|Director of Photography:||Tony Pierce-Roberts|
|Production Designer:||Dennis Washington|
|Producers:||Mark Gordon, Gary Levinsohn and Allison Lyon Segan|
|DreamWorks SKG; PG; 92 minutes|
|Cast:||Gena Rowlands, Tony Shalhoub, Cheech Marin, Bruce Davison, Jay Mohr, Buddy Hackett and Hallie Kate Eisenberg|
Steven Spielberg's dream team finally comes through with this outing. A feisty talking parrot named Paulie (Mohr's voice) flies the coop to find his long-lost former owner, Marie, a young girl (Eisenberg) whom Paulie cured of stuttering. Along the way, Paulie encounters a pawn shop proprietor (Hackett), a widow (Rowlands), a burrito stand owner (Marin) and a cat burglar (Mohr). An imaginative story and delightful performances (both bird and human) make Paulie welcome entertainment for kids and parents.