: As Waternoose is arrested by the CDA, he reprimands Sulley for destroying the company and worsening the energy crisis. Who cares about the company? Whoa, whoa. I'm a nice guy. Okay, sweetheart. Sulley Randall Sulley Every time when Sulley had to move, his fur (automatically) reacted to his movements, thus taking the effects of wind and gravity into account as well. [honks a horn right in Sulley's face; Sulley wakes up and screams, then starts working out]. Come on, the coast is clear. Fight that plaque! : Sulley In a bunk bed! Aww, what a nice father. Mike [88], For the equipment manufacturer company "Monster Inc.", see, 2002, Monsters Inc, DVD-Behind the Scenes, thirty-second highest-grossing film of all time, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. : Oh, we're easy prey, my friend. Fun-filled evening planned for tonight? Before Randall can test the machine on Mike, Sulley saves Mike, and the pair report to Waternoose about Randall's plan. : No way, there's a scream shortage. Roz Sulley [Mike swallows his microphone and after a few seconds burps it out louldy; kid laughs]. Mike Table of Pixar awards and nominations for Monsters, Inc. Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media, Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media. : : But it's impossible to get a reservation there. Mike Sulley What are you looking at? Welcome to the Himalayas. It doesn't have to be this way. : Mike : Mike : With the energy crisis solved, Sulley is named the new CEO of Monsters, Inc. Mike takes Sulley aside, revealing he has rebuilt Boo's door. What? [a Handle Bar is placed down preventing Mike from leaving, and his hands get cuffed on]. "We found that the younger she was, the more dependent she was on Sulley", Docter said. Uh-huh, and the fact that laughter has ten times the energy of scream had nothing to do with it. : Oh, we were about to break the record, Sulley. Oh, what a great idea; goin' to your old pal Waternoose! [69] A Disney spokeswoman responded, by saying that the characters in Monsters, Inc. were "developed independently by the Pixar and Walt Disney Pictures creative teams, and do not infringe on anyone's copyrights". He screen tested for the role and was interested, but when Pete Docter was unable to make contact with him, he took it as a "no". During his first semester, he meets Sulley (John Goodman), a natural-born Scarer. : [75] Monsters, Inc. has inspired three attractions at Disney theme parks around the world. | Tokyo Disneyland", "New Kingdom Hearts 3 Trailer Shows Monsters Inc. 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[Throws snowball; it hits Randall, making him visible enough for Sulley to knock him out]. Mike I was just mad, that's all. : : Mike [Slams the door on his face, making baby noises]. [Celia is hanging on to Mike while Sulley is dragging him]. : You're gonna be seeing this face on TV more often. I'll be right back with its door key. [from down the hall]  The characters went through many incarnations over the film's five-year production process. Mike : They're rehearsing a play. I bet it's waiting for us to fall asleep, and then - bam! Mike Good morning, Roz, my succulent little garden snail. Visiting from the human world is Boo (Mary Gibbs), a tiny girl who goes where no human has ever gone before. : John Goodman, Billy Crystal, and Steve Buscemi reprised their roles of Sulley, Mike, and Randall, while Dan Scanlon directed the film. : [shyly]  One evening after work, Sulley discovers that someone has left an active door on the scare floor. We need to get to Boo. So, uh... are we going anywhere special tonight? The Yeti points at Mike]. : No, No. [11] One of the ideas that came out of the brainstorming session was a film about monsters. [Mike and Sully are caught behind Boo's door]. Mike, this isn't Boo's door. Mike Oh, that darn paperwork! We could be next! Mike Mike Randall Docter began developing the film in 1996, and wrote the story with Jill Culton, Jeff Pidgeon and Ralph Eggleston. [24], In production, the film differed from earlier Pixar features, as every main character in this movie had its own lead animator – John Kahrs on Sulley, Andrew Gordon on Mike, and Dave DeVan on Boo. Mike, you don't understand. [confused]  Wait a minute, Randall? CDA Agent Honey, please. : [59] It was one of the first animated films to be nominated for Best Animated Feature (lost to Shrek). [28] After a shot with Sulley in it had been animated, this department took the data for that shot and added Sulley's fur. [48], Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes gave the film a score of 96% based on 196 reviews, with an average score of 8.03/10. "He's like a seasoned lineman in the tenth year of his career," he said at the time. : Sulley Sulley The board artist was not beholden to my work and could take liberties here and there. Did you see me? : : Sulley : Sulley and Mike manage to escape with the girl before the Child Detection Agency (CDA) arrives and quarantines the restaurant. : You know, only someone with great comedic timing could produce this much energy in one shot. [Boo needs to 'go' badly and is struggling to hold it in]. Well, see ya kid. : The critical consensus was, "Clever, funny, and delightful to look at, Monsters, Inc. delivers another resounding example of how Pixar elevated the bar for modern all-ages animation. Snow cone? [the lights come on and it's revealed that Boo's room is really the simulation room; Mike and several CDA agents are standing behind the console]. [Sulley Grabs Fungus from above, Mike looks up overjoyed. [unlocks his car]  Where is it? Celia Go get 'em, Mr. Sullivan! No, no, no, don't worry. [Opens and closes door, pushes frame, nothing happens]  But guess what? Mike No Boo. Images of the Michael Wazowski voice actors from the Monsters, Inc. franchise. Sulley Sulley : Yeah, I got, uh, Smelly Garbage or Old Dumpster. : We? You know what? Development artist Ricky Nierva drew a concept sketch of a rounded, one-eyed monster as a concept for the character, and everyone was generally receptive to it. [30] Fizt applied the same system to Boo's clothes as to Sulley's fur. Randall Mike : : Can I borrow your odorant? Mike Babysitter This could ruin the company. You didn't turn in your paperwork last night. Docter pitched the story to Disney with some initial artwork on February 4 that year. CDA Agent Come on, pal. How could I be so stupid? : : Monsters, Inc. is a 2001 American computer-animated[2] comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. Well done. Course, I was the ball. Mike discovers Sulley is keeping her a secret and wishes for Sulley to get rid of her. I needed some time to think, but you shouldn't have left me out there. [17] Docter's original idea featured a 30-year-old man dealing with monsters that he drew in a book as a child coming back to bother him as an adult. Sulley Randall was working late last night out on the scare floor. We'd get together again and review it and then hand it off to a story artist. His father was a well-known concert promoter who co-founded Commodore Records and his mother was a homemaker. Scary monsters don't have plaque! Doesn't that matter? [27] Like Goodman, Kahrs came to think of Sulley as a football player, one whose athleticism enabled him to move quickly in spite of his size. But it would be a really good idea if it didn't do it again. Mike Mike A bright light and polka music emanate from the room]. Mike Sulley Will you give it a rest, butterball? Okay, scary feet, scary feet, scary feet, scary feet, kid's asleep! Mike appears in the video game Cars Mater-National Championship along with Sulley, but is voiced by Carlos Alazraqui instead of Billy Crystal. [15] In stark contrast, Johnson is nervous about the possibility of losing his job after the boss at Monsters, Inc. announces a downsizing is on the way. I'm telling ya, she is the one. | Mike I mean, how about all this fabulous snow, huh? Sulley You're the big, hairy boss! Come out slowly with the child in plain sight. : Celia But you didn't, did you? : [30], In the UK, Ireland, and Malta, it earned £37,264,502 ($53,335,579), marking the sixth highest-grossing animated film of all time in the country and the thirty-second highest-grossing film of all time. I'm a natural. Mike Ooh, she's nuts. Great. [as Sulley closes the door]  : [57] Lisa Schwarzbaum from Entertainment Weekly gave the film a "B+" grade and praised the film's animation, stating "Everything from Pixar Animation Studios – the snazzy, cutting-edge computer animation outfit – looks really, really terrific and unspools with a liberated, heppest-moms-and-dads-on-the-block iconoclasm. : Wazowski! Stop it. Mike [Sulley without choice, lunges out at the Simulator Child and lets out a load roar, causing it to scream. Your hair was shorter then. Sulley? 3 Days? I really need the key to the door he was using. How many kids you got in there? [71] In August 2002, a manga version of Monsters, Inc. was made by Hiromi Yamafuji and distributed in Kodansha's Comic Bon Bon magazine in Japan; the manga was published in English by Tokyopop until it went out of print. Mike But he could’ve known that Crystal’s Monsters, Inc. character was named Mike Wazowski. Ultimately, the story team decided that a girl would be the best counterpart for a furry, 8-foot-tall (96 in) co-star. We? Well, isn't that nice? Hey! The two are taken in by the Abominable Snowman, who tells them about a nearby village, which Sulley realizes he can use to return to the factory. A fallen icicle rolls over to a Toboggan and Lantern over in the corner, which could help him get down the mountain quickly]. [16] A key moment came when the team decided "Okay, he's the BEST scarer there. [28] The deceptively simple-sounding task of animating cloth was also a challenge to animate thanks to those hundreds of creases and wrinkles that automatically occurred in the clothing when the wearer moved. : Henry J. Waternoose : But she can't stay here this is the men's room. Mike : Randall Sulley However, the creators found it a dangerous idea because the eyes were a perfectly readable and clear way of expressing a character's personality; thus, this idea was also rejected. 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