Movies About Farm Animals.. A Journey Full of Fun

best animated movie about farm animals

movies about farm animals will keep your mind away from worrying about things in your life and let you laugh from the heart.

In animated movies about farm animals, the creators demonstrate human behavior through anthropomorphic characters, giving them the freedom to tackle sensitive subjects while avoiding negative reaction from the audience. They can entertain and educate without offending.

The Trendy chose the best movies about farms for you, which we hope you will find interesting.

A Close Shave – 1995

One of best movies about farm animals, the film is created by Bob Baker and Nick Park, directed by Nick Park, and starring Peter Sallis and Anne Reid.

Film Plot

Gromit and Wallace are two hard working guys, they wash windows to earn money. Wallace is a romantic guy and he falls in love with Wendolene, who is an owner of sheep wool store.

But later on, Gromit is framed for the crime of killing a sheep, he goes to jail but his good friend Wallace does not abandon his friend. He proves he is an innocent and gets him out of jail.

Movie run time: 30 min.

Movie kind: Animation, Short and comedy.

A Close Shave Trailer -one of the best movies about farm animals

Shaun the Sheep Movie – 2015

Another one of movies about farm animals created and directed by Mark Burton, and starring Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes, Omid Djalili, and Richard Webber.

Film Plot

Shaun and his friends decide to take a vacation and spend some time out of the farm, but they did not realize that they will end up in the city after rolling down on a hill, and now it is Shaun’s responsibility to lead the sheep to the farm safely, and to help the farmer get his memory back after he is diagnosed with amnesia.

Movie run time: 1:25 min.

Movie kind: Animation, adventure and comedy

Shaun the Sheep Movie Trailer

Chicken Run – 2000

The film is created and directed by Peter Lord and starring Mel Gibson, Julia Sawalha, Phil Daniels and Lynn Ferguson.

Film Plot

Rocky the rooster and Ginger the chicken plot a revolution against their evil owners Mr & Mrs Tweedy to avoid the certain death on the farm, and they try to run away with their fellow chickens. This is one of the best farm animal movies that will keep you laughing for the entire length of the movie.

Movie run time: 1:24 min.

Movie kind: Animation, adventure and comedy

Chicken Run - one of best movies about farm animals

Barnyard – 2006

This film was created and directed by Steve Oedekerk, starring Kevin James, Courteney Cox, Danny Glover, and Sam Elliott.

Film Plot

This is one of the farm animal movies that show you the animals’ secret life, the life they can live only when the farmer goes away and when they can be certain that no one can see them. they dance, sing, and play, and the one who starts all of that is Otis the careless cow.

Movie run time: 1:30 min.

Movie kind: Animation, adventure and comedy.

Barnyard Trailer

Flicka – 2006

A film created by Mark Rosenthal, Lawrence Konner, and Mary O’Hara, directed by Michael Mayer, and starring Alison Lohman, Tim McGraw, Maria Bello and Ryan Kwanten

Film plot

Katy McLaughlin is a 16 years old girl living in the mountains, she wants to take over responsibility for the family’s horse farm. To prove she can do it, she adopts a wild mustang horse and works so hard to tame it. However, she faces a big problem that makes the whole family come together to get her through it.

Movie run time: 1:35 min.

Movie kind: adventure, drama and family.

Flicka Trailer

Fly Away Home – 1996

One of the farm animal movies created by Bill Lishman, Robert Rodat and Vince McKewin, directed by Carroll Ballard, and starring Jeff Daniels, Anna Paquin, Dana Delany and Terry Kinney.

Film Plot

Amy is a 13 years old girl living in New Zealand. She lost her mother in car accident, so she had to move to live with her scientist father in Canada. Because she doesn’t know him well she feel miserable in her new life.

One day she was walking in the forest and found a wild goose nest full of eggs. The eggs hatched and the baby geese thought she is their “mama goose” and followed her everywhere, so she couldn’t leave them.

When the city developer tries to tear down the forest, she leads the geese to the south to avoid the winter cold.

Movie run time: 1:47 min.

Movie kind: adventure, drama and family

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Babe: Pig in the City – 1998

The film is created and directed by George Miller, starring Magda Szubanski, Elizabeth Daily, Mickey Rooney and James Cromwell.

Film Plot

Babe is a talented pig, he wins a big prize in a shepherding contest, but his owner Arthur refused to use him to earn money. Unfortunately, the farmer got injured and his wife could not meet all the reasonability that suddenly fell on her shoulders.

The farmer’s wife decided that she can use Babe to earn money and solve all her and her husband’s financial problems, she goes to the city and stays with Babe in the only hotel that accepts pet animals, and she faces so many challenges before everything becomes alright.  

Movie run time: 1:37 min.

Movie kind: adventure, drama and Comedy.

Babe: Pig in the City Trailer

Zootopia – 2016

The film was created by Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Jared Bush, directed by Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Jared Bush, and starring Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, and Jenny Slate.

Film Plot

Jody Hopps is a rabbit, living in metropolis where everybody there is an animal, her dream was always to work as a police officer, and to achieve it she works so hard to graduate from the police academy.

She thought that her dream became true, but she found herself in a situation where nobody takes her seriously, so she tries to prove herself, and at last she finds a case that can make give her a good reputation. Judy takes the opportunity to solve the case and win the trust of her colleagues.

Movie run time: 1:48 min.

Movie kind: adventure, animation and Comedy.


The Biggest Little Farm – 2018

This film’s written by Mark Monroe and John Chester, directed by John Chester, and starring John Chester, Molly Chester, Todd, and Alan York

Film Plot

Another one of the movies about farms. Husband and a wife, John and Molly Chester live in Los Angeles, but they get an eviction notice to leave their tiny apartment, so they decide to buy a big farm and make it their own.

They face a lot of problems, one of them is the lack of nutrients in the soil, but with their perseverance their farm thrives with over 10000 fruit trees and more than 200 unique crops, and now they also have all kinds of farm animals.  

Movie run time: 1:31 min.

Movie kind: documentary.

The Biggest Little Farm Trailer

Animal Farm – 1954

The film is based on George Orwell’s famous novel, adapted to the screen by Luther Wolff and Borden Mace. directed by Joy Batchelor and John Halas, starring Gordon Heath and Maurice Denham.

Film Plot

The film is a classic satire from the famous British writer George Orwell, critiquing Stalinism and similar oppressive regimes. The satire introduces complex ideas through the simple setting of an animal farm. The animals start a revolution to make all animals equal, but it does not work because the pigs end up controlling everything and using the dogs to exploit all the other animals.

Movie run time: 1:12 min.

Movie kind: animation and drama.

Animal Farm Trailer

Ferdinand – 2017

A film created by Robert L. Baird,Tim Federle and Brad Copeland, directed by Carlos Saldanha, and starring John Cena, Kate McKinnon,  Bobby Cannavale and Jack Gore.

Film Plot

One of the farm animal movies about Ferdinand, a young bull who lives in a Spanish bull training camp, but he refused fighting in competitions even though he is courage and fearless creature.

Ferdinand runs away from the camp but unfortunately, he returns back to Casa del Toro academy and the famous matador El Primero selected him to fight in the arena, but could his circumstances change his mind and turn him into a fighter?

Movie run time: 1:48 min.

Movie kind: animation, adventure and drama.

Ferdinand Trailer – one of the best movies about farm animals

Charlotte’s Web – 2006

A film created by Susannah Grant, Karey Kirkpatrick and Earl Hamner Jr., directed by Gary Winick, and starring Dakota Fanning, Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey and Steve Buscemi.

Film Plot

The story is about Wilbur the pig who fears his end because he knows that he will be turned into a delicious dish for an upcoming feast. He comes up with a plan with Charlotte the spider (who is living on the same barn) in order to save his life. With a star-studded cast, this is one of the best farm animal movies you may watch.

Movie run time: 1:48 min.

Movie kind: adventure, Comedy and Family.

Charlotte’s Web Trailer
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