When the warren belonging to a community of rabbits is threatened, a brave group led by Fiver, Bigwig, Blackberry and Hazel leave their homeland in a search of a safe new haven.

  1. Martin Rosen

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Richard Adams


Top Billed Cast

  1. John Hurt

    John Hurt

    Hazel (voice)

  2. Richard Briers

    Richard Briers

    Fiver (voice)

  3. Michael Graham Cox

    Michael Graham Cox

    Bigwig (voice)

  4. John Bennett

    John Bennett

    Captain Holly (voice)

  5. Ralph Richardson

    Ralph Richardson

    Chief Rabbit (voice)

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Watership Down
Watership Down



Status Released

Release Information

  • October 31, 1978


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 28m

Budget $1,000,000.00

Revenue $3,713,768.00



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