The Bugs Bunny/Road-Runner Movie

1979

Animation / Comedy / Family / Music / Sci-Fi

17
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh 100%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 87%
IMDb Rating 7.3 10 3092

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Mel Blanc as Bugs Bunny / Daffy Duck / Porky Pig / Marvin the Martian / Wile E. Coyote / Pepe le Pew / Dr. I.Q. High / Hassan
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1hr 38 min
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1hr 38 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by Kat Miss 9 / 10

GOOD COMPILATION FILM

"The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie" is a good example of the compliation film. It's one of those films that are a kind of Whitman's sampler that serves as a good introduction to a wide variety of short subjects. While it is true that these shorts are better seen in their original form, why trash these neat features? At least the Warners compliations are seamlessly edited and the bridging material is often above average.

It helps to know that this film was originally released as "The Great American Chase". In fact, that title is STILL in the film. It is in the opening 20 minute prologue that is engaging and original but irrelevant since the title was changed. Adults will forgive it, but from my own experiences (when I first saw the film 16 years ago on tape), kids will get restless.

But after that, we get to the good stuff. The film is a sampler of Chuck Jones' work, hence the title "Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie". Road Runner was Jones' creation as was Pepe Le Pew (both are featured in the film, but the Road Runner gets the bulk of the second half) and Jones reinvented Bugs Bunny in the 50s and 60s from his previous incarnations. There are many good shorts included in the film. Daffy Duck's battle with the animator and his brush. Bugs Bunny vs. Wile E. Coyote: Genius. Classic Road Runner/Wile E. footage. Bugs fights Marvin the Martian on Mars. I can't list them all, but you get the idea.

Most critics dislike these films because they cut the original shorts. But most of these shorts are edited by Cartoon Network for TV (for time and more recently, racial comments)and precious few are available on video. So we should be grateful that at least there is one way we can at least see these shorts in some format (very little is actually edited, most of the shorts are intact) We can see a lot worse these days.

**** out of 4 stars

Reviewed by Lee Eisenberg 7 / 10

an interesting compilation

In "The Great American Chase", Bugs Bunny traipses through his house and tells us the story of chases. To make his point, he shows us several classic cartoons (some starring him) dealing with situations involving hot pursuits. Well, not all of them have chases; some are there just for fun. Bugs remembers how Chuck Jones sent him into space, where he met Marvin the Martian; then how Daffy Duck and Porky Pig tried to colonize Planet X and had to contend with Marvin the Martian; how Daffy (as Robin Hood) had a very hard time recruiting Porky (as Friar Tuck); how Daffy's scenery frustratingly changed every few minutes; how he, Bugs, ended up in a bullfight; how he and Daffy dug into Ali Baba's cave; how he and Elmer Fudd acted out "The Ride of the Valkyries"; how Wile E. Coyote tried and failed to eat him; and finally, how Wile E. decided to try something a little more his size, by which we mean the Road Runner. The Wile E. Coyote/Road Runner chase is really the best part of the movie. Overall, it's a pretty neat compilation of classic cartoons, and I liked the scene where Bugs remembers his "fathers" (Mel Blanc, Chuck Jones, etc.).

Reviewed by MisterWhiplash 10 / 10

Not sure if I watched a cut version, but some of these cartoons are cut!

That being said, I have to say that some of my favorite Looney Tunes cartoons are in this first collection of shorts released in the span of the late 70's and 80's (another I watched maybe more than this one was Daffy Duck's Quackbusters). Here and there I wondered if a couple of the shorts were complete; they seemed to cut down the Rabbit Fire episode down by half, an a couple others didn't seem 100% either. Still, I would highly recommend it to those looking to get into the series (if by some chance not through another route like DVD). The cartoons Duck Amuck (as Daffy goes ape against the vindictive animator) and the one involving Bugs and the Opera singer top the list, while a few others are also quite appealing like Bugs against the Bull, Daffy as a would-be Robin Hood, and at least half of the Road-Runner shorts. That part of the film, which while given 2nd billing in the title (The Bugs Bunny and Road Runner Movie), only lasts a full 20 minutes or less. The enjoyment of those shorts will depend on if you like the Roadrunner shorts to start with, but there are some choice segments that even had me laughing. Not overall a great collection of shorts, but certain shorts are stand-out here.

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