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Barnyard (2006)

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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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)
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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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The Secret Lives Of Animals Revealed! See more »


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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:

$72,601,713 (USA) (27 October 2006)
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Trivia

(at around 43 mins) When the farmer is knocked out, Otis gives him a copy of the book Charlotte's Web (2006) by E.B. White - the basis for the next Nickelodeon Movie. See more »

Goofs

A tractor appears in various scenes. The rear tires on the tractor are on backwards - the tread for tractor tires is designed to push mud out away from the tire when rotating forwards, to keep the treads from filling with mud. These tires would pull mud into the tread, making the tire slick and useless in deep mud. See more »

Quotes

Ben the Cow: Otis, a strong man stands up for himself, a stronger man stands up for others.
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Connections

Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #37.4 (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

I Won't Back Down
by Tom Petty & Jeff Lynne (as Jeffrey Lynne)
Performed by Sam Elliott
Produced by Mickey Petralia & Michael Fitzpatrick
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Maybe the dumbest movie ever made
21 February 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

If a it's called a cow and it has udders IT IS A GIRL! I mean seriously, couldn't they have made the whole thing with the same plot and just not stuck udders on the otherwise clearly MALE cattle? At least when they make worker ants and bees male it's not as in your face stupid as sticking udders on a bull. I think I could have enjoyed the movie otherwise, there were some funny bits, the animation itself wasn't bad. Nothing original of course but a nice enough way to pass the time. The 'love interest' was entirely predictable apart from the uncomfortable fact that the guy wasn't a guy, just a really butch girl which I'm fairly sure wasn't what the makers intended. They were lucky the Christian Right didn't pick up on that.


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