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Chicken Little (2005)

G  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy  |  4 November 2005 (USA)
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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 overview, first billed only:
Chicken Little (voice)
Buck Cluck (voice)
Foxy Loxy (voice)
Abby Mallard (voice)
Dog Announcer (voice)
Tina - Alien Mom (voice)
Alien Cop (voice)
Goosey Loosey (voice)


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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Chicken Little. Movie Big. See more »


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Release Date:

4 November 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office


$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$40,049,778 (USA) (4 November 2005)


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

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Did You Know?


Editor Dan Molina performed the "voice" of Fish Out of Water by vocalizing through a tube into a water cooler tank full of water. See more »


Chicken Little is drenched with the green sports drink when the teammates pour it on him. He's completely dry and colored normally in the next scene. See more »


[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.
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

Dedication to writer Joe Grant. See more »


Spoofs War of the Worlds (2005) See more »


Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Written by Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson
Performed by Diana Ross
Courtesy of Motown Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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The Sky is falling, and so is Disney
3 May 2007 | by (Philippines) – See all my reviews

My Take: Disney's worst effort in a long time.

Despite being such a disappointment, "Chicken Little" does live up to its name. it is indeed "little" on plot. Okay, for those who thing that's a lowlife joke, it is very much true. The movie show us Disney's loss of light. Their big motion pictures these days are simply made-for-TV or straight-to-video material compared to such phenomenal classics like "Fantasia" and "Snow White", or contemporary classics like "The Lion King" and "Mulan".

The story revolves around the title character (voiced by Zach Braff), who warns everyone that the sky is falling (a term which means "the world is ending, but in the film it literally is). Everyone thinks it's just his imagination, and thinks that he mistook an acorn as a piece of the sky. Then on, it marks the beginning of the end... for Chicken Little. Luckily, he has his own bunch of misfit friends. Abby Mallard, aka "The Ugly Duckling" (voiced by Joan Cusack), Runt of the Litter (voiced by Steve Zahn) and Fish-out-of-water (voiced by... okay he doesn't talk). When things get too hard for him and his already worried father (voiced by Gary Marshall, who is too big of an actor/director to appear in this nonsense), he tries sports, baseball to be exact, an d manages to clear his name. That is, until he sees another piece of the sky fall, and this time, "They" are coming for real.

"Wooooo!", or is it "Booooo!". For the plot is obviously muddled, and what else, they add subplots like baseball and school time blues that take so long, that it's hard to say their subplots. What is the movie all about anyway? Is it about baseball, or alien invasion? That's one thing Disney can answer for themselves.

One things for sure about Disney, leave computer animated movies to Pixar, not unless they are going to make them they way they did to "Dinosaur".

Rating: * out of 5.

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