• 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

  • 100
    Jack MathewsNew York Daily News

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

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

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

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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