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Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015)

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When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it's up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Justin Fletcher ... Shaun / Timmy (voice)
John Sparkes John Sparkes ... The Farmer / Bitzer (voice)
Omid Djalili ... Trumper (voice)
Richard Webber Richard Webber ... Shirley (voice)
Kate Harbour Kate Harbour ... Timmy's Mum / Meryl (voice)
Tim Hands Tim Hands ... Slip (voice)
Andy Nyman ... Nuts (voice)
Simon Greenall Simon Greenall ... Twins (voice)
Emma Tate Emma Tate ... Hazel (voice)
Jack Paulson ... Celebrity with Hair Trouble (voice)
Sean Connolly Sean Connolly ... Maitre D / Golfer / Stylists / Angry Panto Horse / Hospital Characters (voice)
Henry Burton Henry Burton ... Junior Doctor / Animal Containment Visitor (voice)
Dhimant Vyas Dhimant Vyas ... Hospital Consultant (voice)
Sophie Laughton Sophie Laughton ... Animal Containment Visitor (voice)
Nia Medi James Nia Medi James ... Operatic Sheep (voice)
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Storyline

Tired of working on the farm, the special sheep, Shaun, takes his flock and the farmer's dog, Bitzer, into his own "temporary escape plan" after an unexpected accident. Unfortunately, in the big city, the farmer is diagnosed with amnesia, that could possibly change their normal farm life forever, and the squad sets a plan in order to regain the farmer's memory and return to the farm. But, an animal control worker named Trumper intervenes in their plan. Written by Gusde

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Small ship. Big movie. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for rude humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

"The Big City" is twinned with "La Grande Ville", "La Gran Cuidad" and "Großstadt", watch out for the sign around minute 21. They are the French, Spanish, and German translations of "Big City." See more »

Goofs

The film features the eight 'named' sheep (Shaun, Timmy, Timmy's mum, Hazel, Shirley, Nuts and The Twins), however, a few minutes in as they are celebrating the success of their plan to make the farmer fall asleep in the wheelbarrow a ninth sheep (which looks like another Hazel) appears for that scene only. See more »

Crazy Credits

The end credits appear on a paper with some recent drawings of the characters. See more »

Alternate Versions

The US release of the film tacks on the Lionsgate logo at the very beginning, and the opening credit screen is altered to read "Lionsgate, StudioCanal & Aardman present", whereas in the UK version, only the latter two studios are present and credited. See more »

Connections

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Written by Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Chris Shiflett (as Christopher Shiflett) and Nate Mendel
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Baa-rilliant Fun
14 February 2015 | by kieranbattamsSee all my reviews

Excuse the pun in the title, i had to do it because this latest Aardman outing isn't a baaad film at all (sorry :P).

I am a huge fan of stop-motion, the way these types of films are animated fascinate me. I grew up loving Wallace and Gromit and I always loved the character of Shaun The Sheep so I was looking forward to this in some ways, although I wasn't sure the character could carry a film by himself but not to worry because he really can!

This type of film has been seen a lot, a group of characters end up in a situation that isn't within their comfort zone, in this case from farm to city. It isn't an original plot sure but it is handled so well that i was entertained throughout. The start was beginning to be a little slow, but started off so well that by the time it started to drag and feel slow something else happened which made the film entertaining again. From the moment the farmer ends up in the big city the jokes fly at you and these are as much for adults than they are for kids. I found myself laughing waaay more than i expected. Very simple jokes and laughs, but in a way that worked almost flawlessly. And this was all handled with no dialogue whatsoever, only the occasional baa or mumble from the human characters.

I highly recommend this to anybody who is looking for a film that will entertain the whole family and if you are planning on seeing Fifty Shades of Grey over this then don't.. you will be wasting your time. At 85 minutes this is the perfect length to keep young ones entertained and also before any of the jokes got stale or before interest is lost. A very simple and very English feeling film that left me feeling great. I hope to see more stop-motion animated films because I am a huge fan of these and this one looks absolutely beautiful. I hope this gets a nomination for best animated picture just for the style because i would back it up all the way. You will not regret seeing this one i promise


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Release Date:

5 August 2015 (USA) See more »

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Shaun the Sheep: The Movie See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,038,962, 9 August 2015

Gross USA:

$19,375,982

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$106,209,378
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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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