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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

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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 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 »

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DreamWorks Animation See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

In this film, the base where the monsters stay in looks completely different compared to what was shown in Monsters vs. Aliens (2009); they now live together in one huge room. 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

References The Blue Lagoon (1980) 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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Fun and festive
2 November 2009 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This film is about monsters saving the world by fighting mutant pumpkins that came from a UFO.

"Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space" is a fun short animation. The plot is very simple, as not much can be packed into 20 minutes anyway. It tells how people prepare for Halloween, and the plentiful Halloween themes and decorations make the short animation appear very festive. I have a feeling that it is geared towards very young children, judged by the abundance of candies and sweets. Which young child does not dream of being forcibly fed non stop by a candy cannon?


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