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Based on 34 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 3 )
  • 100
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It's the Pixar animators who keep grown-ups as riveted as the kids with visual marvels that dazzle and delight. show more

  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Funny and sweet enough to delight kids and inventive enough to satisfy adults. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Though the comedy is sometimes more frenetic than inspired and viewer emotions are rarely touched to any notable degree, the movie is as visually inventive as its Pixar predecessors. show more

  • 90
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Who doesn't need what this movie has to give? show more

  • 88
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    "Shrek" is a scintilla funnier, "Toy Story 2" a hair's breadth more poignant, but "MI" is every bit as imaginative and lovable as these other contemporary animation classics. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Rarely does an animated character merge as perfectly with the persona of the actor providing his voice as the star of Monsters, Inc. does with John Goodman. show more

  • 88
    Mark Caro Chicago Tribune

    The climax, featuring what's essentially a suspended roller coaster of closet doors, is as thrilling as it is imaginative. show more

  • 88
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    Movies like Monsters, Inc. literally make you feel like a kid again, marveling at the joyously inventive sights before you, and that's a feat that should not be taken lightly. show more

  • 88
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Smart, funny and ingeniously detailed with terrific vocal teamwork. show more

  • 88
    Michael Sragow Baltimore Sun

    The movie may not be perfect, but it's jam-packed with goodies -- like a breakfast cereal fun-pack with a prize on every box-top. show more

  • December 27, 2012 cl00000000133665
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    A Pixar classic for all children, and for any adult with the ability to suspend disbelief.

  • August 27, 2011 riohondo30
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    personaly i thought it was to childish for me, my kid thought that was only ok

  • February 07, 2012 Dry Master
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    This was one of my favorite Pixar classics and was very entertained. I liked the story and the fantasy of how a monster can have an average life. I liked it was very entertained.

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