The Willoughbys Movie

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Convinced they’d be better off raising themselves, the Willoughby children hatch a sneaky plan to send their selfish parents on vacation.

Who's Involved:

Maya Rudolph, Martin Short, Will Forte, Ricky Gervais, Kris Pearn, Sean Cullen, Terry Crews, Jane Krakowski, Luke Carroll, Cory Evans, Alessia Cara

Release Date:

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Netflix

rude humor and some thematic elements
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

The four Willoughby children -- Timothy; his twin brothers, Barnaby A and Barnaby B; and their little sister, Jane -- are abandoned by their oblivious parents and must learn how to adapt their old-fashioned values to the contemporary world in order to create something new: The Modern Family.

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Who stars in The Willoughbys: Cast List

... Narrator (voice)

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World, The Muppets  

... (voice)

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, Mack & Rita  

... Nanny (voice)

Disenchanted, Strange Magic  

... (voice)

Open Season, Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant  

... Commander Melanoff (voice)

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, Blended  

... (voice)

Bunker, The Hating Game  

... (voice)

Strays, Coyote vs. Acme  

... (voice)


Who's making The Willoughbys: Crew List

A look at the The Willoughbys behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Kris Pearn last directed Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2.


Luke Carroll

Production Company

Bron Studios

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Production: What we know about The Willoughbys?

Key Facts

  1. Based on 2010 children's book by Lois Lowry.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2020 - January: The film was set to Completed  status.

    Releasing on Netflix in April 2020.

  2. 2018 - November: The film was set to Production  status.
  3. 2017 - June: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.
  4. 2015 - November: The film was set to Development  status.

    Kris Pearn and Adam Wood will adapt the 2010 children's book by Lois Lowry.

The Willoughbys Release Date: When was the film released?

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The Willoughbys was a Netflix release in 2020 on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.

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Apr. 13, 2020
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