Free Birds Movie

Free Birds movie poster

Two birds from opposite sides of the tracks join forces and travel through time to get their species off people's plates.

Who's Involved:

Craig Mazin, Jimmy Hayward, Owen Wilson, Dan Fogler, Cary Granat, Woody Harrelson, Amy Poehler, Peter Farrelly, Colm Meaney, Bobby Farrelly, George Takei, Scott Mosier, Lesley Nicol, Ed Jones

Release Date:

Friday, November 1, 2013 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG

Runtime: 1 hr, 25 m

Plot: What's the story about?

Reggie (voiced by Owen Wilson) was an ordinary turkey, until one Thanksgiving he was pardoned by the President. Unaware of the fate he’s escaped, Reggie is living large and enjoying the good life at Camp David. But when Reggie is kidnapped by Jake (voiced by Woody Harrelson), the rebel leader of a turkey uprising, he discovers a horrifying secret: Turkeys aren’t honored holiday guests- they’re tasty holiday meals! Jake and Reggie hijack a top secret time machine and travel back in time to 1621, to the first Thanksgiving to take themselves off the menu.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

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    ... Jake (voice)

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    ... Reggie (voice)

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    ... (voice)

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Crew: Who's making Free Birds

A look at the Free Birds behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Jimmy Hayward last directed Jonah Hex and Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who. The film's writer Craig Mazin last wrote The Hangover Part III and Scary Movie 5.


Craig Mazin


Cary Granat
Ed Jones
Craig Mazin
Scott Mosier

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Production: What we know about Free Birds

Key Facts

  1. Helmed by Jimmy Hayward, director of box office hit Horton Hears A Who! and animator on such films as Disney/Pixar's Finding Nemo and Monsters Inc.

Filming Timeline

On or about September 11, 2013, the film was in Completed status.

On or about March 3, 2013, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about October 18, 2012, the film was in Production status.

On or about March 18, 2010, the film was in Announced status.

Free Birds Release Date: When was it released?

Free Birds was released in 2013 on Friday, November 1, 2013 (Nationwide release). There were 15 other movies released on the same date, including Ender's Game, Last Vegas and Man of Tai Chi. 2D/3D

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

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