Monsters vs Aliens

Trivia: The main characters are taken from other sci-fi movies. The Missing Link is meant to be The Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954); B.O.B. is meant to be The Blob (1958); Ginormica is based on Attack Of The 50 Foot Woman (1958); Dr. Cockroach is copied from The Fly (1958); and Insectosaurus is based on Mosura (1961).

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Trivia: The musical cue playing and the shot of the missiles firing away from the camera toward the robot are exactly the same as a scene and music in Independence Day.


Trivia: Keep watching the end credits, there are additional scenes.


Trivia: When Dr. Cockroach turns on the machine that's meant to shrink Susan, it makes the same noise as when you turn on an Apple computer.

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Trivia: When the helicopters and aircraft are firing missiles at the Robot for the first time, one of the missiles says "ET go home" on it, and as it appears onscreen, a couple of bars from the main ET theme can be heard.


Trivia: Above General Monger's right breast pocket (that's our left if you're looking at him) is a badge that is actually wings with Shrek's head in the middle.

Trivia: During the shots of Gallaxhar informing the world about his takeover, the Japan location has Madagascar playing on one of the billboards in the top left corner.

Trivia: Amy Poehler, who does the voice of Galaxhar's computer, is married to Will Arnett, who provides the voice of The Missing Link.

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Trivia: This is to be the first movie ever to be produced in real 3-D rather than getting a conversion after completion.

Trivia: Galaxar yells to his clones, "Destroy all monsters!" Destroy All Monsters is the title of a 1968 Japanese film featuring all Toho Studios' monsters, including Godzilla, Rodan, and Mothra.

Trivia: After being told Susan has escaped, Galaxar exclaims, "Oh, Spaceballs." Spaceballs was a similar 1987 Mel Brooks science fiction spoof film.

Trivia: When the monsters are making their way to the main power core of Gallaxhar's ship, one of the Gallaxhar clones BOB eats and spits out lets out a Wilhelm scream. (01:13:40)

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Trivia: General W.R. Monger's first name is Warren. The president refers to him by first name during the meeting on the budget for rebuilding San Francisco, after the closing credits have started.

Continuity mistake: It's shown in many scenes that the robot Gallaxar sends isn't particularly quick moving when it walks. But when it's chasing Ginormica around the city, even though Ginormica is sprinting away, it can catch her far more quickly than its speed would allow. It doesn't suddenly speed up - in the shots when the camera focuses on the robot again, you can still see it moving slowly.

More mistakes in Monsters vs Aliens

The Missing Link: She's speechless.
B.O.B.: She"? It's a boy; look at his boobies!
The Missing Link: We need to have a talk.

More quotes from Monsters vs Aliens

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