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In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, two monsters realize things may not be what they think.
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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
Early drafts included Mike and Sulley in grade school together (to respect the "fourth grade" quote in Monsters, Inc. (2001)) and appearances by the characters of Celia, Fungus and Henry J. Waternoose (recast as Kelsey Grammer, replacing James Coburn who died in 2002). Grammer never made it into the film; Waternoose appears only in a photograph. See more »
According to Monsters. Inc. - Mike & Sulley have known each other since 4th Grade b/c Sulley jokes with Mike about his face being seen on "Monstropolis Most Wanted" and Mike responds with "You've been jealous of my good looks since the fourth grade, pal." When according to this movie, they did not meet nor became friends until they went to Monsters' University together. See more »
[while trying to find someone to join his team for the Scare Games, Mike spots his Roommate Randy in the Crowd]
Excuse me. I'm running a little late.
Thank Goodness, Randy. My Old Friend, I really need you to be on my time.
Sorry Mike. I'm already part of a team.
[Randy walks out of the crowd, revealing a ROR Jacket that he received after Sulley was kicked out of their team, much to Mike's shock]
They really liked my performance in the Final Exam, that they accepted me into their team.
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Posters and signs from the titular school are featured throughout the credits sequence. See more »
The first Monsters Inc. came out when i was just 7 years old and immediately became one of my all time favourites from the day I saw it. With extremely high expectations in mind and excitement especially for Pixar's close attention to relevance (as I am actually at university now myself) I went to see the new one as soon as it came out.
The film is a prequel following closely to our much loved earlier Characters, Mike and later Sully as they present to us their lives prior to the first movie. As well as an adorable new cast of monsters which are equally lovable as the old ones.
To my delight, the film exceeded most if not all my earlier expectations. The plot is well written, funny and most of all extremely heart warming especially to long time fans like myself as well as those younger viewers that might not have even seen the first one.
The nostalgic element of the film is perhaps the most well written. Every twist and turn reveals a huge or tiny explanation to the events and habits of the characters that I previously saw in the first film. Questions I never even asked myself, like why Randall's eyes are so squinty or how Sully and Randall's rivalry originated.
Although i absolutely loved the movie, perhaps its because I've waited for 12 years but at some points it left me slightly unsatisfied and I'd have loved for some parts to be explained more thoroughly.
Regardless of my only criticism, the movie made me laugh, cried with tears of joy, almost actually cried and was both heart warming and action packed. What more could you ask for? I urge those fans of the first film as well as anyone that just wants to have a good time at the cinema to see it. It'll be well worth your time!
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