Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie

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"The race is on to save spring"
  • 2005
  • 1 hr 11 min
  • 4.7  (194)

Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie is a 2005 animated musical adventure film directed by Mark Gravas and produced by Classic Media. It features the voices of Dee Bradley Baker, Greg Berg, Miranda Cosgrove, and Terri Douglas. This movie is based on the classic 1950s song "Here Comes Peter Cottontail" which tells the story of a bunny who is determined to become the Easter Bunny.

The story revolves around the young Peter Cottontail (voiced by Frankie Ryan Manriquez), who is constantly picked on by his classmates because of his dreams of becoming the Easter Bunny. Despite the taunts, Peter is determined to prove himself and sets out on a journey to deliver the Easter eggs before Easter Sunday - a task that has only ever been completed by the Easter Bunny himself.

Peter's journey leads him to a magical world called April Valley, where he meets a cast of colorful characters including Seymour S. Sassafras (voiced by Dee Bradley Baker), a brilliant inventor who creates fantastical gadgets to help Peter on his quest. Along the way, Peter also encounters a variety of creatures including the mischievous Irontail (voiced by Chris Phillips), who is determined to ruin Easter and take over as the Easter Bunny.

Peter's adventure takes him through enchanted forests, candy-filled caves, and pastel prairies in a race against time to deliver the eggs and save Easter. The story is filled with catchy musical numbers, such as “Here Comes Peter Cottontail” and “I Want to be the Easter Bunny.”

The voice acting in this film is top-notch, with each character bringing their own unique personality to the table. Miranda Cosgrove does an excellent job voicing the character of Bonnie, the spunky rabbit who befriends Peter on his journey. Terri Douglas delivers a standout performance as Mama Robin, a mother figure who gives Peter advice and support when he needs it most.

The animation is bright and colorful, with plenty of attention paid to the small details. The backgrounds are vibrant and intricate, making April Valley a magical and imaginative setting for Peter's adventure.

Despite being aimed at a young audience, Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie has enough humor and heart to appeal to viewers of all ages. It teaches important lessons about determination, perseverance, and the value of friendship.

In conclusion, Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie is an entertaining and heartwarming film that captures the spirit of Easter. It is a timeless tale of one young bunny's quest to fulfill his dreams and save the day. This movie will make you smile and sing along with its catchy songs, making it a perfect addition to any family movie night.

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    1 hr 11 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    4.7  (194)