Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures | Release Date: June 21, 2013 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Generally favorable reviews based on 41 Critics
Positive:
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The ending takes an unfortunate detour that stretches the running time, but this is still quality Pixar work.
60
As a piece of summer entertainment, this strenuously upbeat prequel to Pixar's "Monsters, Inc." passes with vibrant colors and will, of course, excel at the box office...But as an offering from Pixar, the studio that set the platinum standard for contemporary animated features, it's an awful disappointment — and one more reason to worry about Pixar's future under Disney ownership.