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In order to defeat the Grand Duke of Owls, a young boy transformed into a cat teams up with a group of barnyard animals to find a rooster who can raise the sun.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Narrator / Patou (voice)
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Chanticleer / The King (voice)
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Snipes (voice)
Kathryn Holcomb ...
Dory - Mother
Toby Scott Ganger ...
Stan Ivar ...
Frank - Dad
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Scott - Edmond's Brother
Jason Marin ...
Mark - Edmond's Brother
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Grand Duke (voice)
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Peepers (voice)
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Stuey (voice)
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Hunch - Duke's Nephew (voice) (as Charles Nelson-Reilly)
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Goldie (voice)
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Pinky - The Manager (voice)
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Dory - Mother
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Storyline

Edmund is a boy whose favorite story of Chanticleer, a rooster 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 rooster had gone and became a great singing rock star! Written by Grifter Wolf

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The rousing, rollicking adventure of the world's first rockin' rooster!


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Release Date:

3 April 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amigos inseparables  »

Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$11,657,385 (USA)
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Trivia

The final scene's blending live action with animation was inspired by the popularity of it in Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988). Similarly, Goldie the pheasant's sultry appearance was slightly based off of that of Jessica Rabbit. See more »

Goofs

The Grand Duke and the rest of his clan hate the sun and any particular light source, yet he bakes a pie near a bright, crackling fire. See more »

Quotes

Hunch: [the Swedish "Uncle Dukey!"] Onkel Nattis!
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Referenced in The Reviewers: So What's the Deal with Caroline? (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Kiss N Coo
Sung by Glen Campbell and Ellen Greene
Written by T.J. Kuenster
Arranged and Produced by T.J. Kuenster
Executive Music Producer: Shopan Entesari
Backing Vocals: The Jordanaires
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I love Chanticleer!
11 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is awesome! People can be so mean. "There was a plot-hole," "This movie was cheesy," "The animation sucked." How can you NOT love a Rooster posing as Elvis? I loved this movie when I was a little girl and I recently rediscovered it hiding in my garage. Now I'm 18 and I decided to watch it w/ my sister who's 6. She adored the movie and I'm proud to say I still do too. Even my 12 year old brother likes it. As far as plot holes. There aren't any, it's a KIDS' movie! I love the songs and find so many of the characters so lovable. I don't see anything wrong with the animation, I love the way Chanticleer and the Duke are drawn. And the pathetic, vocabulary confused, Hutch is so funny. The ending is a little weird, but so what? So back off haters! Rock-A-Doodle is a great, fun movie.


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