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Monsters, Inc.

Just when you've convinced your children it's safe to sleep in the dark, along comes Monsters Inc., an engaging animated film that's sure to confirm what every youngster suspects: the bedroom closet is a secret passage into a world where scary creatures thrive. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: A-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 91
Theater Release: 02 Nov 2001
Video Release: 19 Feb 2013
MPAA Rating: G
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For other animated films from Pixar (that also include short films at the beginning), check out Toy Story, Toy Story 2, and A Bug’s Life. Also check our review of the Monsters DVD Read-Along.

Home Video Extra Features

Home Video Notes: Monsters Inc. 3D

Release Date: 19 February 2013

Monsters Inc. 3D releases to home video (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following extras:

- Audio Commentary

- Director’s Introduction

- Filmmaker Roundtable

-Featurettes

- Animated Shorts

- Galleries

Release Date: 10 November 2009

Monsters, Inc. releases to Blu-ray in a combo pack that includes a DVD copy and a DisneyFile digital copy of the feature film. Audio tracks are available in DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English) and Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, Spanish and French), with subtitles in English, Spanish and French. There are also a closet full of these bonus materials:

- Short films: Mike’s New Car and For the Birds (each with audio commentary by the director)

- Banished Concepts

- Storyboard To Film Comparison

- Monster file

- Animation Gag Reels: Sulley/Boo/Waternoose, Giraffe Gag and Sulley Bowling Boo

- Filmmakers Round Table (with Pete Docter, Lee Unkrich, Darla Anderson, and Bob Peterson)

- Monsters, Inc Ride and Go Seek: Building Monstropolis in Tokyo (a new attraction at Tokyo’s Disneyland).

- Game: Roz’s 100 Door Challenge

- BD-Live Bonus Content

Monsters, Inc. is also being released as a Special Edition DVD. Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital EX 5.1 (English), with English subtitles. This package offers:

- Short Films: Mike’s New Car and For The Birds

- Filmmakers’ Audio Commentary

- Sneak Peek: Finding Nemo

- Outtakes

- Game: The Monsters, Inc. Company Play and Human World

- DVD-ROM Links and Game

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