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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 overview, first billed only:
Mike (voice)
Sullivan (voice)
Randy (voice)
Squishy (voice)
Don (voice)
Terri (voice) (as Sean P. Hayes)
Terry (voice)
Art (voice)
Johnny (voice)
Chet (voice)
Young Mike (voice)


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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Release Date:

21 June 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Monsters Inc. 2  »


Box Office


$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The film released 1 day after the 61st birthday of Sully's voice actor John Goodman. See more »


The textbook chapter on the Cobra Hiss explains the eyes need to be opened to 110% capacity, but the diagram wrongly depicts this as an angle with the eyes open at 110 degrees. See more »


[the Slug from the start of the film finally makes it to Class]
Slug: [Exhausted] Thank Goodness. I made it. First Day of Class.
[Noticing no-one there but a Janitor]
Slug: Hey, where did everyone go?
Janitor: The School Year's over kid. You *missed* it.
[the Slug behind to leave the room, once again at a Slow Rate]
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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 »


Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.175 (2013) See more »


Written by Eric Miller
Performed by MarchFourth Marching Band
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Monsters U, entertaining but fails to meet
2 November 2013 | by See all my reviews

I really loved Monsters Inc, but this movie failed to meet expectations. Yes, it offers a little back story on two of the most memorable characters of all time, but I was not attached to them like I was during the first movie. The best scenes are at the end when Roz makes an appearance...Mike and Sully are great characters, but in the first one, you had some minor characters who made the movie much more charming (Roz, Boo, etc...) and I just didn't find myself growing any attachment to Mike's college nerd buddies. A good movie and maybe would be much more entertaining to someone who hasn't seen the first (little kids would giggle at the monsters I'm sure), but this movie misses the mark.

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