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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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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

(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

Yes, the male cattle have udders; it's a joke. See more »

Quotes

Otis the Cow: [Miles has kicked the farmer unconscious a third time] WILL YOU... STOP... DOING... THAT?
Miles the Mule: Well, unless you get him a blindfold, I'm gonna kick him!
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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 »

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Referenced in Planet Sheen: Pilot (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Do Your Thing
by Felix Buxton (as Felix Major Buxton), Simon Ratcliffe & Richard G. Mitchell (as Richard "Blue" Mitchell)
Performed by Basement Jaxx
Courtesy of XL Recordings / Astralwerks
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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22 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

Otis the Cow (Kevin James) is the carefree irresponsible son of Ben the cow (Sam Elliott). So while Otis danced, Ben was fighting off the coyotes from the hen house. When Ben dies fighting the coyotes, Otis must step up, but he just can't fill his father's shoes.

Steve Oedekerk did not have a good day when he created this pretty boring cartoon. The animation is horrendous. I don't know if it's a style choice, but it looks extremely cheap. There's a good message in here, but it's lost in weak humor and weaker characters. The movie is missing joy. Even when they're throwing around some jokes, they never work. Otis is just not likable.


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