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The Peanuts Movie (2015)

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Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home to win the love of his life.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 45 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

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Miss Othmar / Mrs. Little Red-Haired Girl (voice) (as Troy 'Trombone Shorty' Andrews)
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Marcie (voice)
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Patty (voice)
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The Little Red-Haired Girl / Frieda (voice) (as Francesca Angelucci Capaldi)
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Fifi (voice)
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Linus (voice) (as Alex Garfin)
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Schroeder (voice)
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Lucy (voice)
Micah Revelli ...
Little Kid (voice)
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Charlie Brown (voice)
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Peppermint Patty (voice) (as Venus Omega Schultheis)
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Sally (voice)
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Violet (voice)
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Pigpen (voice) (as AJ Tecce)
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Storyline

Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the whole gang are back in a heartwarming story. A new girl with red hair moves in across the street, and Charlie Brown falls in love. Now he tries to impress the red haired girl to make her feel like he's a winner, but Charlie Brown just can't do anything right. At the same time, Snoopy is writing a love story about his continuing battles with The Red Baron. Then Charlie Brown has accomplished something never done before. He gets a perfect score on his standardized test, but there has been a mistake. Should he tell the truth and risk losing all of his newfound popularity? Can Charlie Brown get the girl to love him or will he go back to being a nothing? Written by Adam Nunez

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6 November 2015 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$99,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$44,213,073, 8 November 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$130,178,411

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$246,233,113
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The moving company is named Mendelson & Melendez, after Lee Mendelson and Bill Melendez, the long-time executive producers of the animated Peanuts TV specials. See more »

Goofs

Charlie Brown is forcefully towed by his kite across the frozen lake, even though there is zero wind (as shown by the gently falling snow flakes). However this is essentially in keeping with the style of how snow was drawn in the original animation and comics, and may be a deliberate choice by the filmmakers. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Brown: I don't care what Lucy says. I may have had troubles in the past, flying a kite. I may have never won a baseball game. But, it's not for the lack of trying!
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Crazy Credits

There is a scene in the closing credits: Snoopy, Fifi, Woodstock, the Beagle Scouts, and Snoopy's siblings celebrate Snoopy's victory over the Red Baron with root beer, then the Red Baron shows up again and knocks Snoopy into the root beer. See more »

Connections

References Charlie Brown's All Stars! (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Linus and Lucy
Written by Vince Guaraldi
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A Tribute to Charles M. Schulz
5 November 2015 | by See all my reviews

I really enjoy The Peanuts Movie. It reminds me of the classic Charlie Brown movies, but even better! Even though the Peanuts creator, Charles M. Schulz passed away in 2000, this movie is a tribute to his memory and the legacy that he left behind.

While the members of the Peanuts Gang look and act like their lovable selves, there are many updates to this film. The animation is much more detailed than the previous movies and viewers are able to watch it in 3D. There are many new upbeat songs in addition to the much loved tunes. "Better When I'm Dancin'" by Meghan Trainor is a great addition to the original songs.

The Peanuts Movie is about Charlie Brown trying to break his losing streak so the little Red Haired Girl (voiced by Disney's Francesca Capaldi) will view him differently than his friends do. He tries to change his luck in a dance contest, a talent show, flying a kite and writing a book report. Also, Snoopy tries to defeat the Red Baron in order to win the love of his life Fi Fi, voiced by Kristen Chenoweth.

My favorite character is Snoopy because he is very funny. His story is well written and filled with love, comedy and adventure. Some of the funniest characters are Lucy, Sally, Snoopy and Woodstock. They got great laughs from the audience including kids as young as three. All the voice talent perfectly suits their characters. Fans of Linus, Schroeder, Pig Pen, Peppermint Patty and all the others will not be disappointed.

The moral to this film is, "if you see yourself as a winner or a loser in life, you are probably going to act like one. If you think you are a winner, act like one and others might think so too."

I rate The Peanuts Movie 5 out of 5 stars because of the colorful animation and it being true to the original Peanuts Gang. I recommend this movie for ages 3 to 15 or any people who have enjoyed the other Peanuts movies. At the end of this film there is a 3 second clip. The credits are very long so be sure to stick around until the end.

Reviewed by Mia A., KIDS FIRST! Film Critic, age 11.


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