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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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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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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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School Never Looked This Scary


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Box Office

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$82,429,469 (USA) (21 June 2013)

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$268,488,329 (USA) (13 December 2013)
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Trivia

John Ratzenberger makes his traditional Pixar film appearance, reprising his role as Yeti (a.k.a. The Abonimable Snowman) from Monsters, Inc. (2001). Yeti's job in the Monsters, Inc. mailroom is a nod to John's famous role as postman Cliff Clavin in Cheers (1982). Yeti warns Mike and Sully that tampering with the mail is punishable by exile to the human world, foreshadowing his exile in Monsters, Inc. See more »

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When Mike and Sully are first shown their room at the frat house, the light switch is under the top bunk bed. In subsequent shots it has moved closer to the door and is no longer directly under the bed. See more »

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I guess that for once I was easy to please!
23 June 2013 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – 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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