Release Date: April 1st, 2011

DVD Release Date: March 23rd, 2012

PG |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

Beneath Easter Island, in a giant factory that manufactures the world's Easter candy, the popular rabbit is preparing to pass the mantle to his son, E.B. (Russell Brand). But E.B. has no interest in the job and would rather be a drummer. He runs away to Los Angeles, where an unemployed slacker named Fred O'Hare (James Marsden) accidentally runs into him. Feigning injury, E.B. tricks Fred into giving him shelter, but an oversized chick is planning a coup back on Easter Island.

Cast: James Marsden, Russell Brand, Kaley Cuoco, Hank Azaria, Gary Cole, Elizabeth Perkins, Hugh Laurie, Tiffany Espensen

Director: Tim Hill

Genres: Children , Comedy

Production Co: Illumination Entertainment

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Lighthearted, Rescue, Rivalry, 2010s, Son, Los Angeles, Quest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Claudia PuigUSA Today

    The movie's appeal is largely the result of the perfectly cast James Marsden as Fred, a lovable slacker who accidentally injures a floppy-eared rabbit who calls himself E.B. (perfectly voiced by Russell Brand). show more

  • 30
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    There's nothing in it to inspire excitement or even a mild glimmer of delight; it's almost offensive in its dullness. show more

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Hop delivers plenty of wit, verve and surreal mayhem to entice even the post-adolescent crowd into this jolly (and strangely Christmas-like) Easter egg hunt. show more

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