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The Peanuts Movie (2015)

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Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their archnemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home to win the love of his life.

Director:

Steve Martino

Writers:

Craig Schulz (screenplay by), Bryan Schulz (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 47 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Trombone Shorty ... Miss Othmar / Mrs. Little Red-Haired Girl (voice) (as Troy 'Trombone Shorty' Andrews)
Rebecca Bloom ... Marcie (voice)
Anastasia Bredikhina ... Patty (voice)
Francesca Capaldi ... The Little Red-Haired Girl / Frieda (voice) (as Francesca Angelucci Capaldi)
Kristin Chenoweth ... Fifi (voice)
Alex Garfin ... Linus (voice)
Noah Johnston ... Schroeder (voice)
Bill Melendez ... Snoopy / Woodstock (voice) (archive sound)
Hadley Belle Miller ... Lucy (voice)
Micah Revelli Micah Revelli ... Little Kid (voice)
Noah Schnapp ... Charlie Brown (voice)
Venus Schultheis ... Peppermint Patty (voice) (as Venus Omega Schultheis)
Mariel Sheets ... Sally (voice)
Madisyn Shipman ... Violet (voice)
A.J. Tecce ... Pigpen (voice) (as AJ Tecce)
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Storyline

Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the whole gang are back in a heartwarming story. A new girl with red hair moves in across the street, and Charlie Brown falls in love. Now he tries to impress the Little Red-Haired Girl to make her feel like he's a winner, but Charlie Brown just can't do anything right. At the same time, Snoopy is writing a love story about his continuing battles with The Red Baron. Then Charlie Brown has accomplished something never done before. He gets a perfect score on his standardized test, but there has been a mistake. Should he tell the truth and risk losing all of his newfound popularity? Can Charlie Brown get the girl to love him, or will he go back to being a nothing? Written by Adam Nunez

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Marcie: A-Dork-Able. See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

20th Century Fox's last animated film of 2010s to be rated G by the MPAA. See more »

Goofs

When Charlie Brown goes to bed after writing his book report, while he is getting into bed we can see some notes beside his window sill. However, when Sally comes in and wakes him a few seconds later, the notes have vanished. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[Symphony No. 5 Allegro con brio plays on Schroeder's piano clock, he wakes up to turn it off, but doesn't]
Schroeder: Ah, Beethoven.
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Crazy Credits

There is a scene after the closing credits: Linus's model plane, whose runaway flying was a running gag throughout the film, finally sputters to a stop over the pond and falls straight in. See more »

Connections

Follows It's a Mystery, Charlie Brown (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Linus and Lucy
Written by Vince Guaraldi
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The Peanuts are back on the big screen, folks!
8 November 2015 | by Filvies144See all my reviews

I have always been a fan of the Peanuts specials like a Charlie Brown Christmas for it's great humor and creative stories. When I heard of this film, I really had high hopes for this film and the trailers were hilarious. OK, now lets go to detail on the film.

The story is about Charlie Brown trying to become a winner to redeem himself and impress a new red haired girl. It may not sound engaging, but once you watch it, it's really a good story even if it's at times predictable. As for Snoopy's subplot with fighting the red baron, I've got to admit, it may be filler, but it's really funny and even creative but it doesn't have to do with Charlie Brown. In this subplot, Snoopy has a love interest as well. As for the humor, I didn't think that the jokes in the trailer were as funny as the ones you see in the movie. They are just hilarious. There are also great references to other specials. So overall, this is a good enough screen play for a Charlie Brown film.

The animation in this movie may've bagged the 2-D and made 3-D instead, it is just amazing. The backgrounds are just breathtaking in the red baron scenes because it showed it unlike the Charlie Brown Halloween where the flying scenes only showed the sky. Charlie Brown and his friends may look a bit simplistic, but it's OK. The animation showed that they could bring peanuts to Computer Animation. It looks almost flawless and maybe even a bit hand drawn. So you've got to look into this great texture of hair and backgrounds, it's that amazing.

The characters in this movie are unforgettable just like the classics. The side characters like Lucy and Snoopy are just hilarious and fun to watch even if they are just 2-D. The main character, Charlie Brown is 3 dimensional and he try's to accomplish his goals. He's also lovable because he shows helpfulness and honesty. Then there's the little red haired girl whose face was revealed for the first time since the 1977 Charlie Brown short, "Its your first kiss, Charlie Brown". Even though they revealed her unlike the comic strips, she's still really cute, and uses her very few lines in the movie to tell Charlie Brown about how she liked him for who he was, which was sweet.

If you're a fan of Charlie Brown and Snoopy, go watch this film, Even people who never watched the Peanuts cartoons or read the comics should watch it. The only people I don't recommend it to are those who hate Peanuts because even though its modern, its still Peanuts. One additional detail I would like to make is the fact that we never see one cell phone nor computer in the movie. This shows that the environment stayed around the 1960s era. So go watch it, it's a treat.

Story: 7/10 Animation 9.5/10 Characters: 8.5/10 8.5/10


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 November 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blue Sky Studios Peanuts by Schulz See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$99,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$44,213,073, 8 November 2015

Gross USA:

$130,178,411

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$246,233,113
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1.85 : 1
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