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Monster's Inc. is my favorite Pixar movie, am I gonna like Wall-E?

Old 11-19-08, 11:00 AM
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Monster's Inc. is my favorite Pixar movie, am I gonna like Wall-E?

Ok I pre-ordered Wall-E ( should get it today.) and I know I will like it but
I am hoping that I love it.

My favorite Pixar films are;

#1 Monster's Inc
#2 Finding Nemo
#3 Tied between the Incredibles and Ratatouille.
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Old 11-19-08, 11:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Fromundacheese View Post
Ok I pre-ordered Wall-E ( should get it today.) and I know I will like it but
I am hoping that I love it.

My favorite Pixar films are;

#1 Monster's Inc
#2 Finding Nemo
#3 Tied between the Incredibles and Ratatouille.

Really? No Toy Story?
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Old 11-19-08, 11:06 AM
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Really? No Toy Story?

Id put the Toy Storys and the rest of Pixar's films all
at #3.


#1 Monster's Inc
#2 Finding Nemo
#3 Tied between the rest of Pixar's films.


They are all good but really the only one that sticks out
for me is Monster's Inc. and Nemo.

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check this out......

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The numbers are interesting, gee Wall-Es budget was 180 million
and it only took in $480 million

Nemo was the money maker.
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Could probably help you form an opinion better.....
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I would say that you will really enjoy it . For some reason I found Monsters Inc. to be the one I like the least...
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Unless you really dislike some of Pixar's movies, I think you'll enjoy it.
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Originally Posted by d2cheer View Post
I would say that you will really enjoy it . For some reason I found Monsters Inc. to be the one I like the least...
I can't put my finger on why, but I feel the same way.
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Old 11-19-08, 12:53 PM
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I don't think you will... I liked Monsters, Inc. but Wall-E was a little disappointing. Visually its great, but Wall-E lacked the great writing and humor that made Monsters, Inc. and Finding Nemo so great.
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Old 11-19-08, 03:39 PM
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Originally Posted by gryffinmaster View Post
I can't put my finger on why, but I feel the same way.
Count me as a third. Everyone here is always praising it and while it's good, I just don't 'feel' it. I enjoy both A Bug's Life and Cars more, which are usually at the bottom of people's lists.
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Wall-E was disappointing to me but it is still visually arresting. It also has a pretty awesome score. Monsters Inc. is definitely one of their best though so I wouldn't go in expecting it to be on that level.
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Visually great. But the humor was insultingly juvenile and simplistic, the plot was weak, and the heavy-handed message embarrassing.

I've loved all the other Pixar films I've seen, all get 7+/10, but Wall-E gets a 3/10.
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Hmm interesting responses , thanks guys.

I did not get Wall-E yet , when I get it and see it I will post
my results.

BTW , If there are any Pixar films I did not care for
Cars would be the one, and I am a A.S.E certifed
master mechanic , oh I am 38 yo too.

I'll probably get it today or tomorrow at the latest.
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RATATOUILLE: A
WALL-E: A
INCREDIBLES: A
FINDING NEMO: B-
MONSTERS INC: C+


I've never seen Cars, Toy Stories, or A Bug's Life..
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Old 11-20-08, 08:31 AM
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The Incredibles: A+
Ratatouille: A
Wall-E: A
Finding Nemo: A-
Toy Story 1/2: A-/B+
Monster's Inc.: B
A Bug's Life: C+
Cars: C
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Originally Posted by fumanstan View Post
Unless you really dislike some of Pixar's movies, I think you'll enjoy it.
I like (mostly love) every Pixar film except Wall-E.
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Don't listen to movielib - he doesn't like the movie only because he hates the environment and would rather the earth be burned asunder - so any movie with the opposite message to his stance automatically sucks.


I agree with the following:

Originally Posted by Sanjuro37 View Post
The Incredibles: A+
Ratatouille: A
Wall-E: A
Finding Nemo: A-
Toy Story 1/2: A-/B+
Monster's Inc.: B
A Bug's Life: C+
Cars: C
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Old 11-20-08, 10:17 AM
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Wall-E is actually a lot like Monster's Inc in terms of basic plot points.
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I see you have "Finding Nemo" as your #2 favorite...so if it's any consolation, "Wall-E" was helmed by the same director, Andrew Stanton. I personally enjoyed it very much, though the format of this story is decidedly different than most.
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Thank you for your input Randy. I look forward to seeing Wall-E for the first time.
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Don't listen to movielib - he doesn't like the movie only because he hates the environment and would rather the earth be burned asunder - so any movie with the opposite message to his stance automatically sucks.


I agree with the following:
Yes, I want to do nothing but pillage and destroy.

I don't like Wall_E mainly for the same reason I don't like being hit on the head with a hammer. I can get the message without it.

While I don't think they're "good" movies I actually enjoyed The Day After Tomorrow and The Happening more than Wall-E. They gave me some entertainment.
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Why do you hate our planet so much, movielib?
Spoiler:
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Old 11-20-08, 11:23 AM
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I thought it was a bit much at the end when Wall-E turns to the audience and says "You know, we've had a lot of fun tonight, but I'd like to take a moment of your time and talk a bit about the very real issue of global warming." Even worse was the powerpoint presentation.
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Originally Posted by Fromundacheese View Post
check this out......

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Pixar_films


The numbers are interesting, gee Wall-Es budget was 180 million
and it only took in $480 million

Nemo was the money maker.
No PIXAR film has outgrossed (or come close to) Nemo.

Also Bear in mind, WALL-E has **NOT** be released in Japan yet, as well as a few other territories. When all is said and done, it will probably clear $600 million total.

Which would make it in the Top 3 or 4 alltime of Pixar films box office (non-adjusted).
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Originally Posted by movielib View Post
Yes, I want to do nothing but pillage and destroy.

I don't like Wall_E mainly for the same reason I don't like being hit on the head with a hammer. I can get the message without it.

While I don't think they're "good" movies I actually enjoyed The Day After Tomorrow and The Happening more than Wall-E. They gave me some entertainment.
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