October 28, 2001 – The Pixar Film Monsters, Inc. Premieres at the El Capitan Theater
“I’m Monsters, Inc.!”
On October 28, 2001, the Pixar film Monsters, Inc. had its world premiere at the El Capitan Theater in Los Angeles, California. This was Pixar’s fourth film, and the first directed by animator Pete Docter. The screenplay was written by Andrew Stanton and Daniel Gerson. Upon its release, the film received positive reviews from critics, with most commenting on the energy and the dialogue. The film, after this initial premiere, would be released nationwide on November 2, 2001.