Monsters University is finally out now on Disney DVD and Blu-ray. To celebrate, we thought we’d look at some fun facts about the movie and unearth some hidden gems and in-jokes!
• Monsters University is 700 years old and was first founded in 1313
• Archie the Scare Pig was inspired by the Director, Dan Scanlon’s, dog Carol – a Japanese Chin
• Sulley has 5,475,458 hairs on his body and weighs 985lbs (the same as 70st!)
• There are a total of 500 monsters in Monsters University, each individually designed and animated, all completely different from the last. This is the most characters featured in any Pixar film.
• Each background monster character has a name and a full profile – each one was named after a member of the production crew.
Hidden Gems – Each Pixar film features a collection of Hidden Gems
• The School Scaring Classroom number is A113, which was the classroom of the director and creator of Monsters Uni – AND Brad Pitt!!
• During a scene in the Movie, the JOX Fraternity house party, you can see the Planet Pizza Truck in the background – this truck was first seen in Toy Story and has now featured in the background of nearly every Pixar Movie since.
• The Pixar Luxo graffiti can be seen on the wall during the introduction to the Scare Games scene. ‘Luxo Jr’ was Pixar’s first groundbreaking animation movie – made back in 1986!
Monsters University is out now on Disney DVD and Blu-ray.