• Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Release Date: November 13th, 2009

DVD Release Date: March 23rd, 2010

PG |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

After 12 years of bucolic bliss, Mr. Fox (George Clooney) breaks a promise to his wife (Meryl Streep) and raids the farms of their human neighbors, Boggis, Bunce and Bean. Giving in to his animal instincts endangers not only his marriage but also the lives of his family and their animal friends. When the farmers force Mr. Fox and company deep underground, he has to resort to his natural craftiness to rise above the opposition.

Cast: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Wallace Wolodarsky, Eric Chase Anderson, Michael Gambon, Willem Dafoe

Director: Wes Anderson

Genres: Animated , Comedy , Children , Adventure

Production Co: American Empirical Pictures

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Creative, Rescue, Pursuit, Friendship, Witty, 2000s, Wife

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Anderson has created a world as stylized and inventive as anything he's done... "Fox" is a visual delight. show more

  • 100
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Witty and wonderful, Fantastic Mr. Fox is the perfect Thanksgiving entertainment. show more

  • 90
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    A captivating entertainment for the holiday season and well beyond. show more

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Nominated Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)
Nominated Animated Feature Film
Nominated Animated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)
Nominated Best Animated Feature Film
Nominated Music (Original Score)