(Log in to vote)
Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs [Blu-ray + DVD Combo] (2010, original release: 2009)


(0 holds on 2 copies)
LocationCall NumberItem Status
Published: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2010]
Edition:  Blu-Ray/DVD combo pack
Description:  2 videodisc (90 min. each) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 9781424873760, 0043396215665,
Language:  English

Title from container

Blu-ray disc and will not play in a standard DVD player. Requires Blu-ray player or Playstation 3

Container states DVD contains both a full screen and widescreen version. However it technically contains two widescreen versions with different aspect ratios (1.78:1 & 2.35:1)

"Blu-Ray + DVD + Digital copy"--Container

Originally released as a motion picture in 2009

Based on the book by Judi Barrett and Ron Barrett

Edition statement from container spine

Blu-Ray special features: A Recipe for Success: The Making of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs ; "Raining Sunshine" Music Video by iCarly's Miranda Cosgrove ; Interactive "Raining Sunshine" Sing-A-Long ; Behind the Scenes of Miranda Cosgrove's "Raining Sunshine" Music Video ; Key Ingredients: The Voices of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs ; Extended Scenes ; Progression Reels with Introductions by Visual Effects Supervisor Rob Bredow ; Early Development Scenes ; Directors' Commentary with Bill Hader. Blu-Ray exclusives: Interactive "Splat" Button (Throw Food at the Screen While You Watch the Movie!) ; Flint's Food Fight Game - enhanced for Blu-ray ; A PSP digital copy of the film to transfer via your Playstation 3

DVD special features: Directors' Commentary with Bill Hader

Voices: Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan, Andy Samberg, Bruce Campbell, Mr. T, Bobb'e J. Thompson, Benjamin Bratt, Neil Patrick Harris, Al Roker, Lauren Graham, Will Forte, Peter Siragusa, Angela Shelton

In a town where food drops from the sky like rain, a young inventor hopes to create something that will change everyone's life. However, when the weather takes a turn for the worse, the residents of the town of Chewandswallow find their eating habits drastically changed

Rating: PG; for brief mild language

Blu-ray Disc, regions (A)(B)(C) 1080p high definition widescreen (2.35:1)

DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1 & 2.35:1), Dolby Digital 5.1

Blu-Ray: English, French (DTS-HD 5.1), and Spanish (DTS 5.1) dialogue; with English, French or Spanish subtitles

DVD: (5.1 Dolby digital) English, French, and Spanish dialogue; with English, French or Spanish subtitles


Related Searches:
Inventors -- Drama.
Television weathercasters -- Drama.
Bullying -- Drama.
Police -- Drama.
Food habits -- Drama.
Fantasy films.
Comedy films.
Action and adventure films.
Children's films.
Animated films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Family films

Additional Credits:
Marsden, Pam.
Lord, Phil, 1977-
Miller, Chris, 1975-
Hader, Bill, 1978-
Faris, Anna, 1976-
Caan, James.
Samberg, Andy, 1978-
Campbell, Bruce, 1958-
Mr. T.
Thompson, Bobb'e J., 1996-
Bratt, Benjamin, 1963-
Harris, Neil Patrick, 1973-
Roker, Al, 1954-
Graham, Lauren, 1967-
Forte, Will.
Siragusa, Peter.
Shelton, Angela.
Mothersbaugh, Mark.
Barrett, Judi.
Barrett, Ron.
Columbia Pictures Corporation.
Sony Pictures Animation (Firm)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)

Login to write a review of your own.


"Have you ever felt like you were a little bit different? Like you had something unique to offer the world, if you could just get people to see it. Then you know exactly how it felt to be me."
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs is a film that embraces quirks, individuality, and good humor. It is loosely based on a children's book with the same title, by Judi Barrett.  In this story, we follow protagonist Flint Lockwood's dream of being an amazing inventor. Unfortunately, his inventions do not always succeed as planned. In the meantime, his colorful life and enthusiasm clash hilariously with his drab hometown, Swallow Falls, whose only claim to fame is sardine-canning culture. When the world realizes sardines are "super gross," the citizens are stuck eating all the leftover sardines. Pickled, fried, poached, boiled, juiced... Cue our hero!

Flint manages to create the FLDSMDFR, which takes in clouds and spits out delicious food. Best of all, it works! So, naturally, Flint's invention takes the town by storm. Among other delightful characters, the food weather captures the attention of amateur weather girl, Sam Sparks, who hides her intelligence behind a perky exterior, and quickly finds a kindred spirit in Flint.
But is bigger always better? Do we really need to tweak and lose our true selves to please others?

Flint's story is hilarious and heartwarming, and frankly, I enjoyed it more than the latest Pixar releases. The script and jokes are perfect for children and adults--I had to pause the film several times because I couldn't stop laughing! This film doesn't solely depend upon A-list stars to draw in an audience. I found that the characters were beautifully developed in this tale of parental recognition, portion sizes, and self-confidence.
Bring a smile and your biggest appetite for adventure when you see this film! After all, "there's diem to carpe!"

Login to add this item to your list.

Lists can be used to compile collections of items that you may be interested in checking out at a later date. You may also create public lists and share your favorites with other AHML customers.
No tags, currently.

Login to add tags.

To create a multiple word tag such as Science Fiction, enclose both words in quotes, like: "Science Fiction"

Critic Reviews

If your status is Confirmed Registration, your spot for the event is confirmed.

If registration for this event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list. Wait listed registrants are moved to the confirmed registration list (in the order of registration) when cancelations are received. You will receive an email notification if you are moved from the wait list to the confirmed registration list.

6.012 Patron-Generated Content

The Library offers various venues in which patrons can contribute content that is accessible to the public.  These include, but are not limited to, blogs, reviews, forums, and social tagging on the Library’s website and catalog.  Any instance in which a patron posts written or recorded content to any of the Library’s venues that are accessible to the public is considered “patron-generated content” and is subject to this policy.
By contributing patron-generated content, patrons grant the Library an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works based upon that content.
By submitting patron-generated content, patrons warrant they are the sole authors or that they have obtained all necessary permission associated with copyrights and trademarks to submit such content.
Patrons are liable for the opinions expressed and the accuracy of the information contained in the content they submit.  The Library assumes no responsibility for such content.
The Library reserves the right not to post submitted content or to remove patron-generated content for any reason, including but not limited to:
  • content that is profane, obscene, or pornographic;
  • content that is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
  • content that contains threats, personal attacks, or harassment;
  • content that contains solicitations or advertisements;
  • content that is invasive of another person’s privacy;
  • content that is unrelated to the discussion or venue in which it is posted;
  • content that is in violation of the Library’s Code of Conduct or any other Library policy