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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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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)

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

(at around 17 mins) During a hoedown, the barnyard animals throw darts at the face of Colonel Sanders (Kentucky Fried Chicken) pinned to a dartboard. See more »

Goofs

(at around 5 mins) When Otis and the gang fly through the air on the surfboard at the start, the characters switch places twice while still in the air. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Beady: Randall, There is a cow outside.
Mr. Beady: This is a cow farm. You're gonna find cows outside.
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Connections

Spoofs Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989) See more »

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Mud
by Luther Dickinson, Cody Dickinson & Chris Chew
Performed by North Mississippi Allstars
Produced by Mickey Petralia & Michael Fitzpatrick
North Mississippi Allstars performs courtesy of ATO Records
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Forgettable and not particularly that entertaining
14 June 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I don't think this is the worst animated movie I have ever seen, Titanic:The Animated Movie, Doogal and Secret of NIMH 2 are worse I feel, but Barnyard in my opinion isn't particularly that good. It does have a decent vocal cast; Kevin James, Courtney Cox, Danny Glover, Sam Elliot and Rob Paulsen do a good job but deserve better than their material lets them onto. And I did like the saying "A strong man stands up for himself, a stronger man stands up for others".

However, there were many things I did not like. The animation is not that great I feel, there is the occasional nice colourful background, but the character movements are cheap, forced and blocky. At best the music is forgettable, the story is unoriginal and uninspired, the dialogue is simplistic and often lowbrow, the gags are crude and totally not smart(well there was the occasional laugh but that isn't enough, but they went well overboard with the udders) and the characters(with the exception of Ben and Dag the Coyote) are obnoxious and unlikeable, with no really unique personalities. Overall, a big disappointment, could have been much better. 3/10 Bethany Cox


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