Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Synopsis
A scientist tries to solve world hunger only to see things go awry when the world becomes constantly showered with food.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Very likely the most fun your family will have this month.
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75

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
A joyful romp, devoid of the tiresome pop-culture references.
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75

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The film combines a pinch of morality with a healthy dose of humor to produce a movie that's entertaining for everyone.
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75

New Orleans Times-Picayune

By Mike Scott
It's all good, goofy fun.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A surprisingly savory treat, though it doesn't bear much resemblance to the charming classic children's book on which it's based.
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75

NPR

By Bob Mondello
Ends with a big action sequence, turning into Raiders of the Lost Arby's when you wish it would serve up something less conventional. But...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

The splashy animation is well-executed but again a bit monotonous for a full-length feature.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

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Goes down easy enough at first. But even at a svelte 81 minutes, this meal drags on too long.
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63

Boston Globe

It’s not especially filling, but it leaves a pleasant aftertaste.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

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A dead-serious piece of activist filmmaking.
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Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs

By stealthwahine
My 6 year old read the book at school so she was really excited to see this. The book would probably be too short as written to be a feature and the storylimes they added to fill it out were a little...

Five Word Review

By LiquidAJ
Funny Colorful Delicious Tasty Cute...

Quite Entertaining

By vvnliz
It was unique and entertaining. A lot of "I didn't see that one coming" moments. Go watch it!...

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

By Dragonlady5
Great movie. Even the adults were laughing. First time my 5-year old granddaughter sat through a whole movie....

Five Word Review

By xezar
funny smart nerds save world...

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

By welooovemovies
My son and his friend are 10 yrs. old and they loved it. There are enough laughs to keep parents entertained too....

Five Word Review

By Cheryloxx
Unique wit from the sky...

Saw Advance screening!!!

By Bogg1000
Saw an Advance screening Today (September 12). This Movie is Insanely Funny!!! It wouldn't matter if it was on the Imax Screen and in the 3d that I saw it on. It would still be Insanely Funny!...

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

By angie78090
I loved the movie! I took my 3 kids 10,8 and 4 and they really enjoyed it! The concept of the movie was really cute....

i read the book

By quintion mcrackin
the movie is soooooogood i fell out of my seat...

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Rated PG | For brief mild language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Age-appropriate food adventure goes down easily.
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