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The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)

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Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit, set out to discover the mystery behind the garden sabotage that plagues their village and threatens the annual giant vegetable growing contest.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Wallace / Hutch (voice)
... Victor Quartermaine (voice)
... Lady Campanula Tottington (voice)
... PC Mackintosh (voice)
... Reverend Clement Hedges (voice)
... Mrs. Mulch (voice)
... Mr. Windfall (voice)
... Miss Blight (voice)
Vincent Ebrahim ... Mr. Caliche (voice)
... Miss Thripp (voice)
Edward Kelsey ... Mr. Growbag (voice)
... Mr. Mulch (voice)
Robert Horvath ... Mr. Dibber (voice)
Pete Atkin ... Mr. Crock (voice)
Noni Lewis ... Mrs. Girdling (voice)
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It's 'vege-mania' in Wallace and Gromit's neighborhood, and our two enterprising chums are cashing in with their humane pest-control outfit, "Anti-Pesto." With only days to go before the annual Giant Vegetable Competition, business is booming, but Wallace & Gromit are finding out that running a "humane" pest control outfit has its drawbacks as their West Wallaby Street home fills to the brim with captive rabbits. Suddenly, a huge, mysterious, veg-ravaging "beast" begins attacking the town's sacred vegetable plots at night, and the competition hostess, Lady Tottington, commissions Anti-Pesto to catch it and save the day. Lying in wait, however, is Lady Tottington's snobby suitor, Victor Quartermaine, who'd rather shoot the beast and secure the position of local hero-not to mention Lady Tottingon's hand in marriage. With the fate of the competition in the balance, Lady Tottington is eventually forced to allow Victor to hunt down the vegetable chomping marauder. Little does she know that... Written by DreamWorks SKG

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From the creators of Chicken Run. See more »


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Release Date:

7 October 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Curse of the Were-Rabbit  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,005,875 (United Kingdom), 7 October 2005

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,025,987, 9 October 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$56,110,897

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$192,610,372
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Trivia

Next door to Harvey's Vegetable Shop, is a barbershop called, "A Close Shave," which is also the name of an Oscar-winning animated short starring Wallace and Gromit. See more »

Goofs

During the airplane chase sequence, one of the electrically operated planes crashes. It presumably carries no fuel on board, and yet it explodes in a massive fireball. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Wallace: Oh ho ho, cracking job, Gromit!
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Crazy Credits

Rabbits float up the screen during the closing credits. On the Sci-fi music, they flash in different colors. On the romantic music, two rabbits act romantic and sometimes fly in other directions. The final line in the credits is "We would like to stress that no animals were harmed during the making of this film", and a rabbit hits its head on the text and falls. See more »

Connections

Follows A Close Shave (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Wien Bleibt Wien (Vienna Forever Vienna)
(uncredited)
Music by Andrew Pilmer
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Fun for the whole family
9 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

This first (and hopefully not last) Wallace & Gromit feature lives up to expectations. There are plenty of jokes (some a bit cheeky) as well as some great tributes to past Science Fiction movies. With the barrage of awful and formulaic movies being spewed forth from Hollywood it's great to see such a great film like this that's enjoyable for almost everyone. If there is any justice it will be top of the box-office and be at least nominated for best animation at the next Oscars. The animation is wonderful; the characters are remarkably expressive and their adventures are great fun. This is one of those films that the whole family can enjoy. Charming, clever, fun and well made, what's not to enjoy?


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