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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)

Director:
Phil Lord
Christopher Miller
COUNTRY
USA

GENRE
Animated/Comedy

NORWEGIAN TITLE
Det regner kjøttboller

RUNNING TIME
90 minutes

RELEASED BY
Sony
Producer:
Pam Marsden

Screenwriter (based on the book by Judi and Ron Barrett):
Phil Lord
Christopher Miller


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
Flint Lockwood Bill Hader
Sam Sparks Anna Faris
Steve Neil Patrick Harris
Tim Lockwood James Caan
Mayor Shelbourne Bruce Campbell
"Baby" Brent McHale Andy Samberg
Officer Earl Devereaux Mr. T
Calvin 'Cal' Devereaux Bobb'e J. Thompson
Manny Benjamin Bratt

 

Review

There’s a fun absurdity and edge to this animated children’s comedy about a brilliant young inventor who wants to help his community by creating a machine that can make food from water and air. The filmmaking duo of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller has written and directed, based on Judi Barrett’s 1978 children’s book of the same name, and apart from a couple of unnecessary, jerky supporting characters added for comic relief, the film works well within its genre-expectations, and also offers a fair share of nice observations about growing-up and parent-child relationships.

Copyright © 28.07.2020 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang

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