Fantastic Mr. Fox

Fantastic Mr. Fox

DVD - 2010
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Mr. and Mrs. Fox live a happy home life underground with their eccentric son Ash. Mr. Fox works as a journalist, but against the advice of Badger, his attorney, he moves his family into a larger and finer home inside a tree on a hill. The treehouse has an excellent view of the nearby farms of Boggis, Bunce, and Bean. Ash becomes hostile when his cousin, Kristofferson, joins the family for an extended stay. Mr. Fox decides to raid the farms, but this leads the farmers to stakeout the treehouse. The farmers try to dig the Fox family out, but they dig even faster. Mr. Fox organizes a tunneling project to burrow under all three farms and steal all the chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2010.
Edition: Widescreen version.
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE FAMILY FANTASTI
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Anderson, Wes 1969-

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elisabeth_23
Apr 01, 2020

I love Wes Anderson movies! The story is based on a book by Roald Dahl. It follows the titular "Fantastic Mr. Fox" and his adventures of stealing from three farmers. If you enjoy dry humor, unique storytelling, and fun adventures, this one of those movies. The stop motion animation is gorgeous and the voice acting is a treat.

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GurpleRain
Nov 02, 2019

If you are on the train of Wes Anderson's twee fantasy worlds, this is in some ways a perfect movie. Comfort food for me.

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Melesa13
Apr 24, 2019

Will absolutely put you in a great mood!

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dnyland
Aug 25, 2018

This movie was TERRIBLE. Way too violent for my children.

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humbleworm
Feb 06, 2018

This quirky stop-motion film has a dry humour that might not appeal to everyone but I quite enjoyed it. I'm looking forward to Wes Anderson's latest endeavour "Isle of Dogs", which seems stylistically similar.

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duane767
Dec 26, 2017

What a movie! I need to watch it again so I bought it for my daughter for Christmas! Looking forward to watching it again!

Franln Nov 08, 2017

This movie is so cool I watched it twice. There's something so special about stop-motion animation, especially with the furry creatures.

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karmafarmer
Oct 19, 2017

After viewing this, I bought my own copy. I'm sure there's other animations that can better entertain kids but not with Wes A's distinctive style. The reaction of Mr. Fox when he's told he is to be a father had me LOL! All other characters are very relatable. His interactions with a badger cohort evokes the fun Clooney & company must have had voicing this adventure.

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tercar88
Aug 21, 2017

The movie is broken so we were unable to view it ....I've attached a note (for return) asking the library to replace it. I wonder why people don't notify the library when an item is damaged!!

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Sideswipe
Feb 02, 2017

It was a very good book, but a better movie! Plus it is great for kids of all ages.

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Apr 01, 2020

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humbleworm
Feb 06, 2018

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Sideswipe
Feb 02, 2017

Sideswipe thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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black_elk_37
Dec 24, 2015

black_elk_37 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 3 and 99

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Red_Fox_24
Dec 07, 2012

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Nutty
Jul 03, 2012

Nutty thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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Nov 15, 2010

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Aug 03, 2010

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humbleworm
Feb 06, 2018

Beaver's Son: Why is your cousin such a wet sandwich?
Kristofferson: I beg your pardon?
Beaver's Son: What's that mean?
Kristofferson: That means "I didn't understand what you just said", a wet sandwich?

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humbleworm
Feb 06, 2018

Mrs. Fox: If what I think is happening, is happening...It'd better not be.

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thebecca
May 02, 2014

'' Why is he wearing that bandit hat.''
His ears are cold, he's not with us, go back to bed.''
'' Kylie, is he telling the truth.''
I don't want to put in the middle of this.''
''Thanks Kylie.''

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Monolith
Nov 08, 2012

Boggis and Bunce and Bean. One fat, one short, one lean. These horrible crooks, so different in looks, were nonetheless equally mean.

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Monolith
Nov 08, 2012

Mr. Fox: "...This is going to be a total clustercuss... for everybody..."

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Nutty
Jul 03, 2012

"Here, put on this bandit mask"

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Nutty
Jul 03, 2012

"What the cuss!"

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