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Meet the Feebles ()


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Multiple animals and insects experience the sleazier side of show business while working on a variety show.

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Heidi the Hippo
Donna Akersten ...
Samantha the Cat / The Sheep (voice)
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Sebastian / Dr. Quack / Daisy the Cow / Sandy the Chicken (voice)
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Heidi / Robert / Barry the Bulldog (voice)
Ross Jolly ...
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Wynyard the Frog / Trevor the Rat / The Fly (voice)
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Bletch / Arfur the Worm (voice) (as Peter Vere Jones)
Mark Wright ...
Sid the Elephant / The Cockroach / Louie the Fish (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jay Snowfield ...
Killer Man (uncredited)
Doug Wren ...
Bletch (uncredited) (voice)

Directed by

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Peter Jackson

Written by

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Fran Walsh ... (written by) (as Frances Walsh) &
Stephen Sinclair ... (written by) &
Danny Mulheron ... (written by) &
Peter Jackson ... (written by)

Produced by

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Jim Booth ... producer
Peter Jackson ... producer

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Peter Dasent
Michelle Scullion ... (uncredited)
Jay Snowfield ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by

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Murray Milne

Film Editing by

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Jamie Selkirk

Editorial Department

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Eric De Beus ... assistant editor

Production Design by

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Michael Kane ... (as Mike Kane)

Costume Design by

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Glenis Foster

Makeup Department

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Shayne Radford ... puppet hair stylist
Melissa Snater ... puppet hair stylist

Production Management

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Angela Mills ... production manager
Jamie Selkirk ... post-production supervisor
Martin Walsh ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Chris Short ... first assistant director

Art Department

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John Allan ... constructor
Terri Anderton ... art department assistant
Martin Beck ... constructor
Craig Hutchings ... constructor
Richard Lane ... stand-by constructor
Johnny Morris ... stand-by props
Ed Mulholand ... construction manager (as Ed Mulholland)
Matt Noonan ... constructor (as Matthew Noonan)
Sally Shaw ... art department assistant
York Sinclair ... property buyer (as Yok Sinclair)
Billy Stewart ... art department assistant
Richard Taylor ... model maker
Nick Riera ... art department assistant (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Eric De Beus ... sound editor
Neil Maddever ... dialogue recordist
Jamie Selkirk ... sound editor
Grant Taylor ... sound mixer

Special Effects by

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Steve Ingram ... special effects
Richard Taylor ... puppet maker

Camera and Electrical Department

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Alistair Broughton ... best boy
Don Gerson ... grip
Peter Jackson ... camera operator
Murray Milne ... still photographer
Gerald Morse ... gaffer
Matt Noonan ... puppet grip (as Matthew Noonan)
Gerry Vasbenter ... focus puller / loader

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Zana Feuchs ... wardrobe assistant

Location Management

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Martin Walsh ... location manager

Music Department

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Neil Maddever ... music recordist

Other crew

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Jonathon Acorn ... supervising puppeteer
Eleanor Aitken ... puppeteer
Terri Anderton ... puppeteer
Sean Ashton-Peach ... puppeteer
Sarah Berryman ... continuity
Carl Buckley ... puppeteer
Cameron Chittock ... puppet designer / puppet maker
Sarah Glensor ... puppeteer
Ginny Grayson ... production runner
Steven Greenwood ... puppet engineer
Steve Ingram ... armorer
Peter Jackson ... puppet maker
Danny Mulheron ... puppeteer
Andrew Murdoch ... caterer
George Port ... puppeteer
Ramon Rivero ... supervising puppeteer (as Ramon Aguilar)
Tania Rodger ... puppet coordinator / puppet maker
Sue Rogers ... title graphics designer
Chris Todd ... atmophere editor
Ian Williamson ... puppeteer
Justine Wright ... puppeteer

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Glenn Bryson ... special thanks
Wendy Cuthbert ... special thanks
Christos Gavriel ... special thanks
Steve Latty ... special thanks
Ian Pryor ... special thanks
Morgan Reid ... special thanks
Michelle Scullion ... special thanks
Caroline Usher ... special thanks
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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Heidi, the star of the "Meet The Feebles Variety Hour" discovers her lover Bletch, The Walrus, is cheating on her, and with all the world waiting for the show the assorted co-stars must contend with their own problems. These include drug addiction, extortion, robbery, disease, Drug dealing, and even murder. While this is happening the love between two of the stars is threatened by the devious Trevor the Rat, who wishes to exploit the young starlet for use in his porno movie business. Written by The Losman (corrections by GTS)

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Taglines Hell hath no fury like a hippo with a machine gun. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Frogs of War (New Zealand, English title)
  • Les Feebles (France)
  • El delirante mundo de los Feebles (Spain)
  • El mundo de los Feebles (Argentina)
  • El mundo de los Feebles (Mexico)
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  • 97 min
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Budget $750,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia The production team could not get hold of blank rounds for the M60 machine gun used in the film, and therefore the gun was firing live ammunition. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Meet the Feebles (2011). See more »
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Crazy Credits animal treatment disclaimer: "The producers wish to advise that no puppets were killed or maimed during the production of this film." See more »
Quotes Trevor: All right, you fat slag! Move your ass!
Heidi: How dare you speak to me like that! You horrible, spiteful little rat!
Trevor: I've heard better singing from a mongoose with throat cancer!
Heidi: That's it, I've had enough! I am going straight to Bletch!
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