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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 »
1 win & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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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 (Martin Lawrence), has his perfect world turned upside down after he meets Elliot (Ashton Kutcher), 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 of the other forest animals and turn the tables on the hunters. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Taglines:

The Odd Are About To Get Even. See more »


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:

Open Season See more »

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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:

$200,811,689
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Technical Specs

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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

Eli Wallach was considered for the role of McSquizzy. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie, it's 3 days to the open season. It actually takes 4 days, though. See more »

Quotes

Reilly: Yo, O'Toole!
O'Toole: Yeah, boss?
Reilly: I want you to cantilever that cedar on a bias by the north side.
O'Toole: Huh?
Reilly: Put a twig in the hole.
O'Toole: Oh.
Reilly: Rookie.
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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 »

Connections

Spoofs Big Fish (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Wild Wild Life
Written by David Byrne
Performed by Talking Heads
Courtesy of Sire Records
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing and Courtesy of EMI Records Ltd.
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Great movie, quit bashing it!!!
1 October 2006 | by bsmithindianSee all my reviews

I can't understand what everyone is fussing about this film for. I saw it on the IMAX 3D and I honestly thought it was hilarious. I caught myself laughing out loud on many occasions. Seriously, this film is not "violent" by any means. To me, I really felt relieved to see some humor and scenes similar to the old Looney Tunes cartoons that used to be considered great, but are now considered evil and horrible.

I took my 4 year old daughter to see this movie as well, and she absolutely loved it. I have no reservations about any of the content in this movie, and I would highly recommend it to anyone with children. Any of the "adult" humor was tastefully done and, honestly how many small kids are gonna pick up it? The animation was well done, the cast was great, and there were some very creative action scenes in this movie. I wish all of these politically correct hypocrites would stop trying to psychoanalyze every damn film that comes out and bash it into the ground! Bottom line: This movie is outstanding, and it is incredibly funny!!!! GO SEE IT!


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