Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 picks up where Sony Pictures Animation's hit comedy left off. Inventor Flint Lockwood's genius is finally being recognized as he's invited by his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company,… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: September 27, 2013
DVD Release Date: January 28, 2014
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Critic Score
70%
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User Score
66%



Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: While not as clever or inventive as its predecessor, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 compensates with enough dazzling visuals to keep younger viewers entertained.

Catherine Bray
Time Out

Imagine a Jurassic Park constructed entirely out of whatever foodstuff best satisfies your appetite for a pun.

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Todd Gilchrist
TheWrap

Even with new cooks in the kitchen, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 is a completely delicious dish, as it adds a handful of great new ingredients to a familiar recipe.

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Francesca Rudkin
New Zealand Herald

There's little subtlety or character development and the plot is thin, but if the snappy psychedelic visuals and fanciful storylines captured your kid's attention first time around then it should do once again.

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Keith Staskiewicz
Entertainment Weekly

The animation is inventive and elastic, the dialogue zippy and shamelessly punny, and the tone lighthearted and fun, even if on a whole it's not quite a full meal.

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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

A humorous yet unfocused romp, so unwilling to settle on a single theme that hyperactivity medication should be handed out with the 3-D glasses.

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James Plath
Family Home Theater

To enjoy Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 you'll need to relax and just enjoy the colors and creative visuals. The animation is eye-popping and the menagerie of food critters is truly inventive.

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Bill Zwecker
Chicago Sun-Times

Suspend your ideas about what is logical or truly real and just have a nice 90-minute escape into the brightly colorful world directors Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn and their team have created here.

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David Hiltbrand
Philadelphia Inquirer

This scrumptious sequel follows the same recipe as the 2009 original.

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Scott Mendelson
Forbes

Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2 is an example of a superior animated sequel that builds on the ideas of the first film and enriches its mythology.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Eugene Bernabe
It's a loosely-written story that only the duo of Phil Lord and Chris Miller could sketch out. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 dives in deeper in its… More
KJ Proulx
Starting immediately when the first film ends, "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" has an entire world leftover to build upon, and does it… More
Manu Gino
Something big was leftover. Good Entertainment! Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, a film that gives Flint Lockwood and the gang an extra journey to this… More
Liam Gadd
This movie proves how good Phil Lord and Chris Miller are.
Everett Johnson
*** I must first admit that I own the first installment on blu-ray, but I honestly don't remember if I've watched it. I'm pretty sure I get the… More
Sam Barnett
"Cloudy 2" was colorful and cute enough to hold my attention, but it lives in its predecessors shadow so bluntly that the movie seems to be self-aware… More