Watership Down
  • Director(s)

    Martin Rosen

  • Production Year

    1978

  • Genre(s)

    Animation

  • Approx. running minutes

    92m

  • Cast

    John Hurt, Richard Briers, Michael Graham-cox

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Film

Watership Down

mild violence, threat, brief bloody images, language

WATERSHIP DOWN is an animated adventure, from 1978, in which a group of rabbits flee their doomed warren and face dangers in their search for a new home.

  • Director(s)

    Martin Rosen

  • Production Year

    1978

  • Genre(s)

    Animation

  • Approx. running minutes

    92m

  • Cast

    John Hurt, Richard Briers, Michael Graham-cox

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language

Mild bad language includes a use of the phrase 'piss off'. The word 'damn' is also used.

threat and horror

There are scary scenes and moments of threat, including rabbits being chased by predators. A rabbit has a distressing vision of fields running with blood, and a sequence depicting the destruction of a warren by human construction workers implies multiple rabbits become trapped in tunnels and die.

violence

A rabbit is caught in a snare and begins to choke, with sight of blood foaming from its mouth. Rabbits are seen being scratched and torn at with teeth and claws, and there is a scene in which a dog attacks a warren of rabbits resulting in brief sight of blood and injury detail. After being shot, a rabbit is seen with a wound on its leg and another rabbit is seen with a bloody gash following an animal attack.

UseRuntimeDistributorClassification Date
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Watership DownCinema92m 0sBFI Films04/08/2022
Watership DownCinema102m 0sNepenthe Films Ltd21/02/1978
UseRuntimeDistributorClassification Date
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Watership DownPhysical media + VOD/Streaming91m 45sBFI Video17/08/2022
Watership DownPhysical media + VOD/Streaming158m 0sUniversal Pictures (UK) Ltd23/09/2013
Watership DownPhysical media + VOD/Streaming88m 0sWarner Home Video Ltd15/06/2005
Watership DownPhysical media + VOD/Streaming88m 0sUniversal Pictures (UK) Ltd08/02/2005
Watership DownPhysical media + VOD/Streaming88m 0sGuild Home Video21/08/1987
  • Classified date

    17/08/2022

  • Language

    English