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Chicken Little (2005)



Critic Consensus: Disney expends more effort in the technical presentation than in crafting an original storyline.

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As you may recall the classic fable, Chicken Little caused widespread panic when he mistook a falling acorn for a piece of the sky. And now, the young chicken is determined to restore his reputation, but just as things are starting to go his way, a real piece of the sky lands on his head! Suspense, chaos and plenty of laughs ensue as Chicken Little and his band of misfit friends, Abby Mallard (aka Ugly Duckling), Runt of the Litter and Fish Out of Water, attempt to save the world without sending the town into a whole new panic. This time, when it comes to saving the world, it helps to be a little chicken.

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Zach Braff
as Chicken Little
Garry Marshall
as Buck Cluck
Patrick Stewart
as Mr. Woolensworth
Joan Cusack
as Abby Mallard
Amy Sedaris
as Foxy Loxy
Don Knotts
as Mayor Turkey Lurkey
Steve Zahn
as Runt of the Litter
Wallace Shawn
as Principal Fetchit
Harry Shearer
as Dog Announcer
Fred Willard
as Melvin, Alien Dad
Catherine O'Hara
as Tina, Alien Mom
Adam West
as Ace, Hollywood Chicken Little
Mark Walton
as Goosey Loosey
Mark Dindal
as Morkubine Porcupine/Coach
Dan Molina
as Fish Out of Water
Joe Whyte
as Rodriguez/Acorn Mascot/Umpire
Sean Elmore
as Kirby, Alien Kid
Evan Dunn
as Kirby, Alien Kid
Matthew Josten
as Kirby, Alien Kid
Kelly Hoover
as Mama Runt
Will Finn
as Hollywood Fish
Dara McGarry
as Hollywood Abby
Mark Kennedy
as Hollywood Runt
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Critic Reviews for Chicken Little

All Critics (163) | Top Critics (46)

Animation fans will find this worth the wait, though apparently there's no story-generating software that can tap into the dark recesses of a child's psyche as cannily as Uncle Walt once did.

November 16, 2009 | Full Review…

Beyond a cheeky, twisty bit of genre-tinkering, there's more here for the under-tens than over-, but it's still charming, amusing and energetic enough to win you over.

April 1, 2006 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Truly there's no sense of calm to the film, which feels as if it's been assembled with the manic energy of a preschooler trying to fit square-shaped plastic toys into circle-shaped holes.

March 11, 2006 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

Line by line, scene by scene, visual gag by visual gag, this picture is disappointing: underpowered and dull, even for kids.

February 11, 2006 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Only a singularly subversive sidekick, a Streisand-obsessed porker (Zahn), makes this movie stand out from a host of other mediocre animated kids' flicks.

February 9, 2006 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Alas, no amount of pop-culture in-jokes and cutesy characters can conceal the fact there isn't enough story to sustain a film even of this limited duration.

January 24, 2006 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for Chicken Little


Talent cast and good story, Chicken Little flaw with a poor screenplay that don't save this first CGI picture non-Pixar of Disney. Rotten.

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer

Childhood favourite and a definite classic!

Bethany Murphy
Bethany Murphy

Super Reviewer

I loved this as a kid, but now its stupid. Dumb story, animation, and voice acting. On the posotive this movie is funny and the characters are fun.

Jim Careter
Jim Careter

Super Reviewer

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