Release date:May 5, 2006
Studio:New Line Cinema
MPAA Rating:PG (for mild bullying and brief language)
Starring:Luke Wilson, Logan Lerman, Brie Larson, Cody Linley, Tim Blake Nelson
Three middle-schoolers take on greedy land developers, corrupt politicians, and clueless cops in the mystery adventure "Hoot" based on Carl Hiaasen's Newbery Honor-winning book. Produced by Jimmy Buffet, Frank Marshall ("Seabiscuit," "Signs") and Walden Media ("The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe," "Holes"), "Hoot" revolves around a Montana boy who moves to Florida and unearths a disturbing threat to a local population of endangered owls. Determined to protect his new environment, the boy and his friends fight to prevent the adults from making a big mistake. Packed with surprising plot twists, quirky characters, and offbeat humor, "Hoot" is a classic story that's fun for all ages.