Five nights at Freddy's
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Film information

Directed by

Don Bluth
Gary Goldman
Ron Clements
John Musker
Burny Mattinson

Produced by

Ron Clements
John Musker
Burny Mattinson

Executive Produced by

Burny Mattinson

Story by

Burny Mattinson


John Goodman
Nathan Lane
Loni Anderson
Burt Reynolds
Tony Jay
Steve Perry

Music by

Alan Menken (Songs And Score)
Howard Ashman (Songs)


Walt Disney Animation Studios

Distributed by

Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc.

Release Date(s)

November 29, 1987

Running time

89 minutes




$20 million

Gross Revenue

$80.9 million

Followed by

Five nights at Freddy's 2

Five Nights at Freddy's is an 1987 American animated musical drama comedy film directed by Don Bluth and distributed by The Walt Disney Company. It is based in the Scott Cawthon's original game with the same name.

The film was a box office success, received critical acclaim, and won the Golden Globe Award for being one of the best animated films of the 1980s. Following it's success, it became known as an iconic movie franchise with numerous well-received sequels under the same title.


A man named Mike Schmidt who takes a night shift at his local pizzeria. On your first night at work, discover that animatronics are alive! At first it scares him, but then he discovers that animatronics are kind and friendly, and they just want to meet their new night watchman! As he progresses through the week, he begins to enjoy going out with these living robots in some way, and they tell him that they were enchanted with a magical spell that gives them life at night. But since Mike was only hired to work a week, he will have little time to stay with them. Now the guard would be in great danger, because the grizzly , Golden Freddy, would try to kill him without a trace, but Freddy, Bonnie, Chica and Foxy will protect him and form a team and together they will face Golden Freddy.

It's a story of happiness, friendship, magic and fun for the whole family.




The film was released in theaters on November 29, 1987. It was later re-released to theaters in Febreary 7, 1990.


Home Video

Its home video release, on VHS format, came on May 8, 1991, part of the "Walt Disney Classics" collection. On April 29, 1998, it was released as part of the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection for the film's 20th anniversary. On September 5, 2006, The film was released once again as a 2-disc Special Edition DVD, including a sneak peek of Five Nights at Freddy's 2 and a theatrical trailer from the film.


The film was well-received during its premiere and opening week, and later achieved critical acclaim among audience and critics. The film holds a rating of 98% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 190 reviews, with an average rating of 9.7/10.

The site's consensus reads, "Stunning visuals, lovable characters, catchy songs, and every attention to detail of the animation, Five Nights at Freddy's is something special that will keep "kids and grown ups alike" entertained for years to come."


thanks to the success of this film, in 1992 the first sequel will be produced, entitled "Five nights at Freddy's 2", with an attempt to take advantage of the success of the 1967 animated feature, The Jungle Book.

Later, it opens in theaters of 1995, the second sequel to the 1987 classic, entitled "Five nights at Freddy's 3". Later, the fourth film of this, entitled "Five Nights at Freddy's 4" would be released in theaters in the United States in 1997. In 1999, a Spin-Off style movie was released, called FNAF World, which would feature the protagonists and antagonists of the first and second films. Finally in 2000, Sister Location, the fifth and tenth film would premiere in US cinemas.



  • It is the first film directed by Don Bluth and produced by The Walt Disney Company.
  • It is the first and only film in the entire franchise to have a G rating.
  • The film was made in 1987, the same time when the film was released, Disney's The Brave Little Toaster.
  • The film is a cross between The Jungle Book and All dogs go to heaven.
  • It's the first time that Steve Perry, plays the role of his character in the film, Mike Smith.