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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.

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Mark Dindal

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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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Storyline

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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A hero will emerge See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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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:

Lille kylling See more »

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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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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Peter MacNicol were considered for the role of Runt of the Litter. See more »

Goofs

During the dodge-ball game you can see two balls on the ground behind Abbey Mallard. After she hits a warthog with a ball, you can see that the two balls behind her have disappeared. 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

Features Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Gonna Make You Sweat
Written by Robert Clivillés and Freedom Williams (as Frederick Williams)
Performed by C+C Music Factory (as C & C Music Factory)
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Laughter ensues in this film
26 March 2006 | by zebraspotsSee all my reviews

Chicken Little

Chicken Little puts you right with the characters and is funny for all. The jokes are great because children will still get them, while the adults won't groan aloud. The movie is based on the original tale of Chicken Little, but adds so much more to the story.

The story starts off with Chicken Little proclaiming that "the sky is falling". Sadly, not even his father believes him. Chicken Little feels bad about this, but manages to keep high spirits with the help of three good friends: Runt (a nervous pig), Fish (a mute fish, who goes around with a water filled helmet), and Abby (an "ugly duckling", but it is the nicest girl on the block, and has a crush on Chicken Little).

One year after the "sky is falling" incident, it happens again. A piece of the sky falls right on his head! This time, Chicken Little gets his friends' help. They soon discover that the "sky piece" is really part of and alien space ship. Jokes galore when they find themselves on the ship. You'll laugh until you cry.

Chicken Little is played Scrubs' Zach Braff. He brings a childish innocence to the character, while completely relating to thousands. Steve Zahn lends his voice to Runt, who has a superiority complex, but is a true friend and a karaoke fan. Fish Dan Molina creates Fish's voice. This is a cute role, who is a classic character, such as Scrat in Ice Age. He'll make any situation funny.

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