Open Season (2006)



Critic Consensus: Open Season is a cliched palette of tired jokes and CG animal shenanigans that have been seen multiple times this cinematic year.

Movie Info

A domesticated grizzly bear finds that there's more to life than being the star attraction of a mountain town nature show when a fast-talking mule deer offers him a crash course in woodland living in Sony Pictures Animation's first full-length animated feature. Raised by kindly park ranger Beth (Debra Messing) since he was a just a cub, 900-pound grizzly Boog (Martin Lawrence) is content to spend his days entertaining Timberline tourists and his nights nestled safely in Beth's luxurious garage. … More

Rating: PG (for some rude humor, mild action and brief language)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Animation, Comedy
Directed By: , ,
Written By: Steve Bencich, Ron J. Friedman, Steven Bencich, Nat Mauldin, Jill Culton
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 30, 2007
Box Office: $84.3M
Sony Pictures - Official Site


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Critic Reviews for Open Season

All Critics (106) | Top Critics (31)

I have to say that the humour here (some of it Pythonesque) is mostly spot on and, at times, mischievously dark.

Full Review… | October 14, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

It's just okay.

Full Review… | October 2, 2006
Ebert & Roeper
Top Critic

Animated animal buddy flick is crude but funny.

Full Review… | January 1, 2011
Common Sense Media

Animated children's movies should not glamorize criminal activity and war, but that's exactly what happens in "Open Season"...

Full Review… | April 25, 2009

Despite inconsistencies in audience and humor, there's enough to like about Open Season.

July 28, 2007

[A] beautifully animated and funny, if formulaic, odd-couple comedy.

Full Review… | March 1, 2007
Film Journal International

Audience Reviews for Open Season


Decent family fare. Had some good moments but not my favorite.

John Manard

Super Reviewer


It's good if your bored. Open Season is funny at times but ultimately its far far too silly with a poor amount of witty humour apart from the teddy bear picnic song joke.

Directors Cat
Directors Cat

Super Reviewer

Fine animation, fine voices. I didn't mind!

Matt Goodman

Super Reviewer

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