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For the pickle voices, actors gargled water as they read their lines.
Sam Sparks' outfit when she returns to Swallow Falls is the same as Laura Dern's character in Jurassic Park (1993).
There were 120 "foodimals" made for the movie but only 39 made it to the final film. One of the foodimals that didn't make the movie was a fire-breathing T. rex S'more Monster with a marshmallow body, graham-cracker mouth and chocolate teeth. However, this 'Foodimal' does appear during the end credits sequence.
The animators also added an "Easter Egg" hidden fruit, which can be seen several times in the movie. It's name is Sasquash, and is shaped like a hairy gourd.
Terry Crews replaces Mr. T as the voice of Earl Devereaux from Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009). Mr. T was asked to voice the character for the sequel, but declined. Many of Devereaux's body and facial expressions in the sequel were based on Crews' on-screen presence.
Berry is voiced by the director of the movie, Cody Cameron.
The original title of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009) was "Revenge of the Leftovers."
Director Cody Cameron created food animals out of clay to help with the look of the "foodimals."
The Cheespider has 203 eyes.
The foodimals(food animals) in this movie include :
  • Fruit Cockatiel (made of several fruits)


  • Kiwi Bird (bird made of a kiwi body and whole kiwi-sliced eyes)


  • Hippotatomus (potato with a hippo-like body, butter slice tongue and chive teeth)


  • Peanut Butter and Jellyfish Sandwich (a PB&J with jelly tentacles)


  • Shrimpanzee (shrimps with a chimpanzee form)


  • Cheespider (cheeseburgers in the form of a spider)


  • Jellybee (bee of jelly)


  • Mosquitoast (toasted bread in the form of the mosquitoes with raisin eyes and cinnamon stick beaks)


  • Bananostrich (bananas with the characteristics of ostriches)


  • Flamango (mangoes with the characteristics of flamingos)


  • Watermelophant (watermelons in the form of an elephant)


  • Subwhales (whales made of sub sandwiches)


  • Lemmongs (lemon lemmings)


  • Susheep (sushi in the form of sheep)


  • Butter Frog (in the Syrup Fog on Lily Padpancakes)


  • Apple Piethon (sliced apple pie-headed snakes with licorice bodies and candy filled Tic-Tacs (like) boxes at the end of their tailed. When their head-slices come together they creates a whole pie)


  • Tacodile Supreme (Crocodile with the head and body made of tacos)


  • Wildebeet (beet in the shape of an antelope)


  • Jurassic Scallion (a scallion in the shape of a herbivore giant)


  • Meatbalrus (meatball bodied walrus with short pasta whiskers and bow-tie past feet and breaded tusks)


  • Buffaloaf (buffalo meatloaf with onion ring horns)


  • Crabcake (crab of birthday cake)


  • Eggplanatee (eggplant in the form of a manatee)


  • Cucumbirdy (a flying cucumber bird)


and many more!
(at around 52 mins) When the gang is searching for the FLDSMDFR while "Yummy, Yummy, Yummy" is playing, you can see the Swallow Falls resident with a piece of macaroni stuck on his head floating on an intertube behind the meatbalruses.
WILHELM SCREAM: (at around 15 mins) Two of them are heard when Flint Lockwood's Party-in-a-Box goes off during an Inventor Presentation.
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".
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According to co-director Kris Pearn, 'Chester V' is a composite of blue-jean billionaires like Steve Jobs and Richard Branson. The "food bar 8.0" is, for example, a reference to the iPhone models.
(at around 25 mins) When Tim blows the fog horn at the dock prior to leaving for the island it spooks Brent into laying an egg. It quickly falls off of the dock.
Will Forte played a different role in the first movie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009). He played a character named Joe Towne. In this movie he plays Chester V.
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(at around 21 mins) Just after Chester hands Flint the "BSUSB" in the Live corp headquarters, the animal on the wall looks over at them while Chester is talking.
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(at around 26 mins) On the boat, as Flint is explaining to the gang his plan. During the presentation, when the explosion happens, a tune from Puckman (1980) plays, the tune is the game over tune.
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Will Forte and Kristen Schaal starred together in this film before going on to play husband and wife in The Last Man on Earth (2015).
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Running Gag: Flint getting his big nose stuck in various doors.
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The 'BS-USB' has a hidden meaning inside its naming, which is emphasized by Chester V when Flint finds out the BS-USB reprogram's the FLDSMDFR. BS is the acronym for "Bull Sh*t.
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(at around 1h 9 mins) When Flint's walking television is saying N-woo as the name that the food animals know him by, that was footage that Manny didn't actually record. Manny doesn't start recording until Sam tells him that now he is gonna make the food and get this on tape.
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Manny says 'Aye Karumba' much like the catchphrase on The Simpsons (1989).
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Sony Animation's first Theatrically Released Sequel, after the Sequels to Open Season (2006) were simply released Straight to DVD.
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at around 1h) Live spelt backwards is Evil, giving an early hint that Live core is evil.
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At the end of the first film Flint sprays his spray on shoes on the bottom of the FLDSMFR and it explodes but at the beginning of the 2nd film there is no spray on the bottom of the FLDSMFR.
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At the end of the first film when Flint gets dropped off by the Rat Birds the explosion burns off half of his hair but at the beginning of the 2nd film, Flint has all of his hair on his head.
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