20 Movies Like Monsters University

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Monsters, Inc.

Monsters, Inc.
Monsters, Inc.
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 15 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Pete Docter, Jill Culton, Jeff Pidgeon
Actors: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Mary Gibbs
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Monsters, Inc.” is a Pixar animated film that follows the story of two monsters, Sulley and Mike, who work at a power plant that generates energy from children’s screams. When a human girl accidentally enters their world, they embark on a journey to return her safely while challenging the norms of their society.

Toy Story

Toy Story
Toy Story
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Metacritic: 96/100
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Runtime: 81 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 29 wins & 23 nominations total
Writer: John Lasseter, Pete Docter, Andrew Stanton
Actors: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles
Language: English, Russian, Ukrainian
Country: United States
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Toy Story is about a group of toys that come to life when humans are not around, and their adventure to ensure their owner’s happiness and loyalty to each other.

Finding Nemo

Finding Nemo
Finding Nemo
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 99%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 49 wins & 63 nominations total
Writer: Andrew Stanton, Bob Peterson, David Reynolds
Actors: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould
Language: English, Japanese, Russian
Country: United States, Japan
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Finding Nemo is about a clownfish named Marlin who embarks on a journey across the ocean to find his son Nemo, who has been captured by a scuba diver and placed in a fish tank in a dentist’s office. Along the way, Marlin encounters various obstacles and forms unlikely friendships as he faces his fears and learns to let go.

The Incredibles

The Incredibles
The Incredibles
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 69 wins & 56 nominations total
Writer: Brad Bird
Actors: Craig T. Nelson, Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter
Language: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian
Country: United States, Japan
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The Incredibles is a superhero film that follows the story of a family with superpowers who are forced to hide their abilities and live a normal life until they are called back into action to save the world from a supervillain.

Cars

Cars
Cars
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 28 wins & 34 nominations total
Writer: John Lasseter, Joe Ranft, Jorgen Klubien
Actors: Owen Wilson, Bonnie Hunt, Paul Newman
Language: English, Italian, Japanese, Yiddish
Country: United States
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The Cars movie is about a race car named Lightning McQueen who gets stranded in a small town and learns the importance of friendship and community while he tries to find his way back to the racetrack.

Ratatouille

Ratatouille
Ratatouille
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 96/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 68 wins & 42 nominations total
Writer: Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava, Jim Capobianco
Actors: Brad Garrett, Lou Romano, Patton Oswalt
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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Ratatouille is a Pixar animated film about a rat named Remy who aspires to become a great chef, and with the help of a young kitchen worker, Linguini, they team up to create culinary masterpieces while keeping Remy’s true identity a secret.

WALL-E

WALL·E
WALL·E
Internet Movie Database: 8.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 95/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 96 wins & 95 nominations total
Writer: Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter, Jim Reardon
Actors: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin
Language: English, Russian, Ukrainian
Country: United States, Japan
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The WALL-E movie is about a lonely robot named WALL-E who is left on Earth to clean up the planet after humans have abandoned it. He discovers a new purpose in life when he falls in love with another robot named EVE and embarks on a journey to save humanity.

Up

Up
Up
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 81 wins & 87 nominations total
Writer: Pete Docter, Bob Peterson, Tom McCarthy
Actors: Edward Asner, Jordan Nagai, John Ratzenberger
Language: English, Ukrainian, Russian
Country: United States
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The Up movie is about an elderly widower named Carl who embarks on a grand adventure to fulfill his late wife’s dream of traveling to South America by attaching thousands of balloons to his house. Along the way, he forms an unlikely friendship with a young Wilderness Explorer named Russell.

Brave

Brave
Brave
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 20 wins & 48 nominations total
Writer: Brenda Chapman, Mark Andrews, Steve Purcell
Actors: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson
Language: English
Country: United States, Japan
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The Brave movie is about a young princess named Merida who defies tradition and must rely on her bravery and archery skills to undo a curse and mend her fractured kingdom.

Inside Out

Inside Out
Inside Out
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 94/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 99 wins & 118 nominations total
Writer: Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen, Meg LeFauve
Actors: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black
Language: English, Portuguese, Latvian
Country: United States
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Inside Out is a Pixar animated film that explores the inner emotions of a young girl named Riley as she navigates through life changes. The movie follows the adventures of her personified emotions – Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust – as they work together to help Riley cope with her emotions and find balance.

Coco

Coco
Coco
Internet Movie Database: 8.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 111 wins & 41 nominations total
Writer: Lee Unkrich, Jason Katz, Matthew Aldrich
Actors: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States, Mexico
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The Coco movie is about a young boy named Miguel who dreams of becoming a musician, but faces a family ban on music. In his pursuit of his musical passion, he ends up in the Land of the Dead where he seeks the help of his ancestors to uncover a long-held family secret.

Moana

Moana
Moana
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 22 wins & 90 nominations total
Writer: Jared Bush, Ron Clements, John Musker
Actors: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House
Language: English, Russian, French
Country: United States
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Moana is about a young Polynesian girl who sets sail on a daring adventure to save her people, with the help of the demigod Maui, as she discovers her own identity and reconnects with her culture.

Zootopia

Zootopia
Zootopia
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 49 wins & 75 nominations total
Writer: Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush
Actors: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba
Language: English
Country: United States
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Zootopia is a Disney animated film that follows the story of a determined bunny named Judy Hopps who teams up with a sly fox named Nick Wilde to uncover a conspiracy that threatens the harmonious city of anthropomorphic animals.

Tangled

Tangled
Tangled
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 10 wins & 42 nominations total
Writer: Dan Fogelman, Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm
Actors: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy
Language: English, German
Country: United States, Japan
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“Tangled” is a Disney animated film that tells the story of Rapunzel, a young princess with long magical hair who dreams of escaping her tower and exploring the world. When a charming thief named Flynn Rider stumbles upon her tower, they embark on a thrilling adventure that involves danger, romance, and self-discovery.

The Princess and the Frog

The Princess and the Frog
The Princess and the Frog
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 10 wins & 42 nominations total
Writer: Ron Clements, John Musker, Greg Erb
Actors: Anika Noni Rose, Keith David, Oprah Winfrey
Language: English, French
Country: United States, Japan
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“The Princess and the Frog” is a Disney animated film that tells the story of Tiana, a young woman in New Orleans who dreams of opening her own restaurant. When she kisses a prince who has been turned into a frog, they embark on a magical adventure to break the spell and find true love.

Shrek

Shrek
Shrek
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 40 wins & 60 nominations total
Writer: William Steig, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio
Actors: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Shrek movie is about an ogre named Shrek who embarks on a journey to rescue a princess from a tower guarded by a fire-breathing dragon, with the help of a talkative donkey. Along the way, Shrek discovers the importance of friendship and self-acceptance.

Kung Fu Panda

Kung Fu Panda
Kung Fu Panda
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 15 wins & 39 nominations total
Writer: Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger, Ethan Reiff
Actors: Jack Black, Ian McShane, Angelina Jolie
Language: English
Country: United States
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Kung Fu Panda is an animated film about a clumsy and overweight panda named Po, who dreams of becoming a kung fu master. When he is unexpectedly chosen as the Dragon Warrior, Po must train with the Furious Five to defeat the evil Tai Lung and save the Valley of Peace.

How to Train Your Dragon

How to Train Your Dragon
How to Train Your Dragon
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 99%
Metacritic: 75/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 25 wins & 63 nominations total
Writer: William Davies, Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders
Actors: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Language: English
Country: United States, France, United Kingdom
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The How to Train Your Dragon movie is about a young Viking named Hiccup who befriends a dragon and works to bridge the gap between humans and dragons in their village. Together, they embark on an adventure to protect their home from a dangerous dragon threat.

Despicable Me

Despicable Me
Despicable Me
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award3 wins & 41 nominations total
Writer: Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio, Sergio Pablos
Actors: Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand
Language: English, Russian, Ukrainian
Country: United States, France, Japan
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Despicable Me is a animated comedy film about a supervillain named Gru who adopts three orphan girls as part of his plan to steal the moon, but ends up forming a bond with them instead.

The Lego Movie

The Lego Movie
The Lego Movie
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 72 wins & 67 nominations total
Writer: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Dan Hageman
Actors: Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks
Language: English, Turkish
Country: United States, Denmark, Australia, Norway
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“The Lego Movie is an animated adventure film that follows an ordinary Lego minifigure named Emmet, who is mistakenly identified as the ‘Special’ and must join a group of Lego Master Builders to stop an evil villain from gluing the Lego universe together.”

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