Ratatouille (movie)

2007 American animated feature film directed by Brad Bird

Ratatouille (pronounced /ˌrætəˈtuːiː/, /-ˈtwiː/; French: /ʁatatuj/)[3] is a 2007 animated movie directed by Brad Bird. It stars Patton Oswalt, Lou Romano, Peter Sohn, Brad Garrett, Janeane Garofalo, Ian Holm, Brian Dennehy and Peter O'Toole. The movie is about a rat who wants to become a chef. He befriends a human who works at a restaurant in Paris. It was made by Pixar Animation Studios and it was distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.

Directed byBrad Bird
Screenplay byBrad Bird
Story by
Produced byBrad Lewis
Edited by
Music byRandy Newman
Distributed byBuena Vista Pictures Distribution
Release dates
  • June 22, 2007 (2007-06-22) (Kodak Theatre)
  • June 29, 2007 (2007-06-29) (United States)
Running time
111 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$150 million[1]
Box office$623.7 million[2]

Jad Pinkava actually wrote the original ideas in 2001, but in 2005 Brad Bird was asked to direct the movie instead. He and some crew members also visited France to get some new ideas. The crew consulted (took advice of) chefs from France and the United States. It premiered on June 22, 2007 at the Kodak Theater. It was generally shown in other theaters on June 29 2007. It earned $623.7 million at the box office and got good reviews. It later won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature


  • Alfredo Linguini - A chef.
  • Colette Tatou - A chef.

Additional voices were provided by Carlos Alazraqui, Bob Bergen, Debi Derryberry, Sherry Lynn, Jason Marsden, Mickie McGowan and Frank Welker.


  1. Le Festin by Camille
  2. That's Amore by Dean Martin
  3. Non, je regrette rien by Édith Piaf
  4. A New Day Has Come by Celine Dion
  5. Excuse My French by 2Be3


  1. Cieply, Michael (April 24, 2007). "It's Not a Sequel, but It Might Seem Like One After the Ads". The New York Times. Retrieved April 11, 2021.
  2. "Ratatouille (2007)". Box Office Mojo. Amazon.com. Retrieved August 4, 2010.
  3. Dictionary.com. "Ratatouille - Definitions from Dictionary.com".

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