G | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a cockerel apparently flies into a chicken farm, the chickens see him as an opportunity to escape their evil owners.
First DreamWorks film to have a female protagonist until Monsters vs Aliens (2009) and Trolls (2016).
We can't give you our eggs. They're too valuable.
Nick: And so are we.
Nick: After you, Fetcher.
Fetcher: ...After I what?
The chicken catapult changes during Mac's demonstration. The teeth on the cog and ratchet point in different directions within the same scene.
Near the very end of the credits the conversation about which comes first, the chicken or the egg??, comes up again. The two rodents want to take an egg or a chicken and make a chicken farm to make their own eggs. However, they cannot decide if they need a chicken or an egg. Finally, Rocky the Rooster pipes in and says to "please pipe down".
$17,506,162 (USA) (23 June 2000)
$106,793,915 (USA) (27 October 2000)
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