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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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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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cow | farmer | hoedown | barn | coyote | See more »

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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:

$238,537 (Brazil) (3 November 2006)

Gross:

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

Loosely based on George Orwell's novel 'Animal Farm'. See more »

Goofs

When Mr. Beady is asleep in his stuffed chair, he is shown holding a beer in his right hand. Also shown is a doily laying on the table next to him to his right. He wakes up in the next shot and immediately lifts up a six-pack of beer with his left hand from the floor next to him. The beer that was in his right hand has disappeared, and the doily is now on the arm of the chair and not on the table. See more »

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Otis the Cow: That's what you call boy tipping...
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Followed by Back at the Barnyard (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Hittin' the Hay
by Janne Ericsson & Teijo Agelil-Leskela
Additional lyrics by Les Claypool
Performed by North Mississippi Allstars featuring Les Claypool
Produced by Mickey Petralia & Michael Fitzpatrick
Additional Production by Krusher K
North Mississippi Allstars performs courtesy of ATO Records
Les Claypool performs courtesy of Prawn Song Records
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Nope
9 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

With so many great cg family comedies being released, Barnyard ranks at the bottom of the bunch. A totally uninspired and unoriginal film that is flat out not entertaining.

The Plot: This story takes place in a country farm. Otis the bull (or gender confused cow) is the care free son of Ben, the leader of the Barnyard. Otis is young an energetic, he likes to have fun and has little ambitions. Ben hopes that one day Otis will take his place as the leader of the barn, but worries that he may not be capable of this. After Ben is killed by a pack of coyotes, the reluctant Otis now must take over the barn and lead the other animals and protect them should the evil coyotes return.

The Good: Honestly, you would be hard pressed to find something good in this film. Some of the jokes and gags are good for a slight chuckle. The kids may enjoy it, or they may not.

The Bad: First off, the story is completely unoriginal. Nearly every Disney animated film before the 1990s has used a plot that develops in a manner identical to the plot in Barnyard. The characters are completely uninspired and the voice acting is below par. In many ways, this film is an inferior rip off of The Lion King, only set in a barn. Many of the jokes are flat out unfunny. Its obvious the filmmakers didn't think of adults when they made this film. Its clearly a kids film, nothing more. The gender confused cattle topped it off, all I can say is... why? I know these Nickelodeon films are made for kids, but that doesn't mean that their films can't have quality.

Overall: A stupid film, the kids might like it but thats it. I give it a 2/10


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