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Monsters vs. Aliens Reviews

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June 4, 2017
ok. So I admit it was a funny movie. I laughed more than I thought I would. I was surprised how quickly the story moved along but it did cover a lot of ground. I thought it was cute.
½ May 31, 2017
Not quite the hit Dreamworks may have hoped for, Monsters vs Aliens is well animated and fun, but lacks any meaningful depth to rise it above.
May 17, 2017
Ok so Monsters vs aliens is a rly good movie. It does all the things right. The bug called "Bee Man" is gud xd. I wish This movie should be proof that Rotten Tomatoes needs a 6 star option.
½ May 9, 2017
One of their most underrated
½ May 6, 2017
I thought this was fun with great voice work and it looks good. I likeed Stephen Colbert as the president.
February 23, 2017
Dai hang thang tiep theo
½ February 16, 2017
A few laughs and a few creative ideas, but overall nothing special. Seemed a bit formulaic and light.
½ February 5, 2017
Not bad. Not epic either.
January 25, 2017
Takes a while to get going but solid fam or stoner entertainment. Especially unexpected and welcome is the accuracy of the San Francisco backdrop.
January 17, 2017
Monsters vs. Aliens is a family-friendly Dreamworks Animation feature which pits classic sci-fi monsters vs. space aliens, in a 1950's B-movie style showdown with modern humor and the visual flair available through today's computer effects. For a special treat, the film is also available in 3D.

The story is simple. A meteor crashes on Earth, or more specifically, onto bride-to-be Susan Murphy. Some substance from the meteor causes her to grow to 50 feet in height. She is hidden by the government with other monsters (based loosely on The Creature From the Black Lagoon, The Blob, The Fly, and various Godzilla foes), until space aliens arrive, bent on world domination. Outmatched by the alien's technology, the U.S. government calls on the monsters to save humanity from annihilation.

All of this is done with a light and fun air, with nothing taken too seriously. Like the best of recent animated features, Monsters vs. Aliens is as enjoyable for adults as for children, thanks in large part to a constant barrage of jokes and a stellar voice cast. Reese Witherspoon is wonderful as Susan Murphy, while 24's Kiefer Sutherland gets a rare chance to flex his comedic muscle as backwoods general W.R. Monger.

The Office's Rain Wilson is fine as Galaxar (the evil alien), as is Arrested Development's Will Arnett as The Missing Link and House's Hugh Laurie as Dr. Cockroach. Popular political comedian Stephen Colbert, in an inspired casting choice, plays the President of the United States. Hands down the best character, in my opinion, is Seth Rogen's B.O.B, a gelatinous creature who is blissfully stupid and eats anything in his path. The character design is fantastic, and the film is a visual treat. Monsters vs. Aliens comes recommended to people of all ages.
½ December 16, 2016
I did see Seth Rogen's talented humor here, but this animated Godzilla rip-off for children has directing and writing as lazy as the film's iconic titular heroes. It's like DreamWorks Animation doesn't even care if they get their ass handed over to Pixar at the box office and stock market.
November 18, 2016
Visually Brilliant And Funny, Monsters Vs Aliens Is Another Satisfying Entry In The Dreamworks Collection.
½ November 16, 2016
Great to see some old classic movie monsters. The end showdown was a little let down, but the rest was just fine.
October 16, 2016
I've watched half of the movie not even and it's great
October 16, 2016
Funny and well-written for what it is: an animated, mindless, easy to digest "kid's movie". The movie was simplistic, yet enjoyable.
September 17, 2016
The film isn't perfect in terms of depth or deep engaging storytelling, but the humor and characters carry the movie for an entertaining ride from start to finish.
½ September 9, 2016
Hilarious. I think this is a great kids movie. I recommend it
August 31, 2016
Great animated movie it's a really funny movie and for adults too
August 14, 2016
Too short, but worth watching
½ August 11, 2016
the story isn't really interesting making it really boring the comedy is just ridiculous the characters will make you laugh..... but rarely the plot of the movie is so simple yet it takes forever for it to move to one scene to another but the animation is typical dreamworks
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