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Set in 1944, Valiant is a woodland pigeon who wants to become a great hero someday. When he hears they are hiring recruits for the Royal Homing Pigeon Service, he immediately sets out for ... See full summary »

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Valiant (voice)
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Bugsy (voice)
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Von Talon (voice)
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Sergeant (voice)
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Gutsy (voice)
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Mercury (voice)
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Felix (voice)
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Lofty (voice)
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Cufflingk (voice)
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Victoria (voice)
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Toughwood (voice)
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Tailfeather (voice)
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Charles De Girl (voice)
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Set in 1944, Valiant is a woodland pigeon who wants to become a great hero someday. When he hears they are hiring recruits for the Royal Homing Pigeon Service, he immediately sets out for London. On the way, he meets a smelly but friendly pigeon named Bugsy, who joins him, mainly to get away from clients he cheated in a game of find-the pebble, and helps him sign up for the war. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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19 August 2005 (USA)  »

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Vaillant, pigeon de combat!  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,096,329 (UK) (25 March 2005)

Gross:

$19,447,478 (USA) (4 November 2005)
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Trivia

Over 200 artists from 41 different countries worked on the film. See more »

Goofs

The German falcons wear "Pickelhauben" (pointed helmets) which were worn during WWI not WWII. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lofty: [seeing Valiant & Bugsy] For a, quote, 'elite unit', unquote, they seem to be letting in anything with wings
[to Bugsy]
Lofty: , including those flies circling your bottom.
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No animals were harmed in the making of this film, including Dennis. See more »

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Referenced in Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #13.14 (2007) See more »

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Better Than Expected
18 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The reviews on Valiant are horrible. This I find to be a big mistake, I personally loved the film, it's largest mistake is a lack of a good target audience, it is kinda a silly kids animated film with fart jokes and such, but than it has in my opinion three times as many jokes for adults about World War 2. In fact I think I may have liked it more than my brothers who are 12 and 6 did. It has some hilarious cracks on Hitler and D-Day which is usually something that I find impossible to laugh about. The short(76 minute) running time just helps the film because there are only so many jokes it can make without offending someone and it never tries to use one more than once. The plot is filled with holes but is perfect for making all the jokes. The screenplay has some good dialogue and makes all the great jokes. The voice talents are great. The film is well directed but could have been better. The film is perfectly animated.


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