Watership Down

  • 1978
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Animated

Expertly and realistically animated, this version of the popular novel didn't seem to have an audience. It was much too violent for kids, and wasn't the type of picture that an adult would go out and see, in part because it is animated. The spirit of the book is captured here as the rabbits, faced with problems of ecology, are forced to find a new home....read more

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(Movie Clip) The Great Frith Made The World
Not from the novel, the entire origin myth, which is derived from the original writings of author Richard Adams, Michael Hordern narrating, opening wr (more…)
(Movie Clip) The Man Thing Killed It
Episodes with the band of rabbits who have fled the warren because of the premonitions of Fiver (voice by Richard Briers), John Hurt as leader Hazel, (more…)
(Movie Clip) Something Oppressive
Introduction of the two rabbit brothers, John Hurt the voice of Hazel, and Richard Briers the more anxious Fiver, who senses something bad coming, in (more…)
Watership Down - Official Trailer
03:26 — A band of rabbits escape the threatened collapse of their highly developed civilization only to find the same dangers - predatory men and beasts, and (more…)

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  • Released: 1978
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Expertly and realistically animated, this version of the popular novel didn't seem to have an audience. It was much too violent for kids, and wasn't the type of picture that an adult would go out and see, in part because it is animated. The spirit of the b… (more)

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