The Big Year

October 14th 2011
  • Comedy,
  • PG,
  • 100 min,
  • 20th Century Fox
  • Cast: Owen Wilson, Jim Parsons, Rosamund Pike, Jack Black, Rashida Jones, Steve Martin, Joel McHale, Anjelica Huston, Anthony Anderson, Dianne Wiest, Kevin Pollak, Brian Dennehy, Tim Blake Nelson, Corbin Bernsen, JoBeth Williams, Jesse Moss, Cindy Busby, Paul Campbell, David Lewis, Calum Worthy, Christopher Redman, Devon Weigel, Veena Sood, Serge Houde, Christopher Mann, Stacey Scowley, Eric Keenleyside, Zahf Paroo, Joey Aresco, Tom Stratford
  • Director: David Frankel
  • Writers: Howard Franklin, Mark Obmascik
  • Producers: Stuart Cornfeld, Carol Fenelon, Curtis Hanson, Karen Rosenfelt, Ben Stiller
  • Co Producer: Brad Van Arragon
  • Associate Producer: Jeffrey Harlacker
  • Art Directions: Michael Diner, Martina Javorova
  • Castings: Heike Brandstatter, Coreen Mayrs, Margery Simkin
  • Costume Design: Monique Prudhomme
  • D.O.P.: Lawrence Sher
  • Editor: Mark Livolsi
  • Makeup: Lisa Love
  • Music: Theodore Shapiro
  • Production Design: Brent Thomas
  • Set Decoration: Peter Lando


Three fanatical bird watchers compete to spot the highest number of species as El Nino sends an extraordinary variety of breeds flying up into North America, but they quickly discover that there are more important things than coming out on top of the competition.

Basic Information

  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Filming Locations: Atlanta, USA; Vancouver, Canada
  • MPAA Warning: Language and some sensuality
  • Production Companies: Deuce Three Productions, DreamWorks SKG, Red Hour Films
  • Production Schedule: May 2010 - July 2010

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Worldwide Release Dates

  • 11 November 2011: Ireland, UK
  • 16 March 2012: Lithuania
  • 21 March 2012: France
  • 22 March 2012: Germany