Monsters University
Monsters University (2013)

Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn't always the case. From the moment these two mismatched monsters met they couldn't stand each other. "Monsters University" unlocks the door to how… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: June 21, 2013
DVD Release Date: October 29, 2013
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Offering Monsters, Inc. fans a return visit with beloved characters, Monsters University delivers funny and thoughtful family entertainment for viewers of any age.

Christy Lemire
ChristyLemire.com

It is essentially Revenge of the Nerds, with fur. And scales. And whatever gooey, gelatinous substance comprises the outer coating of various other oddball creatures in this crazy parallel world.

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Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

This is a safe, predictable, edge-free, nearly bland effort from a studio that rarely hedges its bets.

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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

Monsters University doesn't keep the faith, laying the creatures on thick and fast. It's not that the new crowd aren't fun, but they're a distraction

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Wesley Morris
Grantland

Studios don't often seem to be thinking about the ideal moviegoer, just about the maximum number of moviegoers ... Pixar is no different in that regard, but even in this relatively fallow period ... it's never stopped thinking the most of us.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

As prequels go, Monsters University is pretty nifty.

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Kristian M. Lin
Fort Worth Weekly

This is the ingenuity and warmth we love in Pixar movies, and long may it remain.

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Trevor Johnston
Time Out

It has enough of the right stuff to haunt the imagination long after the immediate buzz of its fluffy-furred cuteness has melted away. For a mere prequel, that's a result.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

Although it falls short of the best Pixar has brought to the screen over its long association with Disney, it's nevertheless worth a trip to the theater, especially for kids.

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Mark Jackson
Epoch Times

Mike and Sully went to college; both "scare majors." But Sully's a talented, no-work-ethic scare-scion, and little Mike's an overachiever with no scare-ability. Teamwork!

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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
A really thrilling prequel, always funny and exciting, that takes the clichéd premise of overcoming our own limits and turns it into endless fun - and it will… More
Liam Gadd
After seeing 'Frozen', 'The Lego Movie' and 'How to Train Your Dragon 2', my admiration for this movie has diminished severely.… More
Film Crazy
A vaguely amusing sequel!
Kevin M. Williams
For the children a morality tale told cute about never giving up, perserverence. For the teens to adults crowd eplentiful (yet little) jokes referencing school… More
Phil Hubbs
The boys are back in town only its not a sequel but a prequel and we gonna see how Mike and Sulley became friends. Yep its back to school for this next… More
Greg S
Dedicated but not-very-scary monster Mike teams up with a frightening but undisciplined Sully and a team of misfits to win the Monsters University scare games… More