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E.B. (voice of Russell Brand) dreams of becoming a famous drummer. But his father, the Easter Bunny (voice of Hugh Laurie), wants him to take over the family business. Determined not to deliver eggs, the young rabbit heads for the big city to pursue his own goals until he is accidently injured by an unemployed slacker (voice of James Marsden).
Why Is Hop Rated PG?
Hop is rated PG for some mild rude humor.
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Violence: After accidentally hitting an animal with a car, a man prepares to kill it by smashing it with a large rock. A character rallies troops to take over a candy factory. Several characters are shot in the face or neck with tranquilizer darts. Guard dogs chase and attack a man. Characters are kicked and hit on several occasions. Bunnies believe that another character has been cooked in a stockpot. Individuals are hung over a pot of boiling candy syrup or threatened with sharp, rotating saw blades. A character is body slammed, hit with a scepter and tossed to the ground.
Sexual Content: A character suggests he should get into the Playboy Mansion because he is a "sexy bunny". An animal character flirts with a human female.
Language: A character makes brief, veiled suggestive comments. Another character comments about the look of his buttocks. Some other rude bathroom humor includes comments about excrement.
Alcohol / Drug Use: None noted.
Home Video Viewing Alternatives
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Some other films that combine animation with live-action are the basketball movie Space Jam, the fairytale spoof Enchanted and fantasy adventures Pete’s Dragon and Bedknobs and Broomsticks. A little, long-eared forest creature turns out to have a nasty side in Hoodwinked.
Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: G
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Home Video Notes: Hop
Release Date: 23 March 2012
Hop releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy Combo Pack) with the following bonus extras:
- All-new mini-movie: Phil’s Dance Party
- “Post Coup Commentary” with Carlos and Phil
- The World of Hop interactive map
- All Access with Cody Simpson
- Russell Brand’s Kid Crack Ups
- Three behind-the-scenes featurettes
- Three interactive games