In Rio 2, Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway reprise their roles as macaws Blu and Jewel, who relocated to the Amazon with their three kids where they don't fit in. what other famous faces are behind the voices of birds onscreen? Let's look...
In the 2011 original, Blu (Eisenberg) lives a comfortable domestic life as a pet--until he's taken to Rio de Janeiro to mate with female macaw Jewel (Hathaway) and kidnapped by smugglers. Other familiar-sounding voices? Wanda Sykes and Jane Lynch as gaggling geese.
Who's talking turkey? Owen Wilson and Woody Harrelson as Reggie and Jake, who want to head off, so to speak, the Thanksgiving turkey tradition. All we know is that most critics told this one to get stuffed.
Part animatronic, part real, Paulie is all Jay Mohr. Break out the hankies!
Insult comic Gilbert Gottfried cracked wise as Iago, who was drawn in a way that incorporated Gottfried's trademark squinty eyes and toothy grin. Can you say "Aflac"?
LEGEND OF THE GUARDIANS: THE OWLS OF GA’HOOLE
Whoooo? Jim Sturgess, Anthony La Paglia, and Geoffrey Rush. The movie feature many more names such as "True Blood"'s Ryan Kwanten, plus Hugo Weaving, Helen Mirren, Sam Neill, Joel Edgerton…all played owls in director Zack Snyder's dark, stylized first foray into animation.
The sky is falling! The sky is falling! says Zack Braff as the panic-stricken chicken, whose BFF is Abby Mallard aka Ugly Duckling (Joan Cusack) in Disney's first fully produced CGI effort.
WINNIE THE POOH
Scottish comedian-writer-late-night TV host Craig Ferguson voices the blustery, big-eyed know-it-all who gets Pooh into a sticky mess, and we're not talking honey. Keep your ears peeled for John Cleese as the narrator.
THE LITTLE MERMAID
Mermaid Ariel learns about all things important from Buddy Hackett as Scuttle the Seagull, like what bulbous snarfblatts and hair-straightening dinglehoppers are.
It's World War II, and the enemy doesn't want to meet these flockers. Ewan McGregor stars as the hero pigeon Valiant, along with Ricky Gervais, Hugh Laurie and Jim Broadbent.
Shia LaBeouf is surfer-dude-penguin Cody Maverick. Other famous faces behind the waterbound waddlers include Jeff Bridges, Zooey Deschanel and James Woods. Even pro surfer Kelly Slater gets in on the action.
STUART LITTLE 2
James Woods plays a bird of a different feather here as a big, bad falcon who makes off with the canary Margalo (Melanie Griffith), Stuart Little's little yellow friend.
HAPPY FEET, HAPPY FEET TWO
Forget marching with penguins--dance with them instead! Elijah Wood leads the toe-tapping way as Mumble, a young penguin with two left webbed feet.
THE LION KING
Mr. Bean himself, Rowan Atkinson, voiced Zazu the Hornbill, who's thankfully all beak and no body or he'd have surely ended up in Mufasa's belly.
KUNG FU PANDA 1, 2
Here's a bird-brained concept: have a crane as a kung fu master (David Cross) and a goose (James Hong) as a panda's father. We're not saying a peep.
Can a couple hapless chickens escape the chop shop? If Mel Gibson as Rocky the Rooster has anything to say about it, they will!
Skipper (Tom McGrath), Kowalski (Chris Miller), Private (Christopher Knight) and Rico (John DiMaggio) are four penguins meant to be bit characters but who ended up stealing the show, getting more air time in the sequel, and landing their own Nickelodeon TV show.