“The Angry Birds Movie” is an animated comedy film released in 2016, directed by Clay Kaytis and Fergal Reilly, and written by Jon Vitti. The movie is based on the popular mobile game “Angry Birds” and features an ensemble voice cast, including Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, and Peter Dinklage.
The film takes place on an island populated by flightless birds who are mostly content with their simple lives, except for Red (Sudeikis), who struggles with anger management issues. When a group of green pigs arrive on the island, Red becomes suspicious of their true motives, and together with his friends Chuck (Gad) and Bomb (Danny McBride), he sets out to uncover their plan and save their home.
“The Angry Birds Movie” received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising its colorful animation and lively humor, while others criticized its simplistic plot and over-reliance on brand recognition. Nevertheless, the film was a box office success, grossing over $350 million worldwide, and spawned a sequel, “The Angry Birds Movie 2,” released in 2019.
Duration: 97 min.