Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

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"Something big was leftover."
  • PG
  • 2013
  • 1 hr 34 min
  • 6.3  (113,434)
  • 59

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 is a 2013 animated comedy film produced by Sony Pictures Animation. Directed by Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn, the film is the sequel to the 2009 film Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, which was based on the book of the same name by Judi Barrett and Ron Barrett. In the sequel, we follow the story of Flint Lockwood (voiced by Bill Hader), who has recently saved the world by stopping his food-making machine from creating a catastrophic food storm that threatened to destroy the world. At the start of the movie, Flint is offered a job by his idol, Chester V (voiced by Will Forte), the CEO of Live Corp, a tech company that is trying to clean up the island of Swallow Falls after the food storm. Chester invites Flint to work for Live Corp as an inventor in San Franjose, California. Flint agrees and leaves his hometown of Swallow Falls to start his new life in the city.

However, things take a turn for the worse when Flint receives a message from his friend and love interest, Sam Sparks (voiced by Anna Faris), telling him that his food-making machine has started working again and is creating some strange new creatures that he must come back to Swallow Falls to investigate. Flint returns to Swallow Falls with his friends, including Sam, his father, Tim Lockwood (voiced by James Caan), his pet monkey, Steve (voiced by Neil Patrick Harris), and his new Live Corp assistant, Barbara (voiced by Kristen Schaal).

Upon arriving in Swallow Falls, Flint and his friends discover that the food-making machine has developed sentience and is now creating "foodimals", a new type of hybrid creature that is part food and part animal. Some of these creatures are friendly, like the shrimpanzee, while others are more dangerous, like the cheespiders. Chester V sees the foodimals as a threat and sends his Live Corp team to capture them and bring them to his laboratory, where he plans to study them and turn them into food products.

Flint and his friends team up with the foodimals to fight against Live Corp and save the island from destruction. Along the way, they encounter a host of new foodimals, including a giant taco-dile, a watermelon elephant, and a flamango.

One of the themes of the movie is the conflict between the desire to use technology to improve people's lives and the dangers of relying too much on technology. Chester V is portrayed as a villain who is so obsessed with his technology that he has lost sight of the potential consequences of his actions. Flint, on the other hand, learns the importance of valuing the natural world and nurturing it rather than trying to control it with technology.

The animation in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 is beautifully rendered, with vivid colors and rich textures that bring the foodimals to life. The character designs are also creative and fun, with a mix of familiar food items and animals making up each creature. The movie also features a number of visually stunning action sequences, as Flint and his friends battle against Live Corp and their robotic inventions.

The voice acting in the movie is top-notch, with each actor bringing a unique and memorable performance to their respective roles. Bill Hader is particularly great as Flint, capturing his enthusiasm and passion for science, while Anna Faris brings a charming energy to her role as Sam.

Overall, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 is a delightful and entertaining family film that will have both kids and adults laughing and cheering for the quirky foodimals. While it may not have the same level of novelty or surprise as the first movie, it is still a worthy sequel that expands on the world and characters of the original while delivering its own brand of humor and heart.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 is a 2013 animated movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 34 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.3 and a MetaScore of 59.

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    1 hr 34 min
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    6.3  (113,434)
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