Chicken Run

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Plot – The hen Gaia tries to shake the apathy of her companions and of an old rooster ex-RAF pilot when she discovers that Tweedy family,owner of the roost,is plotting to make them become Tweedy’s chicken pies. The decisive help to escape from the chicken roost-prison comes from the sky,in the guise of the funny Rocky,an American flying rooster who quickly becomes the idol of the chicks.

Movie Info

Title Chicken Run

Year 2000

Director s Peter Lord,Nick Park

Genre Comedy, Family, Animation

Top 21 Quotes of “Chicken Run” Movie

“- Rocky: You see, over in America, we have this rule. If you want to motivate someone, don’t – mention – death!
– Ginger: Funny; the rule here is: always tell the truth.
– Rocky: Boy, that’s been working like a real charm, hasn’t it? Let me give you some free advice: you want them to perform? Tell them what they wanna hear.
– Ginger: You mean lie?”

Mel Gibson – Rocky
Julia Sawalha – Ginger

“- Ginger: Think, everyone, think. What haven’t we tried yet?
– Bunty: We haven’t tried not trying to escape.
– Babs: Hmm. That might work.”

Julia Sawalha – Ginger
Imelda Staunton – Bunty
Jane Horrocks – Babs

“- Ginger: You’re supposed to be up there – you’re the pilot.
– Fowler: Don’t be ridiculous. I can’t fly this contraption.
– Ginger: Back in your day? The Royal Air Force?
– Fowler: 644 Squadron, Poultry Division – we were the mascots.
– Ginger: You mean you never actually flew the plane?
– Fowler: Good heavens, no! I’m a chicken! The Royal Air…”

Julia Sawalha – Ginger
Benjamin Whitrow – Fowler

“- Fowler: Increase velocity!
– Babs: What does that mean?
– Bunty: It means pedal your flippin’ giblets out!”

Benjamin Whitrow – Fowler
Jane Horrocks – Babs
Imelda Staunton – Bunty

“- Nick: Here’s a thought. Why don’t we get an egg and start our own chicken farm? That way we’d have all the eggs we could eat.
– Fetcher: Right. We’ll need a chicken, then.
– Nick: No… no, we’ll need an egg. You have the egg first, that’s where you get the chicken from.
– Fetcher: No, that’s cobblers. If you don’t have a chicken, where are…”

Timothy Spall – Nick
Phil Daniels – Fetcher

“Something is wrong here; can’t you see that? Strange boxes arrive during the night. Babs stops laying but they don’t take her to the chop, and now they’re giving us extra food. Don’t you see what’s happening? They’re fattening us up. They’re going to kill us all.” Julia Sawalha – Ginger

“- Nick: The exits are located here and here. In the quite likely event of an emergency, put your head between your knees…
– Fetcher: and kiss your bum goodbye!” Timothy Spall – Nick
Phil Daniels – Fetcher

“The most important thing is, we have to work as a team, which means: you do everything I tell you.”

Mel Gibson – Rocky

“- Ginger: Listen. We’ll either die free chickens or we die trying.
– Babs: Are those the only choices?”

Julia Sawalha – Ginger
Jane Horrocks – Babs

“Pushy Americans, always showing up late for every war. Overpaid, oversexed, and over here.”

Benjamin Whitrow – Fowler

“- Nick: Imagine a world before chickens – a chickenless, eggless world…
– Fetcher: I am – and it’s horrible.”

Timothy Spall – Nick
Phil Daniels – Fetcher

“- Ginger: I thought you were teaching us how to fly.
– Rocky: That’s what I’m doing.
– Ginger: Isn’t there usually some flapping involved?
– Rocky: Hey, do I tell you how to lay eggs?” Julia Sawalha – Ginger
Mel Gibson – Rocky

“- Rocky: Oh, just a little place I call the land of the free and the home of the brave.
– Mac: Scotland!
– Rocky: No! America.” Mel Gibson – Rocky
Lynn Ferguson – Mac

“- Bunty: Face the facts, ducks. The chances of us getting out of here are a million to one.
– Ginger: Then there’s still a chance.”

Imelda Staunton – Bunty
Julia Sawalha – Ginger

“I hate to be the voice of doom, but I’ve been calculatin’ my figures, and…I just don’t think we’re built for flyin’.” Lynn Ferguson – Mac

“- Ginger: So laying eggs all your life and then getting plucked, stuffed, and roasted is good enough for you, is it?
– Babs: It’s a livin’.”

Julia Sawalha – Ginger
Jane Horrocks – Babs

“- Rocky: Wait a minute. Let me get this straight. You wanna get every chicken in this place out of here at the same time?
– Ginger: Of course.
– Rocky: You’re certifiable! You can’t pull off a stunt like that; that’s suicide.
– Ginger: Where there’s a will, there’s a way.
– Rocky: Couldn’t agree more. And I will be leaving that way.”

Mel Gibson – Rocky
Julia Sawalha – Ginger

“- Rocky: You see, flying takes three things: hard work, perseverance and… hard work.
– Fowler: You said hard work twice!
– Rocky: That’s because it takes twice as much work as perseverance.”

Mel Gibson – Rocky
Benjamin Whitrow – Fowler

“- Babs: Morning, Ginger. Back from holiday?
– Ginger: I wasn’t on holiday, Babs. I was in solitary confinement.
– Babs: Oh. It’s nice to get a bit of time to yourself, isn’t it?”

Jane Horrocks – Babs
Julia Sawalha – Ginger

– Mrs. Tweedy: Imagine. In less than a fortnight, every grocers’ in the county will be stocked with box upon box of Mrs. Tweedy’s Homemade Chicken Pies.
– Mr. Tweedy: Just “Mrs.”?
– Mrs. Tweedy: Woman’s touch. Makes the public feel more comfortable.

Miranda Richardson – Mrs. Tweedy
Tony Haygarth – Mr. Tweedy

“- Ginger: Uh, Mr. Rhodes, perhaps I didn’t explain our situation properly. We lay eggs; day in and day out. And when we can’t lay any more, they kill us.
– Rocky: It’s a cruel world, dollface. Might as well get used to it.
– Ginger: What part of ‘They kill us’ do you not understand?”

Julia Sawalha – Ginger
Mel Gibson – Rocky