Top 13 Monsters University Movie Details

While searching the internet for Monsters University movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

The freshest X-mark compared to older ones on Mike's calendar.
The freshest X-mark compared to older ones on Mike's calendar.

In this shot of Monsters University (2013), the camera zooms and then refocuses separately, mimicking how a real camera would operate

Trivia

I have collected all the famous movie trivia questions with answers from Reddit and other sources. They can be very useful in quizzes or games, or simply to learn more information. Most of the fun Monsters University details are suitable for kids.

  1. Mike Wazowski wakes up saying "I know you're a princess and I'm just a stable boy," a reference to Princess Bride, a film where Billy Crystal has a cameo.

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - The bark on trees are visually similar to scales to keep in line with the monster world theme
    The bark on trees are visually similar to scales to keep in line with the monster world theme
  • 1 - All architecture from doors, windows and molding incorporates either Horns, Teeth and/or Eyes.
    All architecture from doors, windows and molding incorporates either Horns, Teeth and/or Eyes.
  • 1 - When Don Carlton flashes his business card, the address is 1200 Dark Avenue. This is a nod to the actual Pixar Animation Studios location, which is 1200 Park Avenue in Emeryville, California.
    When Don Carlton flashes his business card, the address is 1200 Dark Avenue. This is a nod to the actual Pixar Animation Studios location, which is 1200 Park Avenue in Emeryville, California.
  • 1 - When Mike first going into his dorm, he meets Randall, his bed sheets and bags have a Louis Vuitton pattern on them. (Idk if this has been posted on here before and sorry for the bad quality)
    When Mike first going into his dorm, he meets Randall, his bed sheets and bags have a Louis Vuitton pattern on them. (Idk if this has been posted on here before and sorry for the bad quality)
  • 1 - The ping pong bats are shaped like monsters.
    The ping pong bats are shaped like monsters.

Hidden Details

1 - When Mike says there are five properties of an effective roar, he uses two hands to signal "five", since he has four fingers on each hand.
When Mike says there are five properties of an effective roar, he uses two hands to signal "five", since he has four fingers on each hand.
1 - There's a "winds of change" poster on Randall's side of the dorm. Randall mentions the winds of change in Monsters, Inc. (2001), which takes place after the events of Monsters University.
There's a "winds of change" poster on Randall's side of the dorm. Randall mentions the winds of change in Monsters, Inc. (2001), which takes place after the events of Monsters University.
1 - 2013. above the bed of randall Boggs is a poster which states Winds of change, shhh.... Do you hear that? Randal quotes this poster to Mike Wazowski in Monsters inc.
2013. above the bed of randall Boggs is a poster which states Winds of change, shhh.... Do you hear that? Randal quotes this poster to Mike Wazowski in Monsters inc.

Mike forgetting to file his paperwork in the first movie is referenced in his locker. Plus, the deodorant can he picks up is labeled 'Wet Dog,' which is another reference to the first movie.

Monsters University poster
Monsters University poster

Monsters University Plot: A look at the relationship between Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) and James P. "Sully" Sullivan (John Goodman) during their days at Monsters University, when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.

I am pretty sure that you've watched Monsters University, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about Monsters University and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Director Dan Scanlon
Main Actors Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren
IMDB score 7.3