Y'all are trespassin' now. Illegally!
~ Rat
Round these parts, we don't take kindness to cider poachers.
~ Rat

Rat is a supporting antagonist in the 2009 stop-motion animated film Fantastic Mr. Fox. He was Bean's security guard that guards the cider room.

He was portrayed by Willem Dafoe who also portrayed John Geiger, Rat, Lord Cob, Nikolai Diavolo, Eric Masters, Armando Barillo and will portray Ryuk.


Apparently Rat and Fox met a long time ago, as they each say that the other has aged badly.

Fox and Rat put up a fight and succeeded in stealing's Bean's strong cider. Later, while Mrs. Fox and the other animals went looking for Kristofferson, Rat showed up again and attempted to kidnap Ash, but Mr. Fox arrived and fought him, and Rat was killed by getting electrocuted by an electric fence. As he lay dying, he told where the three farmers' hideout is, then he died.

He appears earlier in the movie than in the Roald Dahl novel. He also has a bigger role in the movie and plays a real antagonist while in the novel, he was a minor character.




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