The Big Year

The Big Year (2011)

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  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 2011-10-13
  • User Rating: 5.8/10 from 454 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 40min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Ingenious Media
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Three fanatical bird-watchers spend an entire year competing to spot the highest number of species as El Nino sends an extraordinary variety of rare breeds flying up into the U.S., but they quickly discover that there are more important things than coming out on top of the competition

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  • Owen Wilson

    as Kenny Bostick
  • Steve Martin

    as Stu Preissler
  • Jack Black

    as Brad Harris
  • Rashida Jones

    as Ellie
  • Jim Parsons

    as Crane
  • Anjelica Huston

    as Annie Auklet
  • Tim Blake Nelson

    as Fuchs
  • Kevin Pollak

    as Jim Gittelson
  • Rosamund Pike

    as Jessica Bostick
  • Joel McHale

    as Barry Loomis
  • Dianne Wiest

    as Brenda Harris
  • Anthony Anderson

    as Bill Clemont
  • Brian Dennehy

    as Raymond Harris
  • June Squibb

    as Old Lady
  • Zahf Paroo

    as Prasad
  • Stacey Scowley

    as Vicki
  • Michael Karl Richards

    as Vicki's Fiancée
  • Paul Campbell

    as Tony
  • John Cleese

    as Narrator (voice)
  • Morgan Brayton

    as Ferry Ticket Seller
Production Curtis Hanson Producer
Writing Howard Franklin Screenplay
Directing David Frankel Director
Production Karen Rosenfelt Producer
Sound Theodore Shapiro Music
Editing Mark Livolsi Editor
Camera Lawrence Sher Director of Photography
Production Margery Simkin Casting
Production Stuart Cornfeld Producer