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Karey Kirkpatrick is a Director, Scriptwriter, Producer and Creative Consultant American born on 14 december 1964 at Monroe (USA)

Karey Kirkpatrick

Karey Kirkpatrick
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Nationality USA
Birth 14 december 1964 (54 years) at Monroe (USA)
Awards Annie Award

Karey Kirkpatrick (born December 14, 1964) is an American screenwriter and director. His films include James and the Giant Peach, Chicken Run, The Spiderwick Chronicles, Charlotte's Web and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy adaptation, along with contributions to the Smurfs films. He has also directed the films Imagine That starring Eddie Murphy as well as Over The Hedge. Kirkpatrick wrote the English-language screenplay for U.S. release of The Secret World of Arrietty, in 2012 and From Up on Poppy Hill, in 2013.

Best films

Madagascar (2005)
(Creative Consultant)
The Smurfs 2 (2013)
(Scriptwriter)
Over the Hedge (2006)
(Director)
Chicken Run (2000)
(Scriptwriter)
Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017)
(Writer)
The Santa Clause (1994)
(Scriptwriter)

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Filmography of Karey Kirkpatrick (20 films)

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Director

Imagine That, 1h47
Directed by Karey Kirkpatrick
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Eddie Murphy, Thomas Haden Church, Marin Hinkle, Nicole Ari Parker, Yara Shahidi, Ronny Cox
Rating56% 2.8024652.8024652.8024652.8024652.802465
Evan Danielson (Eddie Murphy) is a very successful financial advisor, who had been working at the same securities firm for eight years as their top account manager, that is until Johnny Whitefeather (Thomas Haden Church) was hired as his rival. Whitefeather seems to have the whole company under some spell as he spiels his nonsensical idioms filled with Native American mumbo jumbo. These top executives seem more content with chanting Indian style noises rather than listen to how they can make money through sound investments. When Evan finally discovers that his daughter, Olivia (Yara Shahidi), is somehow able to tell the future within the financial world by using her 'goo-gaa' comfort blanket and her imaginary friends (Queen Qwali and Princesses Kupida, Sopida and Mopida), he discovers he has an invaluable upper hand now at the office.
Over the Hedge, 1h25
Directed by Karey Kirkpatrick, Tim Johnson
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Cooking films, Time travel films, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Films about cats, Films about dogs, Mise en scène d'un ours, Buddy films, Heist films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Bruce Willis, Steve Carell, Garry Shandling, William Shatner, Wanda Sykes, Nick Nolte
Rating66% 3.3475553.3475553.3475553.3475553.347555
While scavenging for food, RJ the raccoon enters the cave of Vincent the bear who has a large wagon full of human food taken from a nearby rest stop. RJ accidentally wakes Vincent from his hibernation, and in a race to escape, causes the stash to roll out onto the nearby highway and get run over. To avoid being eaten himself, RJ promises Vincent that he will completely replace the stash within the week.

Scriptwriter

Smurfs: The Lost Village, 1h29
Directed by Kelly Asbury
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about magic and magicians
Actors Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson, Mandy Patinkin, Jack McBrayer, Joe Manganiello, Dee Bradley Baker
Roles Writer
Rating60% 3.004753.004753.004753.004753.00475
La légende d’un autre village de Schtroumpfs pourrait se révéler vraie. Après la découverte d’une mystérieuse carte géographique, la Schtroumpfette se lance à la recherche du village, accompagnée du Schtroumpf à lunettes, du Schtroumpf costaud et du Schtroumpf maladroit. Mais comme toujours, Gargamel rôde à proximité.
The Smurfs 2, 1h45
Directed by Raja Gosnell
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Children's films
Actors Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jayma Mays, Sofía Vergara, Katy Perry
Rating54% 2.705462.705462.705462.705462.70546
In preparation for her birthday celebration, the Smurfs read the story of Smurfette, how she was created by Gargamel to destroy them, only for Papa Smurf to rescue her and turn her fully into a Smurf. Meanwhile, she is having nightmares about reverting to her original form and betraying her fellow Smurfs by turning them over to Gargamel. The Smurfs are preparing a surprise party, but as Smurfette tries to find out what her fellow Smurfs are planning, none of them are saying a word. She takes this to mean that everyone forgot her birthday.
The Spiderwick Chronicles, 1h31
Directed by Mark Waters
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Children's films, Jumeaux ou jumelles
Actors Freddie Highmore, Sarah Bolger, Mary-Louise Parker, Martin Short, Nick Nolte, Ron Perlman
Rating65% 3.29833.29833.29833.29833.2983
Recently divorced Helen Grace (Mary-Louise Parker) moves into the Spiderwick Estate with her children when it is given to her by her elderly aunt Lucinda (Joan Plowright), though identical twins Jared and Simon (Freddie Highmore) and their older sister Mallory (Sarah Bolger) do not want to move from the city. When Jared uncovers a dumbwaiter system behind a wall, Jared finds a monogrammed key and discovers the study of the late owner of the estate, Arthur Spiderwick (David Strathairn). Jared uses the key to open a chest. In it, he finds Spiderwick's field guide to faeries; although an attached note warns him not to read it, he does so anyway.
Charlotte's Web, 1h37
Directed by Gary Winick
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Films about animals, Films about music and musicians, Films about spiders, Films about pigs, Musical films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Dakota Fanning, Julia Roberts, Beau Bridges, Steve Buscemi, Kevin Anderson, Leslie Mann
Roles Author
Rating62% 3.1462553.1462553.1462553.1462553.146255
One spring, on a farm in Somerset County, Maine, Fern Arable (Dakota Fanning) finds her father about to kill the runt of a litter of newborn pigs. She successfully begs him to spare its life. He gives it to her, who names him Wilbur and raises him as her pet. To her regret, when he grows into an adult pig, she is forced to take him to the Zuckerman farm, where he is to be prepared as dinner in due time.
Over the Hedge, 1h25
Directed by Karey Kirkpatrick, Tim Johnson
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Cooking films, Time travel films, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Films about cats, Films about dogs, Mise en scène d'un ours, Buddy films, Heist films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Bruce Willis, Steve Carell, Garry Shandling, William Shatner, Wanda Sykes, Nick Nolte
Rating66% 3.3475553.3475553.3475553.3475553.347555
While scavenging for food, RJ the raccoon enters the cave of Vincent the bear who has a large wagon full of human food taken from a nearby rest stop. RJ accidentally wakes Vincent from his hibernation, and in a race to escape, causes the stash to roll out onto the nearby highway and get run over. To avoid being eaten himself, RJ promises Vincent that he will completely replace the stash within the week.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, 1h48
Directed by Garth Jennings
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Adventure, Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction, Comic science fiction
Themes Space adventure films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Dans l'espace, Films based on science fiction novels, Comedy science fiction films, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Political films, Dystopian films, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films, Disaster films
Actors Martin Freeman, Zooey Deschanel, Mos Def, Sam Rockwell, Bill Nighy, Anna Chancellor
Rating67% 3.39933.39933.39933.39933.3993
The film begins with a Broadway-style number "So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish", sung by the dolphins of the world, who are aware of the Earth's impending doom. At the end, they all jump out of the oceans and into space, leaving Earth for good.
Laws of Attraction, 1h27
Directed by Peter Howitt
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Action, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Julianne Moore, Parker Posey, Michael Sheen, Frances Fisher, Nora Dunn, Pierce Brosnan
Rating58% 2.9487652.9487652.9487652.9487652.948765
High-powered divorce attorneys Audrey Woods (Julianne Moore) and Daniel Rafferty (Pierce Brosnan) have seen love go wrong in many scenarios—so, how good could their own chances be? As two of the top divorce lawyers in New York, Audrey and Daniel are a study in opposites. She practises law strictly by the book; he seems to win by the seat of his pants, or by "cheap theatrics," as Audrey says in one scene.
Chicken Run, 1h24
Directed by Nick Park, Peter Lord
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Circus films, Environmental films, Prison films, Transport films, Aviation films, Films about dogs, Films about birds, Political films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Julia Sawalha, Mel Gibson, Timothy Spall, Phil Daniels, Benjamin Whitrow, Tony Haygarth
Rating70% 3.5459553.5459553.5459553.5459553.545955
Mr. and Mrs. Tweedy run a failing chicken farm in Yorkshire; the chickens are caged in the style of a prison camp with a high fence and barbed wire, with two dogs that patrol the grounds. As their chickens are producing fewer eggs, Mrs. Tweedy comes up with the idea of converting their product from eggs to chicken pies, and orders a large automatic pie maker.
The Little Vampire, 1h31
Directed by Uli Edel
Origin German
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Horror comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Themes L'adolescence, Films about education, Films about children, Films about magic and magicians, Vampires in film, L'enfance marginalisée, Comedy horror films, Children's films, Films about school violence
Actors Jonathan Lipnicki, Rollo Weeks, Pamela Gidley, Richard E. Grant, Jim Carter, Alice Krige
Rating57% 2.8541452.8541452.8541452.8541452.854145
Young Tony Thompson (Jonathan Lipnicki) has recently moved to Scotland, where his family takes up residence in a small castle while his father is employed building a golf course on the estate of Lord McAshton. Since arriving in his new home Tony has experienced recurring nightmares about vampires and a mysterious comet, and is bullied by his sceptical schoolmates. One night, while dressed up as a vampire, Tony is mistaken for one by the young vampire Rudolph (Rollo Weeks), who is on the run from the ruthless vampire hunter Rookery (Jim Carter). Tony helps Rudolph find a cow to feed from, and in return Rudolph takes Tony flying. The two boys quickly become friends, and Rudolph confides to Tony that his family only drink animal blood and wish to become human. When Rudolph takes Tony to the cemetery where his family lives, they are confronted by Rudolph's parents Frederick (Richard E. Grant) and Freda (Alice Krige) and Rudolph's romantic sister Anna (Anna Popplewell) and rebellious brother Gregory (Dean Cook). Frederick doubts Tony's loyalty to his son, but when Tony helps repel an attack from Rookery Frederick begrudgingly allows Tony to help them. Frederick reveals that they are searching for a magical amulet than can be used to turn vampires into humans, but Rookery is also seeking to use the amulet against them. Meanwhile, Rookery alerts Lord McAshton to the presence of vampires in the village. Lord McAshton reveals that his family has known about the existence of vampires for generations. Elizabeth, an ancestor of Lord McAshton, was romantically involved with Rudolph's uncle Von, who was the last known holder of the amulet, and both lovers were killed by the McAshtons. Learning this, Tony, Rudolph, and Anna seek out Elizabeth's tomb, where Tony experiences a vision pointing out the location of the amulet: Tony's own bedroom. Rudolph and Tony race Rookery to the amulet while the rest of Rudolph's family, along with Tony's parents, travel to the site of the ritual the vampires hope to perform. Tony and Rudolph succeed in bringing Frederick the amulet, but the ceremony is interrupted by Rookery. The vampires are unable to stand against Rookery's crosses and lights, but Tony's parents hold him off long enough for Tony to complete the ceremony by wishing for the vampires to become human. Rudolph and his family disappear as the comet passes, leaving Tony and his parents alone. Some time later, while visiting the village market, Tony spots Rudolph and his family, now human, moving into a house in the village. At first they seem not to recognize Tony, but as he calls to them their memories return, and the two friends are reunited.
The Road to El Dorado, 1h29
Directed by Jeffrey Katzenberg, Don Michael Paul, Éric Bergeron, David Silverman, Will Finn
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Musical films, Buddy films, Children's films, L'Or
Actors Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Armand Assante, Edward James Olmos, Rosie Perez, Jim Cummings
Rating69% 3.4524953.4524953.4524953.4524953.452495
In Spain 1519, two con artists, Tulio (Kevin Kline) and Miguel (Kenneth Branagh), win a map to the legendary City of Gold, El Dorado, in a rigged gambling match. After their con is discovered, the two evade capture while being chased by a bull and hide in barrels, which are shortly loaded onto one of the ships to be led by Hernán Cortés (Jim Cummings) to the New World. During the trip, they are caught as stowaways and imprisoned, but manage to break free and take a rowboat with the help of Cortés' horse, Altivo (Frank Welker).
The Iron Giant, 1h23
Directed by Brad Bird, Jeffrey Lynch
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Films based on science fiction novels, Political films, Children's films, Robot films
Actors Eli Marienthal, Jennifer Aniston, Harry Connick, Vin Diesel, Christopher McDonald, John Mahoney
Rating79% 3.998093.998093.998093.998093.99809
In October 1957, after the Russian satellite Sputnik is put into orbit, an enormous robot from outer space crashes into the ocean near Rockwell, Maine. The robot makes it inland and wanders into the forest. Nine-year-old Hogarth Hughes soon discovers the robot one night. The robot begins eating the powerlines of an electrical substation, then gets electrocuted. Hogarth shuts down the power, saving the robot, and returns home. Several days later, Hogarth makes it his mission to find the robot and take a picture. After hours of waiting, the robot surprises Hogarth, who soon befriends him. Suffering amnesia, the Iron Giant accompanies Hogarth wherever he goes. When they come across a railroad, the Giant starts eating the rails. Hearing an oncoming train, Hogarth tells the Giant to repair the tracks. As he does, the train collides, breaking him to pieces. The Giant's parts start to reassemble, and Hogarth hides the damaged robot in his house's barn, where the parts can repair themselves.
Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves, 1h15
Directed by Dean Cundey
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Comic science fiction
Themes Comedy science fiction films, Children's films
Actors Rick Moranis, Eve Gordon, Bug Hall, Robin Bartlett, Mila Kunis, Stuart Pankin
Rating49% 2.4548952.4548952.4548952.4548952.454895
Around a decade after the events of the previous film, Adam Szalinski just wants to be a normal boy and go to baseball camp, but his interest in sports seem almost alien to his parents Wayne and Diane, as Nick and Amy, who are currently living away from home, were both a genius and a thespian respectively. Wayne has also started his own lab "Szalinski Labs" with his brother Gordon, and the two receive tickets to witness a shuttle landing, but Diane interrupts Wayne's message, reminding him that he needs to watch Adam and his cousins Jenny and Mitch while she and Gordon's wife Patti leave town for a Neil Diamond concert. She also reminds him to get rid of a tiki-man statue that she sees as an eyesore, though Wayne considers it his good luck charm not to mention something that could earn him a fortune one day.
Flubber
Flubber (1997)
, 1h33
Directed by Les Mayfield
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Comic science fiction
Themes Films about education, Comedy science fiction films, Children's films, Robot films
Actors Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden, Christopher McDonald, Ted Levine, Jodi Benson, Clancy Brown
Rating53% 2.6517352.6517352.6517352.6517352.651735
Professor Philip Brainard (Robin Williams) of Medfield College is developing a new energy source, in an attempt to raise enough money to save the college from closure. His preoccupation with his research distracts him from his fiancée, the college president Sara Jean Reynolds (Marcia Gay Harden). He has missed two weddings because of that preoccupation, much to Sara's anger. On the day of the third attempted wedding, Philip is approached by his former partner Wilson Croft (Christopher McDonald), who has profited from ideas he has stolen from the chemist and now desires to steal Sara from Philip and make her his wife, which he declares directly to Philip. Before he can make it to the wedding, his latest experiment shows fast development, forcing him to miss another wedding. The resulting substance created from the experiment is a green goo that increases in speed as it bounces and proves to be difficult to control, wreaking havoc on the neighborhood before the professor finally manages to capture it. Weebo (voiced by Jodi Benson), Philip's hovering robot assistant, classifies the substance as "flying rubber", leading Philip to christen it as "Flubber".