Monsters University

Synopsis: Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn't always the case. From the moment these two mismatched monsters met they couldn't stand each other. "Monsters University" unlocks the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends.
Director(s): Dan Scanlon
Production: Walt Disney Pictures
  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 9 wins & 56 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
104 min

# The neck bone's

connected # To the head bone

# The head bone's

connected to the horn bone


I scared you!

No, you didn't.


Remember our field trip rules, everyone.

Uh, no pushing, no biting,

and no fire breathing!

What did I just say?

Eighteen, nineteen...

Okay, we're missing one.

Who are we missing?

Oh. Mike Wazowski.

Thanks, Joe.

Good luck finishing

your crossword puzzle.

Sorry, Michael.

I didn't see you.

That's okay.

When I was on the bus,

I found a nickel!

I wish I had pockets.

Okay, everyone, partner up.

Get your field trip buddy.

Jeremy! You and me?

Okay, no biggie.

Hailey? No?

Pairing up with Claire?

Great choice.

She's a good egg.


Mike? Wazowski?

We car-pool?

- We're cousins.

- Hey!

Okay. Good catching up.

Well, Michael, it looks like

it's you and me again.

Come on, Karen.

We're falling behind.

Please don't call me Karen.

Now, stay close together.

We're entering

a very dangerous area.

Welcome to the Scare Floor.


This is where we collect the Scream Energy

to power our whole world.

And can anyone tell me whose job

it is to go get that scream?


That's right!

Now, which one of you can

give me the scariest roar?

Me, me, me!

Oh! Sir! Right here!

Little green guy,

two o'clock!

No, it's like this.

Hey, guys, watch this one.

Hey, I got a really good...



Well, hey there, kids.

Are you on a tour with your school?

- Yeah!

- Yes.

We're here to learn

about Scream Energy

and what it takes

to be a Scarer.

Well, hey, you're in luck,

because I just happen to be a Scarer.

I learned everything

I know from my school,

Monsters University.


It's the best

Scaring School there is.

You wish!

Fear Tech's the best.

Okay. You guys

watch us and tell me

which school's the best.

All right?

MU is.

Let's go, everybody!

West coast coming onli.

Scarers coming o.


Stop right there.

Don't cross over

that safety line.

Human children

are extremely toxic.

Look at that!

Whoa! Hey, guys,

watch the eye! Ow!

Look at that! It's amazing!

I know!

- Wow!

- Excuse me. Fellas.

How about we do

tallest in the back?

Look, he's going to

do a real scare!

Cool. I want to

be a Scarer.

Yeah. Me, too.

Come on, guys.

I want to see.

Out of the way, Wazowski.

You don't belong

on a Scare Floor.

Brian! Do not step

over the line.

Mrs. Graves,

Michael went over the line.



I told you. He's fine.


I thought I heard something.


Are you okay?

You could have gotten hurt!

I don't understand

how this could happen!

That was real dangerous, kid.

I didn't even know you were in there.

Wow. I didn't even know

you were in there.

Not bad, kid.

Michael, what do you have

to say for yourself?

How do I become a Scarer?

Monsters University!

Anybody getting off?

Well, everyone,

I don't mean to get emotional,

but everything in my life

has led to this moment.

Let it not be just the

beginning of my dream

but the beginning

of all of our dreams.

Gladys, promise me

you'll keep auditioning.

Marie, Mr. Right is

out there somewhere.

Phil, keep using the ointment

till that thing goes away.

I wish you all the best.

Thank you all so much!

I'm welling up with tears.

Now, get off.

Hello. How are you doing?



Stroke! Stroke!

Come on,

put all you have into it!

Stroke! Stroke!

Okay! First thing on

my list, get registered.

Hey there, freshman.

I'm Jay the R.A.,

and I'm here to say that

registration is thataway!

Okay, Jay.

Have a great first day.

Hey, I'm Kay!

Here's your orientation packet.

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Dan Scanlon

Dan Scanlon (born June 21, 1976) is an American animator, storyboard artist and director, working for Pixar. He directed Monsters University and is currently directing an original film at Pixar. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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  • ryans.14673
    I really like this script it's a good way to introduce mike.
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