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Open Season (2006)

Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear, finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are to form a rag-tag army against the hunters.

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Boog (voice)
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Elliot (voice)
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Shaw (voice)
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Beth (voice)
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McSquizzy (voice)
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Bobbie (voice)
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Reilly (voice)
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Giselle (voice)
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Gordy (voice)
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Ian (voice)
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Mr. Weenie (voice)
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Rosie (voice)
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Serge (voice)
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Hunter (voice)
Michelle Murdocca ...
Maria (voice)
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Storyline

A happily domesticated grizzly bear named Boog, has his perfect world turned upside down after he meets Elliot, a scrawny, fast-talking one-horned wild mule deer. They both end up stranded together in the woods during hunting season and it's up to the duo to rally all the other forest animals and turn the tables on the hunters. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Rated PG for some rude humor, mild action and brief language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

29 September 2006 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$23,624,548 (USA) (29 September 2006)

Gross:

$84,303,558 (USA) (1 December 2006)
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Trivia

Based on how not so well this film did, it's sequels Open Season 2 (2008) and Open Season 3 (2010) were not released theatrically, instead being released straight-to-dvd, which both only took 2 years to make, with those 2 being Sony Animation's only films to not be released theatrically. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie Beth loads a large blue cooler and a smaller red one into the back of her jeep. They are nowhere to be seen when Boog jumps into the back a few minutes later. See more »

Quotes

Elliot: [singing, to the tune of "The Teddy Bears' Picnic"] Once there was a magical elf who lived in a rainbow tree/ He lived downstairs from a flatulent dwarf who constantly had to pee/ One day the elf could take no more/ so he went to bang on the rude dwarf's door/ and what do you know, they suddenly both were marrrrried.
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Crazy Credits

This is the first Sony Pictures Animation film to the feature is "Production Babies" section, and listed all babies born to the crew members during the course of production. See more »

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References Wheel of Fortune (1983) See more »

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I Wanna Lose Control
Written and Produced by Dana Gumbiner
Performed by Deathray
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A decent, but uninspired effort from Sony Pictures Animation
23 February 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've just gotta say that I'm just a little disappointed in this movie. It's not bad or anything, but it would've been so much better. The computer animation has some nice colorful backgrounds, but it seems to be suffered by it's shallow character animation. The characters are either uninteresting or annoying except McSquizzy because he gave me a few chuckles here and there. The story, while having it's moments, is just painfully predictable that uses the same old "buddy" cliché from other animated features. The humor has it's funny parts, but then it gets very tiresome it would make you snooze throughout the film. The strongest aspects goes to the adequate music score from Ramin Djawadi and the voice cast in this film. Martin Lawrence and Ashton Kutcher did great and so were a few cameos including Patrick Warburton and Billy Connolly. Open Season is far from being the worst animated feature of all time, but with a better story and better characters, it would've been better.

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