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The Angry Birds Movie is an upcoming 2016 American 3D CGI-animated action-adventure comedy movie adaptation on the Angry Birds series of video games and is scheduled for release in theaters in 3D & REAL D 3D May 20th, 2016. The film will be presented by Columbia Pictures and Rovio Animation, in association with Village Roadshow Pictures (Uncredited) and LStar Capital, CGI-animated at Sony Pictures Imageworks, Vancouver, BC, and financed by Rovio Entertainment. In Finland (Where Angry Birds originally created), it was distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.


The movie takes place on Bird Island, an untouched paradise inhabited by birds who are naive and innocent, who know nothing of the outside world. They treasure eggs above all else, and are all carefree and easygoing, except for few.

One of these birds is Red, a societal outcast who has had anger issues from the very beginning. Eventually, his outbursts become too much and he is sentenced to anger management courses, where he meets other misfit birds with similar problems.

The birds are suddenly visited by green pigs, who are dumb but funny. The birds and pigs quickly befriend each other, but Red does not trust the pigs at all. Ultimately, the pigs reveal their true colors, and leads to Red leading the entire flock in a "maddening" frenzy of rightful revenge as well as finding the right means of dealing with rage.



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Bird Island is an island inhabited by flightless birds. Red is running through the forest in a hurry to get somewhere with a wooden egg. Red is revealed to be a reclusive, grumpy red bird outcast prone to hissy fits. He is a clown whose job is to entertain newly hatched birds. After failing his latest client because of his temper, he is sent to bird court where the honorable Judge Peckinpah, who stands on another bird named Cyrus and covers him with a robe, sentences Red to anger management class. The class is taught by Matilda who was an angry bird herself. Among the birds in the class are Chuck, a fast yellow bird who caused problems with a bird cop, Bomb, a gentle black bird who tends to literally explode whenever he gets surprised or upset, and Terence, a giant red bird who only growls. The class fails to improve Red's attitude and he attacks a sign made by Chuck.

One day, while taking the class, Red and the other birds in his class are informed by Stella that "Something's coming!" to the island, which turns out to be a large boat. A pig named Leonard and his smaller assistant, Ross, arrive from the boat and say they are from Piggy Island. Leonard greets the birds and claims to be a peaceful explorer and brings offerings of friendship. They are immediately accepted on the island, as more and more pigs begin to arrive at the island, without hesitation from the birds, except Red.

Eventually, the pigs adjust to society. After Red asks Leonard if he's actually an explorer, why the pigs are still on the island, and why more are coming. Peckinpah informs Red to steer clear of the pigs, refusing to believe his accusations about the pigs. He recruits Chuck and Bomb to help him find Mighty Eagle, a giant eagle who is said to be the protector of the island, and the only bird that can fly. After searching for a few days, they find his "Lake of Wisdom" on top of Bird Mountain and discover the Mighty Eagle. As Red attempts to tell Mighty about his suspicions about the pigs, the Mighty Eagle is revealed to be a lazy, boastful retired bird, who hasn't flown in years. Angry with Mighty, Red and his friends leave after Red sees the pigs planting TNT around the island and they discover that Red's suspicion of the pigs was correct as they are stealing the birds' eggs while the residents are distracted by a party started by the pigs far from the village. After discovering that the pigs are stealing every egg on the island, Red and Bomb attempt to retrieve the eggs while Chuck runs to alert the rest of the island's residents about the theft-in-progress. Red and Bomb fail to stop the pigs, who leave in their boat and in the process, the TNT destroys the village. When the birds arrive on the beach the following morning, Peckinpah apologizes to Red for not listening to him. Seeing the depressed birds, Red rallies them to let their anger loose for once, and set sail for Piggy Island in order to retrieve the stolen eggs.

The birds construct a boat from the supplies left behind by the pigs, set sail and eventually land on Piggy Island. The pigs are revealed to live in a walled city, with a giant castle in the centre. After Red sees a painting of Leonard wearing a crown by the castle entrance, he realises that Leonard is the pigs' king, and that the eggs are most likely in the castle. Using the giant slingshot, the birds attack the pigs by slinging birds such as Hal and Bubbles at them, but fail to reach the castle. Red, Chuck, and Bomb make it to the castle, and find that the eggs are in a boiler room to be cooked and eaten by the pigs. The trio manage to enter when Chuck defeats the guards.

Before they can save the eggs, Red is captured by "Leonard", who reveals his real name "King Mudbeard" and threatens to boil Red. Chuck and Bomb manage to enter the room, and Mighty Eagle flies in (having seen the conflict from Bird Island and deciding to help, having felt guilty after Red had earlier told him he used to look up to him) and tries to carry the eggs out. As the birds escape, a blue egg falls out, making its way back into the castle. Deciding to risk his life, Red goes to save the egg from Leonard and eventually floods the castle with the boiling liquid the pigs were using to cook the eggs. Red outsmarts Leonard and takes back the egg, leaving the King and the entire pig island to be destroyed with TNT in the castle basement that the pigs had used during their heist, taking refuge in the giant overturned pot the eggs were going to be cooked in. After the explosion, the birds mourn the "loss" of Red, but he emerges with the egg (which has hatched, revealing three blue birds) and is hailed a hero. When approached by Mighty Eagle, the giant bird claims that he isn't really lazy and made Red, Chuck And Bomb lose faith in him to teach them to find faith in themselves.

Later, the birds appear to give Mighty Eagle all the credit for the egg rescue, Red humbly takes it in stride. However, he discovers that the birds have rebuilt his house as a sign of gratitude and Red decides that it would be better in life to be part of a community.

During the credits, it is revealed that all of the pigs have survived, while Leonard is hatching a new plan to steal the eggs. In a mid-credits scene, Jay, Jake, and Jim use the slingshot to launch themselves out to sea.


  • Tituss Burgress - Photog (Pig With Camera)
  • Billy Eichner - Chef Pig/Phillip [3]
  • Max Charles - Bobby
  • Jillian Bell - Bobby's Mother
  • Cristela Alonzo - Shirley
  • Danielle Brooks - Crossing Guard Bird
  • Romeo Santos - Early Bird
  • Hannibal Buress - Foreman Pig
  • Ike Barinholtz - Edward
  • Jade Pettyjohn - Hatchling
  • Grant Palmer - Hatchling
  • Brianna Gentilella - Hatchling
  • Samuel Faraci - Hatchling


On May 15, 2013, it was announced that the film will be released on July 1, 2016, and will be distributed by Sony Pictures Entertainment.[4][5][6] John Cohen will be the producer while David Maisel will be the executive producer.[7][8][9]

The film was scheduled to be released on July 1, 2016, but in December 2014, it was moved up to May 20, 2016.

On May 20, 2015, it was announced that Jon Vitti will write the screenplay for the film, while Catherine Winder is also joining as a producer.[10]

On October 9, 2015, it was announced that Clay Kaytis & Fergal Reilly will be the directors.[11]

Unlock the Flock


By every bird flung during the Sneak Peek Weekend and every share, Rovio would drop a bird on the website, which counts as a "fling". For 1 Billion flings, they would release an exclusive surprise. It was a poster for The Angry Birds Movie.


The official teaser trailer for this feature is first debuted on September 23rd, 2015 on YouTube, and it is attached theatrical releases of Goosebumps (2015), later prints of Hotel Transylvania 2, and Lionsgate/Splash Entertainment's Norm of the North. Although Goosebumps is presented in Widescreen Scope, the preview has black bars surround them at the left and right sides of the screen. It was also seen on Sony Pictures Home Entertainment DVD releases of both volumes of Angry Birds Toons: Season Two, the Complete First and Second Seasons of Angry Birds Stella, and the Complete First and Second Seasons of Piggy Tales, and on the Blu-Ray/DVD releases of Hotel Transylvania 2, Goosebumps, and the DTV feature, Open Season: Scared Silly.

The official theatrical trailer is first debuted on January 26th, 2016 on Facebook, and it is attached to the theatrical releases of DreamWorks' Kung Fu Panda 3 and Disney's Zootopia. Both films is presented in Widescreen Scope, so the preview is presented in a same way as the theractical release of Goosebumps.

The third and final trailer has debuted on April 12th, 2016 on the article on Entertainment Weekly then on YouTube, and it is attached to the theatrical releases of Gramercy Pictures' Ratchet & Clank (2016) and Marvel Studios' Captain America: Civil War. Just like Goosebumps, Kung Fu Panda 3, and Zootopia, it was in Widescreen Scope, and the preview is presented the same as those films.


Critical response

On Rotten Tomatoes the film has a rating of 51%, based on 82 reviews, with an average rating of 5.2/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "The Angry Birds Movie is substantially more entertaining than any film adapted from an app has any right to be -- which may or may not be much of an endorsement."[12] On Metacritic the film has a score of 38 out of 100, based on 13 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews". [13] On IGN, it has the score of 7.6 out of 10, including the big Pro: The Big Finale. On Flicks And The City, it got the 3 out of 5 flicks.

Box office

Current box office sales: $43,000,000.

Internationally, it opened with $43,000,000, and counting.

In the United States and Canada, The Angry Birds Movie is set to open on May 20, 2016 alongside Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising and The Nice Guys and is projected to gross $40–45 million during its opening weekend.[14][15]


For the official soundtrack, see The Angry Birds Movie (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack). The original score has been composed by Heitor Pereira (Minions), and will feature new songs from Blake Shelton, Demi Lovato, Charli XCX, Steve Aoki, and more.

Titles and Release Dates in other countries

Country Title Release Date
Belgium Angry Birds Le Film May 11, 2016
France Angry Birds Le Film May 5, 2016

(premiere in Paris)

May 11, 2016

Iceland ??? May 12, 2016
Philippines The Angry Birds Movie May 11, 2016
Argentina Angry Birds: La Película May 12, 2016
Australia The Angry Birds Movie May 12, 2016
Austria Angry Birds Der Film May 12, 2016
Bahrain أنجري بيردز الفيلم May 12, 2016
Bolivia Angry Birds La Película May 12, 2016
Brazil Angry Birds: O Filme May 12, 2016
Cambodia កំហឹងបក្សី‬ May 12, 2016
Chile Angry Birds La Película May 12, 2016
Colombia Angry Birds, La Película May 12, 2016
Croatia Angry Birds Film May 12, 2016
Czech Republic Angry Birds ve filmu May 12, 2016
Denmark Angry Birds Filmen May 12, 2016
Germany Angry Birds Der Film May 12, 2016
Greece Angry Birds Η Ταινία May 12, 2016
Hungary Angry Birds A Film May 12, 2016
Israel אנגרי בירדס May 12, 2016
Iraq أنجري بيردز الفيلم May 12, 2016
Jordan أنجري بيردز الفيلم May 12, 2016
Indonesia The Angry Birds Movie May 12, 2016
Kuwait أنجري بيردز الفيلم May 12, 2016
Lebanon أنجري بيردز الفيلم May 12, 2016
Malaysia The Angry Birds Movie May 12, 2016
New Zealand The Angry Birds Movie May 8 2016 (Premiere)

May 12, 2016

Oman أنجري بيردز الفيلم May 12, 2016
Peru Angry Birds: La Película May 12, 2016
Qatar أنجري_بيردز_الفيلم May 12, 2016
Russia Angry Birds в кино May 12, 2016
Serbia Angry Birds Film May 12, 2016
Slovenia Angry Birds Film May 12, 2016
Slovakia Angry Birds Film May 12, 2016
Switzerland ??? May 12, 2016
Syria أنجري_بيردز_الفيلم May 12, 2016
Thailand แองกี้เบิร์ด เดอะมูฟวี่ May 12, 2016
Ukraine Angry Birds У Кіно‬ May 12, 2016
United Arab Emirates أنجري بيردز الفيلم May 12, 2016
Uruguay Angry Birds: La Película May 12, 2016
Bulgaria ??? May 13, 2016
Cyprus ??? May 13, 2016
Ecuador Angry Birds: La Película May 13, 2016
Egypt أنجري بيردز الفيلم May 13, 2016
Estonia أنجري_بيردز_الفيلم May 13, 2016
Ethiopia ??? May 13, 2016
Finland Angry Birds Elokuva May 13, 2016
Kenya ??? May 13, 2016
Lithuania Piktieji Pauksciai. Filmas May 13, 2016
Latvia ??? May 13, 2016
Mexico Angry Birds: La Película May 13, 2016
Nigeria ??? May 13, 2016
Norway Angry Birds Filmen May 13, 2016
România Angry Birds Filmul May 13, 2016
South Africa The Angry Birds Movie May 13, 2016
Spain Angry Birds: La Película May 13, 2016
Sweden The Angry Birds Movie May 13, 2016
Turkey Angry Birds Film May 13, 2016
United Kingdom The Angry Birds Movie May 13, 2016
Venezuela Angry Birds: La Película May 13, 2016
Vietnam Phim Angry Birds May 13, 2016
Jamaica Angry Birds: La Película May 18, 2016
Dominican Republic Angry Birds, La Película May 19, 2016
South Korea 앵그리버드 더 무비 May 19, 2016
Canada The Angry Birds Movie May 20, 2016
China 愤怒的小鸟大电影 May 20, 2016
Netherlands Angry Birds De Film May 26, 2016
Singapore The Angry Birds Movie May 22, 2016 (Premiere)

May 26, 2016

India The Angry Birds Movie May 27, 2016
Poland Angry Birds Film May 27, 2016
Portugal Angry Birds O Filme June 1, 2016
Hong Kong ‪憤怒鳥大電影 June 2, 2016
Taiwan 憤怒鳥玩電影 June 8, 2016
Italy Angry Birds Il film June 15, 2016
Japan アングリーバード October 1, 2016


For this film's image gallery, see The Angry Birds Movie/Gallery.



TV Spots



  • When the birds are launched from the slingshot, they tuck their legs under their wings, which gives their appearances a spot-on match to their game counterparts.
  • It appears the direct source of Red's anger and solitude was back in his early childhood:
    He was always made fun of because of his abnormally large eyebrows, giving him the nickname "Eye Brow" (from the official theractical trailer).
  • In the games, Matilda drops explosive eggs while flying; but in this movie, she expels egg-shaped fireballs that explode on impact.
  • This marks the first appearance of Leonard.
  • All the birds except Bomb and Hal have their Toons designs, also Bomb is shown to have a tail in the movie.
  • In the film, Mighty Eagle can fly with his whimsical wings.
  • Although it has a rotten rating, The Angry Birds Movie is the highest rated video game movie on Rotten Tomatoes.


  4. Angry Birds Feature Film to Hit Theaters on July 1, 2016
  5. Sony Will Release Rovio's Angry Birds Film on 1st July, 2016
  6. Rovio's Angry Birds Feature Film Nests At Sony Pictures Entertainment
  7. David Maisel, Former Chairman of Marvel Studios, to Become Special Advisor to Rovio - Rovio Entertainment Ltd
  8. Rovio announces John Cohen as the producer of Angry Birds movie - Rovio Entertainment Ltd
  9. John Cohen to Produce Angry Birds Movie for 2016
  10. Jon Vitti to Write the Angry Birds Movie
  11. Clay Kaytis and Fergal Reilly to Direct Angry Birds
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