Monsters University 2012

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A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at the University of Fear -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.

Starring:
John Goodman, Mary Gibbs
Rental Formats:
DVD, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D

Product Details

Discs
  • Feature universal
Runtime 1 hour 50 minutes
Starring John Goodman, Mary Gibbs, Billy Crystal
Director Pete Docter
Genres Comedy
Studio WALT DISNEY HOME ENTERTAINMENT
Rental release 11 November 2013
Main languages English
Discs
  • Feature universal
Runtime 1 hour 50 minutes
Starring John Goodman, Mary Gibbs, Billy Crystal
Director Pete Docter
Genres Comedy
Studio WALT DISNEY HOME ENTERTAINMENT
Rental release 11 November 2013
Main languages English
Discs
  • Feature universal
Runtime 1 hour 50 minutes
Starring John Goodman, Mary Gibbs, Billy Crystal
Director Pete Docter
Genres Comedy
Studio WALT DISNEY HOME ENTERTAINMENT
Rental release 11 November 2013
Main languages English

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4.6 out of 5 stars

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By The Movie Guy TOP 100 REVIEWER on 9 July 2013
Format: DVD
Mike desires to be a "scarer." The monster world is powered by screams. The problem is that Mike (Billy Crystal) while smart, isn't scary. He attends Monster University where he studies hard to be a scarer. The plot reads like "Revenge of the Nerds" as Mike must win a scare contest along with his hopeless fraternity to prove himself and stay in school as a scarer.

Mike is a rival to Sullivan, a university legacy (John Goodman) but later they operate on the same team.

The film is cute. The initiation scene was my favorite with a laugh out loud chuckle. I watched the film with a five year old who can't stand scary movies. She loved this one.

One the kids enjoyed ages 5 and up.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Susman VINE VOICE on 12 Dec. 2013
Format: Blu-ray
From the moment these two mismatched monsters met they couldn't stand each other.

“Monsters University" is a prequel to the film "Monsters Inc.". In addition to the two main characters, a whole lot of new characters are introduced at the college that Mike and Sully attended. The CGI was simply and yet gorgeous, and a production that was a pleasure to watch. It’s a sumptuous film, which was all infectious fun, despite the lack of originality it, still managed to tickle the funny bones. There is good animation here and with a plot driven by well-done characterisations.
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Format: Blu-ray
I have two favorite Pixar movies - Up and Monsters Inc. So when they announced the Monsters University prequel, I greeted it with mixed emotions. Yes, I was interested in revisiting Mike and Sulley, but I was afraid it would pale next to the original. And it's not the original, but it is fun in its own way.

As a kid, Mike (voiced by Billy Crystal) set his sights on becoming a scarier. And the best university to learn to do that? Monsters University, of course. So he is thrilled as a freshman when he finally arrives on campus. Also a freshman is James Sullivan (John Goodman) of THE Sullivans. His family is scaring legend, and he is automatically big man on campus. That hardly bothers Mike since he is working hard to learn all he can about scaring, must to Sulley's annoyance. But when both of their positions at the college are threatened, will they be able to work together to stay at Monsters U?

Now, I will start by saying if you haven't seen the original, it should be no problem jumping in here. Outside a few cool cameos for fans of the original, most of this movie features new characters and situations. Think of the stuff you'd miss more as in jokes. It won't hurt your enjoyment to not get them, but there are a few moments you are missing.

The original did a good job of creating this wonderful world where Monsters are normal, and they had these great gags that were blink and you miss them type of things. While there are a few of those here, they aren't quite as plentiful. Then again, they'd already done so much in the first one, it's hard to picture how they could match or top those gags.

And, frankly, that's the main problem with this film. There are jokes. The jokes are funny. But they aren't as funny or as plentiful as the original.
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By G W on 19 Mar. 2015
Format: Blu-ray Verified Purchase
The first Monsters Inc movie was a tough act to follow but Monsters University somehow manages to keep the idea fresh and add an engaging new storyline that doesn't spoil the original. I loved it!
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What can I say, Pixar have done it again. However I am increasingly frustrated by the lack of extra material and the abolishment of the double and triple plays by Disney ! Sort it out Disney.
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By sean paul mccann VINE VOICE on 5 Jan. 2015
Format: DVD
there is no letdown here, maybe not as good as monsters inc but i think most of us expected that. That being said this is fun and a real family occasion as everyone will love it.
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Arrived on time, gave it to my adult daughter for her birthday (with one or two other things) and she loves it. I'll, no doubt, get to watch it over Christmas, or sometime soon!
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By Dr. Mike on 29 Nov. 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Not quite as good as the original; in my view 'prequels' often aren't. For the British viewer, some details of / satire about US University life may be less than clear.
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