over 2 years
This fine film balances comedy with legitimate menace. It might effect dietary choices.
almost 5 years
Really loved it as a kid, really love it today. Odd and oddly enjoyable.
almost 6 years
This eye-opening documentary reveals the true atrocities of the poultry industry.
almost 8 years
Hilarious movie. One of the best claymation films I've ever seen. Great characters.
Chicken Run is a 2000 British stop-motion animation film made by the Aardman Animations studios, the production studio of the Oscar-winning Wallace and Gromit films. Set in Yorkshire, England in 1961, the film centres around a band of chickens, who seek a smooth-talking Rhode Island Red named Rocky as their only hope to escape from their certain death when the owners of their farm decide to move from selling eggs to selling chicken pies.
The Tweedys are a grumpy middle-aged couple who run a chicken farm in Yorkshire, England. The coop is run in the style of a World War II prisoner of war camp, with the chickens accountable for the number of eggs they lay each day or else face being on the chopping block. One chicken, Ginger, has attempted numerous plans to flee the coop, aided by contraband smuggled into the coop by two rats, Nick and Fetcher, but she is always caught by Mr. Tweedy and his dogs, and placed into solitary confinement.
Mrs. Tweedy realises her farm is failing and reads a...