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Monsters University

G| 1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
Ever since he was a kid monster, Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) has dreamed of becoming a Scarer. To make his dream a reality, he enrolls at Monsters University. During his first semester, he meets Sulley (John Goodman), a natural-born Scarer. Sulley and Mike engage in a fierce rivalry that ultimately gets them both kicked out of MU's elite Scare Program. To make things right, Mike and Sulley -- along with a bunch of misfit monsters -- will have to learn to work together.

Cast: Billy Crystal , John Goodman , Steve Buscemi , Helen Mirren , Peter Sohn , Joel Murray , Sean P. Hayes , Dave Foley

Director: Dan Scanlon

Genres: Children, Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Animated

Distributor: Walt Disney

Monsters University (2013)

Release Date: June 21st, 2013|1 hr. 42 min.

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fan reviews ( 22 )
  • It's all infectious fun, despite the lack of originality. In the art of tickling funny bones, Crystal and Goodman earn straight A's. show more

  • As a piece of summer entertainment, this strenuously upbeat prequel to Pixar's "Monsters, Inc." passes with vibrant colors and will, of course, excel at the box office...But as an offering from Pixar, the studio that set the platinum standard for contemporary animated features, it's an awful disappointment — and one more reason to worry about Pixar's future under Disney ownership. show more

  • A humdrum straight line of a film, Monsters University never surprises, goes off in unexpected directions or throws you for a loop in the manner of the best Pixar stories. Nor does it come close to elating through the sheer imagination of its conceits and storytelling. show more

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