G | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think.
The fancy restaurant that Mike takes Celia to, Harryhausen's, is reference to 'Ray Harryhausen' *qv) one of the earliest practitioners of stop-motion photography and claymation. Harryhausen is responsible for bringing a number of now-iconic monsters... ...
All right, Mr. Bile, is it?
Bile: Uh, my friends call me Phlem.
Flint: Uh-huh, Mr. Bile, can you tell me what you did wrong?
Bile: I fell down?
Flint: No, No, before that.
Flint: Can anyone tell me Mr. Bile's big mistake? Anyone?
Flint: Alright let's check footage, right there. The Door! ...
In the commercial, we are told that Monsters Inc. matches children to the monster that is likely to scare them most. The monster in the beginning who demonstrated the 'dead door' said that his child was only six. Wouldn't they cut down on dead doors if they matched the door to a different monster who'd scare it more?
No monsters were harmed in the making of this motion picture.
The 3D version, as well as the 2013 DVD & Blu-ray releases, replaces the Disney logo with the more current logo.
$32,236 (Austria) (25 January 2002)
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