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Barnyard (2006)

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When the farmer's away, all the animals play, and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis, a carefree cow.

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Steve Oedekerk

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Steve Oedekerk
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin James ... Otis the Cow (voice)
Courteney Cox ... Daisy the Cow (voice)
Sam Elliott ... Ben the Cow (voice)
Danny Glover ... Miles the Mule (voice)
Wanda Sykes ... Bessy the Cow (voice)
Andie MacDowell ... Etta the Hen (voice)
David Koechner ... Dag the Coyote (voice)
Jeffrey Garcia ... Pip the Mouse (voice) (as Jeff Garcia)
Cam Clarke ... Freddy the Ferret (voice)
Rob Paulsen ... Peck the Rooster / Gopher (voice)
Tino Insana ... Pig the Pig (voice)
Dom Irrera ... Duke the Dog (voice)
S. Scott Bullock S. Scott Bullock ... Eddy the Cow (voice) (as Scott Bullock)
John DiMaggio ... Bud the Cow / Officer O'Hanlon (voice)
Maurice LaMarche ... Igg the Cow (voice)
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Storyline

When the farmer's away, all the animals play, and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis, a carefree cow.

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Have a cow. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild peril and rude humor | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

French website | UIP (German) | See more »

Country:

USA | Germany | Netherlands

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 August 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Barnyard: The Original Party Animals See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$51,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,820,864, 6 August 2006

Gross USA:

$72,637,803

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$116,476,887
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

SDDS | DTS | Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

(At around forty-three minutes) When the farmer is knocked out, Otis gives him a copy of the book Charlotte's Web (2006) by E.B. White, the basis for the next Nickelodeon movie. See more »

Goofs

Yes, the male cattle have udders; it's a joke. See more »

Quotes

Daisy the Cow: [feels her stomach] Oh, my... I think, the baby's coming!
Otis the Cow: WHAT?
Daisy the Cow: [giggles] I made you jump.
Otis the Cow: Oh, thank you. Very much. I swallowed my cud!
Daisy the Cow: [laughs, then looks up at the stars] It's so... beautiful...
Otis the Cow: My cud?
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Crazy Credits

PRODUCTION BABIES: Abigail Jeane Erickson, Aria Isabel Avery, Bradley Harrison Grimes, Caspar Levy Gebhardt, Dimitri Sergeivich Volkov, Elle Sophia Jordan, Ethan Bennett Chavez, Fa Chiyeung Gorham, Garrett Keith Ace, Genesis Mara Castro, Hannah Francis Simpson, Juliana Enid Lopez, Luke Matthew Socrates Thomas, Madelyn Rose Grimes, Ryan R. Montague, Sydney Grace Mulholland. See more »

Connections

References Star Trek (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Hittin' the Hay
by Janne Ericsson & Teijo Agelil-Leskela
Additional lyrics by Les Claypool
Performed by North Mississippi Allstars featuring Les Claypool
Produced by Mickey Petralia & Michael Fitzpatrick
Additional Production by Krusher K
North Mississippi Allstars performs courtesy of ATO Records
Les Claypool performs courtesy of Prawn Song Records
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better than average as an animated film and an animated comedy
17 February 2007 | by disdressed12See all my reviews

hmmm.once again i'm amazed.i can't understand the low rating(just over 5/10)this movie has.i thought there were a few very funny moments in the movie,much more than "Over the Hedge" which has a rating of over 7/10.this movie is also touching in parts and i thought they achieved a good balance of humour and drama.while i wouldn't say it is hysterically funny,there are,like i said,some very funny moments.this movie is also a fun movie to watch.it is exciting,with plenty of action.this to me is a much better family movie than its rating reflects.id have to say it tries very hard to achieve its goal of being an animated comedy(and succeeds often enough)rather than just an animated film."Barnyard" gets a 6/10.


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