Growling Gut / Animated Films

  • In Bambi 2, Bambi's stomach growls twice when he gets up in the morning.
  • On Blinky Bill: The Movie, Blinky's stomach growled when he hides at a store.
  • In Bolt, Bolt's stomach growls, and he freaks out over it thinking that Mittens implanted some kind of poison in him.
    • Mittens' stomach growls at another point in the movie.
  • Archibald Snatcher from The Boxtrolls had this from an allergic reaction to cheese.
  • In the 1973 version of Charlotte's Web, Templeton's stomach gurgles at least one time.
    • Happened to Wilbur when he heard his stomach in the sequel.
  • In The Good Dinosaur, Arlo's stomach gurgles while he's looking for berries.
  • In A Goofy Movie, Max's stomach growls while he and Goofy are in their car trying to stay safe from Bigfoot.
  • Happens to Wolf in Hoodwinked while spying on Red in the bushes. Red mistakes it as a threatening growl.
  • In Hugo the Movie Star, Hugo's stomach growls four times.
  • Ice Age
    • In the first movie, when the baby is crying, the three main characters don't know the reason for it, until the baby's stomach growls.
    • While the main three are walking over an ice-covered volcano, they hear a deep rumbling. Manfred then says to Diego, "Tell me that was your stomach."
    • In the fourth movie, when the continent breaks apart with a loud noise, Sid apologizes because he thought that his stomach causes that noise.
  • Happens twice in The Iron Giant, first happens to the Giant due to having no metal to eat.
    • And the second time to Kent Mansley due to a milkshake that Hogarth laced with laxative.
  • Po's stomach growls at the beginning of Kung Fu Panda 2, leading to this gem:
    Po: My fist hungers for justice!
    (growl)
    Po: That was my...fist.
    • And it happens to Po again in Kung Fu Panda 3.
    • And in "Secret of The Furious Five".
  • The Land Before Time
    • In the original film, Ducky’s stomach growls in front of Littlefoot just before they encounter Petrie.
    • Not only does it happen to Ducky again in "The Great Valley Adventure", but it happens to Petrie as well.
    • And in "Journey of the Brave", Spike's stomach growls, causing him to blush in embarrassment.
  • This happens to Brick in "Lego: The Adventures of Cluth Powers".
  • In The Lion King, Banzai's stomach growls while he’s waiting with the other hyenas to start the wildebeest stampede.
    • Also in The Lion King 1˝, Pumbaa's stomach gurgles a couple times before he lets out a big fart causing all the animals crowding him and Timon to faint. Some of the other animals saw those animals fainting and thought the those animals were bowing and decided to bow with the other animals.
  • Mort's stomach gurgles after he ate too much cake in Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted.
    Mort: (stomach gurgles) My tummy is speaking to Me.
  • Occurs twice in Minions; first Stuart's stomach rumbles as they leave the ice cave, causing the narrator to remark that 'he was going to be the one to eat this banana', and then Bob's stomach growls loudly when they are on the rowing boat, right before Stuart starts seeing him and Kevin as bananas.
  • In A Mouse's Tale, Sir Jonas's stomach rumbles twice.
  • Boog's stomach growled on Open Season 2 when he saw three men around the campfire. His stomach growled briefly on Open Season 3.
  • Happens to Elliott the clumsy but kind-hearted dragon in Pete's Dragon (1977) when he drinks some sort of an alcoholic beverage offered by Hoagie and Lampie, causing his tummy to rumble, wiggle and shake which triggers a fiery belch chasing them away.
  • The opening of Over the Hedge has RJ momentarily reconsider robbing Vincent the bear of his hibernation stash, until his hungry stomach rumbles, convincing him otherwise.
  • In the 2009 BBC adaptation of "The Gruffalo", this happen to the Mouse due to hunger at the start of the movie, just before meeting Fox for the first time. It happens to him a second time near the end of the movie.
  • On Penguins of Madagascar, Kowalski's stomach growled after eating too many Cheezy Dibbles.
  • Ratatouille has a scene in which Remy, trapped in the sewer and hungry, tries to distract himself by reading Gusteau's cookbook. Of course it only makes him hungrier, punctuated by his stomach grumbling.
  • In Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island, Simone and Lena are telling the gang about the pirate who once inhabited their island and who's soul they believe still roams it. Suddenly, a horrible growl is heard... which turns out to be Scooby and Shaggy stomachs.
  • In Tarzan 2, Tarzan's stomach growled and so did Zugor.
  • In Toy Story 2, Woody tries to get his detached arm out of a sleeping Al's shirt pocket. He's momentarily distracted by an earthquake-like rumble beneath him, traveling from Al's stomach through his throat, resulting in him burping right in Woody's face and almost suffocating him.
  • In the Wallace & Gromit movie The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Wallace's stomach rumbles hungrily to punctuate his line about his and Gromit's rabbit pens "getting a bit full down there."

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