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
The last Disney animated film to be released before John Lasseter was made Chief Creative Officer of Disney Animation. It is also the last without Lasseter's involvement until Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) released 16 years later. See more »
After Chicken Little swings at the pitch, the Taters laugh at him and you can see the pitcher with the ball. In the next scene, you see the ball being thrown to the pitcher. See more »
Now, where to begin?
[shaft of light and pixie dust]
How about "Once upon a time"?
[screen suddenly goes black]
How many times have you heard that to begin a story? Let's do something else.
I got it. I got it. Here we go. Here's how to open a movie.
[opening to The Lion King]
No, I don't think so. It sounds familiar, doesn't it to you?
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Throughout the credits, various objects fall including, leaves, acorns, a stop sign, an alarm clock, the teacher's clipboard, a sign reading "CHECK ZIPPER", popcorn, a mitten, the school bell, lamps, a toy plane, the key to the city, baseball equipment, the fallen piece of the ship, a few characters, and Chicken Little's glasses, baseball cap, and paper pants. See more »
What were they thinking? How can a Disney animated movie called "Chicken Little" be dominated by frightening alien attack scenes where established characters are vaporized? How can you make a Disney animated moved called "Chicken Little" dominated by jokes which either require the ability to read or a knowledge of 70s-era pop culture? How can you make a Disney animated movie called "Chicken Little" and have the central theme be "closure?" For those who haven't seen it, this last question is not a figurative one. The word "closure" is literally used as a central theme, revolving around the central character's inability to get over an incident in his past and the impact it had on his relationship with his dad. Give me a break. My quite-intelligent 10-year-old, who liked the movie's action and slapstick, had no idea what they were talking about. I wouldn't even bother bringing a sub-9 year old.
As for the 3-D version, there wasn't much point. This movie wasn't built around 3-D effects.
Don't get me wrong. I love the sophistication and frantic pace of recent animated films like The Incredibles or this director's own The Emperor's New Groove. This one doesn't even come close.
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