Metascore
66

Generally favorable reviews - based on 24 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 24
  2. Negative: 1 out of 24
Watch On
  1. 50
    It's the Food Network meets The Weather Channel meets . . . the Scary Doomsday Preachers Channel.
  2. Leaves us with is sporadic showers of laughs for kids under 10. That's a shame, because the film could have been a delight for everyone, if only it hadn't learned to behave.
  3. Reviewed by: Nick Schager
    60
    The year’s 3-D deluge continues: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is an amusingly loopy kids’ meal about a small-town inventor.
  4. Reviewed by: Daniel M. Gold
    60
    If the filmmakers opt to make only light statements about junk food, obesity and solid waste, they at least leave the audience sated on a single serving of inspired lunacy.
  5. Reviewed by: Cliff Doerksen
    50
    A lumpy stew of weak characterization, lame gags, ADD-afflicted storytelling, and dazzling visual.
User Score
7.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 198 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 56 out of 66
  2. Negative: 6 out of 66
  1. Sep 28, 2011
    8
    "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" doesn't take itself too seriously, but childishly. But the film uses it with pure love and joy, which"Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" doesn't take itself too seriously, but childishly. But the film uses it with pure love and joy, which makes it hilarious and entertaining. Full Review »
  2. Matheww.
    Feb 12, 2010
    10
    Aged 15 it was not aimed at me but this film is ultimately watchable at a very very high level.
  3. DarenN.
    Mar 28, 2010
    9
    An intelligent, artfully presented film which offers a strong, developed plot and an amazing amount of hilarity and and creative thought. An intelligent, artfully presented film which offers a strong, developed plot and an amazing amount of hilarity and and creative thought. HIGHLY recommended. Full Review »