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The Croods (2013)

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After their cave is destroyed, a caveman family must trek through an unfamiliar fantastical world with the help of an inventive boy.

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Chris Sanders (screenplay), Kirk DeMicco (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Nicolas Cage ... Grug (voice)
Emma Stone ... Eep (voice)
Ryan Reynolds ... Guy (voice)
Catherine Keener ... Ugga (voice)
Cloris Leachman ... Gran (voice)
Clark Duke ... Thunk (voice)
Chris Sanders ... Belt (voice)
Randy Thom ... Sandy (voice)
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Storyline

"The Croods" are an eccentric family of cavemen, who survive the harsh terrain by living accordingly to a strict set of rules. But when their home is destroyed in the wake of an impending disaster known as "The End", they are forced to leave their home of shelter and security, and into the wilderness of the unknown to find a new home. Written by DreamWorks Animation

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Meet the first modern family. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some scary action | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 March 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crood Awakening See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$135,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$43,639,736, 24 March 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$187,168,425

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$587,204,668
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Company Credits

Production Co:

DreamWorks Animation See more »
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The Croods (2013) marked the first collaboration between Chris Sanders and Alan Silvestri since Lilo & Stitch (2002), where the two got along very well and earned Silvestri an Annie Award nomination for Best Music in a Feature Production. See more »

Goofs

When any of the Croods blow their shells, they blow from the open end; in real life to make a conch horn you make a hole in the top and blow through it. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Eep: With every sun comes a new day. A new beginning. A hope that things will be better today than they were yesterday. But not for me. My name is Eep. And this is my family, the Croods. If you weren't clued in already by the animal skins and sloping foreheads, we're cavemen. Most days we spend in our cave, in the dark. Night after night, day after day. Yep, home sweet home. When we did go out, we struggled to find food in a harsh and hostile world. And I struggled to survive my family....
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Crazy Credits

The DreamWorks Animation logo is a cave painting. See more »

Alternate Versions

Also shown in a 3D version. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Half in the Bag: Django Unchained and 2012 Recap (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Morning
(uncredited)
Written by Edvard Grieg
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The Old and the New
30 January 2014 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

The Neanderthal family the Croods lives in a cave, protected by the father Grug in accordance with the rules of survival that he has learned. His teenage daughter Eep is rebel and questions why the family lives in the dark. One night, Eep sees light and she finds the Homosapiens Guy that can control fire and is intelligent and tells that their world will end. When their cave collapses, Eep seeks out Guy to follow him to the new world. But the stubborn Grug does not accept the change of rules and wants to find another cave to protect his family.

"The Croods" is a funny animation with the eternal theme of acceptance of what is new. Grug is a good caveman that based on the experience of his former neighbors, believes that he can protect his family locking them inside a cave. When he meets Guy with new ideas, there is a hilarious friction and competition. But the conclusion is well resolved and his family aggregates a new member and several pets. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Os Croods" ("The Croods")


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