Cloudy with a chance of meatballs is a children’s film. The categories of genres that this film has been put into is Animation, Comedy and family. This film fits in with the genre animations because the production of this film is a collection of a rapid display illustrations creating movement therefor creating animation movie.
Comedy also fits in because the film is very humorous due to the physical comedy used and also the character comedy. Sam sparks the main character has a comical personality with the things he does and also the things he says, so this fits in perfectly with character comedy. Sam’s character can also be stereotyped as a ‘nutty’ scientist because he is a bit quirky and strange.
physical comedy is also used because of the accidents different characters have within the film.
Si-fi is a sub genre that can also be linked to this film because of the science level that is a key part of the film. Sam Sparks is a scientist that creates a weather controller that produces food. This unrealistic part of the film makes it totally linked to Si-fi.
Romance is also a part of the film because Sam falls in love with a weather who is also stereotyped to be a ‘dumb blonde’ but in actual fact she slowly revels her true personality and turns out to be an extremely intelligent scientist.