Hollywood Product: Monsters vs. Aliens

GENRE: CGI sci-fi spoof

THE PITCH: After a glowing meteorite causes mild-mannered Susan Murphy (Reese Witherspoon) to attain ginormous proportions on her wedding day, she and other misfits of science are enlisted by the U.S. government to repel an obnoxious otherworldly invader called Gallaxhar (Rainn Wilson).

MONEY SHOTS: B.O.B., the brainless blob (Seth Rogen), hugs — and accidentally ingests — Susan’s mother. A nearly 400-foot robot pursues 49-foot Susan through the deserted streets of San Francisco. A spectacular battle destroys the Golden Gate Bridge. The explosive finale features swarming alien clones on a huge spaceship.

VOICE ACTORS: The cast is practically a who’s who of today’s hippest, funniest humans, including Stephen Colbert (the U.S. president), Hugh Laurie (Dr. Cockroach Ph.D.), Will Arnett (the amphibious Missing Link), Paul Rudd (Susan’s weatherman fiancé) and the likes of Amy Poehler, Ed Helms, Renee Zellweger and John Krasinski in cameos.

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