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Tortoise vs. Hare (2008)





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The imaginative producers at the Jim Henson Company update the age-old story of The Tortoise and the Hare in this award winning animated adventure featuring the voices of Jay Leno, Danny Glover, Vivica A. Fox, and Keke Palmer. With his "slow and steady" philosophy, Mr. Tortoise may have crossed the finish line first in their initial race, but now Mr. Hare has demanded a rematch and he's not about to make the same mistakes twice.

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Danny Glover
as Walter Tortoise
Jay Leno
as Murray Hare
Drake Bell
as Butch Hare
Vivica A. Fox
as Dotty Tortoise
Keke Palmer
as Crystal Tortoise
Chris Elwood
as Rex Stork
Jenni Pulos
as Old Lady Hare
Nolan North
as Reporter No. 1
Steve Wilcox
as Mole Dad
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Critic Reviews for Tortoise vs. Hare

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Fabled Aesop rematch teaches new lessons.

December 20, 2010 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for Tortoise vs. Hare


An animated film about the rematch of the famous race between the tortoise and the hare. I didn't like it much, and the fact that some of the characters were played by Danny Glover or Jay Leno did not help.

Red Lats
Red Lats

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It's a fairly entertaining and inoffensive piece. The animation is of very low caliber and so on a visual level, it fails miserably. The idea is a good one but it mostly recycles ideas from the fable itself. It's nowhere near as cutting as it should/could have been. The vocal talents add most of the life that this film squeezes out but it eventually plods to a complete standstill.

Luke Baldock
Luke Baldock

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