Monsters, Inc.

Monsters, Inc.

Director: Pete Docter, David Silverman, Lee Unkrich Cast: John Goodman
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Monsters, Inc.

Disney and Pixar have proven that they're a great team when it comes to putting out well-made intelligent animated films (that happen to be geared to kids), Monsters, Inc. is certainly no exception. This super-packed 2-disc set has hours of monster-loving extras for the munchkins and the film experts in your household. On disc one, Disney smartly offers both a full screen version for the kids and a wide screen version in the original 1.85:1 theatrical aspect ratio for movie mavens that love to see everything the director intended. Additionally, audio aficionados have their choice of three sound options, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround EX, a Surround EX sound effects only track, or a THX with THX optimizer option. Also on disc one is a commentary track with director Pete Docter, co-director Lee Unkrich, executive producer John Lasseter and executive producer and screenwriter Andrew Stanton. The fun stuff is all on disc 2, which is cleverly divided so you can explore the monster's world or the human's world. The monster's world is where you become an employee of "Monster, Inc." Roz welcomes you as you take a look at the history of Monstropolis, you can page through the employee handbook to learn about everything from Sample Scare Reports to the top 10 ways to get fired or learn ways to gain 10,000 pounds and much more. You'll also see the Monster of the Month Awards and learn more about Monster World and it's citizens. Continuing on, you can go on the job with Monster, Inc.'s most loveable scare-meisters Mike and Sulley, see their screen-tests for the film, abandoned concepts for the plot, get a guide to the "inside jokes," see a brand new animated short created just for the DVD release called "Mike's New Car" and much more. Hang-on there's even more, as you explore the human world. You'll be taken on a tour of Pixar's state-of-the-art animation studio as you see how Monsters, Inc. goes from an idea to storyboards to understanding how to expand the story, to the finished product allowing you to compare the storyboards to the finished film. You'll be guided on an exploration of how Monstropolis was created, see the "monster files" and how to make a "great" monster. In fact, you'll see aspects of animation, production design, music and sound concepts and of course, the theatrical trailers, toys, posters and anything else you can imagine. Not only is this film a creative and technical work of art, but the DVD is a must-have for anyone who loves movies.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/17/2002
UPC: 0786936164886
Original Release: 2001
Rating: G
Source: Walt Disney Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Full Frame, Wide Screen]
Sound: [THX-Supervised Mastering, Dolby Digital Surround EX]
Time: 1:33:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; All-new animated short film Mike's New Car (created exclusively for the video and DVD); Filmmakers' audio commentary; For the Birds - 2001 Academy Award winner for best animated short film; Finding Nemo - an exclusive sneak peek of Disney/Pixar's Summer 2003 feature film; Hilarious outtakes and the Monters, Inc. company play; Monster World: Enter the "Monster World" and become an employee at the Monsters, Inc. factory - Train for your first day at Monsters, Inc.; see the Monsters, Inc. employee handbook; learn the history of the Monster World; play Peek-a-Boo - Boo's door game; check out fun-filled facts and much more; Human World: go inside the "Human World" for a fascinating tour at Pixar Animation Studios and meet the filmmakers - never-before-seen deleted scenes; 3D location flyarounds; Monstropolis Art Gallery featuring hundreds of images; animation gags and guide to "in" jokes; behind the scenes of If I Didn't Have You - 2001 Academy Award winner for best original song; Choice of viewing presentations: fullscreen version of the film (1.33:1) - specially reframed for standard televisions; widescreen version of the film (1.85:1) - enhanced for 16x9 televisions; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround EX; DVD-ROM links and game; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround EX sound effects only track; THX-certified, including THX optimizer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Goodman James P. Sullivan "Sully"
Billy Crystal Mike Wazowski
Mary Gibbs Boo
Steve Buscemi Randall Boggs
James Coburn Henry J. Waternoose
Jennifer Tilly Celia
Bob Peterson Roz
John Ratzenberger Yeti
Frank Oz Fungus
Daniel Gerson Needleman/Smitty
Steve Susskind Floor Manager
Bonnie Hunt Flint
Jeff Pidgeon Bile
Sam Black George
Kay Panabaker Additional Voice
Rodger Bumpass Additional Voice

Technical Credits
Pete Docter Director,Original Story
David Silverman Director
Lee Unkrich Director
Darla K. Anderson Producer
Matthew Jon Beck Casting
Jill Culton Original Story
Ralph Eggleston Original Story
Michael Fong Special Effects Supervisor
Daniel Gerson Screenwriter
Mary Hidalgo Casting
Harley Jessup Production Designer
Tia W. Kratter Art Director
Ruth Lambert Casting
John Lasseter Executive Producer
Dominique Louis Art Director
Randy Newman Score Composer
Bob Pauley Production Designer
Jeff Pidgeon Original Story
Gary Rydstrom Sound/Sound Designer
Andrew Stanton Executive Producer,Screenwriter
James A. Stewart Editor
Galyn Susman Special Effects Supervisor

Scene Index

Disc #2 -- Monsters, Inc.
1. Main Title [1:32]
2. Monster in the Closet [1:34]
3. Mr. Waternoose [1:43]
4. Morning Workout [2:25]
5. Monstropolis [1:54]
6. Monsters, Inc. [1:32]
7. Randall [1:10]
8. The Scare Floor [5:31]
9. "23-19!" [2:40]
10. End of the Day [1:58]
11. Boo! [3:44]
12. Harryhausen's [2:46]
13. Back at the Apartment [2:31]
14. Bedtime [3:43]
15. Sneaking Boo to Work [2:05]
16. Potty Break [1:54]
17. Randall's Plot [1:37]
18. The Wrong Door [3:06]
19. Mike on the Run [1:55]
20. The Trash Compactor [2:37]
21. Mike Kidnapped [2:29]
22. The Scream Extractor [3:01]
23. Sulley Scares Boo [1:02]
24. Banished [2:48]
25. Sulley Rescues Boo [6:12]
26. "Schmoopsie Poo!" [2:42]
27. The Door Vault [1:01]
28. Tricking Waternoose [6:25]
29. Goodbye [3:57]
30. The Laught Floor [3:35]
31. Kitty! [2:42]
32. End Credits [1:02]

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Monsters, Inc. 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 107 reviews.
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Great animated story.
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I thought that this movie was absolutely WONDERFUL!!!! Monsters Inc. certainly didn't get the atention that it deserved while that not so great movie Shrek was out. I highly recamend this movie for anyone, any age.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Everyone should see this! It is so great and has a great storyline. John Goodman and Billy Crystal are awesome as Mike and Sully. A Must!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a good movie with a good climax and beginning and ending and middle!!!! its so good,i cant explain it. For details and full explanation,buy it and watch it. This movie with certainly explain itself. Noooooooooo....Duh! monsters inc. Is the best movie i have ever watched and its my favorite. I'm old and i love this movie! who says its a kiddy movie? its the perfect family movie for everybody!!!!! with a good sense of humor!
Guest More than 1 year ago
When I first went out to see this movie, I could hardly wait for it to come out. When we got it, we watched it nonstop. I watch it when I come home from school, and every Friday and Saturday night. Sulley, Mike, Randall and cast rock!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This movie was a GREAT movie and I would highly suggest it for anybody who has kids. I personally have no kids but laughed all the way through. Definitely recommend it for anybody.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This movie is the best animation movie I have ever seen. After I saw this movie,I felt very happy,because I was moved by Mike's love and kindness for Boo. In addition, conversations between Sulley and Mike made me laugh very much. This movie contains emotions and laughter,moreover Sulley,Mike and Boo are so cute! I especially love Sulley!! This is the PERFECT movie!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
No other movies can make my heart warmed than gMonsters, Inc.h This movie is made by Disney Company. Disney movies are always fantastic, but I thunk it is one of the most fantasic movies. When I saw a monster who is the hero of this movie save a human child from bad monsters, I felt the bonds of friendship. I was moved by this scene. However, I wasn't moved keenly, but brightly. This is because this movie is comedic. The fantasy and the imrpession were mixed and my heart was warmed by this mix.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I saw this movie with my sister-in-law and we both loved it!! The animation is spectacular and it is so funny as well as heartwarming. I just fell in love with the little girl Boo. As soon as it came out on video I knew I had to have it for my collection. I told my husband I was buying it for our 20 mos old son but I know I will be getting alot of enjoyment out of it as well!! The added features and outtakes are hilarious!! I would recommend this movie to everyone!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
but I am glad he did, because he hits the mark on this one. Pixar has brought another wildly inventive concept to life through computer animation with a little help from Billy Crystal and John Goodman. Imagine this, the monsters hiding in your closet that you were always afraid of as a child actually have everyday normal jobs as power plant workers who are producing screams in children to harness it as a power source that runs their city Monstropolis. When Sully (John Goodman) and Mike (Billy Crystal) find out that a child has crossed over into the monster city a hilarious adventure begins as they work to return Boo to the human world. G
Guest More than 1 year ago
I went to see this movie immediately after I came out of watching Harry Potter, which had made me cry from sheer disappointment. Boy, was I glad I saw Monsters, Inc! This was hands down THE FUNNIEST MOVIE OF 2001. Give yourself a great gift and BUY IT NOW!!! You will not be sorry you did. I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Shrek, shmeck...
Guest More than 1 year ago
Monsters Inc., starring the hilarious John Goodman and the equally hilarious Billy Crystal, is the story of James P. Sullivan (Sully) and his one-eyed pal, Mike Wazoski. One day, Sully accidentally lets a child, the most 'toxic, vile thing known to monsters' into the monster world. It is up to them to return the child, Boo, back home before she is discovered. I was amazed by the design of this film. The environment is incredibly crafted and the characters are unique and original. Another amazing part was Sully's fur, which moves like real animal fur with wind and movements. The music is catchy and upbeat, the plot is deep and competely original, and all the characters are loveable. Pixar and Disney hit the nail on the head with this classic. It is my favorite animated film of all time.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Incredibly inovative. Remarkably funny. Great movie!
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I am a mother of a 2 year old and he loved it as well as my younger brother who is 22. I have to say that I am a fan of Monsters, Inc. It was wonderful to have a little over and hour of peace in my home!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
My family and i really enjoyed the movie and we would recomend it to any every one we know.The only thing is that my 3 year old crys at the end of the movie,reason for this is he asks me where is boo''s mommy....and that makes me cry too. any way just thought i''d mention it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have been counting down the days to buy this!! I am sooo excited to get it today after school!!