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After ruining his reputation with the town, a courageous chicken must come to the rescue of his fellow citizens when aliens start an invasion.

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Cast

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Chicken Little (voice)
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Buck Cluck (voice)
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Foxy Loxy (voice)
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Abby Mallard (voice)
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Dog Announcer (voice)
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Tina - Alien Mom (voice)
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Goosey Loosey (voice)
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Storyline

After Chicken Little causes widespread panic--when he mistakes a falling acorn for a piece of the sky--the young chicken is determined to restore his reputation. But just as things are starting to go his way, a real piece of the sky lands on his head. Chicken Little and his band of misfit friends, Abby Mallard (aka Ugly Duckling), Runt of the Litter and Fish Out of Water, attempt to save the world without sending the town into a whole new panic. Written by Anonymous

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4 November 2005 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£3,173,867 (UK) (10 February 2006)

Gross:

$135,381,507 (USA) (7 April 2006)
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Trivia

The technical team built a program called "Shelf Control", which allowed the animators to see the whole model on screen, while having a direct access to any chosen area of the character. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie they all watch "Chicken Little - The Real Movie" and when it ends the father lifts up Chicken Little. Afterwards you can see that the seat where Chicken Little sat before has disappeared. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Buck Cluck: [voice over] Now, where to begin?
[shaft of light and pixie dust]
Buck Cluck: How about "Once upon a time"?
[screen suddenly goes black]
Buck Cluck: How many times have you heard that to begin a story? Let's do something else.
[gasps]
Buck Cluck: I got it. I got it. Here we go. Here's how to open a movie.
[opening to The Lion King]
Buck Cluck: No, I don't think so. It sounds familiar, doesn't it to you?
[...]
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Crazy Credits

The start of the end credits feature the characters singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart". See more »

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References The Simpsons (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Gonna Make You Sweat
Written by Robert Clivillés and Freedom Williams (as Frederick Williams)
Performed by C.C. Music Factory (as C & C Music Factory)
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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An excellent first movie
28 December 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

My son is four years old and I decided that his gift for the second day of Christmas would be his first trip to a movie theater. We scanned the list of titles now playing and Chicken little was pretty much the only option. Narnia or Cheaper by the dozen, for instance, are for much older kids. Mine found Shreck boring (he never had the patience to watch the whole movie on DVD). The same goes for Finding Nemo and pretty much every other movie I tried to make him watch, unless it was after some TV show. I was beginning to fear that we are doomed to watch nothing but Power Rangers forever. But Chicken Little did the trick. He watched it and loved it. In fact, he had the time of his life. He laughed, he screamed, he jumped, he covered his eyes and screamed again, and then he laughed some more.I can't say anything about myself, because I was to busy taking pictures of my kid watching his first movie to pay any attention to the screen, but my 4-year old rated this movie excellent. And I think his opinion is the only one that matters, because the movie is for him, and for other kids his age, not for grown-ups or teens. So please try to see it with the eyes of a little kid, and you might enjoy it better.


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