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10 Films About Rabbits For Kids

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Here at eParenting we love all things Bunny!

So here is a serious analysis of the role of rabbits in cinema...nah, it's just our bunny favourites! From classics to great new movies, is your favourite here?

10 Movies To Watch At Easter

OK, I'll stop rabbiting on now. Lets look at these ten fantastic movies about rabbits, perfect for Easter.

  1. Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
  2. Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

    Starring Bob Hoskins and almost every famous cartoon character you can think of, Who Framed Roger Rabbit? is the story of Roger Rabbit, framed for murder and his wife Jessica.

    Voiced by Kathleen Turner, Jessica romps away with the movie, but as the lady says, she's not really bad she's just drawn that way....

  3. Wallace and Grommit and the Curse of the Were-Rabbit
  4. Wallace and Grommit and the Curse of the Were-Rabbit

    The sublime Wallace and Grommit are humane pest control experts in Wallace and Grommit and the Curse of the Were-Rabbit. As vege-mania hits their village, can one man and his dog rid the village of a vegetable munching rabbit marauder? Features the voices of Peter Sallis, Helena Bonham-Carter, Ralph Fiennes and Peter Kay.

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  5. Bugs Bunny
  6. Bugs Bunny's Easter Funnies

    Of course one of the most prolific rabbits in movie history is Bugs Bunny, appearing in hundreds of films and shorts, famous for his ingenuety in avoiding hunter Elmer Fudd and for his constant battling with Daffy Duck.

  7. White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland
  8. Alice in Wonderland

    There have been several movie versions of Alice in Wonderland, from Disney's animated version to several live action films, including this one which is the most the most recent release, directed by Tim Burton. The White Rabbit is one of the most memorable characters from the book, always running to avoid being late.

  9. Tales of Beatrix Potter
  10. Tales of Beatrix Potter

    Peter Rabbit appears with his equally mischievous family in this beautiful dance interpretion of The Tales of Beatrix Potter stories by the Royal Ballet. Made in 1971 and choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton it features ballet's superstars of the day - including Ashton himself, Wayne Sleep and Lesley Collier. Absolutely charming and timeless.

  11. Rabbit from Winnie the Pooh
  12. Winnie the Pooh DVD

    Another rabbit superstar of the screen is of course Winnie the Pooh's friend Rabbit. Grumpy and cantankerous, he is a perfect foil for Pooh Bear's gentle philosophy.

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  13. Watership Down
  14. Watership Down

    This animated version of Richard Adams classic book Watership Down features the voices of John Hurt, Joss Ackland, Richard Briers, Ralph Richardson and a host of other great British actors.

    Watership Down is the tale of Hazel, Fiver, Bigwig and the rest of their rabbit family as they go in search of a new warren, after discovering that their home is about to be demolished.

  15. Thumper from Bambi
  16. Bambi

    Of course, no consideration of the role of Rabbits in cinema would be complete without a mention of Thumper, friend and mentor to Bambi. Thumper teaches Bambi about the ways of the forest and about friendship.

    As Disney's most moving, tearjerking film, it is widely regarded as one of Disney's greatest masterpieces.

  17. Harvey
  18. Harvey

    No round-up of movies with rabbits would be complete without Harvey, starring James Stewart as a man who believes that he is accompanied anywhere by a human sized rabbit called Harvey, and so tries to introduce him to everybody. Never was eccentricity so funny and charming.

  19. Hop
  20. Hop

    Combining animation with live action, Hop tells the comic tale of Fred, an out–of–work slacker who accidentally injures the Easter Bunny  and must take him in until he has recovered.

    With James Marsden, Elizabeth Perkins and Russell Brand as the voice of the Easter Bunny.

If you love rabbits as much as we do, check out our choice of the ten best children's books about rabbits - is your favourite there?

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