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Hoodwinked! (2005)

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Little Red Riding Hood, the Wolf, the Woodsman, and Granny all tell the police the events that led up to their encounter.

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Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards (co-director) | 1 more credit »

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Cory Edwards (screenplay), Todd Edwards (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anne Hathaway ... Red Puckett (voice)
Glenn Close ... Granny (voice)
Jim Belushi ... Kirk the Woodsman (voice)
Patrick Warburton ... Wolf W. Wolf (voice)
Anthony Anderson ... Detective Bill Stork (voice)
David Ogden Stiers ... Nicky Flippers (voice)
Xzibit ... Chief Grizzly (voice)
Chazz Palminteri ... Woolworth (voice)
Andy Dick ... Boingo (voice)
Cory Edwards ... Twitchy (voice)
Benjy Gaither ... Japeth the Goat (voice)
Ken Marino ... Raccoon Jerry (voice)
Tom Kenny ... Tommy (voice)
Preston Stutzman Preston Stutzman ... Timmy (voice)
Tony Leech ... Glen (voice)
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Storyline

The candy recipes of the goody shops have been stolen by the Goody Bandit, and many animals are out of business. While the police are chasing the criminal, there is a mess at Granny's house involving Little Red Hiding Hood, The Wolf, The Woodsman and Granny, disturbing the peace in the forest. They are all arrested by the impatient Chief Grizzly. Detective Nicky Flipper is in charge of the investigation, and each accused gives his/her own version of the incident. Flipper uses the information to disclose the identity of the evil Goody Bandit. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A Granny Who Kicks Fanny See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild action and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

13 January 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hoodwinked See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,879,402, 15 January 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$51,386,611

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$110,013,167
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The character of "The Wolf" seems to be patterned after Chevy Chase's "Fletch" character. He's an investigative reporter, uses disguises to get information and even his theme music is very much like what you hear in Fletch (1985). See more »

Goofs

Wolf tells Twitchy to remove the flash from the camera as the job is "covert", which he does saying, "Okay no flash!". However, later, when Red falls out of the cable car, the flash is back on the camera. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Nicky Flippers: [narrating] Red Riding Hood, you probably know the story.
[girl screaming]
Nicky Flippers: But there's more to every tale than meets the eye. It's just like they always say, you can't judge a book by its cover. If you want to know the truth, you've gotta flip through the pages.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the end credits, there's a draw of Granny, Red and the Wolf above the phrase "Please Consume Goodies Responsibly". See more »

Alternate Versions

For the Spanish version (in Spain), did the voice of Red, as Granny, as Wolf and as Twitchy. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Schnitzel Song
Written by Todd Edwards
Performed by Fleming McWilliams featuring Jim Belushi (as Jim Belushi)
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Cheesy animation; top-notch writing highlight new 'toon
8 December 2005 | by eichelbergersportsSee all my reviews

Despite low-budget animation, the newest feature by the Weinstein Company, "Hoodwinked," is saved by some silly animal and human characters, as well as great writing and hilarious jokes.

Basically, it's the story of Little Red Riding Hood as told from the vantage point of Red (voice of Ann Hathaway), the Big Bad Wolf (Patrick Warburton), Granny (Glenn Close) and a dimwitted, axe-wielding woodsman (Jim Belushi).

The four are arrested, accused of stealing goodie recipes and interrogated by a long-legged frog, Inspector Flippers (David Ogden Stiers). Each suspect tells a different story that somehow cleverly ties the whole event together. In other words, it's like a version of Kurosawa's "Rashomon" as produced by computer animators who could not get work at Pixar, Disney or Dreamworks.

Seeing the studio's press release, I noticed the poor computer work and thought this would be another "Valiant," but the crisp dialogue and truly funny situations made me laugh almost all the way through this film, which is director Cory Edwards' feature debut.

It's also a much more entertaining picture than "Chicken Little" or "Shark Tale" could ever hope to be. And while the puns are pretty much aimed at adults, the kids will enjoy the many animal characters, such as pigs as policemen (get it?!), a singing, hillbilly goat (Benjy Gaither), a squirrel on speed (director Edwards), a Huggy bear-type stool pigeon sheep (Chazz Palimeri) and a tricky little bunny, Boingo (Andy Dick).

This film runs 85 minutes and opens for wide release on Friday, Jan. 13.


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