MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 6,823 this week

The Chubbchubbs! (2002)

G  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi  |  3 June 2002 (USA)
7.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.6/10 from 3,170 users  
Reviews: 24 user | 3 critic

A janitor at an alien night-club gets his wish to be a singer.

Director:

Writer:

(story)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Interview: Magic Mike

The Magic Mike XXL guys give some relationship advice to a 74-year-old fan.

Watch Now

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 26 Mar 2011
 
a list of 32 titles
created 16 Feb 2013
 
a list of 45 titles
created 23 Feb 2013
 
a list of 31 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 28 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Chubbchubbs!" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Chubbchubbs! (2002)

The Chubbchubbs! (2002) on IMDb 7.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Chubbchubbs!.
Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Boundin' (2003)
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A sheep dances proudly in his southwestern landscape, until one day his wool is sheared and he is left naked. He's depressed and shy, until a cheerful jackalope comes along and shows him how to leap proudly and not to be ashamed.

Directors: Bud Luckey, Roger Gould
Stars: Bud Luckey
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

After a hurricane levels his city, a young man wanders into a mysterious library where books literally come to life.

Directors: William Joyce, Brandon Oldenburg
Presto (2008)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A stage magician's rabbit gets into a magical onstage brawl against his neglectful guardian with two magic hats.

Director: Doug Sweetland
Stars: Doug Sweetland
One Man Band (2005)
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Two buskers engage in a petty feud over a child's donation.

Directors: Mark Andrews, Andrew Jimenez
For the Birds (2000)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A group of snooty birds roosting on a telephone wire get their just desserts when a goofy bird drops in.

Director: Ralph Eggleston
Stars: Ralph Eggleston
Animation | Short | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

When a New Yorker walks past a chicken on his morning stroll, we are left to wonder which one is the real city slicker.

Director: Grant Orchard
Geri's Game (1997)
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Geri sets up a chess game to play his greatest opponent - himself.

Director: Jan Pinkava
Stars: Bob Peterson
Mr Hublot (2013)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Mr Hublot is a withdrawn, idiosyncratic character with OCD, scared of change and the outside world. Robot Pet's arrival turns his life upside down: he has to share his home with this very invasive companion.

Directors: Alexandre Espigares, Laurent Witz
Your Friend the Rat (Video 2007)
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Remy and Emile plead the case for rats by illustrating the historical and scientific facts about the species and their interaction with humans.

Director: Jim Capobianco
Stars: Patton Oswalt, Peter Sohn, Lou Romano
Lifted (2006)
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A teenage alien tries to abduct a sleeping human, but with so many switches to do so, it's nearly impossible.

Director: Gary Rydstrom
Gone Nutty (Video 2002)
Animation | Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Scrat is putting one last acorn into a huge and very neatly arranged stash, but it keeps popping up. He jumps on it -- once too often, and the whole stockpile falls through a knothole in ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Saldanha
Stars: Chris Wedge
Bunny (1998)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

An elderly widowed rabbit is encouraged by a moth to commit suicide by sticking her head in an oven so that she may join her husband in death.

Director: Chris Wedge
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brad Simonsen ...
Meeper (voice) (as Bradford Simonsen)
Mortonette Jenkins ...
Singing Diva (voice)
...
ChubbChubbs (voice)
Peter Lurie ...
Zyzaks (voice)
Rick Zieff ...
Bouncer (voice)
Dustin Adair ...
Glorf (voice)
...
Glorf (voice)
Yakov Baytler ...
Glorf (voice)
Mary Biondo ...
Glorf (voice)
Sumit Das ...
Glorf (voice)
Layne Friedman ...
Glorf (voice)
Robert Gordon ...
Glorf (voice) (as Bob Gordon)
Franco Pietrantonio ...
Glorf (voice)
Rick Richards ...
Glorf (voice)
...
Glorf (voice)
Edit

Storyline

The ChubbChubbs introduces the alien inhabitants of the Planet Glorf, including Meeper, its earnest but oh so awkward hero, a singing Diva, the Zyzaks, 20 foot-tall red-eyed bullies, and the ChubbChubbs. In this debut short, Meeper valiantly tries to warn the patrons of the Ale-E-Inn, an intergalactic watering hole with its own constellation of stars, of impending danger only to find himself face to face with the toughest creatures in the universe. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A little alien with a big problem. See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 June 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Chubb Chubbs!  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The credits say: "How Many Babies were born whilst making this movie? None". This is a little jab at the animation colleagues/competitors at Pixar and their habit of listing "Production babies" in their credits. See more »

Goofs

After Meeper gets thrown out of the inn for the second time, we can hear a distinctive sound of the door being locked. However, a minute later, when Meeper gets inside again through the roof, a messenger comes in opening the door from the outside without any problems. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Meeper: Excuse me. Coming through.
See more »

Crazy Credits

How Many Babies were born whilst making this movie? None See more »

Connections

References V.I.P. (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Why Can't We Be Friends
Written by War, Thomas Allen (as Sylvester Allen), Harold R. Brown, Morris D. Dickerson (as Morris Dickerson), Lonnie Jordan (as Leroy Jordan), Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard Scott, Jerry Goldstein
Performed by Darryl Phinnessee, Dorian Holley, Marlena Jeter
Also sung very poorly by Brad Simonsen (as Brad Simonsen)
Produced by Chance Thomas/HUGEsound.com
Published by Far Out Music, Inc./Administered by Universal-Polygram Int'l Publishing, Inc.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

fantastic with many aliens!
26 July 2013 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

This short movie won the makers the Best Short Animation Oscar in 2003. I agree with it. This is a funny, beautiful and unique story with merry songs. The main character is a tender alien who likes singing a song and longs in be a singer. However, it does not seem to come true. One day, big enemies attacked the town, what does he do then? In the film, there are various unique and cute aliens including Yoda who is in a StarWars. So, the person who love alien like me may really enjoy it. In addition, I also like the music. Their singing and dancing are strange and funny, but very cute. However, I don't recommend watching for young children. It's totally cute, but the scenes of the fight are too frightened. If you are not too easily scared, you should watch right now and then go to karaoke! It's only 5 minutes and their visuals and music are fantastic!


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Must own this video!!!!! HeyLynny
on which pixar? myprincessamber
Give us a feature film !!! MaBue
banned! mylesjeffrey
New ChubbChubb short in theaters now: jwolverton-1
Ever seen CRITTERS? spolyar
Discuss The Chubbchubbs! (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?