Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 – ABC Film Challenge – Sequels/Remakes – C – Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 – Movie Review
Director: Cody Cameron, Kris Pearn
Writer: Erica Rivinoja, John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein (Screenplay)
Writer: Judi Barrett, Ron Barrett (Book)
Cast (Voice Talents)
- Bill Hader (IT Chapter Two)
- Anna Faris (Scary Movie)
- James Caan (The Godfather)
- Andy Samberg (Popstar)
- Will Forte (Nebraska)
Plot: Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he’s forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational, and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids.
Runtime: 1 Hour 35 Minutes
There may be spoilers in the rest of the review
Story: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 starts right where the last movie finished. Flint celebrating saving the residents, gets a visit from his idol Chester V who offers to help with the clean-up. As Flint gets to meet his idol, he gets to learn the disturbing side effects of what has happened on the island.
Flint is joined by Sam, Steve, Tim, Earl, Manny and Brent to finish destroying the machine and ending a potential end-worlding event. However, not everything is as it seems from what they learn from the island.
Verdict on Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 is an animated sequel. It picks up right where the last movie finished. It shows the consequences of what happened and shows an amazing world that has been created behind on the island. This leads to Flint needing to understand the importance of friendship.
The movie does feel even more fantasy based, with amazing creations let loose upon the world. the living breathing versions of food, make for a wonderful creation. Each has its own personality that helps move the story on as Flint needs to learn what they are all about. This whole movie does feel like it is in a different direction from the previous film, one that works very well.
Final Thoughts – Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 is a great sequel expanding the universe.