Chicken Run

Chicken Run

DVD - 2018
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They are prisoners fearing for their very lives and dreaming only of escape. They're the inmates of Tweedy's Chicken Farm where any chicken who doesn't put breakfast on the table can wind up as dinner, but Ginger and her flock are determined to escape.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : DreamWorks Animated Home Entertainment, [2018]
Branch Call Number: J DVD FEATURE CHICK
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (1 hr., 24 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,5.1 Dolby digital,DTS 5.1,Dolby digital 2.0
video file,DVD video,region 1
Alternative Title: Chicken run (Motion picture)
Notes: Title from container
Originally released as a motion picture in 2000
Bonus features: Poultry in motion: the making of Chicken run; The hatching of Chicken run; feature commentary with Peter Lord and Nick Park

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Jul 05, 2018

This movie is a funny depiction of what truly does go on in real life. The chickens at a Yorkshire chicken farm become terrified when they realize that they will eventually be slaughtered. But, after an American rooster ends up at the farm, hope arises that the chickens can learn how to fly in order to escape the farm. Sadly, time is running short as a new chicken pot-pie machine has been installed. This movie is funny, charming, and represents the real-life practices of chicken slaughtering on chicken farms. If you have a slight interest in darker humor and children’s movies, this is the movie for you. I would rate it 4/5 stars. @The_Reviewer of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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scribby
Sep 13, 2017

Absolutely hilarious. A true stop-motion animation classic. The parodies of other movies keep coming: "The Great Escape" at the beginning, "Saturday Night Fever", "Alien/s", "Indiana Jones" (and every action movie ever made) in the middle, and "Star Trek" at the end; the latter is set up early but doesn't hit its payoff until later (which makes it all the funnier!). Great stuff for kids and adults.

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SmartAssAWhip
Aug 08, 2015

Done by the same guys who also did "Wallace and Gromit".
The fairly basic premise of a farm & its animals seemed to constrain the joke possibilities.
Nicely claymation-stop-animated, but noticeably less funny to me than the "Wallace and Gromit" Collection.

PrinceBishop Mar 03, 2013

A thoroughly delightful film from beginning to end. Fans of "The Great Escape" will find the opening sequence a real treat. Highly Recommended.

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Keogh
Apr 26, 2012

Great work from the same people who've done the Wallace and Gromit animated work. It's a very funny, very well paced story centred on chickens looking to escape any way they can from a farm. The story might well work better for adults than children, particularly in its sense of humor and its homage of the Great Escape. The characters are very well developed and the voice casting is ideal. The end result gives us a terrific villainess, general craziness, and good comedic timing. Even if the chickens all have teeth....

nadian Mar 30, 2008

Hilarious!! Never fails in its comedy

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madz
Mar 05, 2008

it was ok

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