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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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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The film takes place months after Monsters vs. Aliens (2009). 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 Blob (1958) 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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Short and good
29 November 2010 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

When I watched this I wasn't sure if I had been to harsh with the feature length movie (only gave it 5, which means, I though it had more potential than it explored ... but still not a bad movie). But another reviewer/user here stated that he thought the short movie is better than the original movie too ...

Hopefully they will continue from this short, when (and if) they make another feature length movie. The jokes are good, it is a very well rounded story. Of course it only really works if you have seen the characters grow (quite literally in on case) in the movie. Watch if you can, during Halloween season!


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