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Barnyard (2006)

PG  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Family  |  4 August 2006 (USA)
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When the farmer's away, all the animals play ... and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis, a carefree cow.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Otis the Cow (voice)
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Daisy the Cow (voice)
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Ben the Cow (voice)
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Miles the Mule (voice)
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Bessy the Cow (voice)
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Etta the Hen (voice)
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Dag the Coyote (voice)
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Pip the Mouse (voice) (as Jeff Garcia)
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Pig the Pig (voice)
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Duke the Dog (voice)
S. Scott Bullock ...
Eddy the Cow (voice) (as Scott Bullock)
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Igg the Cow (voice)
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When the farmer's away, all the animals play ... and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis, a carefree cow.

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Rated PG for some mild peril and rude humor | See all certifications »

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4 August 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Barnyard: The Original Party Animals  »

Box Office

Budget:

$51,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$15,820,864 (USA) (4 August 2006)

Gross:

£4,477,314 (UK) (24 November 2006)
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Trivia

Daisy the cow has a mark on her stomach in the shape of a daisy, hence her name. See more »

Goofs

(at around 43 mins) After the farmer has been knocked out and the animals attempt to make it appear as though a branch fell on him while reading against a tree, we see from the farmer's point-of-view that Otis places the book on the farmer spine-first with the open pages facing out. However, in the next shot the book is lying open on the farmer with the pages down and the spine facing away from him. See more »

Quotes

Eddy the Cow: [Otis and the Jersey cows are running from the cops] Two all-beef patties! That's our future!
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Spoofs Cops (1989) See more »

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Sister Rosetta
Written by Larry Love (as Robert Spragg), Mountain of Love (as Piers Marsh), Sir Eddie Real (as Simon Edwards), John Precious & Robert Bailey
Performed by Alabama 3 (as A3)
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Courtesy of Elemental / One Little Indian Ltd.
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Harmless fun
22 October 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Barnyard is an animated movie about life on a farm. It may not be as good as many other animations but overall I think that this movie was not a great disappointment. The animation is less detailed and more comic and cartoony but is still reasonably enjoyable. It has some good old slapstick violence and some hilarious creatures in. I agree that it should not be ranked along side Finding Nemo or The Incredibles however it does have some hilariously funny moments.

This movie stars Kevin James (King of Queens) and Courtney Cox (the woman we all know from "Friends"). It also has some performances from Danny Glover and Sam Elliot.

Overall, if you are looking for a mind blowing animated movie jam packed full of hilarity then this movie probably isn't what you are looking for but if you are just looking for a decent laugh then this is worth your while.

-7/10


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