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.
According to the commentary, when Mike is on the run from Randall, he hides in a room but relinquishes himself when he turns and sees Randall in a window, staring at him and beckoning. It is only when Mike gives himself up that he realizes Randall was in the opposite room, looking in the mirror and picking his teeth.
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! ...
When Randall yanks Mike's arms upwards to represent the clock hands both pointing up, he pulls Mike's left arm as he says 'the big hand' and his right as he says 'the little hand'. However, as he says 'When the big hand points down' he bends Mike's right arm downwards.
The credits feature a list of "Production Babies" -- Babies that were born to members of the production staff during the making of the film. This is a Pixar trademark.
Originally in the scene where Harryhausen's is decontaminated, instead of quarantining the area, the restaurant is blown up. This was likely because of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
$32,236 (Austria) (25 January 2002)
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