Edmund is a human boy whose favorite story of Chanticleer, a crow whose singing makes the sun rise every morning until the Grand Duke of Owls, whose kind despises the bright sun makes him ... See full summary »
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With the help of a smooth talking tomcat, a family of Parisian felines set to inherit a fortune from their owner try to make it back home after a jealous butler kidnaps them and leaves them in the country.
Edmund is a human boy whose favorite story of Chanticleer, a crow whose singing makes the sun rise every morning until the Grand Duke of Owls, whose kind despises the bright sun makes him look like a fraud. With Chanticleer driven from his farm, the owls put it under a spell of perpetual darkness and rain. As Edmund's own farm floods, he calls to Chanticleer, only to summon the Duke himself who transforms him into a kitten to devour him. Rescued by Chanticleer's former friends Patou the hound, Snipes the magpie and Peepers the mouse, they go on an adventure to the city where the crow had gone and became a great singing rock star! Written by
It's established that Chanticleer's crowing causes the sun to rise every day. But, early on in the movie, the sun rises without Chanticleer's crowing. And after he leaves shamed, it stays dark and begins to rain eternally. Later the sun rises again after Chanticleer returns to crow, with no explanation as to why the plot seemingly contradicts itself. See more »
[to a rhinoceros waiter, referring to a note]
Excuse me, sir, would you please see that the King gets this?
Yes, it's very important.
Oh, uh, and waiter? We asked for a light cola, this stuff weighs a ton!
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This has got to be my favorite Don Bluth film. It's completely original and still holds up to this day. While American Tail is probably his best film, this movie is so bizarre and wonderful it has to be seen. It starts live action then turns animated. In the live-action prologue, a little boy named Edmond learns that the crowing of Chanticleer the rooster did not make the sun rise, as everyone thought. But when a flood threatens his family's farm, Edmond sets off to get Chanticleer to make the sun rise and save the day. Just imagine alice in wonderland with rock songs, a kitten, lasagna, and a rooster who channels Elvis. Rock-a-doooooo!
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