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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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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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Monsters Inc. 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$82,429,469 (USA) (23 June 2013)

Gross:

$268,492,764 (USA)
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Trivia

Mike is similar to Hermione Granger in this film. Both characters are protagonists that study hard at Monsters University and Hogwarts respectively and both do not warm up to Sulley and Harry Potter / Ron Weasley at first, but end up forming a friendship with them respectively. The RORs are similar to Slitherin for both being teams desperate for victory, proving they are the best when it comes to a lot of things. See more »

Goofs

In the house party scene, a modern dance song is played. Assuming that this movie takes place years before Monsters Inc. (which was released in 2001), this song shouldn't even exist. See more »

Quotes

Greek Council VP: [Referring to a Purple Glowing Urchin] Trust me when I say you are not gonna want to touch this bad boy!
Art: I wanna touch it!
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Crazy Credits

A brief opening credits sequence is done in the same style as Monsters, Inc. (2001). See more »

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References The Right Stuff (1983) See more »

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PNK Pop
Music by Jamie Houston
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A must see prequel
9 July 2013 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

Monsters University is the prequel to Monsters inc., a wildly popular animation by Pixar. It's basically a college movie set in the monster world, but with a nice deviation from the standard.

The good. Still the same incredibly interesting world with all its colors, fantastic creatures, and quirks. Interesting story, especially for the twist. Great animation, as usual. Easily enjoyable by adults. Perfect ending. Excellent voice acting.

The bad. Lots of college movie, underdogs, and jocks versus nerds clichés.

The ugly. Nothing.

The result. If you liked the first one, you'll like this one too.


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