Hop

Hop

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Director: Tim Hill, James Marsden, Russell Brand, Kaley Cuoco

Cast: Tim Hill, James Marsden, Russell Brand, Kaley Cuoco

     
 

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Jobless slacker Fred (James Marsden) discovers that hares make horrible houseguests after injuring the Easter Bunny (Russell Brand) and agreeing to nurse the little hopper back to health in this animated comedy from the writers of Despicable Me, and director

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Jobless slacker Fred (James Marsden) discovers that hares make horrible houseguests after injuring the Easter Bunny (Russell Brand) and agreeing to nurse the little hopper back to health in this animated comedy from the writers of Despicable Me, and director Tim Hill (Rocko's Modern Life, SpongeBob SquarePants). For the past 4,000 years, the Easter Bunny has brought joy and candy to kids all across the globe; however, the time has come for a new Easter Bunny to take over the tradition. But while EB is the next in line to receive the official title, he couldn't care less about becoming the official bearer of chocolate eggs and jellybeans. Escaping to Hollywood in a bid to find fame and fortune, EB hops in front of an oncoming car driven by Fred, who agrees to give him a place to recover until he's healthy enough to hop along home. Now, the harder Fred struggles to stop his furry new companion from sending his life into a tailspin, the more satisfaction he begins to get out of his newfound responsibility. With a little luck and a whole lot of patience, Fred just might become the man who saved Easter for everyone.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/23/2012
UPC:
0025192113963
Original Release:
2011
Rating:
PG
Source:
Universal Studios
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time:
1:36:00
Sales rank:
34,042

Special Features

All-new mini-movie; The world of HOP; All access with Cody Simpson; Emotion in motion: the dance of Ken Daurio; Russell Brand: kid crack ups; Carlos on Carlos: the Hop premiere according to Carlos; Games

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
James Marsden Fred O'Hare
Russell Brand E.B. / Production Assistant
Kaley Cuoco Sam O'Hare
Hank Azaria Carlos,Phil
Gary Cole Henry O'Hare
Elizabeth Perkins Bonnie O'Hare
Hugh Laurie E.B.'s Dad
Tiffany Espensen Alex O'Hare
David Hasselhoff Himself
Chelsea Handler Mrs. Beck
Dustin Ybarra Cody
Carlease Burke Receptionist
Veronica Alicino Waitress
Jimmy Lee Carter Blind Boys of Alabama
Billy Bowers Blind Boys of Alabama
Benjamin Moore Blind Boys of Alabama
Eric Dwight McKinnie Blind Boys of Alabama
Joey Anthony Williams Blind Boys of Alabama
Tracy Roman Pierce Blind Boys of Alabama
Will Cleveland Smith Blind Boys of Alabama
Coleton Ray Young Fred
Greg Lewis Performer
Mark Riccardi Security Guard
Cici Lau Chinese Woman
Jayden Lund Another Parent
Christian Long Production Assistant
Hugh Hefner Voice at Playboy Mansion
Nick Drago Dancer
David Goldsmith Warm-Up Guy
Rick Pasqualone Other Voices

Technical Credits
Tim Hill Director
Mike Chock Sound Editor
John Cohen Executive Producer
Peter Lyons Collister Cinematographer
Chris Consani Art Director
Lorraine Cruden Production Manager
Charlie Daboub Art Director
Phil Dagort Set Decoration/Design
Eugene Darnell Set Decoration/Design
Ken Daurio Original Story,Screenwriter
John Dunn Sound Editor
Peter Elliot Editor
Wendy A. Geary Associate Producer
Libby Goldstein Casting
Richard Holland Production Designer
Julianne Jordan Musical Direction/Supervision
Christopher Lennertz Score Composer
Alan E. Lorimer Special Effects Supervisor
Junie Lowry-Johnson Casting
Brian Lynch Screenwriter
Christopher Meledandri Producer
Michele Panelli-Venetis Asst. Director
Cinco Paul Original Story,Screenwriter
Gregory Perler Editor
Rhythm & Hues Studios Animator
Ann Scibelli Sound/Sound Designer
Paul Sonski Set Decoration/Design
Michele Imperato Stabile Producer
Alexandra Welker Costumes/Costume Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Hop
1. Chapter 1 [5:31]
2. Chapter 2 [2:12]
3. Chapter 3 [2:03]
4. Chapter 4 [5:37]
5. Chapter 5 [4:46]
6. Chapter 6 [5:42]
7. Chapter 7 [2:56]
8. Chapter 8 [3:22]
9. Chapter 9 [2:30]
10. Chapter 10 [1:38]
11. Chapter 11 [6:55]
12. Chapter 12 [4:26]
13. Chapter 13 [4:15]
14. Chapter 14 [6:10]
15. Chapter 15 [7:50]
16. Chapter 16 [5:15]
17. Chapter 17 [5:52]
18. Chapter 18 [5:35]
19. Chapter 19 [4:07]
20. Chapter 20 [2:44]

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Hop 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This seller was great to work with. He contacted me as a follow up once the product went out. In this case, I actually had not yet received the product and he sent me a new one right away. I would recommend buying from this seller!
EGHunter01 More than 1 year ago
This was a great DVD. It was laugh-out-loud funny at many moments; hilarious situations to make you have the "happies;" and even though the storyline/plot may not be original the protagonists will have you in "stitches" with their antics. And there is one yellow chick to keep your eye on for his need for power and control. If you need a good laugh and some stress release this is a great option. **This may not be a DVD for everyone, some may feel offended by some of the storyline as well as some of the dialogue and the messages of this story; there are several messages tied into this storyline.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a lovely movie about responsibility and the desire to find ones true self. For those who would assign other agendas to it, I would contend that assigning political overtones to a cartoon is a stretch. Yes the hispanic chicken can't be in charge....because he's a CHICKEN and not a bunny, the historic representation of Easter for kids.
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On March 23, 2012, Universal Pictures will release the Easter-themed film, Hop, on Blu-ray and DVD. Although some hail Hop as a family-friendly Easter classic, the message of this film is something far more insidious. Akin to the worst examples of racial and ethnic stereotyping found in twentieth century film, the not-so-subtle message of Hop is that those who speak with a "Spanish" dialect do not count in American society. Put another way, Hop depicts Hispanics as deluded and dangerous for believing that they can ascend to a position of employment beyond that of menial labor. Despite public controversy surrounding the film's initial release on April 1, 2011, Universal Pictures has decided to move ahead with a home video release of the film that they describe as a "comic tale" that blends "state-of-the-art animation with live action." Universal's cheerful press description omits the offensive subplot that revolves around the actions of Carlos (Hank Azaria), a possible heir to the Easter Bunny mantle. In fact, the majority of the press about the film ignores the Carlos character and instead dwells on the relationship between EB and Fred O'Hare. EB (Russell Brand) is the son of the retiring Easter Bunny. Unwilling to follow in his father's footsteps, EB flees to Hollywood to pursue his dream of becoming a rock drummer. Back in the live-action world, the audience meets Fred O'Hare (James Marsden), the unambitious and irresponsible son of Henry O'Hare (Gary Cole). Despite his pattern of unreliability, Fred gets the opportunity to housesit a multi-million dollar home. Predictably, Fred encounters and injures runaway EB. "Hilarity" ensues as EB ransacks the home, plays his rock drums, and slowly wins the friendship of Fred. Meanwhile, the picture is much less rosy in the animated Easter world. EB's father is beside himself with worry about his missing son and fears that he will have to cancel Easter. Carlos, a loyal factory supervisor, steps forward to offer his assistance to EB's father. He articulates a compelling case for why, in the absence of EB, he should become the next Easter Bunny. After all, he has worked in the factory for years, knows the entire production process, and is familiar to the workers. EB's father scoffs at the idea and informs him that a chicken can never become the Easter Bunny. Regardless of his tireless loyalty and ample qualifications, Hop boldly ridicules even the suggestion that "Carlos" can become the Easter Bunny. Admittedly, it would not seem racist, or even far-fetched, to suggest that the Easter Bunny should in fact be a bunny. However, the consistent negative portrayal of Carlos and the film's denouement ultimately reveal the true reason Carlos cannot become the Easter Bunny: his ethnicity. Inexplicably, the filmmakers choose to racialize the character of Carlos. Throughout the film, Carlos speaks in broken English with a strong mock-Spanish dialect. Imagine how this film might have been received had the Carlos character been renamed "Chang" and unable to discern his "Rs" from his "Ls." Likewise, what if he had been named "Darius" and spoke with a mock, African-American dialect? Hop doubles down on persisting stereotypes of Hispanics in American film and television. First, Carlos is not depicted simply owning or transporting chickens (as is often the case in American television and film), he literall