, also titled Hoodwinked
on its theatrical poster and in other sources, is a 2005 American computer-animated
family action comedy film
, produced by Blue Yonder Films
with Kanbar Entertainment
, directed by Cory Edwards
, Todd Edwards
, Tony Leech
, and produced by Maurice Kanbar
, David K. Lovegren
, Sue Bea Montgomery
, and Preston Stutzman
. The film was released by the Weinstein Company
in Los Angeles, CA on December 16, 2005 for a one week engagement to qualify for any Osar nominations,
before expanding nationwide in the USA
on January 13, 2006.
It stars the voices of Anne Hathaway
, Glenn Close
, Jim Belushi
, Patrick Warburton
, Andy Dick
, David Ogden Stiers
, Anthony Anderson
, Chazz Palminteri
, and Cory Edwards.
Based on the Little Red Riding Hood folktale
, structurally, it borrows from Rashomon
and The Usual Suspects
, as well as frequently intertwining various plots.
It is 80 minutes long and is rated PG
in the US for mild action and thematic elements. A twenty-two minute behind the scenes video podcast is available for free in iTunes
A sequel called Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil
was released on April 29, 2011.