Barnyard (also known as Barnyard: The Original Party Animals) is a 2006 American-German computer-animated comedy film, distributed by Paramount Pictures, co-produced by Nickelodeon Movies, O Entertainment and Omation Animation Studio, directed by Steve Oedekerk (who was also one of the producers and the main writer) with music by John Bebney and co-produced by Paul Marshal. It was released on August 4, 2006.
The film features the voices of Kevin James as Otis, Courteney Cox as Daisy, Sam Elliott as Ben, Danny Glover as Miles, Wanda Sykes as Bessy, Andie MacDowell as Etta, David Koechner as Dag, Jeff Garcia as Pip, Tino Insana as Pig, Dom Irrera as Duke, Cam Clarke as Freddy, S. Scott Bullock, John DiMaggio and Maurice LaMarche as Eddy, Igg and Bud, Rob Paulsen as Peck and Madeline Lovejoy as Maddy.
Most of the production was carried out in San Clemente, California. The film is the second Nickeloden movie to spin-off into a TV series, the first being Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius. The film grossed $116.5 million worldwide against a $51 million production Budget.