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Open Season (2006)

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Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear, finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are to form a rag-tag army against the hunters.

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Steve Bencich (screenplay by), Ron J. Friedman (screenplay by) | 8 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Lawrence ... Boog (voice)
Ashton Kutcher ... Elliot (voice)
Gary Sinise ... Shaw (voice)
Debra Messing ... Beth (voice)
Billy Connolly ... McSquizzy (voice)
Georgia Engel ... Bobbie (voice)
Jon Favreau ... Reilly (voice)
Jane Krakowski ... Giselle (voice)
Gordon Tootoosis ... Gordy (voice)
Patrick Warburton ... Ian (voice)
Cody Cameron Cody Cameron ... Mr. Weenie (voice)
Nika Futterman ... Rosie (voice)
Danny Mann Danny Mann ... Serge (voice)
Jack McGee ... Hunter (voice)
Michelle Murdocca Michelle Murdocca ... Maria (voice)
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Storyline

A happily domesticated grizzly bear named Boog, has his perfect world turned upside down after he meets Elliot, a scrawny, fast-talking one-horned wild mule deer. They both end up stranded together in the woods during hunting season and it's up to the duo to rally all the other forest animals and turn the tables on the hunters. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Boyz 'n the Wood See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,624,548, 1 October 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$85,105,259

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$197,309,027
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Sound Mix:

SDDS (8 channels)| DTS | Sonics-DDP (IMAX version)| Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jane Krakowski's 2nd animated film, the first being Ice Age (2002). See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie Beth loads a large blue cooler and a smaller red one into the back of her jeep. They are nowhere to be seen when Boog jumps into the back a few minutes later. See more »

Quotes

Ian: Herd, circle formation!
[the other deer surround Boog]
Ian: You pinheads, that's an oval! More... circle-y.
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Crazy Credits

This is the first Sony Pictures Animation film to the feature is "Production Babies" section, and listed all babies born to the crew members during the course of production. See more »


Soundtracks

I Wanna Lose Control (Uh Oh)
written, recorded, and produced by Dana Gumbiner
performed by Deathray
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A funny, sweet film!
2 October 2006 | by BlackCat725See all my reviews

I saw this over the weekend with five 9-year-old boys, three 40ish adults and my 72-year-old mom. We ALL enjoyed it and thought it was cute and funny! It's too bad that it had to be released at the tail end of a year with so many other animated movies, but I think this one holds up against any of them for entertainment value. I thought the voice casting was great, and I LOVED the music. It was a simple story that you know is all going to work out in the end, but that's just fine with me. If I want complexity and angst and dark endings, I'll go see something else.

And I've GOT to learn all the words to Elliot's version of "Teddy Bear Picnic"...


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