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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs [2009 film]

by Phil Lord (Director), Christopher Miller (Director)

Other authors: Judi Barrett (Original story), Ron Barrett (Original story), James Caan, Anna Faris, Bill Hader (Voice)1 more, Mark Mothersbaugh (Composer)

Series: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (films and film-based books) (1)

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Flint Lockwood is a young inventor who dreams of creating something that will improve everyone's life. Sam Sparks is a weathergirl covering the town's weather phenomenon, but chooses to hide her intelligence behind a perky exterior. Tim Lockwood is Flint's technophobic father. Brent is the town bully who has plagued Flint since childhood. Mayor Shelbourne exploits Flint's newest invention so he can put the town, and more importantly himself, on the map. By-the-rules town cop Earl Devereaux has a rule-breaking son, Cal. In a town where food drops from the sky like rain, Flint hopes to create something that will change everyone's life. However, when the weather takes a turn for the worse, the residents of the town of Chewandswallow will find their eating habits have drastically changed.… (more)
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inventions
  BooksInMirror | Feb 19, 2024 |
A machine that turns water into food gets stuck in the sky.

It starts off pretty bad, so much so that at first I thought it was meant to be a satire of bad movies. The second half picks up quite a bit, though, when things get more aggressively silly and kind of dark.

Concept: D
Story: D
Characters: C
Dialog: C
Pacing: C
Cinematography: B
Special effects/design: C
Acting: C
Music: C

Enjoyment: B

GPA: 2.0/4 ( )
  comfypants | May 15, 2016 |
The definitive reference on food meteorology. ( )
1 vote ottovnc | Jan 31, 2007 |
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Lord, PhilDirectorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Miller, ChristopherDirectormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Barrett, JudiOriginal storysecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barrett, RonOriginal storysecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Caan, Jamessecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Faris, Annasecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hader, BillVoicesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mothersbaugh, MarkComposersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Flint Lockwood is a young inventor who dreams of creating something that will improve everyone's life. Sam Sparks is a weathergirl covering the town's weather phenomenon, but chooses to hide her intelligence behind a perky exterior. Tim Lockwood is Flint's technophobic father. Brent is the town bully who has plagued Flint since childhood. Mayor Shelbourne exploits Flint's newest invention so he can put the town, and more importantly himself, on the map. By-the-rules town cop Earl Devereaux has a rule-breaking son, Cal. In a town where food drops from the sky like rain, Flint hopes to create something that will change everyone's life. However, when the weather takes a turn for the worse, the residents of the town of Chewandswallow will find their eating habits have drastically changed.

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