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Open Season (2006)

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Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear, finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are to form a rag-tag army against the hunters.

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Steve Bencich (screenplay by), Ron J. Friedman (screenplay by) | 8 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Lawrence ... Boog (voice)
Ashton Kutcher ... Elliot (voice)
Gary Sinise ... Shaw (voice)
Debra Messing ... Beth (voice)
Billy Connolly ... McSquizzy (voice)
Georgia Engel ... Bobbie (voice)
Jon Favreau ... Reilly (voice)
Jane Krakowski ... Giselle (voice)
Gordon Tootoosis ... Gordy (voice)
Patrick Warburton ... Ian (voice)
Cody Cameron Cody Cameron ... Mr. Weenie (voice)
Nika Futterman ... Rosie (voice)
Danny Mann ... Serge (voice)
Jack McGee ... Hunter (voice)
Michelle Murdocca Michelle Murdocca ... Maria (voice)
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Storyline

A happily domesticated grizzly bear named Boog (Martin Lawrence), has his perfect world turned upside down after he meets Elliot (Ashton Kutcher), a scrawny, fast-talking one-horned wild mule deer. They both end up stranded together in the woods during hunting season and it's up to the duo to rally all of the other forest animals and turn the tables on the hunters. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some rude humor, mild action and brief language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Open Season See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,624,548, 1 October 2006

Gross USA:

$85,105,259

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$200,811,689
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SDDS (8 channels)| DTS | Sonics-DDP (IMAX version)| Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The first animated movie where a character's voiced by studio members are listed during the casting call of main cast members outside of the credits, which applies to Cody Cameron as Mr. Weenie, the tritagonist of this movie despite having smaller appearances than the other characters and the fewest lines. See more »

Goofs

Serge the duck says only him and Deni were left after hunter shot their flock. But later in the movie many ducks including Serge and Deni are seen carrying skunks during the fight. See more »

Quotes

Shaw: It walks... like a man!
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Crazy Credits

Prior to the cast listing, it says, "No rabbits were harmed in the making of this movie." See more »

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Soundtracks

Wild As I Wanna Be
written by Paul Westerberg
performed by Deathray
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See It In IMAX 3D
9 October 2006 | by amarosiSee all my reviews

The kids loved it, and I was not bored, and that is more than what you usually end up with these days. The 3D IMAX is truly amazing, if you are already paying the theater admission then IMAX is definitely the way to go. The story is not original, to say the least, but they know it and keep it short. I liked the voice talent, although this "the wiener dog has a German accent" thing gets old fast. A lot of people seem to hate this one with a vengeance (look at the distribution of the votes with all those people giving 1), but it still gets a 5.5 average, so that gives you a pretty good idea. This is no Incredibles by any means, but the two little girls I took enjoyed it a heck of a lot more than Cars. Mostly harmless family fun with a few bathroom jokes thrown in: enjoy!


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