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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)

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Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he's forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Flint Lockwood (voice)
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Sam Sparks (voice)
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Tim Lockwood (voice)
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Chester V (voice)
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Brent McHale (voice)
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Manny (voice)
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Steve (voice)
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Earl Devereaux (voice)
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Barb (voice)
Cody Cameron ...
Barry / Dill Pickle (voice)
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Kris Pearn ...
Craig Kellman ...
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Cal Devereaux (voice)
Bridget Hoffman ...
Young Flint (voice)
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Storyline

After the disastrous food storm in the first film, Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best inventors in the world create technologies for the betterment of mankind. When Flint discovers that his machine still operates and now creates mutant food beasts like living pickles, hungry tacodiles, shrimpanzees and apple pie-thons, he and his friends must return to save the world. Written by Reese Sara Eversting

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27 September 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cloudy 2: Revenge of the Leftovers  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$34,017,930 (USA) (27 September 2013)

Gross:

$119,793,567 (USA) (14 March 2014)
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Trivia

The gang sails from "Sunny San Franjose, California" to Swallow Falls, which - as we learned in the first one - is a tiny island under the "A" in Atlantic Ocean. They sailed around North America during the duration of "99 buckets of Chum on the boat". See more »

Goofs

While the reason to switch off the FLDSMDFR is to avoid animals to keep growing and learn to swim to cross tho ocean to the Statue of Liberty, there are several 'foodimals' that actually appear swimming during the film, like the marshmallows, the eggplanatee and the subwhale among others. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Flint Lockwood: My name is Flint Lockwood. My whole life I wanted to be a great inventor. Just like my hero.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, there is a reference to the famous American talk show "The Conan Show". Flint can be seen talking to a corncob talk show host who strongly resembles Conan. The show is called "The Late Chow with Cornan". See more »


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All Of Us Together
Written and Performed by Tim Myers
Courtesy of Palladium Records LLC
By arrangement with Zync Music Group LLC
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Animation is good but it's a sequel that wasn't really needed
25 October 2013 | by (England) – See all my reviews

'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2' was yet another sequel to be released in 2013. The first one was a good solid animated film, not the best but it was different and I liked it. I didn't watch this with high expectations because the 1st one was just a good 7/10.

As in the first film, the animation is excellent with lots of bright colours etc. Characters are well designed just the same as the 1st. Everything looks good. The voices are mostly the same but it's a shame Mr.T didn't return to voice Earl Devereaux.

There are some funny moments throughout the film but the storyline in general just wasn't as good as the 1st. The original setting has changed because Flint's machine is still running and the town is being over run with food-animal hybrids. This was just a bit silly in general and didn't have the magic of the 1st film.

Overall it was just a bit unnecessary and a sequel that wasn't really needed. The title could've been more imaginative as well. I found it to be much like 'Despicable Me 2' where it was OK to watch for the 1st hour but then I was getting bored where it was just tedious. It's OK for a one time watch but the first one is definitely better. I'm sure the youngsters will enjoy it but the first one was more of a film that all ages could at least enjoy in full.

Also if Chester V is Flint's hero, why wasn't this mentioned in the first film?

5/10.


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