Loosely based on Edmond Rostand 's comedy Chantecler. The film takes place in s Midwest Tennessee, where an anthropomorphic rooster named Chanticleer whose special crow causes the sun to rise every morning leaves his farm to become a rock star in the city after being tricked by The Grand Duke of Owls, whose kind hates sunshine, into thinking that his crow does not actually raise the sun. Without Chanticleer, rain continues to pour non-stop, causing a massive flood all over the country. The Duke and his henchmen take over in the darkness, and plan to eat all of the barnyard animals. Chanticleer's friends from the farm, along with Edmond, a young human boy who was transformed into a kitten by the Duke, take off on a mission to get Chanticleer to bring back the sun and save the country before it is too late. Wikipedia has an article about: Rock-a-Doodle. Categories : films American animated films British animated films Irish animated films Traditionally animated films American children's animated comedy films American children's animated fantasy films American children's animated musical films Films about chickens Animated films about cats Animated films about dogs Films about mice Films about owls Animated films about foxes Animated films about revenge Films with live action and animation Don Bluth films. Namespaces Page Discussion.
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Chanticleer Glen Campbell is a proud rooster whose crowing wakes the sun up every morning or so the other farm animals believe. His singing keeps the other animals happy and the farm free from downpours. However, one morning, Chanticleer gets in a fight with another rooster that was sent by the Grand Duke of Owls Christopher Plummer , whose kind can't stand the sunlight.