Monsters University 3D Synopsis
A story about monsters Mike and Sulley tells how they overcame their differences and became pals.

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By Matt Zoller Seitz
True to the spirit of the original film, "Monsters Inc.", and matches its tone. But it never seems content to turn over old ground.
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The Playlist

By Drew Taylor
It’s easily the most enjoyable animated film so far this year, one that is visually stunning, wickedly subversive, incredibly funny (Day's...
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Entertainment Weekly

Speaking of second chances, Monsters University is exactly the rebound Pixar needed after 2011's "Cars 2" left some wondering if the studio...
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Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
Monsters University aces a two-part test—first, appealing to kids with gorgeous, hyperrealistic animation that teases out every pink hair...
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By Justin Chang
Even when the story mechanics feel more than a bit secondhand, the exquisite interplay of vibrant pastel hues and almost photorealist...
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By James Berardinelli
A charming, family friendly endeavor and, although it falls short of the best Pixar has brought to the screen over its long association...
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By Eric Kohn
Monsters University, the latest Pixar offering, charms in an excessively familiar way that illustrates a troublesome eventuality: Pixar has...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The visuals are impressive, while the goodhearted and endearing story is a little slight.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Though colorful and sweet-natured and occasionally capable of producing the mild chuckle, this is a safe, predictable, edge-free, nearly...
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Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
Monsters University feels not like the work of artists eager to express something but like that of likable pros whose existence depends on...
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Fun, Funny, Fantastic!

By MedRed
I was worried that Monsters University wouldn't be able to capture the magic of the original. That fear was put to bed within the first five minutes! MU is amazing! Monsters U is visually...

Monsters University 3D - Great Summer Fun!

By fseward
I took my grandchildren 6 and 8 to see it on June 24, 2013. I enjoyed watching it with them in 3D. They were amazed and not ready to leave the theater....

From someone younger

By tsmall96
im 16 years old and watched this movie. I say for people around my age who saw this as a child should go see it. it brings back old and new people who are most enjoyable. The 3D is ok but i dont...

Great movie!

By mba12
My 12 year old daughter was a huge fan of the original when she was a toddler. Was a real treat for us to share this amazing story again nearly 10 years later. Great story and true entertainment....


I am a senior citizen who loves this tpe of movie. Monsters U did not dissapoint. I truly had a wonderful experience. Looking forward to more!!!...

MOnsters Inc Prequel

By laura olin
i thought it would simply be some corny way to make more money, it was and it was fun. Seen the 3-d version. don't waist your money on 3-d, it was more like watching the standard film with the...

Go see for older kids

By 1movie_lover
I took my teens my 15 year daughter still loves Monsters Inc she chose the rating. The kids liked the movie. Not a storyline for little kids and sad this is the only non overly sexual college movie...

Is a Must GO!

By mercedesavery
My daughter and I enjoyed the movie from beginning to end. It is a nice story that show that we can accomplish more things through teamwork and friendship. I definetely will see it again! :)...

Monsters University

By clarease53
It was a great kids movie! I took my grandsons to see it and they loved it! They say that it was the coolest movie! They wanted to see it again. It was a cute movie with a good story line! Two thumbs...

Monsters University Rock

By sharnellburke1
My Family and I had a great time last night watching MU. My 5 year old was so happy to see it. I would refer this movie to all the moms that have kids, they will love it....

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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 5+ Monsters Inc. prequel is a fun college comedy for all ages.
Read the Common Sense Media Review