Top 13 Monsters University Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Monsters University facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Monsters University film message.

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

Monsters University Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  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.

Monsters University Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, 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.

Monsters University 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.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Monsters University. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

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