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Monsters University (2013)

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A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.

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Cast

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Mike (voice)
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Sullivan (voice)
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Randy (voice)
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Squishy (voice)
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Don (voice)
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Terri (voice) (as Sean P. Hayes)
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Terry (voice)
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Art (voice)
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Johnny (voice)
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Chet (voice)
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Young Mike (voice)
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Storyline

Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn't always the case. From the moment these two mismatched monsters met they couldn't stand each other. "Monsters University" unlocks the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends. Written by Disney/Pixar

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Before They Were Incorporated, They Had To Be Educated See more »


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21 June 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Monsters Inc. 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$82,429,469, 23 June 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$268,492,764

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$743,559,607
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Ms. Squibbles drops the boys off and states, "I'll be in the car listening to my tunes," she is listening to "Island" by metal band Mastodon. See more »

Goofs

When Mike punches the bed to show Sulley all of his shedded fur, much of it falls on his head. In the next shot, the fur has disappeared. See more »

Quotes

Sulley: [on the night before the Final Scare Games challenge in their Oozma Kappa Bedroom] It's time to put aside all the text books, reach down and let the *Scary* out.
[Mike practices scary poses]
Sulley: Come on, DIG DEEP.
Ms. Squibbles: [calling out] Oh boys, it's a School Night.
[Mike and Sulley stop, now feeling refreshed]
Mike Wazowski: Tomorrow, the whole world is gonna see what Mike Wazowski can do.
Sulley: [smiling] You bet they are.
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Crazy Credits

Following the final credits, the Slug from early in the movie finally makes it to his first college class, but it's the last day of school. See more »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Reviews: The Good Dinosaur (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Monsters University
Written by Randy Newman
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Frequently Asked Questions

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I guess that for once I was easy to please!
23 June 2013 | by See all my reviews

" Monsters University" is a new film from Pixar that is a prequel to their film "Monsters Inc.". In addition to the two main characters, a whole lot of new characters are introduced at the college that Mike and Sully attended. The plot involves Mike trying to become a 'scaring major'—something quite unthinkable since he isn't the least bit scary. There's a lot more to the film than this, but I won't spoil it by saying more about the plot.

My daughter was lucky enough to go to the debut of "Monsters University". She liked it but also felt the story was disappointing since it lacked original characters and the story reminded her of too many college films (like "Revenge of the Nerds" and "Animal House"). My wife saw it with me and she said that the film put her to sleep! This is all very odd, as I am usually the most difficult to please in the family when it comes to films—yet I thoroughly enjoyed the film and nearly gave it a 9. While I would agree it lacks originality, it did make me smile. It was a nice, gentle film—one that I didn't mind just watching without picking it apart (like I usually do). Much of this is because the CGI was simply gorgeous and It was a pleasure watching such a beautiful film…as well as such a nice and enjoyable film.


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