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

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4 August 2006 (USA)  »

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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

Snotty Boy looks very alike to the character Super from The PJs (1999), a stop motion animated show, previously on Fox, created by Eddie Murphy, Larry Wilmore, and Steve Tompkins. See more »

Goofs

(at around 53 mins) 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 »

Quotes

Dag the Coyote: I love chicken. My favorite part is the skin.
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Crazy Credits

PRODUCTION BABIES: Abigail Jeane Erickson, Aria Isabel Avery, Bradley Harrison Grimes, Caspar Levy Gebhardt, Dimitri Sergeivich Volkov, Elle Sophia Jordan, Ethan Bennett Chavez, Fa Chiyeung Gorham, Garrett Keith Ace, Genesis Mara Castro, Hannah Francis Simpson, Juliana Enid Lopez, Luke Matthew Socrates Thomas, Madelyn Rose Grimes, Ryan R. Montague, Sydney Grace Mulholland. See more »

Connections

References Hill Street Blues (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Original party animals a disappointment
19 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie with my children after renting it. Either the animators/creators do not know a thing about cattle and did not do their homework or they set out to give children the wrong idea. the people responsible for this film had a complete disregard to the anatomical differences in the genders of cattle. Even my five year old picked up on this. It is an awful movie and my 10 year old son even said a few times, "this is dumb, bulls do not look like this". Male cattle are not COWS, (they are bulls/steer when castrated), and DO NOT HAVE UDDERS. Having a sign at the grave site of one of the characters that said, "Ben, a good cow" is just wrong. Cows are only female cattle that have had a calf. Very few things about the movie made my children laugh and they just have no interest in seeing it again. Overall it is a big disappointment to my children and to myself.


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