysterical just like I did, so it seems that I am not alone on that matter. I'll repeat, this short is very funny and witty!

Now I am going to talk a little bit about something else that I noticed about this animated short film. I find it a pity that this animated cartoon short wasn't released in the theater. If it had been released in the theater, it probably would have been nominated for and probably would have won The Academy Award For Best Animated Short Film. Oh well, it wasn't released in the theater, but it doesn't really matter, it's not a matter of life and death, so I'll live.

Here is another thing that I am going to say, you've got to watch this hysterical, witty, and not to mention clever animated short film from Pixar. Why should you? Because it is hysterical! When you watch this, you are going to find it the way I found it, very hysterical! In only a few short minutes, you will get quite a lot of laughs out of it, so watch this and enjoy it, it is really hysterical.


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