where is monsters inc set?

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  1. andrew markworthy

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    Yes, I know it's Monsteropolis. but where in the world is it? The reason for asking is that the time zones in the monster and human worlds don't match up:

    Near the start of the movie, when the monsters begin their scare shift it's early morning in monster world but sunset in the eastern USA. This implies that the monster world is somewhere in the Orient. However, at a later point in the movie, Sully and Mike get exiled from the monster world into Tibet. It's early afternoon in monster world but night-time in Tibet. Hence, it can't be the Orient. So where is it?


    And before anyone says it, you're right - I should get a life.
     
  2. Terrell

    Terrell Producer

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    I would say Monstroplis doesn't exist. It's fantasy world and doesn't exist in the Orient or anywhere else.[​IMG]
     
  3. Timothy Alexander

    Timothy Alexander Second Unit

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    I'm pretty sure Monsteropolis is just another dimension.
     
  4. andrew markworthy

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  5. Seth Paxton

    Seth Paxton Lead Actor

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    It is funny though that apparently the monster world does exist on an island. At least based on the origin story included on the discs.
    So you better book a cruise. [​IMG]
     
  6. Peter Kline

    Peter Kline Cinematographer

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    I believe it's an island off Metropolis.
     

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