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The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie (1981)

Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie (original title)
Bugs Bunny hosts an award show featuring several classic Looney Toon shorts.

Director:

Friz Freleng

Writers:

John W. Dunn (story), David Detiege (story) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / King Arthur / Sir Osis of Liver / Sir Loin of Beef / Yosemite Sam / Gerry the Idgit Dragon / Daffy Duck / Sylvester / Tweety Pie / Porky Pig / Speedy Gonzales / Treasury Director / Rocky / Mugsy / Judge / Clancy / O'Hara / Cops / Pepe Le Pew / Clarence (B.A. Bird) (voice)
June Foray ... Granny (voice)
Stan Freberg ... Big Bad Wolf / Three Little Bops / Singing Narrator (voice)
Ralph James Ralph James ... Narrator (The Unmentionables, Golden Yeggs, Catty Cornered) (voice)
Frank Nelson ... Satan (voice)
Frank Welker ... Lawyer / Interviewing Dog (voice)
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Storyline

This is the second feature-length film containing classic Warner Brothers cartoons linked together by newly animated footage. It is divided into three parts, all of which are being shown in a theater as part of a film ceremony honoring the classic Looney Tunes characters. Part 1 involves Yosemite Sam's pact with the Devil to exchange his place in Hell with Bugs Bunny, provided that Sam can lure Bugs into sin and then kill him. Part 2 is a parody of TV crime-fighting dramas as Bugs is selected by law-enforcement to find and apprehend gangster Rocky, who has kidnaped Tweety Bird for a ransom. Part 3 is an Academy Awards-like contest in which various classic cartoon shorts are showcased. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Here we go again!


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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Goofs

Bugs Bunny say that Friz Freleng won 5 Academy Awards and 2 Emmy Awards. He didn't won 5 Academy Awards and 2 Emmy Awards. He won an Academy Award and 3 Emmy Awards. See more »

Quotes

[Porky has been beaten by gangsters who are after Tweety]
Porky Pig: You talked me in to it.
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Crazy Credits

Before the end credits, Bugs Bunny chomps on a carrot and appears in the little hole and says, "Eh, dat's all, folks!" Then Porky Pig appears and says, "Hey! *I'm* supposed to sa-e-sa-sa-I'm s'posed-ta that's *my* line!" Bugs says, "Well, say it den!" Porky starts stuttering, "Eh, th-th-th, eh, th-th-th..." The hole closes on him like a door and Porky says, "Dirty guys!" See more »

Alternate Versions

CBS edited 12 minutes from this film for its 1984 network television premiere. See more »


Soundtracks

Hooray for Hollywood
(uncredited)
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Played at the introduction to the Oswald Award segment
Also played when Bugs Bunny arrives at the Oswalds
Also played when Bugs wins the award
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Excellent showcasing of a great animator's work.
16 August 2013 | by TheOneManBoxOfficeSee all my reviews

The late and great Friz Freling was without a doubt one of Warner Brothers' best animation directors in the studio's history. With a total of 5 Oscars and 2 Emmys under his belt (according to the film) while working for the Warners, he has created some of the most memorable animated shorts in film history, such as the Oscar-winning short "Knighty Knight Bugs" and the incredibly jazzy "Three Little Bops". Since the success of Chuck Jones' "The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie" in 1978, it would only be fair if director Friz Freling had his own showcase film featuring some of his best work with the studio, thus the creation of "The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie" in 1981.

As I mentioned before, this film is a showcase of Friz Freling's best work while working for Warner Brothers Pictures. The difference however, between this and Jones' film is that story arcs are inserted in between the different shorts specifically chosen for this feature film. Because of this, the movie is split into three separate acts: "Satan's Waiting'", which focuses on Yosemite Sam's numerous failed attempts at catching/destroying Bugs, "The Unmentionables", which focuses primarily on shorts featuring the gangster Rocky, and finally "The Oswald Awards", which focuses on a fictional award ceremony specifically made for cartoon characters. In-between the shorts are animated story arcs made for the movie that are also directed by Freling, which is always welcome. However, a person who has viewed many a Looney Tunes short will notice that some of the shorts have been edited either for time constraints or to blend in with the current scenario, which I can understand. Thankfully, all of these shorts in their complete form can be found on numerous Looney Tunes compilation DVDs and Blu-Rays.

The main question is this, however, does this work in the movie's favor? The answer is a definite yes, because this is the studio's own special way of saying "thanks" to one of their own for their dedication and hard work that got them to where they're at today as a motion picture studio that specializes in entertaining audiences of all ages, and since Looney Tunes shorts are viewed by both children and adults all over the globe, this would work extremely well as a family feature. As a fan of animation myself, I really dug this flick. Anyone who is a dedicated fan of the Looney Tunes franchise will most likely enjoy this flick for what it is, and it is also a great addition for family movie nights.


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