• Happy Feet (2006)

Happy Feet

Release Date: November 17th, 2006

DVD Release Date: March 27th, 2007

PG |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

Mumble (Elijah Wood), a young emperor penguin, lives in Antarctica. Like others of his kind, he needs to be able to sing to attract a mate, but he has a terrible voice. Instead, Mumble must express himself, and lure a female through his amazing talent for tap-dancing.

Cast: Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving, Anthony LaPaglia, E.G. Daily

Director: George Miller

Genres: Musical , Children , Adventure , Comedy , Animated

Production Co: Village Roadshow Prod., Kennedy Miller Productions

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: 2000s, Heartwarming, Family, Survival, Love interest, Rescue, Inspiring, Underdog, Father, Mother, Love

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    This animated all-penguin musical is terrific fun. show more

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The essence of this inventive though erratic animated feature is joyous music and eye-popping motion.

  • 100
    Jack MathewsNew York Daily News

    In the year of the animated movie, this one soars above them all. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com


Winner Animated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)
Nominated Anthony Asquith Award for Original Film Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)
Winner Animated Feature Film
Nominated Best Animated Feature Film
Winner Best Original Song - Motion Picture