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Gopher Broke (2004)

A gopher finds himself on a road where trucks are hauling produce to market. He hits on the idea of shaking some of the produce loose for himself, but other animals always beat him to the ... See full summary »

Director:

Jeff Fowler

Writers:

Jeff Fowler, Tim Miller (additional story)

Star:

Greg Berg
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A gopher finds himself on a road where trucks are hauling produce to market. He hits on the idea of shaking some of the produce loose for himself, but other animals always beat him to the booty. That is, until a truck comes along with a cow... Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El topo hambriento See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Corny Fun!
29 January 2006 | by Skeeter700See all my reviews

Gopher Broke was playing as part of the Sundance Film Festival this year. It is a great 3D animated short about a hungry gopher who tries to 'score' produce from passing-by farm trucks. Of course, his mishaps are what make the show funny. Gopher Broke was nominated for the 2005 animated short film Academy Award.

The animation is well-done and the gags come rapidly throughout the films 4 min. run time. My favorite joke involves a passing by cow. It's always fun to watch a good animated short. And while this may not be a classic like 'What's Opera Doc?', 'Gopher Broke' is a very entertaining toon. Hopefully, we'll see this scheming gopher again soon. Overall, a highly recommended animated short I voted an 8 for.


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