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  • Fun-filled trailer for this animated adventure
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Movie Info & Cast

Synopsis

A woman transformed into a giant after she is struck by a meteorite on her wedding day becomes part of a team of monsters sent in by the U.S. government to defeat an alien mastermind trying to take over Earth.

Cast

  • Reese Witherspoon
  • Seth Rogen
  • Hugh Laurie
  • Will Arnett
  • Kiefer Sutherland
  • Rainn Wilson
  • Stephen Colbert
  • Paul Rudd
  • Julie White
  • Jeffrey Tambor

Did You Know?

Trivia

  • The synthesizer that President Hathaway (Stephen Colbert) uses to communicate with the giant robot is a Yamaha DX7.
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Goofs

  • When Gallaxhar's computer is showing the location of the earth, it shows the Milky Way, and zooms near the center; actually, the solar system is a lot farther from the center, nearing the edge.
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Quotes

    • The President of the United States: Listen up! I'm not going to go down as the President who was in office when the world came to an end, so somebody think of something, and think of it fast!
    • [Sips coffee]
    • The President of the United States: That is a good cup of joe.
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Metacritic

70

There is a nice mix of action with tender moments -- especially among the misfit monsters

Metacritic review by Kirk Honeycutt
Kirk Honeycutt
The Hollywood Reporter
55

After a while, you can see the setups happening -- and once you do, the careening gets predictable. Which gets old, really fast.

Metacritic review by Bob Mondello
Bob Mondello
NPR
75

Full disclosure: I saw Monsters vs. Aliens in 2-D. No dorky plastic glasses, no alien ooze flying at my head. More full disclosure: I liked it.

Metacritic review by Steven Rea
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer