A military base builds a ray gun to take over and/or destroy the world. What is needed to power this gun is a sheep, when a sheep of a small country farm is chosen it escapes to a nearby city and the chase is on.

Sheep in the Big City - Netflix

Type: Animation

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2000-11-04

Sheep in the Big City - Shaun the Sheep Movie - Netflix

Shaun the Sheep Movie is a 2015 British stop-motion animated adventure comedy film inspired by the television series Shaun the Sheep, created by Nick Park. The film follows Shaun and his flock into the big city to rescue their farmer, who found himself amnesiac there as a result of their mischief. It was produced by Aardman Animations, and financed by StudioCanal in association with Anton Capital Entertainment, with the former also distributing the film in the United Kingdom and several other European countries. Richard Starzak and Mark Burton wrote and directed the film, Ilan Eshkeri composed the music, and Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes, and Omid Djalili provided the voices. The film premiered on 24 January 2015, at the Sundance Film Festival, and was theatrically released in the United Kingdom on 6 February 2015. The film made $106.2 million dollars at the box office and has a 99% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Shaun the Sheep Movie was nominated at the 88th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. It was nominated in The 73rd Golden Globe Awards, BAFTA Awards and won in the Toronto Film Critics Awards for Best Animated Film. It earned five nominations at the Annie Awards including Best Animated Feature. A sequel is scheduled for release in April 2019.

Sheep in the Big City - Sequel - Netflix

On 14 September 2015, StudioCanal announced it was working with Aardman on a sequel. On 25 October 2016, Aardman confirmed a sequel would go into pre production in January 2017 as Shaun the Sheep Movie 2, with Richard Starzak, co-director of the first film, returning. Titled Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon, the sequel is scheduled for a 5 April 2019, release in the United Kingdom.

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