• Monsters, Inc. (2011)

Monsters, Inc.

Release Date: November 2nd, 2011

DVD Release Date: September 17th, 2002

G |1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary

Monsters Incorporated is the largest scare factory in the monster world, and James P. Sullivan (John Goodman) is one of its top scarers. Sullivan is a huge, intimidating monster with blue fur, large purple spots and horns. His scare assistant, best friend and roommate is Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal), a green, opinionated, feisty little one-eyed monster. Visiting from the human world is Boo (Mary Gibbs), a tiny girl who goes where no human has ever gone before.

Cast: John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Mary Gibbs, Steve Buscemi, James Coburn, Jennifer Tilly, Bob Peterson, John Ratzenberger

Director: Pete Docter

Genres: Children , Animated , Adventure , Fantasy , Comedy

Production Co: Walt Disney Productions, Pixar Animation Studios

Distributors: Walt Disney Pictures

Keywords: Quest, Transformation, Friendship, 2000s, Rescue, Friend, Heartwarming, Love, Competition, Hilarious, Amusing

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

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

  • 88
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia 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

  • 88
    Mark CaroChicago Tribune

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

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