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The Bugs Bunny/Road-Runner Movie (1979)

Bugs Bunny reflects on his past cartoon exploits.

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Chuck Jones, Phil Monroe
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Daffy Duck / Porky Pig / Marvin the Martian / Wile E. Coyote / Pepe le Pew / Dr. I.Q. High / Hassan (voice)
Arthur Q. Bryan Arthur Q. Bryan ... Elmer Fudd (voice) (archive footage)
Paul Julian Paul Julian ... Road Runner (archive sound)
Nicolai Shutorev Nicolai Shutorev ... Giovanni Jones (singing voice) (archive footage)
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Storyline

The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie is basically a collection of Warner Bros. short cartoon features, "starring" the likes of Daffy Duck, Porky Pig and Wile.E.Coyote. These animations are interspersed by Bugs Bunny reminiscing on past events and providing links between the individual animations which are otherwise unconnected. The Road Runner feature at the end consists of sketches from various RR separates (well it does in the 78-minute version anyway). Written by John Gibson

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It's classic encounters of the funniest kind!


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G | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Great American Chase See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Bugs's house, which is cantilevered over a carrot-juice waterfall, is modeled on Frank Lloyd Wright's "Fallingwater" house in Bear Run, Pennsylvania. See more »

Goofs

During the space text-crawl, a space appeared in the word "ago" (i.e. a long [...] time a go). See more »

Quotes

Elmer Fudd: [after Reconizing Bugs' Disqiuse] I'll kill the Wabbit!
[goes to the top of a mountain to cast his spell]
Elmer Fudd: Arise, Storm. North winds blow! South winds blow! Typhoons... Hurricanes... Earthquakes! SMOG!
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Crazy Credits

The title at first says "The Chase Movie". We hear the Road Runner's famous "Beep! Beep!" And the words "Road-Runner" replace "Chase"! Then it reads, "The Road-Runner Movie"! We hear Bugs say, "Oh, no ya don't!" And the words "Bugs Bunny" go on top of "Road-Runner". Then it reads "The Bugs Bunny Road Runner Movie". See more »

Alternate Versions

The DVD version (part of "The Looney Tunes Movie Collection" release) has the original opening and closing 1979 Warner Bros. logos and their music cues for this film replaced by the Warner Bros. Family Entertainment logo at the beginning, and the 2003 Warner Bros. Television logo at the end. See more »

Connections

Edited from Zoom and Bored (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

In Caliente
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Music by Allie Wrubel
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User Reviews

The Cartoon Shorts Stand on Their Own Better.
20 July 2002 | by tfrizzellSee all my reviews

A wide selection of cartoon shorts starring most all the Warner Bros. characters and is tied together by new animation featuring Bugs Bunny talking in a large mansion. The cartoons are hit-and-miss and when they are all put together in a feature-length film the whole project borders on being down-right tedious. The title does not make a whole lot of sense either as Bugs Bunny dominates the action and The Road Runner only has one cartoon with his arch-nemesis Wile E. Coyote. Only fair. Catch the same thing on the Cartoon Network at most anytime of the day. 2.5 out of 5 stars.


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