Monsters, Inc.

Corrected entry: When Sullivan stuffs toys in the locker, it's number 193. After a camera angle change, he is holding locker number 190. (00:24:30)


Correction: He is holding locker 193 the whole time.

No, Triviani is correct. There is a shot of Sully with his hands on locker 193, one hand on the right of side of locker 193, and his left on the bar between 190 and 193. In the very next frame, we see him from a different angle with his hands in the same pose, except now we see locker 193 to the right of his hand, and locker 196 to the right of 193. That means his hands are on locker 190.


Corrected entry: When the red monster appears at the scare floor and starts counting down from 7, as the counting progresses and he finally reaches 1, his lips move but nothing comes out.


Correction: The reason there is no audio is because they trying to make a production out of scaring so it's the same as on a news set where they count down before you go live and the last 1 or 2 counts are silent so the audience (in this case the kids) can't hear them on the other side of the door.

Corrected entry: On the scare floor at the beginning of the movie, there is a monster who starts wailing about a kid almost touching him. The door shredder is then called because they have a "dead door" when it goes through the shredder two pairs of handles come out. Doors only have one handle on each side, so only one pair of handles should have come out.

Correction: I'm watching this movie right now, and two pairs of handles did not come out - it was simply two sides of the one handle; one for the front of the door and one for the back of the door.

Corrected entry: When Sully, Mike and Boo are hiding in the bathroom stall, you can see Boo's fake eye and Sully's head peeking over it, yet, Randall can't see it, and it's not in the mirror.

Correction: They just scrunch lower as Randell moves through the restroom and down the row of stalls.


Corrected entry: After Mike is throwing snowballs at Sully, there are 4 empty cones, then there are 3, and then 4 again.


Correction: The abominable snowman is simply covering the fourth snow cone with his thumb the whole time.

Corrected entry: When the "scarers" arrive for work in the "Right Stuff" scene, Pauley has no eyes. He is to Sully's left (the right of the screen as you look at it). His assistant then puts his eyeballs in to prepare him for scaring. Later, after work, even after the monsters have left the locker room and are heading out of the Monsters Inc. factory for the evening, Pauley has all of his eyeballs left in. (00:13:30 - 00:20:15)

Correction: And how is this a mistake? He would still need eyes to live out his everyday life. For all we know he has a work set of eyes and a everyday set of eyes.


Corrected entry: In the scene when Mike, Sully, and Boo were all hiding from Randall in the bathroom, all three of them are standing on the toilet in the same stall. They look straight ahead and see Randall using the sink in front of a mirror. But, a minute later Randall is busting open the door to each stall. When he hits their stall door open, he is looking the other way, and doesn't see them. Yet he would have seen their reflection in the mirror. I realize that Randall's eyes were not looking straight ahead into the mirror. But, where he was looking, he would have easily seen a huge, bright blue and green monster. (00:40:10)

Correction: His eyes weren't looking directly into the mirror and looking the other way, yes. But if his eyes were looking that direction, his eyes would only be focusing in the specific direction he was looking at. He wouldn't be paying attention to anything else.

Casual Person

Corrected entry: When Mike and Sully first come to the work, you can see two big monsters who talk near the reception, but Cilia is not there. But when they come closer, she is there.

Correction: She's not gone when they enter. One of the monsters is in the way, making it hard to see her.

Casual Person

Corrected entry: When Mike, Sully, Boo, and Randal ride the doors out of the factory, it takes a couple of minutes for the ride to end. When the doors are called into the factory, however, it only takes about 10 seconds.

Correction: All of the monsters doing the scaring have doors assigned to them. Roz selects the doors for each monster and gives the door assignments to the monster's assistant. In order to expedite the scaring process the doors that are coming out to the scare floor would be placed closest to the storage exit, like a batter who is 'on deck'. When Mike, Sully, Boo and Randall ride the doors back all the way to their storage spots it is a much further trip.

BocaDavie Premium member

Corrected entry: When Sully, Boo, and Mike are riding the door and Boo screams, only one door is activated. When she laughs in the same scene, every single door is activated. Near the end of the movie it is revealed that laughter is 10X more powerful than screams. In that case, only 10 doors should have been activated from her laugh.

Correction: Far too speculative. Clearly a child screaming must be able to power more than a single door, otherwise the activities at Monsters Inc. would be pointless, as it would take the same amount of power to collect a scream as that scream would later provide. There are far too many factors that go unaddressed in the film to make any definitive statement. For example, we know nothing about the comparable effective ranges of a scream and a laugh. From what we see in the film, a laugh can clearly provide power over a very large area, whereas a scream appears far more limited. It may simply be that the single door was the only one close enough to Boo to be powered by her scream, but when she laughed, there was enough power to fire up every door within range.

Tailkinker Premium member

Corrected entry: Did you notice that Mike's mum looks like Roz? When they're doing the concert in the credits, after they do the play, Mike says, "What a night for my mother to be in the crowd", and you'll see Mike's mum.

Correction: This isn't trivia, it's just two characters with the same hairstyle.

Corrected entry: The monster that operates the doors for Randall, has legs that bend back like a bird's, but in the shot when Sulley saves Mike from the scream-extractor and puts that monster where Mike was, he is sitting down and his legs bend forward. (00:14:00 - 00:54:05)

Correction: Fungus obviously has double-jointed legs, quite possible considering the diversity of monster oddities.

BocaDavie Premium member

Corrected entry: One of my favorite parts in the movie: When you first see Roz, she is reading "The Glob." Look closely at the headlines - they are hilarious. For example, "Baby Born With Five Heads - Parents Thrilled".

Correction: How is this trivia? It's just a funny part of the movie.


Corrected entry: When Mike and Sulley are falling through the door vault, they escape through the door they are holding onto. When the door hits the ground, it completely shatters, including the metal frame that surrounds the door. No matter how hard that door hit the ground, the frame wouldn't have broken like wood.

Brad Premium member

Correction: You're assuming it's metal... clearly it wasn't. In any case, the laws of physics aren't the same in the monster world.

JC Fernandez

Corrected entry: Around the end of the movie, Sully has Boo activate all the doors so that they can get to Boo's door. However, having activated most doors around the world (some have been destroyed), there is no mention of anyone from the human world trying to access their closet, and coming upon the factory. We know that the doors work on both sides, as this is how Sully and co. get around from one location to the other.

Correction: We follow Sully, Mike, and Boo for the duration of the doors being active. Just because they didn't encounter anyone stumbling upon the factory does not mean no one did. We, the viewer, just didn't see it. If you opened up your closet and saw a huge open space on the other side that's never been there before are you likely to leave the door open for very long? I wouldn't.

Phixius Premium member

Corrected entry: Near the end when Mike, Sully and Boo enter the factory on the back of door and the CDA's and Waternoose are waiting for them, Mike throws one of Boo's socks at a CDA, then runs off. When Sully and Boo come out from the behind the door Boo has both socks on. Later when Boo is returned to her room you can see the missing sock. (01:11:35 - 01:16:50)


Correction: Look closer. The sock is gone the entire time, but the similarities between the color of the foot and the color of the sock make this hard to see.

Corrected entry: When Mike and Sulley are stuck in the Himalayas with the Yeti, the Yeti says that you can get milk from a Yak. This is not true as the Yak is the male of the species and the female (which would produce milk) is actually a Nak.

Correction: Character mistake. That's something most *people* don't know, so why would a monster from another world know that?

Phixius Premium member

Corrected entry: When Mike is in Harry Hausen's with Celia there is no menu on the table, then Sully appears and a menu is in front of them. (00:25:25)


Correction: Sully brings the menu with him and slides it onto the table as he sits down. You can see it in his hand just before he reaches the table.


Corrected entry: Throughout the movie there are times when monsters prefer cleanliness and times when they prefer dirtiness. Examples of monsters preferring cleanliness include Sulley brushing his teeth at the beginning of the film (Mike says "Fight that plaque.") and a little later on at 'Monsters Inc' when a green slug monster mops the floor. Examples of monsters preferring dirtiness include Roz reading a newspaper with an article at the back of it that says 'Gain pounds' and when Mike asks Sulley for oderant (smelly garbage, old dumpster, low tide, wet dog).

Correction: What, monsters can't like smelliness but want their teeth not to fall out and their feet not to stick to the floor? Characters sometimes choosing convenience (chewing food, walking easily) over an aesthetic preference is not a plot hole. (And don't even get me started about calling weight gain "dirty.").


Corrected entry: When Mike tries to put the blame on Waxford he says that he works at station six. Waxford actually works on station nine which can be seen when they line themselves up the first day.

Correction: Mike could have messed up the stations in the heat of the lie.

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Continuity mistake: When Sulley places the menu on the table he puts it face down (logo first), then when he lifts up the table, to quickly get Boo, the menu is face up. (00:26:05)

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