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Animals United (2010)
"Konferenz der Tiere" (original title)

PG  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Family  |  7 October 2010 (Germany)
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A group of animals waiting for the annual flood they rely on for food and water discover that the humans, who have been destroying their habitats have built a dam for a leisure resort.

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A group of animals waiting for the annual flood they rely on for food and water discover that the humans, who have been destroying their habitats have built a dam for a leisure resort. The animals endeavor to save the delta and send a message to the humans not to interfere with nature. Written by Anonymous

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BORN to be WILD!


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Rated PG for mild thematic elements, some action and peril, rude humor and brief language | See all certifications »

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Animals United  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£307,409 (UK) (17 December 2010)

Gross:

£2,133,051 (UK) (7 January 2011)
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Animator Mark Flood had been looking forward to seeing this film, but was rushed to hospital in the early hours of the day of its UK release after suffering a stroke. After recovering a couple of months later, he did see the film at a local cinema and enjoyed it. See more »

Goofs

In the credits, the buffalo character is listed as a water buffalo. The water buffalo is from Asia and is a completely different species to the African buffalo. See more »

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Version of Die Konferenz der Tiere (1969) See more »

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King of the Road
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Heavy-handed and inconsistent
27 January 2014 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Despite trying with some cheap jokes, the overall tone of this movie is rather dark, but what really bothers me is the inconsistency of the story and the overabundance of factual errors and improbabilities, in this movie we have African buffaloes with fur, upper incisors and (in the German dub) a Spanish accent, saltwater fish in a large open-top tank in either Botswana, Namibia or Angola (evaporation apparently being a non-issue for these tanks), animals from all over the globe who arrive in these landlocked regions after leaving a bathtub they used to cross the oceans, a biplane with an ATGM launcher, etc.. The worst of all these factual errors, IMHO, are the vegetarian lion - the rest of the carnivorous protagonists don't seem to eat anything either - and the dam closing in all water (instead of letting through roughly the same amount as before since otherwise it would simply spill over), because these are obvious plot devices to indoctrinate children with the political messages of this movie (meat is bad, mankind is evil).


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