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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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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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Also Known As:

Monsters Inc. 2  »

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Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

As the students enter the School of Scaring building, they all touch the front paw of the statue in front of the building. This is a reference to a tradition at Harvard University where students touch the left foot of the statue of John Harvard for good luck. As a result, the foot of the statue of Harvard is shiny and polished down. The animators included that onto the statue in the movie as well. See more »

Goofs

According to Monsters, Inc, Mike and Sulley have known each other since 4th Grade because Sulley jokes with Mike about his face being seen on "Monstropolis's Most Wanted" and Mike responds with "You've been jealous of my good looks since the fourth grade, pal." However, according to this movie, they did not meet or become friends until they went to Monsters University together. See more »

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[as Mike and Sulley exit their Oozma Kappa Bedroom at the same time after waking up, they fall over, and Squishy suddenly snaps a photo of them]
Squishy: First morning in the house.
Art: That's going in the Album.
Don: [Arriving with a Scare Games Letter] Guys, it's arrived, our first challenge.
[Mike struggles to pull it off him]
Don: Sorry, Tentacles. Kinda Sticky.
[Mike reads the envelope]
Mike Wazowski: Wait a minute. They want us to meet where?
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Posters and signs from the titular school are featured throughout the credits sequence. See more »

Connections

References Under Siege (1992) See more »

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Gospel
(uncredited)
Written by Eric Miller
Performed by MarchFourth Marching Band
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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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