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Inventor Flint Lockwood thought he saved the world when he destroyed his most infamous invention -- a machine that turned water into food causing cheeseburger rain and spaghetti tornadoes. But Flint soon learns that his invention survived and is now creating food-animals -- "foodimals!" Flint and his friends embark on a dangerously delicious mission to battle hungry tacodiles, shrimpanzees, hippotatomuses, cheespiders and other foodimals to save the world -- again!
Animated Comedy - Like the first film, this is an animated fantasy comedy, but it's
less action oriented and a lot more gentle than the first film. But
fans of the first film should be pleased all the same. There are
some mildly scary moments and images but overall this should be safe
viewing for kids.
USA TodayFull Review Above Average Not as inventive as the original, 'Cloudy 2' may still have enough razzle dazzle to keep the kids entertained.
Entertainment WeeklyFull Review Below Average Kids will chuckle, for sure. But parents who were pleasantly surprised by the original film's intelligence will miss Lord and Miller's guiding hands, as what once felt so funny now leaves a stale taste.
NY PostFull Review Poor 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2' way underdone.
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OPINION OVERVIEW The following is the original "What's Worth
Watching" write-up for this movie.
Based on a theater exit polling of 109 moviegoers:
CHILDREN: GREAT REVIEWS! Nearly all the children loved this movie.
TEENS: Two males loved it, two rated it above average and one rated it average. The females enjoyed it very much. Three-quarters of them indicated that they loved "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2." Most of the remaining quarter also enjoyed it, but to a lessor degree.
TWENTYSOMETHINGS: Four of the males loved it and two rated it average. Two of the females loved it and one rated it average. For the type of movie this is, these are high reviews.
ADULTS: GREAT REVIEWS from both the males and females! These are very high reviews considering this is an animated children's movie. Approximately half indicated that they loved it. Another 20% to 30% rated it above average. About 20% rated it average. This is definitely a MOVIE FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!