Flint Lockwood is a genius who created a machine that turns water into food which went out of control. Flint would stop it. He would set out to build his own lab with Sam Sparks. But Chester V, the scientist who inspired Flint comes to the island to clean up the mess, the machine made, and offers Flint a job at his lab. Flint takes it. Later, Dr. V tells him that the machine is now creating living food and they could be a threat. So he goes back to the island along with his friends including Sam to stop it. But Sam tells flint that they could acting hastily but Dr. V convinces Flint otherwise. So they leave Flint and eventually learn the truth.