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Goose on the Loose (2006)

PG | | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 2011 (USA)
Grieving young Will Donnelly (Max Morrow) looks to protect his new best friend, a talking goose, from school Principal Congreve Maddox (Chevy Chase), who's fattening up the bird for a Christmas cook-off.

Director:

Nicholas Kendall

Writer:

Charles Dennis
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Cast

Credited cast:
Chevy Chase ... Congreve Maddox
Kari Matchett ... Donna Archer
James Purefoy ... Kenneth Donnelly
Joan Plowright ... Beatrice Fairfield
Max Morrow ... Will Donnelly
Isabella Fink Isabella Fink ... Emily Donnelly
Cheyenne Hill ... Liza
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
D'Arcy Browning ... Cop
Olivia Cheng ... Terry MacNeil
William B. Davis ... Alphonse David
Eric Fink Eric Fink
Dave Foley ... Randall
Greg Lawson ... Bouquette
Hugh Portman Hugh Portman ... Parker
Lori Ravensborg ... Miss Hodgins
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Storyline

A modern day fable, this movie tells the tale of Randall (Dave Foley), a neurotic talking goose, who is kidnapped by Congreve Maddox (Chevy Chase), the principal of the local elementary school. Maddox plans to fatten up Randall so that he can cook the bird and enter him in a culinary contest in Banff, Alberta. But Randall has a savior in eleven-year-old Will Donnelly (Max Morrow), a sweet and sensitive boy who stopped speaking after the death of his mother. Will and Randall meet and immediately become best friends - they share a love of butterscotch candies and rude noises. With Randall's help (the goose considers himself the Sigmund Freud of the goose world), Will begins talking again. He then becomes determined to prevent his pal from ending up as a side of foie gras. Together with his sister, Emily (Isabella Fink), and some classmates, Will hatches a plot: they'll kidnap Congreve's mother and arrange a hostage exchange for the goose. When that plan lays a goose egg, Will comes up ... Written by Voice Pictures Inc.

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Someone's cooking up trouble...


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some rude humor and mild language

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Megan Elliott deserves an Oscar
25 December 2018 | by jamora-16942See all my reviews

In one of the all time great performances in the history of cinema, or actually any art form at all, Megan Elliott makes her big screen debut. You ll laugh, you ll cry, you ll want a pet goose. Somehow Missy Elliott manages to completely save this movie, creating an absolute classic that we will continue to talk about for centuries to come.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Goose! See more »

Filming Locations:

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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