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Writers:
Reinhard Klooss (screenplay)
Erich Kästner (book)
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Release Date:
7 October 2010 (Germany) See more »
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Tagline:
BORN to be WILD!
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
2 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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(21 articles)
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Worst Film Ever See more (38 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

James Corden ... Billy (voice: English version)

Stephen Fry ... Socrates (voice: English version)

Andy Serkis ... Charles (voice: English version)

Dawn French ... Angie (voice: English version)

Vanessa Redgrave ... Winifred (voice: English version)

Jim Broadbent ... Winston (voice: English version)
Jason Donovan ... Toby (voice: English version)

Omid Djalili ... Bongo (voice: English version)
Sean Schemmel ... The Rhinoceros 'Biggie' (voice: English version)
Marc Thompson ... The Waterbuffalo Chino (voice: English version)
Jason Griffith ... The Chimpanzee 'Toto' (voice: English version)
Mischa Goodman ... Billy's son 'Junior' (voice: English version)
Élisabeth Williams ... Meerkat 1 (voice: English version)
Jessica Owen ... Meerkat 2 (voice: English version)

Erica Schroeder ... The Polar Bear 'Sushi' (voice: English version) (as Bella Hudson)
Tom Wayland ... The Anteater 'Bob' (voice: English version)
Veronica Taylor ... The Mole (voice: English version)
Ruben Lloyd ... Vulture 1 (voice: English version)
Jimmy Zoppi ... Vulture 2 (voice: English version) (as Billy Beach)
Gary McHenley ... Vulture 3 (voice: English version)
Oliver Wyman ... The Tasmanian Devil 'Smiley' (voice: English version) (as Pete Zarustica)
Oliver Green ... The Koala Bear 'Ken' (voice: English version)

Michael Glover ... Mr. Smith (voice: English version)
Kim Holland ... Maya (voice: English version)
Marc Diraison ... Cook (voice: English version)
Ben Howard ... Chef de Cuisine (voice: English version)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Nicola Devico Mamone ... Büffel Chino (voice) (as Nico Mamone)
Thomas Fritsch ... Löwe Sokrates (voice)
Peter Groeger ... Schildkröte Winston (voice) (as Peter Gröger)
Christoph Maria Herbst ... Hahn Charles (voice)
Oliver Kalkofe ... Hoteldirektor Smith (voice)
Bianca Krahl ... Giraffe Gisela (voice)
Uli Krohm ... Koch (voice)

Joanna Lumley ... Giselle (voice: English version)
Bastian Pastewka ... Elefantenkuh Angie (voice)

Billie Piper ... Bonnie (voice: English version)
Margot Rothweiler ... Schildkröte Winifred (voice)
Frank Schaff ... Erdmännchen (voice)
Ralf Schmitz ... Erdmännchen Billy (voice)
Tilo Schmitz ... Nashorn Biggie (voice)
Constantin von Jascheroff ... Erdmännchen (voice)
Santiago Ziesmer ... Affiger Friseur Bongo (voice)

Directed by
Reinhard Klooss 
Holger Tappe 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Oliver Huzly  screenplay
Reinhard Klooss  screenplay
Erich Kästner  book
Sven Severin  screenplay (as Sven Severin)

Produced by
Reinhard Klooss .... producer
Martin Moszkowicz .... executive producer
Eckhart Schmidt .... associate producer
Holger Tappe .... producer
Bernhard Thür .... line producer
 
Original Music by
David Newman 
 
Film Editing by
Alexander Dittner 
 
Production Design by
Henning Ahlers 
Jens Benecke 
 
Art Department
Hakan Akögretmen .... Character Modeling
Boris Kiselicki .... storyboard artist
Michael Mantel .... storyboard artist
Peter Oedekoven .... storyboard artist
David Scherr .... environment modeling
 
Sound Department
Jan Bloemeke .... sound effects editor
Stefan Busch .... supervising sound editor
Lisa Geffcken-Reinhard .... sound editor
Frederic Gibert .... recording studio manager
Michael Kranz .... sound re-recording mixer
Heiko Müller .... sound effects editor
Christoph Oertel .... additional adr recording
Nils Rademacher .... dialogue editor
Nils Rademacher .... sound effects editor
Chris Rebay .... dialogue editor
Carsten Richter .... foley artist
Benjamin A. Rosenkind .... sound re-recording mixer
Hanse Warns .... foley mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Marcus Boos .... character texture painter
Marcus Boos .... facial setup artist
Beckstein Dennis .... lighting artist
Manuel Dongowski .... lighting technical director
Marieke Franzen .... senior texture artist
Arno Franzl .... lighting technical director
Mathias Gerlach .... environment modeler
Jens Harter .... character setup supervisor
Ralf Hietel .... cloth technical director
Clemens Kinder .... stereoscopic supervisor
Sven Kroog .... character modeling supervisor
Florian Linner .... character technical director
Florian Linner .... motion capture
Stefan Puschendorf .... supervising compositor
Nico Rehberg .... lead lighting technical director
Tino Roeger .... character texture painter
Tino Roeger .... lighting technical director
Marian Sander .... modeling & texturing
Tarkan Sarim .... modeler
David Scherr .... facial setup artist
David Scherr .... lighting artist
Timo Schnitt .... fluid technical director
Daniele Siragusano .... post stereographer: Cinepostproduction
Tim Völcker .... visual effects technical director
Tino Waschke .... compositing technical director
Tino Waschke .... technical director/compositor
Volker Willmann .... lighting technical director
Guillaume Wyatt .... lighting supervisor
Yvonne Zacharias .... hair simulation
 
Animation Department
Hakan Akögretmen .... additional character designer
Arno Franzl .... animator
Michael Glans .... animator
Felix Graf .... animator
Ivo Grigull .... animator
Uwe Heidschötter .... character designer
Patrick Heumann .... animator
Ellen Hoffmann .... animator
Konstantin Hubmann .... animator
Stefan Klauss .... animator
Stefan Klauss .... previs artist
Oliver Kurth .... character designer
Martin Moch .... animator
Fabian Mueller .... animatic coordinator
Benedikt Niemann .... animation supervisor
Peter Oedekoven .... character designer
Sebastian Riemen .... animation production manager
Carsten Seller .... animator
Nicolai Tuma .... animation supervisor
Jörg Volk .... animator
Thomas Voß .... animator
Lucas Wendler .... animator
 
Casting Department
Abigail Barbier .... casting coordinator
Louis Elman .... casting dubbing director
 
Music Department
Pia Hoffmann .... music supervisor
Gregory Jamrok .... orchestrator
Tony Mandracchia .... musician
Nils Rademacher .... music editor
Tom Russbueldt .... pro tools operator
Billy Sullivan .... musician
Florian Tessloff .... scoring supervisor
Jonathan Williams .... musician: cello
 
Other crew
Jon Clifford .... technical director: santx
Pascal Karls .... computer systems manager
Martin Knoll .... digital laboratory supervisor
Frank Schaff .... dubbing director
Daniele Siragusano .... postproduction stereographer
Stefan Wood .... script consultant
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Konferenz der Tiere" - Germany (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG for mild thematic elements, some action and peril, rude humor and brief language
Runtime:
Germany:93 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
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:
Factual errors: To produce electricity, the dam must keep the water flowing, which will enable the gorge to have some water and not be completely dry.See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Wild vor WutSee more »

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30 out of 54 people found the following review useful.
Worst Film Ever, 22 February 2011
Author: alan-983-280885 from Ireland

The phrase "there's an hour and a half that I ain't getting back" springs to mind. I saw this movie with an easily pleased four year old, a hard to please nine year old and a somewhat in middle five year old. All of us in agreement that this was the worst film we had ever seen. Not funny, is the German sense of humour a little different, terrible plot, so preachy and obvious as to be positively obnoxious. Ahh getting annoyed even writing this. Save your money. Not even remotely on par with the normal Pixar/Disney efforts. Cannot believe it is still running in my local cinema, someone somewhere with "a message" must be paying for that, it cannot be commercial!

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