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Zootopia (2016)



Critic Consensus: The brilliantly well-rounded Zootopia offers a thoughtful, inclusive message that's as rich and timely as its sumptuously state-of-the-art animation -- all while remaining fast and funny enough to keep younger viewers entertained.

Movie Info

The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it's a melting pot where animals from every environment live together-a place where no matter what you are, from the biggest elephant to the smallest shrew, you can be anything. But when rookie Officer Judy Hopps (voice of Ginnifer Goodwin) arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn't so easy. Determined to prove herself, she jumps at the opportunity to crack a case, even if it means partnering with a fast-talking, scam-artist fox, Nick Wilde (voice of Jason Bateman), to solve the mystery. Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Zootopia," a comedy-adventure directed by Byron Howard ("Tangled," "Bolt") and Rich Moore ("Wreck-It Ralph," "The Simpsons") and co-directed by Jared Bush ("Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero"), opens in theaters on March 4, 2016. Officer Judy Hopps (voice of Ginnifer Goodwin), the very first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the opportunity to crack her first case-even if it means partnering with fast-talking, scam-artist fox Nick Wilde (voice of Jason Bateman) to solve the mystery.more
Rating: PG (for some thematic elements, rude humor and action)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Animation, Comedy
Directed By: , ,
Written By: Jared Bush, Phil Johnston
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 7, 2016
Box Office: $334.4M
Walt Disney Animation Studios - Official Site


Ginnifer Goodwin
as Judy Hopps
Jason Bateman
as Nick Wilde
Idris Elba
as Chief Bogo
Jenny Slate
as Assistant Mayor Bell...
Nate Torrence
as Benjamin Clawhauser
Bonnie Hunt
as Bonnie Hopps
Don Lake
as Stu Hopps
Tommy Chong
as Yax the Yak
J.K. Simmons
as Mayor Leodore Lionhe...
Octavia Spencer
as Mrs. Otterton
Kristen Bell
as Priscilla
Alan Tudyk
as Weaselton
Katie Lowes
as Badger Doctor, Dr. M...
as Gazelle
Della Saba
as Young Hopps
Phil Johnston
as Gideon Grey
as Drill Sergeant
as Drill Sergeant
John DiMaggio
as Jery Jumbreaux Jr.
Jesse Corti
as Mr. Manchas
Joshua Dallas
as Frantic Pig
Leah Latham
as Fru Fru
Kath Soucie
as Young Nick
Peter Mansbridge
as Peter Moosebridge
Byron Howard
as Bucky Oryx-Antlerson
Mark Rhino Smith
as Officer McHorn
Jared Bush
as Pronk Onyx-Antlerson
John Lavelle
as Mouse Foreman
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News & Interviews for Zootopia

Critic Reviews for Zootopia

All Critics (209) | Top Critics (39)

The dazzling design of Zootopia offers a non-stop stream of invention and visual wit that perfectly enhances a surprisingly involving plot...A gleaming gem of a film.

Full Review… | May 14, 2016

There's plenty of charm and a decent plot to keep things moving.

Full Review… | May 12, 2016
RTE Interactive (Ireland)

... a deceptively clever movie that has timely lessons for all generational demographics.

Full Review… | May 8, 2016
Den of Geek

Zootopia remembers the power of George Orwell's Animal Farm and gives it a Disney digital system upgrade and brings it to the 21st Century.

Full Review… | April 12, 2016
Graffiti With Punctuation

Believe it: Disney's latest digitally animated feature is a contra-Trumpian, race-conscious, political-conspiracy neo-noir in the guise of a funny talking-animal cartoon.

Full Review… | April 11, 2016
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

"Zootopia" is a vibrant and smart movie... at times, though, it feels more like commercial compromise than the distinctive art of superior animated works.

Full Review… | April 11, 2016

Audience Reviews for Zootopia


Where the new Jungle Book fails is in the executive decision to "play it safe" script-wise despite it's obvious artistic good looks. Zootopia is the exact opposite, a tale wherein the tale is the meat, not the looks. It's a detective story essentially and a simple one at that, but woven into the tale is a beautifully constructed argument for tolerance and understanding told from the point-of-view of one weak link in the chain, one for whom determination, luck, patience and, most of all, friendship, coalesce into benefits for all: very heartwarming. And the animation is good too.

Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

A brilliant film by Disney, Zootopia is a topically themed story with an inspiring message and well written plot carried by a riveting duo of protagonists.

That's not mentioning the elaborately creative set pieces exploring environments of different species, smart animorphics of our every day culture and a truly colorful supporting cast.

Direction is top notch as the story transitions between comedic acts and a multi-layered procedural seamlessly through Hops (Goodwin) & Wilde (Bateman). There is never a lack of point for intrigue between their unlikely relationship, the investigation and encompassing commentary on diversity/racism.

There's just so much going on in Zootopia that works, it boasts excelling features from top to bottom making it one of Disney's best productions in a long time.

Drake Tsui
Drake Tsui

Super Reviewer


Byron Howard and Rich Moore's Zootopia has fun with anthropomorphic animals.

Sprinting at 110 minutes, the story is quick and full of cuteness. The film never drags and is no where near convoluted; this is a good thing, especially with a film of this caliber. Doses of laughter appear from time to time, but Zootopia is just as serious as it is funny, leaving it feeling as an action adventure more than a comedy.

Vibrant colors and creative design of the settings make for a pleasant watch for the eyes. It doesn't hurt that the lead, Judy Hopps, is an adorable bunny.

The voice work gets a passing grade as no character has a misplaced sounding voice. Ginnifer Goodwin and Jason Bateman carry the heavy load without any problem.

Zootopia lives up to the carrots. Amusing, laid back watch.

JY Skacto

Super Reviewer

Zootopia Quotes

Nick Wilde: Na√Įve little hick with good grades and big ideas decides,hey, look at me, I'm gonna move to Zootopia, where predators and prey live in harmony and sing Kumbaya!
– Submitted by Jamie G (23 days ago)
Judy Hopps: Hundred tickets, I'm not gonna write a hundred tickets. I'm gonna write two-hundred tickets! Before noon!
– Submitted by Jamie G (23 days ago)
Young Hopps: It may be impossible to small minds... I'm looking at you, Gideon Grey.
– Submitted by Jamie G (23 days ago)
Judy Hopps: We have nothing to fear, but fear itself.
Stu Hopps: And bears.
– Submitted by Jamie G (23 days ago)

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