Storks (movie)

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Directed by
Written byNicholas Stoller
Produced by
CinematographySimon Dunsdon
Edited byJohn Venzon
Music by
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release dates
Running time
87 minutes[2]
CountryUnited States
Budget$70 million[2]
Box office$183.4 million

Storks is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy movie.

Production[change | change source]

It was produced by the Warner Animation Group and distributed by Warner Bros Pictures. It was directed by Nicholas Stoller and Doug Sweetland (the latter in his feature debut), written by Stoller.

Release[change | change source]

Smallfoot was released in the United States on September 28, 2018. It had a mostly positive reception from critics. The movie grossed over $214 million worldwide.

Voice cast[change | change source]

The movie stars the voices of Andy Samberg, Katie Crown, Kelsey Grammer, Jennifer Aniston, Ty Burrell, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Stephen Kramer Glickman, and Danny Trejo.

  • Andy Samberg as Junior, a white stork working at Cornerstore as the company's top delivery stork, in hope of being promoted to becoming boss.[3][4]
  • Katie Crown as Tulip, an 18-year-old orphan human worker at Cornerstore, who wishes to find her biological family.[4]
  • Kelsey Grammer as Hunter, a cruel white stork who is the executive CEO of Cornerstore and has a hatred of baby delivery.[4][5][6] Years ago, he closed the baby production and converted the company to a postal service.
  • Jennifer Aniston as Sarah Gardner, Nate's workaholic and overprotective mother who initially opposes the idea of having another child, but changes her mind after Henry convinces her.[4][6]
  • Ty Burrell as Henry Gardner, Nate's workaholic father who rediscovers the joy of spending time with his son and warms to the idea of having a second child.[4]
  • Anton Starkman as Nathan "Nate" Gardner, a 10-year-old boy with workaholic parents, causing him to feel lonely.[4]
  • Keegan-Michael Key as Alpha, a greedy but caring wolf and the pack leader who wants to devour Junior and Tulip and adopt the baby.
  • Jordan Peele as Beta, a wolf and Alpha's deputy. The wolf pack adore the infant Diamond Destiny as they treat her like one of their own.
  • Danny Trejo as Jasper, a white stork working at Cornerstore.[4] Before the baby process was shut down, Tulip was the last infant to be made, and Jasper wanted to keep her to himself.
  • Stephen Kramer Glickman as Pigeon Toady, an awkward and nosy pigeon working at Cornerstore who is eager to get any kind of attention, and who points out Junior's disobedience to Hunter in order to steal Junior's promotion.[4]
  • Christopher Nicholas Smith as Dougland, a chicken incapable of flight who uses a jet pack to fly.
  • Awkwafina as Quail

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rechtshaffen, Michael (September 20, 2016). "'Storks': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 20, 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Storks (2016)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved July 2, 2018.
  3. Sneider, Jeff (April 20, 2015). "Andy Samberg, Kelsey Grammer to Voice Animated 'Storks' for WB". TheWrap. Retrieved September 12, 2015.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 Gettell, Oliver (June 15, 2016). "Meet the cast and characters of 'Storks'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved August 15, 2016.
  5. Perry, Spencer (December 16, 2015). "First Look at Animated Movie Storks Featuring Andy Samberg". Retrieved December 17, 2015.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Gettell, Oliver (June 15, 2016). "Jennifer Aniston completes cast of animated movie Storks — exclusive". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved August 5, 2016.