Barnyard (also known as Barnyard: The Original Party Animals) is a 2006 German-American 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 Debney and co-produced by Paul Marshal. It was released on August 4, 2006. The film stars the voices of Kevin James, Courteney Cox, Sam Elliott, Danny Glover, Wanda Sykes, Andie MacDowell and David Koechner. Most of the production was carried out in San Clemente, California.
Barnyard grossed $116.5 million worldwide against a $51 million production budget and has a 22% approval rating at Rotten Tomatoes, which called it "unimaginative and unfunny". The film spawned a television series, titled Back at the Barnyard, which ran for two seasons between 2007 and 2011.