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  • The last DreamWorks Animation film of the 2010s.
  • DreamWorks Animation's 5th film released during a Fall season to release in a month other than November, after Antz (1998), Shark Tale (2004), Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005), and Puss in Boots (2011), as well as the first to release in September.
  • DreamWorks Animation's 5th film to have a Female Protagonist, after Chicken Run (2000), Monsters vs. Aliens (2009), The Croods (2013) and Trolls (2016).
  • Originally titled Everest.
  • Tenzing Norgay Trainor and Albert Tsai both had roles as main cast members in Disney Channel series prior. Trainor was in Liv and Maddie (2013) and Tsai was in Coop and Cami Ask the World (2018).
  • Universal's last animated film of the 2010s to be Rated PG by the MPAA, having the same MPAA Rating that all other theatrically released animated films from Universal of the 2010s had been rated.
  • Tsai Chin's first English voice acting role in a theatrical film since Titan A.E. (2000) released 19 years prior.
  • The last DreamWorks Animation's original full-length animated feature film of the 2010s, and for the next 2 years as the next 3 DreamWorks Animation films (Trolls World Tour (2020), The Croods 2 (2020) and The Boss Baby 2 (2021)) are all sequels.
  • The last Universal's animated film of the 2010s to be produced in 1.85:1 aspect ratio.
  • The last DreamWorks Animation film of the 2010s to be produced in 1.85:1 aspect ratio.
  • Universal's 2nd theatrically released animated film not from Illumination to be Rated PG by the MPAA, after fellow DreamWorks Animation film How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019), both films having the same MPAA Rating as all other DreamWorks Animation films but Chicken Run (2000), Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002), and Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005), which were the only DreamWorks Animation films rated G by the MPAA instead of PG.
  • The first film from DreamWorks Animation to have Rupert Gregson-Williams compose the score since Bee Movie (2007).
  • Jay Leno's sixth theatrically released animated film after Were Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993), Robots (2005), Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006), Cars (2006), and Igor (2008).
  • Sarah Paulson's first time voice acting in a theatrical film.
  • Cheech Marin's 10th theatrically released animated film after Oliver and Company (1988), Ferngully the Last Rainforest (1992), The Lion King (1994), Cars (2006), Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs Evil (2011), Cars 2 (2011), The Book of Life (2014), Cars 3 (2017), and Coco (2017).
  • Tommy Chong's fourth theatrically released animated film after Ferngully the Last Rainforest (1992), Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs Evil (2011), and Zootopia (2016).
  • Keanu Reeves' second animated film. The first being Toy Story 4 (2019).
  • Crispin Glover's second theatrically released animated film. the first being 9 (2009).
  • Jaime Camil's fourth animated film after The Secret Life of Pets (2016), Coco (2017), and Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018).
  • This is the 2nd animated film of all time to confirm it's MPAA Rating before the first trailer, following Wonder Park (2019) from Paramount Animation/Nickeloden Movies released 6 months prior.
  • Corey Burton's first DreamWorks Animation production that is not a short film or a tv series.
  • Jon Heder's third theatrically released animated film after Monster House (2006) and Surf's Up (2007).
  • Eddie Izzard's seventh fully animated film, after The Wild (2006), Bee Movie (2007), Igor (2008), Cars 2 (2011), Rock Dog (2016), and The Lego Batman Movie (2017), the former of which being another film from DreamWorks Animation.
  • Christopher Knight's eleventh time voicing a character in a DreamWorks Animation film after the Shrek films (as the Three Blind Mice, Thelonius, and some Miscelleanous Characters with British Accents seen throughout the franchise), the Madagascar films (as Private the Penguin), Flushed Away (2006) (as Fat Barry and the Market Trader), and Megamind (2010) (as one of the prison guards). It will also be his first to not be involved by PDI.
  • The directorial debuts for both Todd Wilderman and Christopher Knights respectively.
  • From the creators of Shrek, Madagascar, and The Croods.
  • Mike Pollock's first non-anime voice acting appearance.
  • One version of the teaser poster presented the yeti's fur textured with a raised layer of faux white fur.
  • The second animated film to be rated PG for some action and mild rude humor by the MPAA, after Frozen (2013).
  • DreamWorks Animation's only film of the 2010s to be rated G.
  • Not to be confused with Smallfoot (2018) from Warner Bros. released a year prior also in September, which is also a computer animated film of humans and yetis trying to relate to each other, only the perspectives in Abominable (2019) are completely the opposite.
  • Crispin Glover's second theatrically released animated film after 9 (2009).
  • Keanu Reeves' second animated film, the first being Toy Story 4 (2019).
  • Cheech Marin's tenth theatrically released animated film after Oliver and Company (1988), Ferngully the Last Rainforest (1992), The Lion King (1994), Cars (2006), Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs Evil (2011), Cars 2 (2011), The Book of Life (2014), Cars 3 (2017), and Coco (2017).
  • Tommy Chong's fourth theatrically released animated film after Ferngully the Last Rainforest (1992), Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs Evil (2011), and Zootopia (2016).
  • Sarah Paulson's first time voice acting in a theatrically released animated film.
  • Jon Heder's fourth theatrically released animated film after Monster House (2006), Surf's Up (2007), and Bling (2016).
  • DreamWorks Animations' 3rd film to be Rated PG for some action and mild rude humor, after Trolls (2016) and The Boss Baby (2017).
  • This is DreamWorks Animation's first film that is produced in 1.85:1 to be distributed by Universal Pictures.
  • By some peculiar coincidence, this is the third theatrically released animated film in under a year to be centered on Yeti or their distant cousin, Bigfoot. The other two are Warner Animation Group's , Smallfoot (2018) and Laika's Missing Link (2019), the prior of which also released in 2019 and the former of which involves yetis.
  • Crispin Glover's second theatrically released animated film after 9 (2009).
  • Jon Heder's fourth theatrically released animated film after Monster House (2006), Surf's Up (2007), and Bling (2016).
  • Keanu Reeves' second animated film, the first being Toy Story 4 (2019).
  • Cheech Marin's tenth theatrically released animated film after Oliver and Company (1988), Ferngully the Last Rainforest (1992), The Lion King (1994), Cars (2006), Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs Evil (2011), Cars 2 (2011), The Book of Life (2014), Cars 3 (2017), and Coco (2017).
  • Tommy Chong's fourth theatrically released animated film after Ferngully the Last Rainforest (1992), Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs Evil (2011), and Zootopia (2016).
  • Jay Leno's sixth theatrically released animated film after We're Back a Dinosaur's Story (1993), Robots (2005), Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006), Cars (2006), and Igor (2008).
  • Jaime Camil's fourth animated film after The Secret Life of Pets (2016), Coco (2017), and Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018).
  • Jay Leno and Eddie Izzard's second animated film together after Igor (2008).
  • While Chloe Bennet has done TV cartoon voice acting (mostly reprising her role as Daisy Johnson/Quake), this is her first role in a theatrical animated feature.
  • Chris Sanders' fifteenth time voicing a character in a DreamWorks Animation film after Kung Fu Panda (2008) as some of the villagers of the Jade Village, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008) as some of the lions in Zuba's pride, Shrek Forever After (2010) as some of the ogres at the ogre resistance, Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) as some of Lord Shen's wolf minions, Puss in Boots (2011) as one of the bandits, Rise of the Guardians (2012) as one of the elves, The Croods (2013) as Belt the Tree Sloth, Turbo (2013) as some of the snails, Mr Peabody and Sherman (2014) as some Agamemnon's soldiers, Penguins of Madagascar (2014) as some of the antarctic penguins, Home (2015) as some of the boovs, Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016) as some of the giant pandas at the Panda Village, Trolls (2016) as some of the trolls and bergens, and Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017) as some of the talking toilets. It is also the first DreamWorks Animation film distributed by Universal Pictures to do so.
  • Jon Heder's fourth theatrically released animated film after Monster House (2006), Surf's Up (2007), and Bling (2016).
  • Jay Leno's sixth theatrically released animated film after We're Back a Dinosaur's Story (1993), Robots (2005), Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006), Cars (2006), and Igor (2018).
  • Jay Leno and Eddie Izzard's second animated film together after Igor (2008).
  • Keanu Reeves' second animated film, the first being Toy Story 4 (2019).
  • Cheech Marin's tenth theatrically released animated film after Oliver and Company (1988), Ferngully the Last Rainforest (1992), The Lion King (1994), Cars (2006), Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs Evil (2011), Cars 2 (2011), The Book of Life (2014), Cars 3 (2017), and Coco (2017).
  • Tommy Chong's fourth theatrically released animated film after Ferngully the Last Rainforest (1992), Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs Evil (2011), and Zootopia (2016).
  • Crispin Glover's second theatrically released animated film after 9 (2009).
  • The eleventh Universal's animated film to be rated PG by the MPAA, after Despicable Me (2010), The Lorax (2012), Despicable Me 2 (2013), Minions (2015), The Secret Life of Pets (2016), Sing (2016), Despicable Me 3 (2017), The Grinch (2018), How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) and The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019).
  • DreamWorks Animation's eleventh film to undergo a script rewrite after Antz (1998), Shrek (2001), Shark Tale (2004), Madagascar (2005), Bee Movie (2007), Kung Fu Panda (2008), Shrek Forever After (2010), The Croods (2013), Home (2015), The Boss Baby (2017).
  • Eric Goldberg's first time working for DreamWorks Animation as he'll be joining DreamWorks Animation.
  • The last DreamWorks Animation film of the 2010s to be produced in the 1:85:1 aspect ratio.
  • Crispin Glover's second theatrically released animated film after 9 (2009).
  • Jon Heder's fourth theatrically released animated film after Monster House (2006), Surf's Up (2007), and Bling (2016).
  • Jay Leno's sixth theatrically released animated film after We're Back a Dinosaur's Story (1993), Robots (2005), Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006), Cars (2006), and Igor (2008).
  • Jay Leno and Eddie Izzard's second animated film together after Igor (2008).
  • Keanu Reeves' second animated film, the first being Toy Story 4 (2019).
  • Cheech Marin's tenth theatrically released animated film after Oliver and Company (1988), Ferngully the Last Rainforest (1992), The Lion King (1994), Cars (2006), Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs Evil (2011), Cars 2 (2011), The Book of Life (2014), Cars 3 (2017), and Coco (2017).
  • Tommy Chong's fourth theatrically released animated film after Ferngully the Last Rainforest (1992), Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs Evil (2011), and Zootopia (2016).
  • Eric Goldberg's first involvement from DreamWorks Animation.
  • Crispin Glover's second theatrically released animated film after 9 (2009).
  • Jon Heder's fourth theatrically released animated film after Monster House (2006), Surf's Up (2007), and Bling (2016).
  • Jay Leno's sixth theatrically released animated film after We're Back a Dinosaur's Story (1993), Robots (2005), Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006), Cars (2006), and Igor (2008).
  • Eddie Izzard and Jay Leno's second animated film together after Igor (2008).
  • Jay Leno and Eddie Izzard's second animated film together after Igor (2008).
  • Keanu Reeves' second animated film, the first being Toy Story 4 (2019).
  • Cheech Marin's tenth theatrically released animated film after Oliver and Company (1988), Ferngully the Last Rainforest (1992), The Lion King (1994), Cars (2006), Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs Evil (2011), Cars 2 (2011), The Book of Life (2014), Cars 3 (2017), and Coco (2017).
  • Tommy Chong's fourth theatrically released animated film after Ferngully the Last Rainforest (1992), Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs Evil (2011), and Zootopia (2016).
  • Eddie Izzard's seventh time voice-acting in a theatrical film, after The Wild (2006), The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008), Igor (2008), Cars 2 (2011), Rock Dog (2016), and The Lego Batman Movie (2017).
  • Abominable (2019) releases in theaters exactly one year after the 2018 film Smallfoot (2018). Both films are about yetis, but the perspectives and how the yetis are portrayed are now the opposite.
  • This is the last DreamWorks film of the 2010's to be rated PG by the BBFC.
  • DreamWorks Animation's second film to show only one trailer before presenting the film in theaters (not counting TV spots), the first being Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017).
  • Like with fellow DreamWorks Animation original film Trolls (2016), Abominable (2019) released the same year as a film of Columbia Pictures/Sony Animation's The Angry Birds Movie franchise, Trolls (2016) released the same year as The Angry Birds Movie (2016), whilst Abominable (2019) released the same year as The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019).
  • Like with fellow DreamWorks Animation original film Trolls (2016), Abominable (2019) released the same year as a film of Universal Pictures/Illumination Entertainment's The Secret Life of Pets franchise, Trolls (2016) released the same year as The The Secret Life of Pets (2016), whilst Abominable (2019) released the same year as The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019).
  • Like with fellow DreamWorks Animation original film Trolls (2016), Abominable (2019) released the same year as a Disney/Pixar sequel, Trolls (2016) released the same year as Finding Dory (2016), whilst Abominable (2019) released the same year as Toy Story 4 (2019).
  • Like with fellow DreamWorks Animation original film Trolls (2016), Abominable (2019) released the same year as a live-action remake of an animated classic by Walt Disney Pictures directed by Jon Favreau, Trolls (2016) released the same year as The Jungle Book (2016), whilst Abominable (2019) released the same year as The Lion King (2019).
  • DreamWorks Animation's fourth film to have a co-production company after Chicken Run (2000), Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005) and Flushed Away (2006), which were all from Aardman Studios in England where those 3 films took place.
  • Eddie Izzard's third time voicing the main villain in an animated film. His first was Igor (2008) and second was in Disney/Pixar's Cars 2 (2011) released 8 years prior, but unlike Sir Miles Axelrod, Burnish always showed signs of villainry throughout the entire film rather then being revealed as the film's main villain with villainous qualities in the climax.
  • Coincidentally, Tenzing Norgay Trainor is the grandson of Tenzing Norgay who was the first man to reach the summit of Mount Everest with Sir Edmund Hillary.
  • This is the second U.S.-China co-production for the original feature, the first for a theatrical feature. The first one, from almost fifteen years prior, is the direct-to-video feature In Search of Santa (2004).
  • The violin-dominated version of Fleetwood Mac's "Go Your Own Way" which featured prominently in the theatrical trailer does not appear in the finished film, neither during the film nor its end credits.
  • As the camera revolves around Yi playing her violin for the first time in the movie, one of the billboards slighted a advertisement for a Big Mac at McDonald's (China).
  • There is a cultural inaccuracy that the film portrays, in that in Asian culture, people don't wear shoes in a house, unlike the film's central family.
  • The film was discontinued in Vietnam after netizens discovered the image of the Cow's Tongue in a scene.
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