View Full Version : Movies and TV Anyone remember Watership Down?

07-03-2008, 10:32 AM
I didn't until someone just linked me this video on youtube.

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Wow. I loved this movie as a kid, but I think there would be strong objections to a cartoon Rabbit movie with so much violence today.

Baby Lee
07-03-2008, 10:35 AM

07-03-2008, 10:37 AM
I was always confused by the name. I remember asking my mother, "Is there a Watership Up?"


07-03-2008, 10:40 AM
Wow, that's an intense cartoon.

07-03-2008, 10:40 AM
it scared me...

siberian khatru
07-03-2008, 10:40 AM
I read the book when I was 12, then saw the movie. Loved both. Still watch it occasionally.

07-03-2008, 10:41 AM
Yep. Loved it as a kid. I had it Netflixed a few months ago.

siberian khatru
07-03-2008, 10:41 AM
The movie's musical score was fantastic, too, especially the main theme.

siberian khatru
07-03-2008, 10:44 AM
One other note: When I went to see Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, there's a scene where Wallace turns on his car radio and a snippet of Art Garfunkel's "Bright Eyes" from Watership Down played -- maybe 2 seconds worth. But I instantly recognized it and laughed out loud at the rabbit reference. I may have been the only one in the theater who got it.

Adept Havelock
07-03-2008, 11:31 AM
Never saw the film, but I remember really enjoying the book.

Ultra Peanut
07-03-2008, 12:22 PM
The book was one of my absolute favorites.

I've always wanted to see just how brutal the cartoon really was.

07-03-2008, 12:30 PM
This one is in my collection. My grandmother bought me the VHS when I was 8 or 9. I'm sure she had no idea how violent it was but it instantly became one of my favorites (right there with The American Rabbit" :) )
The scores were amazing.

07-03-2008, 12:32 PM
I always thought it was about a submarine mishap. :hmmm:

07-03-2008, 01:21 PM
What in the Hell???

What isthe movie/book suppose to be about??