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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 ... 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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

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

Gross USA:

$85,105,259

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$197,309,027
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SDDS (8 channels)| DTS | Sonics-DDP (IMAX version)| Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

McSquizzy calls Boog a Jessie, which is Scottish slang for coward. 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

Boog: [Helium voice] Hello, idiot.
Elliot: [Helium voice] That's Elliot.
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Prior to the cast listing, it says, "No rabbits were harmed in the making of this movie." See more »

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Wild As I Wanna Be
written by Paul Westerberg
performed by Deathray
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Ahem.
23 January 2007 | by PerelandraSee all my reviews

You know, this is really getting tiring. The collective brain cell of non-Pixar animation studios needs to adapt to a few simple facts: --A buddy movie is not the required format for an animated film, and should that format be used, the concept that the buddies are in fact homosexual need not be presented to the four-year-old target audience in a ratio greater than one joke out of four.

--The remaining three jokes out of four need not involve bodily functions, indeed of any kind.

--Casting animals as protagonists in a story is a time-honoured tradition, although traditional animated deer spend less time making genital-related comments to squirrels, and more time weeping over their deceased parents in a doe-eyed fashion. However, the use of animals in a film does not directly necessitate animating all the human characters in a way designed to put aforementioned four-year-olds off the species for life. Politically speaking, it might be deemed disingenuous to sidestep the carnivorous habits of many of the furry friends while condemning hunters as immoral.

--Female skunks are a cheap shot.

That is all.


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