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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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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 »

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

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DreamWorks Animation See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color
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Trivia

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Quotes

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Farmer Jeb: Darn teenagers. You'd better not be in my fields making out! I warn ya!
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References Psycho (1960) See more »

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Theme from 'Halloween'
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Very nice, but far more predictable than the movie
5 November 2009 | by kill-the-boxtrollsSee all my reviews

Unlike me, I really liked the movie far more better than this, although this and the movie did a well good job, but unlike me, I think the movie is far better. between this and the film, the film is a very unpredictable script to it, but this is far more interesting, Mutant pumpkins from outer space! Is about three monsters who team up to try and fight off the pumpkin to eject out it's evil plans and even propositions, concepts, and intentions. I think this is a really interesting short even though it's too short, sadly, my mom is not alike to me, she said she didn;t really like it as much as the movie but I thought this was very nice, very fun to invite your family to watch like i watched it with my little cousin and we both really liked it. It was very fun, animation is very good and imaginable, the script was interesting, and the short plot was very nicely written and pretty good too. 7.4/10 Great!


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