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Flushed Away (2006) Movie



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Overview

Language
English

Country
UK

Ratings / Votes
6.8/ 10 (49263 Votes)

MPAA Ratings
Rated PG for crude humor and some language

Production Company
Aardman Animations [gb] - (as Aardman Features) (presents)
DreamWorks Animation [us] - (presents)

Production Designer

All Producers

All Directors

Writers

Release Date
(Japan) - 22 October 2006
(USA) - 22 October 2006
(France) - 25 October 2006
(USA) - 29 October 2006
(Singapore) - 2 November 2006

Running Time
85

Tagline
Someone's Going Down Plumbing Soon

Keywords
animal, boat, cell-phone, computer-animation, dreamworks-animated-film, fart-joke, flatulence, flushed-down-a-toilet, frog, greek-chorus, hit-in-the-crotch, hyde-park-london, james-bond-spoof-scene, london-england, london-eye, mouse, rat, ruby, scene-during-end-credits, sewer, slapstick-comedy, slug, spy-spoof, subjective-camera, surprise-during-end-credits,

Technical Support
LAB:Technicolor, Hollywood (CA), USA - (prints)
MET:2321 m - (Sweden)
MET:2340 m - (Portugal, 35 mm)
OFM:Digital
PCS:Digital - (source format)
PCS:Digital Intermediate - (2K) (master format)
PFM:35 mm - (spherical) (Kodak Vision 2383)
PFM:D-Cinema
RAT:1.85 : 1



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Full Cast

  1. Alexander, Newell (I) as (voice) [Tex] <21>
  2. Blake, Roger (I) as (voice) [Policeman/Balloon Seller] <16>
  3. Bowers, David (I) as (voice) [Goldfish/Fly/Shocky/Henchfrog #1/Tadpole] <31>
  4. Fairbank, Christopher as (voice) [Thimblenose Ted/Cockroach/Passerby] <17>
  5. Fell, Sam (I) as (voice) [Liam/Prophet/Ladykiller/Fanseller] <30>
  6. Jackman, Hugh as (voice) [Roddy] <1>
  7. Knights, Christopher (I) as (voice) [Fat Barry/Market Trader] <27>
  8. Kydd, Jonathan as (voice) [Barnacle] <20>
  9. McGrath, Tom (IV) as (voice) [Action Figure/Artist] <29>
  10. McKellen, Ian as (voice) [The Toad] <3>
  11. Motson, John as (voice) [Football Commentator] <14>
  12. Nighy, Bill as (voice) [Whitey] <5>
  13. Reno, Jean (I) as (voice) [Le Frog] <4>
  14. Richardson, Miles as (voice) [Father] <13>
  15. Richie, Shane as (voice) [Sid] <7>
  16. Serkis, Andy as (voice) [Spike] <6>
  17. Shardlow, Paul as (voice) [Pegleg] <18>
  18. Silk, Joshua as (voice) [Fergus] <23>
  19. Suchet, David as (voice) [Rita's Dad] <9>
  20. Vernon, Conrad as (voice) [Take Out] <19>
  21. Weston, Douglas as (voice) [Newspaper Seller] <15>
  22. Burke, Kathy as (voice) [Rita's Mum] <8>
  23. Duerden, Susan as (voice) [Mother] <12>
  24. Elliot, Ashleigh-Louis as (voice) [Rita's Sister #2] <25>
  25. Fitzer, Susan as (voice) [Edna] <22>
  26. Ludwig, Ashleigh as (voice) [Rita's Sister #3] <26>
  27. Margolyes, Miriam as (voice) [Rita's Grandma] <10>
  28. Rawlinson, Rachel as (voice) [Tabitha] <11>
  29. Tate, Emma as (voice) [Fly-Lady/Passerby #2] <28>
  30. Wells, Meredith as (voice) [Rita's Little Sister] <24>
  31. Winslet, Kate as (voice) [Rita] <2>

Genres

  1. Adventure
  2. Animation
  3. Comedy
  4. Family

Full Plot

Roddy is a decidedly upper-crust "society mouse" who lives the life of a beloved pet in a posh Kensington flat. When a sewer rat named Sid comes spewing out of the sink and decides he's hit the jackpot, Roddy schemes to rid himself of the pest by luring him into the "whirlpool." Sid may be an ignorant slob, but he's no fool, so it is Roddy who winds up being flushed away into the bustling sewer world of Ratropolis. There Roddy meets Rita, an enterprising scavenger who works the sewers in her faithful boat, the Jammy Dodger. Roddy immediately wants out, or rather, up; Rita wants to be paid for her trouble; and, speaking of trouble, the villainous Toad - who royally despises all rodents equally, making no distinction between mice and rats--wants them iced... literally. The Toad dispatches his two hapless hench-rats, Spike and Whitey, to get the job done. When they fail, the Toad has no choice but to send to France for his cousin - that dreaded mercenary, Le Frog. DreamWorks SKG Roddy is a rat who lives in the best lifestyle possible, but when stranger Sid appears, Roddy tries everything to remove him. Unfortunately for Roddy, not everything goes to plan, and he himself ends up in the sewers. Gaining the assistance of Rita, Roddy tries to get home, whilst dodging the evil Toad. FilmFanUk Plot not found

Total Business

AD: 858,661 (Germany) (31 December 2007) AD: 719,934 (Germany) (7 January 2007) AD: 600,773 (Germany) (31 December 2006) AD: 341,165 (Germany) (17 December 2006) AD: 191,220 (Germany) (10 December 2006) AD: 231,498 (Netherlands) (31 December 2007) AD: 151,484 (Netherlands) (31 December 2006) BT: USD 149,000,000 CP: DreamWorks Animation LLC and Aardman Animations Limited GR: USD 64,459,316 (USA) (25 February 2007) GR: USD 64,272,721 (USA) (18 February 2007) GR: USD 63,963,084 (USA) (11 February 2007) GR: USD 63,693,369 (USA) (4 February 2007) GR: USD 63,419,887 (USA) (28 January 2007) GR: USD 63,045,535 (USA) (21 January 2007) GR: USD 62,676,245 (USA) (14 January 2007) GR: USD 61,607,497 (USA) (17 December 2006) GR: USD 61,214,583 (USA) (10 December 2006) GR: USD 60,042,437 (USA) (3 December 2006) GR: USD 57,266,350 (USA) (24 November 2006) GR: USD 48,588,533 (USA) (19 November 2006) GR: USD 39,827,295 (USA) (12 November 2006) GR: USD 18,814,323 (USA) (5 November 2006) GR: GBP 10,582,861 (UK) (28 January 2007) GR: GBP 10,358,391 (UK) (21 January 2007) GR: GBP 10,084,565 (UK) (14 January 2007) GR: GBP 9,720,160 (UK) (7 January 2007) GR: GBP 8,535,177 (UK) (31 December 2006) GR: GBP 7,348,710 (UK) (24 December 2006) GR: GBP 5,837,210 (UK) (17 December 2006) GR: GBP 4,774,138 (UK) (10 December 2006) GR: GBP 3,106,874 (UK) (3 December 2006) GR: EUR 215,026 (Netherlands) (3 December 2006) OW: USD 18,814,323 (USA) (5 November 2006) (3,707 screens) OW: GBP 3,106,874 (UK) (3 December 2006) (468 screens) OW: EUR 156,620 (Netherlands) (3 December 2006) (162 screens) SD: 4 October 2004 - ? WG: USD 150,037 (USA) (25 February 2007) (202 screens) WG: USD 261,065 (USA) (18 February 2007) (228 screens) WG: USD 217,996 (USA) (11 February 2007) (242 screens) WG: USD 218,783 (USA) (4 February 2007) (278 screens) WG: USD 309,357 (USA) (28 January 2007) (300 screens) WG: USD 312,771 (USA) (21 January 2007) (315 screens) WG: USD 425,258 (USA) (14 January 2007) (332 screens) WG: USD 245,207 (USA) (17 December 2006) (450 screens) WG: USD 835,368 (USA) (10 December 2006) WG: USD 2,205,862 (USA) (3 December 2006) (2,053 screens) WG: USD 5,756,455 (USA) (24 November 2006) (2,621 screens) WG: USD 6,596,962 (USA) (19 November 2006) (3,307 screens) WG: USD 16,606,526 (USA) (12 November 2006) (3,707 screens) WG: USD 18,814,323 (USA) (5 November 2006) (3,707 screens) WG: GBP 208,843 (UK) (28 January 2007) (327 screens) WG: GBP 250,854 (UK) (21 January 2007) (344 screens) WG: GBP 299,882 (UK) (14 January 2007) (372 screens) WG: GBP 481,641 (UK) (7 January 2007) (384 screens) WG: GBP 702,520 (UK) (31 December 2006) (448 screens) WG: GBP 818,918 (UK) (24 December 2006) (476 screens) WG: GBP 783,684 (UK) (17 December 2006) (464 screens) WG: GBP 1,221,231 (UK) (10 December 2006) (470 screens) WG: GBP 3,106,874 (UK) (3 December 2006) (468 screens) WG: EUR 156,620 (Netherlands) (3 December 2006) (162 screens)

Movie Certificate

MG6 (Netherlands)
G (Singapore)
G (Ireland)
PG (USA)(certificate #42964)
0 (Switzerland)(canton of Geneva)
0 (Switzerland)(canton of Vaud)
I (Hong Kong)
U (Malaysia)
K-7 (Finland)
G (Australia)
o.Al. (Germany)
Livre (Brazil)
7 (Sweden)
Atp (Argentina)
PT (Peru)
U (UK)(cut version)
M/6 (Portugal)(original version)
All (South Korea)
M/4 (Portugal)(dubbed version)
PG (New Zealand)

Music Composers

  1. Gregson-Williams, Harry

Dress Designers

  1. Poole, Jane

Distributors

Film1 [nl] - (2007) (Netherlands) (TV) (limited)
Kadokawa Entertainment [jp] - (2007) (Japan) (DVD)
Odeon [gr] - (2007) (Greece) (DVD)
Paramount Home Entertainment [de] - (2007) (Germany) (DVD)
Paramount Home Entertainment [nl] - (2007) (Netherlands) (DVD)
Paramount Home Entertainment [us] - (2007) (USA) (DVD)
Paramount Pictures [us] - (2006) (USA) (theatrical)
SBS6 [nl] - (2009) (Netherlands) (TV)
Taramount Film [rs] - (2006) (Serbia) (theatrical) (Montenegro)
United International Pictures (UIP) [ar] - (2007) (Argentina) (theatrical)
United International Pictures (UIP) [ch] - (2006) (Switzerland) (theatrical)
United International Pictures (UIP) [fr] - (2006) (France) (theatrical)
United International Pictures (UIP) [gb] - (2006) (UK) (theatrical)
United International Pictures (UIP) [gr] - (2006) (Greece) (theatrical)
United International Pictures (UIP) [nl] - (2006) (Netherlands) (theatrical)
United International Pictures (UIP) [ph] - (2006) (Philippines) (theatrical)
United International Pictures (UIP) [sg] - (2006) (Singapore) (theatrical)

Misc

  1. Allen, Holly (IV) (production engineer)
  2. Anderson III, Henry F. (consulting director)
  3. Anderson, Amy (VIII) (assistant to producers: UK)
  4. Aspinwall, Brian K. (assistant to producers: USA) (as Brian Keith Aspinwall)
  5. Baker, Steve (IX) (research and development)
  6. Barnes, Richard M. (technology supporter)
  7. Barnes, Tom (III) (film technical director)
  8. Beatty, Maureen (production assistant)
  9. Bilton, Will (research and development)
  10. Blau, Rob (production engineering supervisor)
  11. Bridges, Jacen (virtual studio coordinator)
  12. Bulman, Greg (systems engineer)
  13. Cady, Michael (editorial systems engineer)
  14. Callaghan, Grant (technical resource administrator)
  15. Canning, Patrick (I) (production coordinator)
  16. Carter, Jason (VII) (finaling production coordinator)
  17. Chandra, Ariandy (title designer)
  18. Chapin, Scott (engineering system administrator)
  19. Chidel, Kristen D. (production executive)
  20. Cooper, Mike (II) (development executive)
  21. Coronado, Michael (hardware engineer)
  22. Cutler, Michael (III) (senior systems adminstrator)
  23. Cutler, Mike (systems engineer)
  24. Das, Sanjay (I) (director of research and development)
  25. De Falco, Mick (animatic aritist)
  26. Detke, John (systems engineer)
  27. Ducocq, Alexandra (executive assistant: hugh jackman) (uncredited)
  28. Elliott, Erin J. (training and technical development) (as Erin Condy)
  29. Engle, Kevin D. (assistant to producers: USA)
  30. Esposito III, Anthony (trainer)
  31. Feliciano, Bart (systems administrator)
  32. Felipe, Ray (script researcher)
  33. Ferris, Dean (assistant to producers: UK)
  34. Fitzgerald, G. Mark (production assistant)
  35. Flynn, Pilar (story supervisor)
  36. Franz, Paul (III) (technical resource administrator)
  37. Garcia, Ryan (III) (production assistant)
  38. Gershbein, Reid (research and development)
  39. Grace, Jay (trainer)
  40. Grant, Darin K. (head of production technology)
  41. Grimes, Darin (marketing)
  42. Griswold, Eric (research and development)
  43. Guerra, Eddie (II) (production assistant)
  44. Gumbiner, Juli (technical resource supervisor)
  45. Hague, Caroline (II) (production assistant: uk)
  46. Hall-Rogers, Michelle (assistant to producers: USA)
  47. Henderson, Michael J. (II) (production engineer)
  48. Henley, April (production assistant)
  49. Huber, Stephanie (administrative assistant)
  50. Hunter, Vicki (II) (finance/accounting: administration & finance)
  51. Jack, Andrew (dialect coach: Hugh Jackman)
  52. Jackels, Mark (production engineer)
  53. Jarrett, Geoffrey (technical resource administrator)
  54. Jones, Amanda Deering (script coordinator)
  55. Kafka, Micah (production assistant)
  56. Kilty, Scott (systems administrator)
  57. Kirksey, Daniel (resource administrator)
  58. Knoll, Andrea Montana (production coordinator)
  59. Krothe, Ross (technical resource administrator)
  60. Ku, Hans (alliance manager)
  61. Lachance, Michael (creative executive) (uncredited)
  62. Lee, Jeff (V) (systems engineer)
  63. Leonard, Edwin R. (chief technology officer) (as Ed Leonard)
  64. Leuper, Jim (effects engineer)
  65. Long, Nicholas (I) (research and development)
  66. Lynden, Alina (assistant to producers: UK)
  67. Lynn, Michael (IV) (production coordinator)
  68. Macready, Mark (technical resource administrator)
  69. Marco, Rich (systems engineer)
  70. Marino, Romney T. (technology coordinator)
  71. Mayer, Lise (writer: additional material)
  72. Milewski, Corrin (research and development supervisor)
  73. Miller, John R. (systems administrator)
  74. Miller, Peter C. (software quality assurance)
  75. Morales, Ray Hansel (production coordinator)
  76. Nikolic, Alex (media producer)
  77. O'Sullivan, John (II) (systems administrator)
  78. O'Sullivan, John (II) (systems engineer)
  79. Oliver, Karen A. (consumer products) (uncredited)
  80. Ostojic, Liska (assistant to producer)
  81. Ostojic, Liska (sweatbox coordinator)
  82. Parmer, Paul (editorial systems engineer)
  83. Peoples, Harbor (office manager: technology)
  84. Platt, Jess (dialect coach)
  85. Pope, Jason Lee (assistant to producers: USA)
  86. Reed, Kristina (production executive)
  87. Rich, Daniel (systems engineer)
  88. Richards, Joshua F. (research and development)
  89. Robertson, Dee Austin (production coordinator)
  90. Roedel, Christian (production assistant)
  91. Ross, Stephen E. (systems administrator)
  92. Salinas, Angel G. (surfacing coordinator)
  93. Schmidt, Donald (research and development)
  94. Scott, Jason (III) (trainer)
  95. Sehgal, Michael (head of training)
  96. Shalosky, Kirk (production accountant)
  97. Smithson, Kira Shea (production office coordinator)
  98. Smyth, Evan (I) (principal software engineer)
  99. Sorensen, Steven (III) (technical resource administrator)
  100. Stetson, Allen (technical director)
  101. Tanaka, Kenichiro (III) (research and development)
  102. Tayabji, Munira (technical director) (as Munira M. Bhaiji)
  103. Taylor, Ben (XXV) (technical resource administrator)
  104. Tokunaga, Mark M. (manager of digital resources)
  105. Toll, Tim (systems engineer)
  106. Ullman, Tracey (creative consultant)
  107. Upadhye, Neel (production assistant)
  108. Vitale, Joe (III) (production assistant)
  109. Voegele, Jason (production assistant)
  110. Wakita, Makiko (story production assistant)
  111. Walters, Charley (production communication)
  112. Weisberg, Larry (production office coordinator)
  113. White, Andy (XII) (editorial systems engineer)
  114. White, Andy (XII) (technical supporter)
  115. Wilkins, Mark R. (technical director)
  116. Williams, Jason (XXI) (research and development)
  117. Yu, Daniel (II) (research and development)

Quotes

Toad: Prepare to meet you maker. Your... "ice maker". Whitey: Hah hah, makes me laugh every time, that one. [Spike and Whitey are falling] Spike: Keep your legs straight when you hit the water! [Whitey lands safely in the water, while Spike hits a cement stone] Whitey: I kept me legs straight, Spike. [a power cord lands on Spike] Sid: [Flushing Roddy down the drain] You think I don't know a toilet when I see one? Sid: You were going to flush me down the loo! Roddy: No, no, no! It's a big jacuzzi, the deluxe model! Sid: Well then, you won't mind if I get the bubbles going, will ya? Roddy: No, not the lever! Have mercy! No! No! I can't swim! Sid: Bon voyage, me old cream cracker. Hold your nose. Roddy: No, no, no! You can't do this! Sid: You were going to try and flush me? Let's see how you like it! Goldfish: [Roddy picks up fish] Have you seen my dad? Tadpole: Is it the Glorious Amphibian Dawn, dad? Toad: Anything for you, my little man. Tadpole: Can I have a pony? Toad: No. Tadpole: A puppy? Toad: We'll talk about it. Tadpole: Can we talk about it now? Toad: No! [All the tadpoles start asking for puppies] No, you can't all have puppies! Please, daddy's working! Sid: Careful, mate. Those aren't chocolate buttons. Roddy: Whatever's going on, I assure you, I'm not involved. I'm just an innocent bystander. Spike: Rita, Rita, Rita. [laughs] Thought you could give us the slip? [Slips and falls] What are you looking at? Keep still! Come on, then! Right! Who have we got here? Whitey: I believe he said his name was Millicent Bystander. Roddy: Will you please tell these people I'm not involved in this? Rita: Fine. All right, all right, listen up. This gentleman, he's not from around here. Roddy: Thank you. Rita: Just look how nicely he's dressed. Roddy: Ah, thank you. Rita: And why? Because he's an international jewel thief! Roddy: Precisely... What? No, no! Liam: Oy, mom! There's a peeping Tom outside. Rita's Grandma: Tom? Oh, it's Tom Jones! Liam: He's gonna steal your boat. Rita: He won't steal my boat. Liam: He's stealing your boat. Rita: He isn't stealing... Liam: He stole your boat. Rita: What? Liam: He's like Robin Hood in reverse. Rita: This is quite tasty. Roddy: Thanks. I don't think it's too bad, considering I only had an apple, four raisins and a box of rice. Rita: Rice? Slug: [singing] What's that urge from deep inside? / The need to hurl won't be denied / That isn't rice, that's maggots you're eating. Maggots: Larva, larva, larva... Roddy: Well. That explains why it all ran to one side when I put salt in it. Tex: Where's your helmets? Which one's the quarterback? Pick up the ball! Pick up the ball! Aw, these Brits don't know the first thing about football. Whitey: Oh, I love a happy ending. Spike: Oh, you've gone soft. I like unhappy endings, with lots of violence. [the champagne bottle used to christen the Jammy Dodger II swings over and hits Spike; the cork pops and the bottle goes flying, taking Spike with it; offscreen crash] Whitey: Are you - are you happy now, Spike? Toad: You wretched vermin! I'll make you pay for this! Le Frog: Ah, give it a rest, cousin... and get your kids a puppy. Le Frog: You stupid English, with your Yorkshire puddings and your chips and fish! Roddy: [hanging on to Rita's belt as it starts to break] No, no don't break! There are things I want to do, sights I want to see. [belt breaks; Rita's pants drop] That wasn't on the list. Roddy: And who might you be, little chap? Shocky: They call me Shocky. Roddy: Why do they call you that? Shocky: [Shocks Roddy with a battery] Shocky! Roddy: Ohh! Yes, got it. [as Roddy is sent flying through a clothesline] Passerby: Is it a bird? Passerby #2: Is it a plane? Passerby #3: Is that guy wearing my underpants? Action Figure: Give up your weapons of mass destruction! Come and get me, enemy of freedom! Toad: Huzzah, a man of quality! Rita: Tell me about yourself, Roddy. Roddy: Well, there's not much to tell. Rita: You know everything about me, warts and all. I don't even know what you do. Roddy: I'm... I'm in a boy band. Rita: What? Roddy: Yeah. Yeah, I'm the posh one. [Roddy is using a cell phone as a shield as Rita throws crayons at him; the crayons dial a number] Take Out: Ha Chin Chinese takeout. Roddy: Yes, I'm being attacked by a madwoman! She's got crayons! Take Out: One chicken chow mein. With wonton? Roddy: No, crayons! Take Out: No wonton! You want rice? Fried or white? Roddy: Fried. No, wait! Take Out: You want wonton or what? Roddy: Cancel that order. Spike: Blimy, it's cold. Whitey: That's why I wore me mittens. Spike: Wha... Hitmen don't wear mittens! Take them off! You're embarrasing me! Whitey: It's all right for you. You've got little hands. They don't freeze as much. Rita: What are you, some kind of rat boomerang? Give me back my ruby! Roddy: I haven't got your ruby! [the ruby falls on his hand] Okay. Well, now I've got your ruby. Shocky: They call me shocky. Roddy: Now why do they call you that? [Talking about Spike's hands] Spike: They're small but these are lethal weapons, these are. Whitey: You got your mother's hands. Spike: All right, all right! It's time to bring out... the Persuader! [takes out a nutcracker] Spike: Your choice, mate. You can talk now, or you can talk later. Ain't that right, Persuader? Spike: [through the nutcracker, in a much higher voice] Yes, in a much higher voice. Slug: High five! [He realizes he has no hands] Slug: Oh, yeah. [Le Frog Has brought a cable necessary for the Toad's plan] Toad: At last, it's mine! [the Toad laughs for half a minute and is annoying Le Frog] Le Frog: Just take it! Toad: You find my pain amusing? Le Frog: I find everyone's pain amusing, except my own... I'm French! Rita: It's impossible! Roddy: /ENGLAND/ is winning! ANYTHING'S possible! Spike: Any last requests? Roddy: Yes. Could you fly, quite suddenly, off the boat, screaming like a girl? Spike: What? [Is jerked off the boat by a cord] AAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! Le Frog: We leave immediately! [strides off screen] Henchfrog #1: What about supper? Le Frog: [strides back on screen] We leave in five hours! Le Frog: To action! Henchfrogs: We surrender! Le Frog: Not that action, you idiots! The kung-fu thing! Le Frog: We leave immediately! Henchfrog: What about dinner? Le Frog: We leave... in five hours. Spike: Bingo! Whitey: Scrabble! Heh. Fly: He's a mad man! Run away, run... [the Toad swallows the fly] Toad: Pardon me, my fly's undone. Spike: Ohhh, Whitey! Whitey: I saw an opportunity, and I took it. Toad: You find my pain funny? Le Frog: I find everyone's pain funny but my own. I'm French. Roddy: Roddy St. James saves the day. Toad: You are late. Le Frog: Fashionably late my warty English cousin. I know no other way. Whitey: So you're from up top, eh? I used to work in a laboratory up top. Yeah, big shampoo job. I was dark grey when we started. Still, it cleared up me dandruff. Whitey: Are you sure about this, Spike? These things are dangerous. Spike: Danger is my middle name! Whitey: I thougth it was Lesley. Roddy: When the cat's away, the mice will play! Whitey: It's just that curry you had last night, Spike. I'm the same, I've got a bum like the Japanese flag. Rita's Grandma: I'm coming, Tom! [last lines] Tabitha: Roddy! I brought you a new friend! [she holds up a cat] Sid: Aah! Le Frog: This bizarre obsession with rats; it is not good for you. You are becoming what we French call "le fruitcake!" [repeated line] Toad: Good bye, vermin. Roddy: Maybe I can make it up to you? Rita: Get stuffed. Toad: Where are those idiots! [talking to his tadpoles] Toad: It's so hard to get good help these days, my boys. [speaks baby talk] Toad: Yes, that's right. Oh, come on out, my lovelies. Cheer your old Dad up. Poor Daddy, surrounded by filthy rats in this joy-less, sun-less void! But don't worry, Daddy will get rid of them all. They'll all be deady-weddy. [Kisses tadpole tank. Whitey and Spike enter] Toad: Did you find it? [still in baby voice] Spike: Huh? Toad: [angered] Uh! Did you find it? Ladykiller: [to Roddy] End of the line, Millicent! Slug: [singing] Lonely, I'm Mr. Lonely, I have nobody for my own! [Roddy closes the window on the Slugs] Rita: We Malones never go back on our word. Rita: Real! Roddy: Fake. Rita: Real! Roddy: Fake. Rita: [sighs] Real. Roddy: Fake. Rita: REAL! Thimblenose Ted: Hey guys, I just had a tipoff. They're heading west, to Kensington. Spike: Bingo! Whitey: Scrabble! Spike: Enough games! To the Ratmobiles! [first lines] Mother: Car's here. Father: It's nine o' clock already, we're going to miss our flight. Le Frog: [after Rita hit him] You will pay for this, my little chocolate croissant. Le Frog: He's cuckoo, but family! Whitey: [after spotting the ruby in Rita'a back pocket] The booty's in the booty! Rita's Dad: Wave. Wave! Crowd: [shouting] England! Rita's Dad: No! Giant wave! [everybody turns around and screams] Roddy: [singing] Ice cold Rita / Never did I meet a / Girl who's half so cruel / I offered her a jewel / But she left me stuck / Stranded on a duck / What a shoddy thing to do to Roddy... Me! / That's Roddy St. James of Kensington. Slug: Poor, poor Roddy / Flushed down his own potty / Rita, can't you find it in your heart... to help him? Roddy: How mean can one rat be? / Ice cold Rita / Won't you be sweeter to me? Roddy: [ Roddy and Rita are running from the thugs] Rita could we please go a little faster. Rita: We don't have too. Rita: [hits a button] Go go purple custard. Toad: [to Le Frog] Perhaps you forget that it was a rat who cast me from paradise. Le Frog: [Rolling his eyes] Oh please not the scrapbook again. Toad: [pulls a book off a shelf] My memoirs , volume one details the dire and tragic story of my youth. Le Frog: Oh mon dieu. Toad: Of all the pets in Buckingham palace , young prince charles fancied me the best , we would frolic day after sunny day in royal abandon sharing that sweet and magical bond between boy and toad. Le Frog: Your going to make me throw up. Toad: We were inseparable until... it arrived THAT RAT , while the poor boys head was turned , I was cruelly plunged into a whirlpool of despair. Le Frog: I know I know you were flushed away down the loo right? boo hoo hoo, it is so dark, so cold, so terrible [chuckles] . Toad: You find my pain funny? Le Frog: I find everyones pain funny but my own, I'm French. Toad: [stands up and knocks over a table] Just get that cable. Rita's Dad: We don't need the money! Cockroach: A new stove would be nice... Roddy: [Showing Sid the toilet] After a hard day navigating the sewer pipes, there's nothing better than relaxing in a Jacuzzi whirlpool bath. Pegleg: So you're from up top, huh? Roddy: Yes. Pegleg: I know someone who might be able to help you, might. The captain of the Jammy Dodger. Goldfish: I know where it is! Whitey: [Repeated line] Keep your legs straight! Sid: [to Roddy] I'll be seeing you my friend.

Other Titles

  1. Flutsch und weg (2006) (ENG)
    (Germany)

  2. Giù per il tubo (2006) (ENG)
    (Italy)

  3. Ratropolis (2005) (ENG)
    (USA) (working title)

Shooting/Filming Locations

  1. California, USA
  2. England, UK

Trivia

- In the first theatrical trailer, Roddy was not the only pet of the little human girl. There was also a cage with two small yellow gerbils, who seemed to be Roddy's menservants. However, in the final cut of the film, these two characters were removed, probably to advance the story, and make Roddy appear to be a character who is more "alone" than "spoiled". The first trailer also shows the discovery of Sid during the day instead of late at night.

- Aardman's first fully-CGI feature film. The reason for using computer animation instead of the studio's trademark clay animation was the large amount of scenes involving water, which is nearly impossible to do convincingly in stop motion.

- 'Hugh Jackman' (qv) also provided the screams for the slug that Roddy first meets in the sewer.

- For security reasons, early prints of the film were shipped under the title "Leech".

- When Roddy is selecting a movie for the movie premiere, the DVDs with real titles are all Dreamworks films.

- The animators nicknamed one of the Kung Fu Frogs' attack moves "the Reindeer of Death".

- At the beginning of the film, when Roddy is going through his wardrobe, the outfit he chooses is an 'Elvis

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