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A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon is a 2019 British stop-motion animated sci-fi comedy film produced by Aardman Animations. It is a sequel to 2015's Shaun the Sheep Movie, and based on the Shaun the Sheep television series, which in turn is a spin off of the 1995 Wallace and Gromit short film, A Close Shave. The film was directed by Richard Phelan and Will Becher (in their feature directorial debuts).

Plot []

The story focuses on Shaun and the flock, as they encounter a cute alien with extraordinary powers, who crash-lands near Mossy Bottom Farm and have to find a way to return her home in order to prevent her from falling into the hands of the Ministry for Alien Detection (M.A.D).



On Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 96%, based on 78 critics with an average rating of 7.5/10. The critical consensus reads, "A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon retains the charm of its small-screen source material while engagingly expanding the title character's world." On Metacritic, the film has a score of 79 out of 100, based on 17 critics indicating "generally favorable reviews".



BIFA Awards - Best Effects

British Animation Awards - Best Longform Animation


BIFA Awards - The Douglas Hickox Award (Debut Director)

BAFTA - Animated Film

Academy Awards - Animated Feature

Annie Awards - Best Indie Feature, Best Writing and Best Editing

Art Directors Guild Awards - Animated Feature Film


A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon was first released in Germany on 26 September 2019 while in the United Kingdom, it was released on 18 October 2019 by StudioCanal. Originally intended to release theatrically in the United States on December 13, 2019, Netflix bought the distribution rights for U.S., Canada and Latin America and pushed the American release date to February 14, 2020.

Home media[]

Main article: A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (video)

In the United States, it was released on Blu-ray and DVD on 18 October 2022 by Shout! Factory. In the United Kingdom, the film was released on Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray by Studio Canal.


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