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Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (2009)

Susan Murphy (a.k.a. Ginormica) and the Monsters are now working with the U.S. Government as special ops. So when an alien presence is detected in Susan's hometown of Modesto, California, ... See full summary »

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Peter Ramsey

Writers:

Adam F. Goldberg (screenplay), Conrad Vernon (characters) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Reese Witherspoon ... Susan Murphy / Ginormica (voice)
Seth Rogen ... B.O.B. (voice)
Hugh Laurie ... Dr. Cockroach Ph.D. (voice)
Will Arnett ... The Missing Link (voice)
Kiefer Sutherland ... General W.R. Monger (voice)
Rainn Wilson ... Wicked Jack (voice)
Jeffrey Tambor ... Carl Murphy (voice)
Julie White ... Wendy Murphy (voice)
Rich Dietl Rich Dietl ... B.O.B. Kid / Husband / Young Man / Pumpkins (voice) (as Rich B. Dietl)
Walt Dohrn ... Link Kid (voice)
Susan Fitzer Susan Fitzer ... Little Girl (voice)
Ava Kelly Ava Kelly ... Cat Girl (voice)
Andrea Montana Knoll Andrea Montana Knoll ... Mom (voice) (as Andrea Knoll)
Latifa Ouaou ... Boy / Old Lady (voice)
Peter Ramsey ... Dad / Farmer Jeb (voice)
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Storyline

Susan Murphy (a.k.a. Ginormica) and the Monsters are now working with the U.S. Government as special ops. So when an alien presence is detected in Susan's hometown of Modesto, California, right before Halloween, the team is dispatched to investigate. Everything appears normal, right down to the jack-o-lanterns peering out from every doorstep and windowsill. But when Halloween arrives, those innocent-looking carved pumpkins reveal themselves for what they really are, mutant aliens. The altered pumpkins then start to implement their fiendish plan to take over Earth. The Monsters are there to combat the mutant gourds and try to smash their wicked scheme. Written by DreamWorks Animation

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

DreamWorks Animation See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Trivia

Three kids who are dressed up as a devil, a hotdog and a cat can be seen when helping the monsters fight off Wicked Jack. They look similar to the kids who threw young Dr. Cockroach into the trash in his flashback story. In the ending, he gives his swirly pop to the girl dressed up as the cat. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Farmer Jeb: Darn teenagers. You'd better not be in my fields making out! I warn ya!
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Connections

Spoofs E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Monster Mash
Written by Bobby Pickett and Leonard L. Capizzi
Performed by Bobby Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers
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Entertaining and well worth watching
11 April 2012 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

I did enjoy the movie Monsters vs. Aliens, so naturally I did want to see Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space. I found this very entertaining and perfect to go with the movie. Generally it is well-plotted and engaging, even if there is the odd spot where it does feel predictable or thin. It looks beautiful especially in the colours which are bright and colourful, and the music is jaunty and rousing. The characters are still as likable as they were in the movie, and the writing is witty and funny, right from the dialogue, the physical jokes to the references to adult movies, making it accessible to adults as well as children.

All in all, well worth watching and very entertaining. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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