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Chicken Little (2005)

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After ruining his reputation with the town, a courageous chicken must come to the rescue of his fellow citizens when aliens start an invasion.

Director:

Mark Dindal

Writers:

Mark Dindal (story by), Mark Kennedy (story by) | 3 more credits »
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4 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zach Braff ... Chicken Little (voice)
Garry Marshall ... Buck Cluck (voice)
Don Knotts ... Mayor Turkey Lurkey (voice)
Patrick Stewart ... Mr. Woolensworth (voice)
Amy Sedaris ... Foxy Loxy (voice)
Steve Zahn ... Runt of the Litter (voice)
Joan Cusack ... Abby Mallard (voice)
Wallace Shawn ... Principal Fetchit (voice)
Harry Shearer ... Dog Announcer (voice)
Fred Willard ... Melvin - Alien Dad (voice)
Catherine O'Hara ... Tina - Alien Mom (voice)
Patrick Warburton ... Alien Cop (voice)
Adam West ... Ace - Hollywood Chicken Little (voice)
Mark Walton ... Goosey Loosey (voice)
Mark Dindal ... Morkubine Porcupine / Coach (voice)
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Ridiculed by the animal inhabitants of the peaceful Oakey Oaks community for his absurd notion that the sky is falling, the well-meaning young chicken, Chicken Little, promises to prove everyone wrong. However, one year later, there's still nothing on the horizon to justify Little's fears, when, out of the blue, the humiliated boy finally stumbles upon a real piece of evidence. Is Chicken Little and his loyal band of outcasts really on to something big this time? Written by Nick Riganas

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Certificate:

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Trivia

The second fully computer generated theatrical movie produced in-house by Disney, rather than being hand-drawn, the first one being Dinosaur (2000). This would be the new style for every Disney animated theatrical movie afterwards, apart from The Princess and the Frog (2009) and Winnie the Pooh (2011). See more »

Goofs

When the UFO landed in the ballpark with fish stuck inside, you can see the green glow stick stuck on the bottom part of the UFO. The next scene you cannot see the glow stick or the green light coming from the glow stick. After that scene the glow stick is back. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Buck Cluck: [voice over] Now, where to begin?
[shaft of light and pixie dust]
Buck Cluck: How about "Once upon a time"?
[screen suddenly goes black]
Buck Cluck: How many times have you heard that to begin a story? Let's do something else.
[gasps]
Buck Cluck: I got it. I got it. Here we go. Here's how to open a movie.
[opening to The Lion King]
Buck Cluck: No, I don't think so. It sounds familiar, doesn't it to you?
[...]
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Crazy Credits

Dedication to writer Joe Grant. See more »

Alternate Versions

The 3-D version has an extra scene after the end credits, which makes use of the 3-D process. See more »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Reviews: Tangled (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Written by Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson
Performed by Diana Ross
Courtesy of Motown Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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User Reviews

 
My whole family found it fun and entertaining
6 November 2005 | by ladyreynaSee all my reviews

My three kids (15,12 &10) laughed through the whole movie.My 15 year old son laughed so hard he couldn't stop coughing! My husband (who hates to spend money to see movies at the theater) felt it was worth the expense, though he said there were one or two spots where he lost interest. But overall, he felt it was a good all around Disney movie. I thought the message was excellent, and a very accurate portrayal of what kids go through today. I also love a movie that isn't under written with political agendas, crude adult innuendos, or excessive body function humor. Chicken Little is free of all my pet peeves. I would recommend this movie for a fun family outing.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$150,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$40,049,778, 6 November 2005

Gross USA:

$135,386,665

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$314,432,837
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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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