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Barnyard (2006)

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When the farmer's away, all the animals play, and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis, a carefree cow.

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Steve Oedekerk

Writer:

Steve Oedekerk
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin James ... Otis the Cow (voice)
Courteney Cox ... Daisy the Cow (voice)
Sam Elliott ... Ben the Cow (voice)
Danny Glover ... Miles the Mule (voice)
Wanda Sykes ... Bessy the Cow (voice)
Andie MacDowell ... Etta the Hen (voice)
David Koechner ... Dag the Coyote (voice)
Jeffrey Garcia ... Pip the Mouse (voice) (as Jeff Garcia)
Cam Clarke ... Freddy the Ferret (voice)
Rob Paulsen ... Peck the Rooster / Gopher (voice)
Tino Insana ... Pig the Pig (voice)
Dom Irrera ... Duke the Dog (voice)
S. Scott Bullock S. Scott Bullock ... Eddy the Cow (voice) (as Scott Bullock)
John DiMaggio ... Bud the Cow / Officer O'Hanlon (voice)
Maurice LaMarche ... Igg the Cow (voice)
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Storyline

When the farmer's away, all the animals play, and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis, a carefree cow.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Original Party Animals See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild peril and rude humor | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

French website | UIP (German) | See more »

Country:

USA | Germany | Netherlands

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 August 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Barnyard: The Original Party Animals See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$51,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,820,864, 6 August 2006

Gross USA:

$72,637,803

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$116,755,080
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

SDDS | DTS | Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

(At around seventeen minutes) During a hoedown, the barnyard animals throw darts at the face of Colonel Sanders (of Kentucky Fried Chicken fame) pinned to a dartboard. See more »

Goofs

(at around 5 mins) When Otis and the gang fly through the air on the surfboard at the start, the characters switch places twice while still in the air. See more »

Quotes

Pig the Pig: [watching Daisy giving birth] Man, that looks like it hurts.
Duke the Dog: Oh, that's very profound, 'Insight Man'.
Pig the Pig: Well excuse me for being a pig!
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Crazy Credits

PRODUCTION BABIES: Abigail Jeane Erickson, Aria Isabel Avery, Bradley Harrison Grimes, Caspar Levy Gebhardt, Dimitri Sergeivich Volkov, Elle Sophia Jordan, Ethan Bennett Chavez, Fa Chiyeung Gorham, Garrett Keith Ace, Genesis Mara Castro, Hannah Francis Simpson, Juliana Enid Lopez, Luke Matthew Socrates Thomas, Madelyn Rose Grimes, Ryan R. Montague, Sydney Grace Mulholland. See more »


Soundtracks

Wild and Free
by Patrick Edenberg, John Francis & Anders Hansson
Performed by Rednex
Courtesy of Jive UK
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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a solid animated film
15 December 2006 | by wrlangSee all my reviews

Barnyard is another in the entertaining animated films that attempt to please all audiences. There's much good humor in this film and many sight gags as well as the usual shenanigans. The film is well put together technically, but there are some things about the film that just don't hit the spot. I didn't have any sympathy for the lead character Otis. Perhaps it was just the mood I was in, but the characters just didn't come through and I didn't feel much of an emotional response through most of the film. I think it was a little too teen for me. If you want some good teen-ish laughs, this is for you. Otherwise go with Cars or Over the Hedge.


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