"Monsters vs. Aliens" redirects here. For other uses, see Monsters vs. Aliens (disambiguation).
Monsters vs. Aliens
General information
Directed by

Conrad Vernon
Rob Letterman

Produced by

Lisa Stewart
Jill Hopper (co-producer)
Latifa Ouaou (co-producer)

Written by

Maya Forbes
Wallace Wolodarsky
Rob Letterman
Jonathan Aibel
Glenn Berger
Conrad Vernon

Music by

Henry Jackman

Distributed by

Paramount Pictures


DreamWorks Animation

Release date

March 27, 2009

Running time

94 minutes

Preceded by

B.O.B.'s Big Break

Followed by

Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space


Monsters vs. Aliens is a film from Dreamworks Animation. The film was released on March 27, 2009 in both 3-D and standard formats.

Voice cast


Monsters vs. Aliens (movie)/Script


Box Office

On its opening weekend, the film opened #1 grossing $58.2 million in 4,104 theaters. Of that total, the film grossed an estimated $5.2 million in theaters becoming the third highest-grossing IMAX debut behind The Dark Knight and Watchmen.


This is the 2nd Dreamworks monster-based movie. The 1st was Wallace and Gromit: The curse of the Wererabbit.