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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.

Director:

Steve Oedekerk

Writer:

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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Taglines:

The Secret Lives Of Animals Revealed! 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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Did You Know?

Trivia

The male bovines having udders was explained in the October 2006 issue of Nickelodeon's official magazine, "Nick Magazine". In the letters page, one reader asked about the anatomically-incorrect bovine, and whether or not it was intentional or not, and the magazine explained that Writer and Director Steve Oedekerk "thought it would be funny for the male cows (bulls) to have udders." See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Freddy the Ferret: [the unconscious farmer has discovered the animals] He knows too much! We gotta take care of him. We gotta whack him!
Otis the Cow: There will be NO WHACKING! Okay? The farmer's a good guy! He's been good to us.
Miles the Mule: He's a vegan! God bless him.
Pig the Pig: And, uh, what is a vegan again?
Freddy the Ferret: Oh, I know this one...
Pip the Mouse: Naw, I got it... it means you can't eat anything with a face.
Peck the Rooster: No, no, that's a vegetarian.
Pig the Pig: Vegetarians have to eat in the dark, right?
Duke the Dog: That's a VAMPIRE. C'mon!
Pip the Mouse: You can't eat cheese?
[...]
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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: The Original Series (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

The Barnyard Dance
Traditional
Performed by Lewis Arquette & Family
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User Reviews

 
Harmless fun
22 October 2006 | by Bing5253See all my reviews

Barnyard is an animated movie about life on a farm. It may not be as good as many other animations but overall I think that this movie was not a great disappointment. The animation is less detailed and more comic and cartoony but is still reasonably enjoyable. It has some good old slapstick violence and some hilarious creatures in. I agree that it should not be ranked along side Finding Nemo or The Incredibles however it does have some hilariously funny moments.

This movie stars Kevin James (King of Queens) and Courtney Cox (the woman we all know from "Friends"). It also has some performances from Danny Glover and Sam Elliot.

Overall, if you are looking for a mind blowing animated movie jam packed full of hilarity then this movie probably isn't what you are looking for but if you are just looking for a decent laugh then this is worth your while.

-7/10


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