"The animal kingdom stages its own olympic games."

This is an animated comedy movie about a group of animals who compete in their own Olympics. The animals on the planet have gathered and decided they will be like the humans. They have chosen sports as their entry into this fascinating world. They set up a worldwide competition for all types of sports. The animals gather, and compete, to win the medals.

The host and announcer for these games is a turtle. He works his microphone magic as a sportscaster while other animals compete. He does the announcing for such competitions as swimming. This contest features a whale competing against a string ray.

1979 | 1 hr 15 min | 6.8/10
Gilda Radner, Billy Crystal, Harry Shearer, Michael Fremer
Lisberger Studios
Steven Lisberger
Produced By
Donald Kushner, Steven Lisberger
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Also directed by Steven Lisberger

Also starring Gilda Radner

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NBC Animalympics & specials TV promo 1980|0:30