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The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)

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:
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Wallace / Hutch (voice)
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PC Mackintosh (voice)
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Mrs. Mulch (voice)
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Mr. Windfall (voice)
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Miss Blight (voice)
Vincent Ebrahim ...
Mr. Caliche (voice)
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Miss Thripp (voice)
Edward Kelsey ...
Mr. Growbag (voice)
Dicken Ashworth ...
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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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

Hutch says "CHEESE" a total of 5 times: -1st: When Gromit holding up some cheese opens up the Crate that Hutch had been placed into after thinking that he'd been the Were-Rabbit, showing himself to now be bigger with a Vest and Shoes, in addition to being able to speak with Wallace's Personality. -2nd: When Gromit in the Rabbit Trap that Victor and Phillip placed him into is able to get Hutch out of Wallace's bed while he's eating cheese and into the Pesto Van to help him out of the trap, in addition to preventing Victor from shooting the Were-Rabbit at Tottington Palace. -3rd: When Hutch driving the Pesto Van at the Vegetable Competition gets carried off from helping Gromit sacrifice his Prize Melon to lure the Were-Rabbit away from Victor upon seeing a Cheese Tent, driving into it and smashing the Melon slightly. -4th: After the Were-Rabbit turns back into Wallace lying unconscious in the cheese tent after driving Victor away in the Female Were-Rabbit Costume being chased by the Angry Mob, Hutch mentioning Cheese prompts Gromit to wake Wallace up with the smell of it. -5th: Right before the Credits start to roll, with him being the last of the Rabbits released into Lady Tottington's Rabbit Sanctuary at the end. See more »

Goofs

There's a Full Moon for at least four nights in a row. 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

References Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

We Plow the Fields and Scatter
Words by Matthias Claudius
Music by Johann A.P. Schültz
Performed by Nicholas Smith
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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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