Monsters, Inc

Monsters, Inc

Blu-ray Disc - 2009
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Loveable Sulley and his wisecracking sidekick Mike, are the top scare team who work for Monsters, Inc., the scream-processing utility factory in Monstropolis that generates energy from the goosebumps of children. Sulley accidentally lets a little girl named Boo wonder into the monster world. Since monsters are terrified of children, this causes major problems. It's up to Sulley and Mike to keep her out of sight and get her back home.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2009]
ISBN: 9780788891465
0788891464
Branch Call Number: J MON
Characteristics: 1 videodiscs (ca. 91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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andrewvankooy
Jan 22, 2017

last scene was messed up, would not play.

VaughanPLAlex Dec 12, 2016

Absolutely one of the best Pixar movies ever! A great film for the family.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Jul 02, 2016

Truly a Pixar classic. A little girl escapes the real world and into a monster world, where the screams of children are used to power the city. The plot is straight forward, but somehow the characters are so complex for a children's movie, making it equally loved by parents. The comedy is prime, the animation is stellar, ad the voice actors match the characters perfectly. Not one thing is out of place for Monsters, Inc., making it easily my favourite children's movie.
- @spaghettibro of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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Fuzzy_Wuzzy
Feb 21, 2015

When it comes to "coming-out-of-the-closet" (Ha! Get the pun?), you can be sure that a star "Monster Incorporated" employee, such as Sulley or Randall, are the type of monsters who don't mess around. No. These guys mean business when they step out from behind a child's closet door.

For the most part, I enjoyed Monsters Inc. and found it to be quite imaginative as it told its cute, little tale of forbidden friendship and defying authority.

Set in the make-believe world of Monstropolis, where everyone's a literal monster (but usually a nice monster), we find that this urban centre's electrical power is generated from harnessing the screams of human children who are, nightly, scared out of their wits by the hideous, growling creatures who emerge, like demons, from out of their darkened, bedroom closets.

As we soon discover - A monster is, of course, forbidden to ever come into direct contact with a child, as the touch of these beings is both more toxic & deadly than any plague or disease imaginable.

Directed by Pete Docter (writer of Toy Story, Wall-E, Up), Monsters Inc. is a delightfully colourful, CG animated tale which tells us, plain & simple, that laughter is, indeed, 10x more powerful than a scream.

2 thumbs-up to Pixar Studios for delivering this good-natured, little gem that's sure to entertain audiences of all ages.

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MichelleBees
Oct 06, 2014

we adore this movie. it's so hard to find movies that don't feature fighting. very clever and tons of fun.

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czekirda
Jul 15, 2014

i love monters inc i remember at my school the whole school was watching this movie in the gym that was in 2002 when we watched it at school it was really funny but back than i didn't like the movie but i had to watch it cause everyone was watching and i had to watch it and the lights were off in the gym cause we were watching in the gym .

July 15 2014

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gokila
Apr 28, 2014

I like move

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praveenvijay83610
Feb 22, 2014

Looking forward to Monsters University
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Popsicletoestoo
Oct 25, 2013

I love this movie and think it is great for all ages! For kids I love the fact that it helps out with that monster in the closet fear. recommend it to everyone!

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theatregeek
Aug 09, 2013

I LOVE IT!

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"Just the other day somebody asked me who was the most beautiful monster in all of Monstropolis, and do you know what I said?....I said - SULLY?!"
-Mike Wazowski

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Blue_Parrot_54
May 03, 2014

Mike: Whoa We no there's no we this time pal if you want to go freeze death then you be my guest cause your on your own

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AriehC
Aug 25, 2013

Mike Wazowsky: Put that thing back where it came from or so help me....

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xhenalatifi
May 01, 2012

Sulley: (slams a door shut and Boo, Mike, and Sulley end up in a tropical land like in Hawaii)
`Mike: Wow! Why couldn`t we have been banished here?

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xhenalatifi
May 01, 2012

Sulley: Mike, I don`t think it is dangerous.
Mike: Oh, well, you know what? Let`s keep it! (dreamily) I have always wanted a pet! THAT COULD KILL ME!!!!

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xhenalatifi
May 01, 2012

Mike: Using mainly spoons, we dig a tunnel, and release her into the wild!
Sulley: (bored like) Spoons?
Mike: Okay, fine. Office closed.

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bdls206
Apr 21, 2011

Henry J. Waternoose: There's nothing more toxic or deadly than a human child. A single touch could kill you. Leave a door open, and one can walk right into this factory; right into the monster world.
Trainee: I won't go into a kid's room. You can't make me.

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kaniel_n
Oct 25, 2013

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xhenalatifi
May 01, 2012

xhenalatifi thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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bdls206
Apr 21, 2011

bdls206 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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bdls206
Apr 21, 2011

Monsters generate their city's power by scaring children, but they are terribly afraid themselves of being contaminated by children, so when one enters Monstropolis, top scarer Sulley finds his world disrupted.

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