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The Croods (2013)

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After their cave is destroyed, a caveman family must trek through an unfamiliar fantastical world with the help of an inventive boy.

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The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the Croods discover an incredible new world filled with fantastic creatures -- and their outlook is changed forever. Written by DreamWorks Animation

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Rated PG for some scary action | See all certifications »

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Crood Awakening  »

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Budget:

$135,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$43,639,736 (USA) (22 March 2013)

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$187,165,546 (USA) (13 September 2013)
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Trivia

A Sequel was planned for a 2017 released, then later it was moved to 2018 to avoid Competing with Another Film, then it was eventually cancelled per request of the Distributors of the Dreamworks Animation films starting in 2018, Universal, based on it's production problems. See more »

Goofs

When the family goes out hunting for breakfast in "breakfast formation", Eep starts out on her fathers left side but is on his right side in the next shot. If it's a formation, you stay in position. See more »

Quotes

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Eep: With every sun comes a new day. A new beginning. A hope that things will be better today than they were yesterday. But not for me. My name is Eep. And this is my family, the Croods. If you weren't clued in already by the animal skins and sloping foreheads, we're cavemen. Most days we spend in our cave, in the dark. Night after night, day after day. Yep, home sweet home. When we did go out, we struggled to find food in a harsh and hostile world. And I struggled to survive my family....
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits, three prehistoric elephant-mice come on-screen and play music with their trunks like trumpets. See more »

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Soundtracks

Shine Your Way
Written by Alan Silvestri, Glen Ballard, Kirk De Micco, and Chris Sanders
Performed by Adam Young and Yuna
Produced by Glen Ballard, Alan Silvestri and Adam Young
Adam Young appears courtesy of Republic Records
Yuna appears courtesy of The Verve Music Group
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Cavemen to Hunter/Gatherers Now Makes Sense
22 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I took my 3 yr old Grandson and he sat on the edge of his seat the whole movie. We tried catching fire and flowers and once got hit in the face by a bird. The 3d seems to be on a new level of excellence. I'm a teacher and I totally now understand what scientists mean from cavemen to hunterers/gatherers and I think it will help children see it too and introduce them to tar pits, saber tooth tigers, earthquakes, and a lot of science stuff. The story was great, the characters were realistic to a family, and although sometimes the dad didn't get any respect, in the end it was apparent his love for his family and theirs for him. I highly recommend this to adults and children.


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