Metacritic Movie Ratings
Monsters vs. Aliens Reviews

3.0

56

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 75

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Dazzling colors, winning characters and energetic visual effects all work in concert, with the 3-D animation serving to intensify the experience.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    There is a nice mix of action with tender moments -- especially among the misfit monsters

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  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    The movie works hard -- desperately hard -- to be all things to all audience segments. And the visible effort erodes the sense of gaiety, of unfettered fun.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    The biggest battle in Monsters vs. Aliens is banality vs. originality, and banality carries the day.

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