Boy / On a mysterious spaceship in deep space, an alien overlord named Gallaxhar is alerted to the presence of quantonium, a powerful energy source on Earth, and he sends a robotic probe to retrieve it. [9] In a plot synopsis revealed in 2005, Rex was to assemble a team of monsters, including Ick!, Dr. Cockroach, the 50,000 Pound Woman and Insectosaurus, to fight aliens for disrupting cable TV service. "[38] In April 2011, DreamWorks Animation's CEO, Jeffrey Katzenberg, commented that the studio did not have plans to produce future movie-genre parodies like Shark Tale, Monsters vs. Aliens, and Megamind, saying that these films "all shared an approach and tone and idea of parody, and did not travel well internationally. The Monsters are there to combat the mutant gourds and try to smash their wicked scheme. [31] On June 24, 2009, the film won the Saturn Award for Best Animated Film.[32]. I want a real kitten hanging from a real tree. [7] In the following years, the film's story diverged away from the original Rex Havoc, with directors Conrad Vernon and Rob Letterman finally creating the storyline from scratch. ", "I wouldn't be that sure. On board the ship, Ginormica breaks free from her prison cell and chases down Gallaxhar, but is trapped by a machine that extracts the quantonium from her body, shrinking her back to her normal size. She has even shown to be far more intelligent than Dr. Cockroach on several occasions. 's Big Break, which is the more traditional 3D that required green and magenta glasses. This FAQ is empty. She also has lightning fast reflexes, and can easily dodge fast flying objects, and sometimes catch them. Due to her exposure to the meteor's radiation, she is very tall and extremely strong, which helps her destroy Gallaxhar's weapons. In all of her appearances, her hair was reworked: It was brown before her mutation and when she was younger she had it in pigtails, now it's white and in a ponytail. She was hit by a meteor filled with Quantonium, which caused her to grow to 49 feet 11 inches tall (15.21 meters) on her wedding day, and was captured in 2008. Dr. Cockroach represents The Fly and The Curse of Frankenstein, while B.O.B. This is a three episode compilation. Worldwide, it is the third-highest-grossing animated film of 2009 with a total of $381.5 million behind Up and Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs. On its opening weekend, the film opened at no. But there's enough merry mischief here to satisfy, even if you’re way past puberty."[25]. "Throw the switch, doctor. When Santa and his reindeer crash onto Madagascar it's up to Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melvin, and the penguins to save Christmas. Gallaxhar then uses the extracted quantonium to create clones of himself in order to launch a full-scale invasion of Earth. Use the HTML below. Ginormica can be disabled, albeit temporarily, by electricity. Monsters vs. Aliens was released on March 27, 2009 in the United States in 2D, RealD 3D, IMAX 3D, and 4DX. Ginormica (real name Susan Murphy) is the main protagonist of the Monsters vs. Aliens franchise. Susan will sometimes utilize her athleticism in combat. She is a young woman from Modesto, California. She has also shown to be very flexible and limber. [31] Monsters vs. Aliens was also nominated for Best Animated film but lost to Up. Both of her actresses have appeared in the episode "Walk the Swine" of. He says they're going to Fresno, so he can have the job interview, which she was okay with at first. The only reason that the Robot Probes are considered an enemy is because one of them destroyed part of San Francisco and nearly killed Susan and almost thousands of innocent civilians to retrieve the Quantonium. 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Somewhat meek and unassertive, she initially wants nothing more than to return to her old life, but gradually warms to her status as a giant. She thinks it was because Mr. Holtziter, her teacher, had it out for her because her birdhouse was prettier than his. [29] Reese Witherspoon and Seth Rogen were both nominated for best voice actor and actress at the 2010 Kids' Choice Awards for voicing Ginormica and B.O.B,[30] but lost to Jim Carrey for Disney's A Christmas Carol. Though they are good friends, Susan is often irritated by Dr. Cockroach's experiments, the insanity that comes with it, and his maniacal laugh when having made a breakthrough. With Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogen, Hugh Laurie, Will Arnett. She was inspired by Nancy Archer. It is also confirmed that she's the main leader of the monster group. References to the Amazing Colossal Man regards her character. It was DreamWorks Animation's first feature film to be directly produced in a stereoscopic 3D format instead of being converted into 3D after completion, which added $15 million to the film's budget.[5]. In 2009, the film was nominated for four Annie Awards, including Voice Acting in a Feature Production for Hugh Laurie. The exact weight she can lift is unknown, but is seen in the movie lifting up the top half of the hand of the massive alien robot for a long period of time also whilst placing her foot in-front of a sliding car at the edge of the broken bridge to stop it from falling in the river. Anyone can sometimes take advantage of Susan's morality. ", "Doctor Cockroach, I would really appreciate it if you didn't do your mad scientist laugh while I'm hooked up to this machine. "[12] For the San Francisco sequence, the producers researched many films and photographs for an accurate depiction of the city, and filmed animator Line Andersen, who had a similar body type to Ginormica—tall, thin, and athletic-looking—walking alongside a scale model of San Francisco, to capture better how a person not comfortable with being too big with an environment would walk around it. In return, Link shows loyalty to her leadership at times, even risking his own life to protect her. In the series, Susan has gained the ability to alter size ranging from her normal height to her ¨Ginormica¨ height. (2009– ). Join B.O.B., Dr. Cockroach and The Missing Link for dynamite action and mind-blowing adventure. Due to the limitations of current television technology, ColorCode 3-D glasses were distributed at SoBe stands at major national grocers. In the 51 years of Area 5? My kids wanted to see it again immediately. Returning to Modesto, Ginormica, B.O.B, Link, Cockroach and Insectosaurus receive a hero's welcome. Yet when it comes to dangerous situations, Susan is always open to his ideas. Her exposure to quantonium also makes her hair turn white and gives her super strength and physical imperviousness. [4] The film was directed by Conrad Vernon and Rob Letterman and features the voices of Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogen, Hugh Laurie, Will Arnett, Kiefer Sutherland, Rainn Wilson, Stephen Colbert, and Paul Rudd. The altered pumpkins then start to implement their fiendish plan to take over Earth. But when Halloween arrives, those innocent-looking carved pumpkins reveal themselves for what they really are, mutant aliens. She is a young woman from Modesto, California. She realized the type of person he is, and berated herself for not seeing it sooner. Her lips are reddish-pink.