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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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Chicken Little (voice)
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Foxy Loxy (voice)
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Dog Announcer (voice)
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Tina - Alien Mom (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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When it comes to saving the world, it helps to be a little chicken. See more »


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4 November 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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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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Jamie Donnelly Jodie Foster, Laura Dern, Sigourney Weaver, Geena Davis, Jamie Lee Curtis, Sarah Jessica Parker and Madonna were considered for the role of Abby Mallard before Joan Cusack was cast. See more »

Goofs

Chicken Little loses his pants on the way to school and has to wear makeshift paper pants, which are ruined when they get drenched in gym class. Yet when he is in the principal's office in the next scene, his real pants are mysteriously back. 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 characters sing and dance to a song as the credits start rolling. Then Chicken Little lays his head on the floor an watches as the full screen credits start rolling, and the characters are scrolled off frame. See more »


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Lollipop
Written by Julius Dixon and Beverly Ross
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A Fun Movie
6 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm not going to write a synopsis of the movie since everyone else has done that and besides I want you to go check it out for yourself. If you love animation please do not pay attention to the negative posts here. The movie was pure fun with a few sentimental moments here and there. I think people nowadays have forgotten that movies are there for mostly entertainment purposes. When you can't even enjoy a fun family flick like "Chicken Little" anymore you know something's wrong. Or maybe people are too busy comparing it to Pixar to give it a real chance. who knows?

The movie was FUN. I've seen it twice already and both times the audience enjoyed it and laughed throughout the movie. So for those of you who are genuinely interested in the movie, go read all of the positive posts and you can feel how excitable the movie made many folks feel. It definitely lifted my spirits.

The voice talent for "Chicken Little" was dead on. i thought it would be weird having an adult male's voice for a little tyke such as C. Little, but it works perfectly here. I also thought the character Runt would be annoying, but he turned out to bring many of the laughs within the theater.

I definitely recommend this film to those who are fans of the animated film genre!


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