Monsters vs. Aliens Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 4259

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 227

Theatrical Release Date: 03/27/2009

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 09/29/2009

Language: English

Genre: Animation, Family

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Rob Letterman, Conrad Vernon

Actors: Paul Rudd, Seth Rogen, Reese Witherspoon, Kiefer Sutherland, Rainn Wilson, Hugh Laurie

Plot: A young California girl is hit my a meteor and transformed into a giant monsters. Caught by the government and sent to a secret facility, she meets other monsters that have been rounded up over the years and is soon pressed into service to combat an alien invasion.

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 12/29/2020

"Monsters vs. Aliens" isn't the worst low-aiming animated feature ever, but what is there to really recommend when a movie does little more than check off the typical boxes.

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Matthew Brady - wrote on 08/05/2014

Not as terrible as I thought it will be.

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mitchellyoung - wrote on 03/22/2011

Surprisingly a fun and smartly written film. Based on the cast, a lot of the film contains some of the improvised comedic moments that are often found in Judd Apatow films. Vivid animation and a unique take on the sci-fi genre.

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It delivers the funny and that all it needs to do!

Crozzer - wrote on 12/01/2009

Hey Guys, watched Monsters vs Aliens for the second time recently this time on DVD so it was without the added bonus of true 3D. However the movie is still brilliant in my eyes. I thinks its Dreamworks first good animation since Shrek and although it won't be remembered as much as Shrek it delivers on equal entertainment. Even though it is classified as a family film it's humor is more for grown ups without being too offensive. Even the second time I noticed more subtle jokes that I missed the first time I seen it. The story line is a bit quick but I think if they tried to do anything else for the characters it would have been something already done to death in animations. It was just the right amount of self belief story we need the rest of our attention could go towards enjoying the …

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Needed More Heart

Franz Patrick - wrote on 04/07/2009

While the animation does look great in 3D, I didn’t enjoy it as much as I thought I would because it didn’t have enough heart. Essentially, as the title suggests, monsters must battle aliens. Reese Witherspoon lends her voice as Susan Murphy, a woman who gets turned into a giant after being in contact with a meteorite. Other stars include Seth Rogen as B.O.B the blob, Hugh Laurie as Dr. Cockroach Ph.D., Will Arnett as The Missing Link, Kiefer Sutherland as General W.R. Monger, Rainn Wilson as the villanous Gallaxhar, Stephen Colbert as the President of the United States, and Paul Rudd as Derek Dietl, Susan’s self-centered husband-to-be. Their voices didn’t distract me from the story but I wish the story was more interesting. Even though there’s references to other movies like …

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