It's always been Flint's dream to be recognized as a great inventor, but everything changes when he discovers that his most infamous machine (which turns water into food) is still operating and is now creating food-animal hybrids - "foodimals!" With the fate of humanity in his hands, Chester sends Flint and his friends on a dangerously delicious mission - to battle hungry tacodiles, shrimpanzees, hippotatomuses, cheespiders and other food creatures to save the world again! - Written by Columbia Pictures 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.