PG | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Barry B. Benson, a bee just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans actually eat honey, and subsequently decides to sue them.
Patrick Warburton and John Goodman were previously together in Disney's The Emperor's New Groove (2000). And additionally, John Goodman and Oprah Winfrey later starred in The Princess and the Frog (2009), two years later.
Barry B. Benson:
I don't remember the sun having a big 75 on it.
Commercial jet airplanes of that size usually are going faster than 500 miles per hour, and the fastest insect (not the bee) only goes at about 30 miles per hour.
The Ending Credits drift in a zig zag manner and bees fly about.
The British version is cut by 20 seconds. Dreamworks were required by the British Board of Film Classification to remove "a potentially dangerous and easily imitated technique involving materials that are readily available in the average household". The "dangerous and easily imitated technique" involved the ignition of an aerosol can to form a makeshift flame-thrower - this is replaced by a shower head in the UK version. They were not given the choice of releasing the film uncensored at a higher age rating because the film was aimed at younger viewers.
RUR 73,015,099 (Russia) (4 November 2007)