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Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are to form a rag-tag army against the hunters.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Boog (voice)
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Elliot (voice)
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Shaw (voice)
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Beth (voice)
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McSquizzy (voice)
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Bobbie (voice)
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Reilly (voice)
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Giselle (voice)
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Gordy (voice)
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Ian (voice)
Cody Cameron ...
Mr. Weenie (voice)
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Rosie (voice)
Danny Mann ...
Serge (voice)
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Hunter (voice)
Michelle Murdocca ...
Maria (voice)
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Storyline

A happily domesticated grizzly bear named Boog, has his perfect world turned upside down after he meets Elliot, a scrawny, fast-talking one-horned wild mule deer. They both end up stranded together in the woods during hunting season and it's up to the duo to rally all the other forest animals and turn the tables on the hunters. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Rated PG for some rude humor, mild action and brief language | See all certifications »

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29 September 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,007,483 (Australia) (1 December 2006)

Gross:

$1,007,483 (Australia) (1 December 2006)
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Trivia

This was Sony's 11th number one opening movie of 2006. It performed particularly well at IMAX theaters where it took in about $1.4 million. This averages about $22,000 per screen versus $6,000 for conventional theaters. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie, it's 3 days to the open season. It actually takes 4 days, though. See more »

Quotes

McSquizzy: That was just a warning, alright? Try it again, I'll be kicking your furry, brown bahookie!
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Crazy Credits

Near the beginning of the end credits, there is a scene where Shaw appears looking like Bigfoot (in reality, he was tarred and feathered in leaves) and is captured by Bob and Bobbie. See more »

Connections

Followed by Open Season 2 (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Wild Wild Life
Written by David Byrne
Performed by Talking Heads
Courtesy of Sire Records
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing and Courtesy of EMI Records Ltd.
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Bear Hunt
24 December 2009 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Predictable kiddie fare with okay animation and some good throwaway moments here and there.

Nothing we haven't seen before, but mildly entertaining and not without its charms. But the overall air of second hand fodder remains intact all through its running time. There's no real heart to all the cartoonish goings-on.

The character work is lackadaisical and the bland songs should've been omitted.

Some of the sidekick critters are funny, though.

5 out of 10 paranoid hunters


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