over 4 years
A classic animation. Scared the shit out of me as a little kid. Graphics still hold up.
This film is a masterpiece.
almost 6 years
A benchmark in animation. This is not for children.
over 6 years
A powerful subtle beast fable that has challenged viewers of all ages for generations.
Edwooger Fischer Heitmann
almost 7 years
Although not true to the book! Is a really good film and somewhat violent for a U.
One of the best animated films ever made. Entertaining regardless of viewers' age!
An underrated milestone in mature animated cinema
Watership Down is a 1978 English adventure drama animated film written, produced and directed by Martin Rosen and based on the book by Richard Adams. It was financed by a consortium of British financial institutions. Originally released on 19 October 1978 the film was an immediate success and it became the sixth most popular film of 1979 at the British box office.
It featured the voices of John Hurt, Richard Briers, Harry Andrews, Simon Cadell, Nigel Hawthorne and Roy Kinnear, among others, and was the last film appearance of Zero Mostel, as the voice of Kehaar the gull.
Art Garfunkel's British No. 1 hit, "Bright Eyes," which was written by British singer and songwriter Mike Batt, was also included. The musical score was by Angela Morley and Malcolm Williamson.
Watership Down opens with a narrated prologue establishing the Lapine culture and mythology, describing the creation of the world and its animals by "Lord Frith" (the name of their god), including the rabbits' leader, Prince ...