History Trivia / ChickenRun

4th Jan '18 7:26:36 PM Omniquestions
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* RetroactiveRecognition: It would not be the last time Timothy Spall has [[Film/HarryPotterAndThePrisonerOfAzkaban played a rat]].
29th Nov '17 4:53:58 PM TheTrailblazerCritic
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* RetroactiveRecognition: It would not be the last time Timothy Spall has [[Film/HarryPotterAndThePrisonerOfAzkaban played a rat]].
22nd Oct '17 1:31:35 PM NWolfman
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* ActorSharedBackground: Benjamin Whitrow served in the 1st King's Dragoon Guards from 1956 to 1958 before he became an actor.

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* ActorSharedBackground: Benjamin Whitrow (Fowler) served in the 1st King's Dragoon Guards from 1956 to 1958 before he became an actor.



* DeletedScene: One scene that was cut was how Rocky stole a tricycle from a child. In the theatrical release, this causes some "huh?" as to ''how'' Rocky was riding a tricycle in the ''first'' place. This was a ShoutOut to Film/TheGreatEscape, where Virgil Hilts steals a motorcycle from a Nazi soldier.

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* DeletedScene: One scene that was cut was how Rocky stole a tricycle from a child. In the theatrical release, this causes some "huh?" as to ''how'' Rocky was riding a tricycle in the ''first'' first place. This was a ShoutOut to Film/TheGreatEscape, ''Film/TheGreatEscape,'' where Virgil Hilts steals a motorcycle from a Nazi soldier.
22nd Oct '17 1:29:01 PM NWolfman
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* WriteWhatYouKnow: Creator/NickPark had pet chickens in his youth, two of whom were even named Ginger and Rocky, several of whom frequently tried to escape their pen.

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* WriteWhatYouKnow: Creator/NickPark had pet chickens in his youth, two of whom were even named Ginger and Rocky, several of whom frequently tried to escape their pen.pen. Two of them were even named Ginger and Rocky.
14th Oct '17 3:54:59 PM fruitstripegum
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** One of the chicken characters was originally a pigeon.

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** One of the chicken characters Bunty was originally a pigeon.
1st Oct '17 9:55:31 AM nombretomado
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** A more justified example: in England, what Americans call "flashlights" are instead known as "torches". Aware of the fact that this would confuse their predominantly American audience, Creator/{{DreamWorks}} insisted that a quick shot of Mr. Tweedy coming out of his house with a flashlight be added to assure viewers that he was not, in fact, going to get [[IThoughtYouMeant a large, flaming stick]].

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** A more justified example: in England, what Americans call "flashlights" are instead known as "torches". Aware of the fact that this would confuse their predominantly American audience, Creator/{{DreamWorks}} insisted that a quick shot of Mr. Tweedy coming out of his house with a flashlight be added to assure viewers that he was not, in fact, going to get [[IThoughtYouMeant [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant a large, flaming stick]].
30th Aug '17 1:59:23 PM SimpsonsLover24
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* UncreditedRole: Not many people know this, but Creator/CosgroveHall gave Aardman a helping hand with this movie by making a big Mr. Tweedy model for scenes where he kicked or grabbed Ginger.
25th Aug '17 1:38:22 AM bt8257
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** A more justified example: in England, what American's refer to as "flashlights" are called "torches." Aware of the fact that this would confuse their predominantly American audience, Creator/{{DreamWorks}} insisted that a quick shot of Mr. Tweedy coming out of his house with a flashlight be added to assure viewers that he was not, in fact, going to get [[IThoughtYouMeant a large, flaming stick]].

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** A more justified example: in England, what American's refer to as Americans call "flashlights" are called "torches." instead known as "torches". Aware of the fact that this would confuse their predominantly American audience, Creator/{{DreamWorks}} insisted that a quick shot of Mr. Tweedy coming out of his house with a flashlight be added to assure viewers that he was not, in fact, going to get [[IThoughtYouMeant a large, flaming stick]].
25th Aug '17 1:35:35 AM bt8257
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** Three times in the case of Mrs Tweedy. She's voiced by Creator/MirandaRichardson who already played three evil women who specialized in beheading (in ''Series/{{Blackadder}}'', ''Film/SleepyHollow'', and ''Film/AliceInWonderland1999'').

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** Three times in the case of Mrs Mrs. Tweedy. She's voiced by Creator/MirandaRichardson who already played three evil women who specialized in beheading (in ''Series/{{Blackadder}}'', ''Film/SleepyHollow'', and ''Film/AliceInWonderland1999'').



* DeletedScene: One scene that was cut was how Rocky stole a tricycle from a child. In the theatrical release, this causes some "huh?" as to ''how'' Rocky was riding a tricycle in the ''first'' place. This was to be a ShoutOut to [[Film/TheGreatEscape The Great Escape]], where Virgil Hilts steals a motorcycle from a Nazi soldier.
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* DeletedScene: One scene that was cut was how Rocky stole a tricycle from a child. In the theatrical release, this causes some "huh?" as to ''how'' Rocky was riding a tricycle in the ''first'' place. This was to be a ShoutOut to [[Film/TheGreatEscape The Great Escape]], Film/TheGreatEscape, where Virgil Hilts steals a motorcycle from a Nazi soldier.
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** A more justified example: in England, what American's refer to as "flashlights" are called "torches." Being aware that this would confuse their predominantly American audience, Creator/{{DreamWorks}} insisted that a quick shot of Mr. Tweedy coming out of his house with a flashlight be added assure viewers that he was not, in fact, going to get [[IThoughtYouMeant a large, flaming stick]].

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** A more justified example: in England, what American's refer to as "flashlights" are called "torches." Being aware Aware of the fact that this would confuse their predominantly American audience, Creator/{{DreamWorks}} insisted that a quick shot of Mr. Tweedy coming out of his house with a flashlight be added to assure viewers that he was not, in fact, going to get [[IThoughtYouMeant a large, flaming stick]].



** In an early version of the film, Ginger was going to have a little brother named Nobby. He was [[IncrediblyLamePun axed]] in an attempt to make the film "less cute."

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** In an early version of the film, Ginger was going to have a little brother named Nobby. He was [[IncrediblyLamePun axed]] removed in an attempt to make the film "less cute."
18th Jun '17 9:09:17 PM jormis29
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* AwesomeDearBoy: When Peter Lord and Nick Park first pitched "''Film/TheGreatEscape'' with chickens" to Steven Spielberg and Jeff Katzenberg, Spielberg immediately agreed to the project because ''Great Escape'' was his favorite movie ''and'' he owned a small chicken farm!

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* AwesomeDearBoy: When Peter Lord and Nick Park Creator/NickPark first pitched "''Film/TheGreatEscape'' with chickens" to Steven Spielberg and Jeff Katzenberg, Spielberg immediately agreed to the project because ''Great Escape'' was his favorite movie ''and'' he owned a small chicken farm!



* WriteWhatYouKnow: Nick Park had pet chickens in his youth, two of whom were even named Ginger and Rocky, several of whom frequently tried to escape their pen.

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* WriteWhatYouKnow: Nick Park Creator/NickPark had pet chickens in his youth, two of whom were even named Ginger and Rocky, several of whom frequently tried to escape their pen.
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