HOP Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital Copy Review

by Heather Smith on April 1, 2012 · 170 comments

HOP Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital Copy released 3/23

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SYNOPSIS

From the makers of Despicable Me comes an all-new comedy about candy, chicks and rock ‘n’ roll!

He was destined to be the Easter Bunny, but all he wanted to do was rock!  When teenage E.B. (voiced by Russell Brand) leaves for Hollywood in pursuit of his dream to become a rock star drummer, he meets Fred (James Marsden), an out-of-work slacker with his own lofty goals.  Together the two encounter a series of hilarious mishaps and misadventures and in the end help each other recognize the importance of family.

Blending state-of-the-art CGI animation with live action, HOP is a non-stop, rockin’ adventure packed with humor and hijinks as a rebellious young rabbit (voiced by Russell Brand), strikes up an unlikely friendship with Los Angeles underachiever Fred (James Marsden) en route to becoming a rock star drummer.

COMBO PACK  EXCLUSIVE BONUS FEATURES:

  • Phil’s Dance Party An All-New Mini-Movie starring fan-favorite chicks Phil and Carlos. Phil eats so much candy that he crashes, leaving Carlos to perform a solo of the big dance finale…the Merengue!
  • The World of HOPExplore an interactive map of Easter Island to experience the making of HOP.
  • All Access with Cody SimpsonThe best-selling teenage heartthrob performs the film’s catchy theme song, “I Want Candy” and attends the HOP world premiere, his first Hollywood movie red carpet event.
  • Russell Brand: Being the Bunny—A wacky look at what happens in Russell’s brain as he prepares to become THE Easter Bunny.
  • Russell Brand’s Kid Crack UpsRussell Brand interviews kids with comedic results.
  • Carlos on Carlos: The Premiere According to CarlosExperience the world premiere of HOP from the POV of Carlos. Viewers are given a guided tour of the party, where they can meet celebs and see all the fun!
  • Emotion in Motion: The Dance of Ken DaurioWriter Ken Daurio sits down to discuss his inspiration for everyone’s favorite dancing chick and reveals just how hard it was to teach Phil those awesome moves.
  • Post Coup Commentary: Carlos & Phil Tell AllActor Hank Azaria reveals the truth about Carlos’ and Phil’s relationship, and how they imagined Easter Island would be if their coup had been successful.

This is an adorable movie the entire family enjoyed. E.B. is a typical teenager (bunny) that is destined to be the next Easter Bunny. He rebels against this and actually runs away. The storyline has cute twists and turns and in the end E.B. realizes that he can still fulfill his obligations and live his dream at the same time. The kids giggled and laughed several times and we all fell in love (and want to squeeze) E.B.

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You can purchase HOP on Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital Copy for $22.99 from Amazon.com

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{ 170 comments }

1 Wanda McHenry April 1, 2012 at 8:44 AM

I like the cast, so many actors I wouldn’t have expected to be in this. I was surprised “House” is one of them.

2 Ashley Hatten April 1, 2012 at 8:57 AM

I like the games! txs!

3 Julie Lynn Bickham April 1, 2012 at 8:59 AM

I like the Bunny Hop game.

4 JD Blosser April 1, 2012 at 9:06 AM

I think it looks like a fun movie, the cast is good and I think Russell Brand is a funny guy in things like this.

5 Yesenia April 1, 2012 at 9:08 AM

I love the clip on the candy factory.

6 crafty April 1, 2012 at 9:24 AM

I learned that Dr. House is a voice over. Different than the series he plays in.

7 Debbie B April 1, 2012 at 9:24 AM

movie looks so cool!!!! would love to win this!

8 Niki_Ray April 1, 2012 at 9:31 AM

We took our kids to see this twice when it came out to the movies.. Love this movie, anyone with or without kids cannot help but love E.B. xoxo NR
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9 trisha scott April 1, 2012 at 9:39 AM

i like the games and the movie looks funny

10 Katy April 1, 2012 at 9:41 AM

I liked the games on the site

11 april yedinak April 1, 2012 at 9:53 AM

I like the videos and sweepstakes on their site.

12 Kim Henrichs April 1, 2012 at 9:55 AM

I didn’t know Hank Azaria was in it! :)

13 natalia ellin April 1, 2012 at 10:37 AM

i really wanna see this movie and my daughter would love to see it , it looks so cute!

14 YVONNE WOODSTOCK April 1, 2012 at 10:38 AM

From the movie’s official site I learned that Krispy Kreme has official HOP (super cute) Donuts!
I want THOSE! : D

15 amanda roach April 1, 2012 at 10:39 AM

the game looks fun.

16 Kari April 1, 2012 at 10:46 AM

I liked the map of Easter Island! Would love to win the Movie!

17 Melissa Hartley April 1, 2012 at 10:56 AM

The Krispy Kreme official “Hop” egg-shaped donuts look so yummy.. would love to try them! :D
I would love to win this movie–still a kid at heart & love animated movies..thank you.

18 joanne major April 1, 2012 at 11:03 AM

my grandkids like the hop game

19 Natalie U April 1, 2012 at 11:07 AM

I like their sweepstakes they are having
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20 Harmony B April 1, 2012 at 11:51 AM

mimi movie included in combo dvd

21 Denise S April 1, 2012 at 12:19 PM

I like the games.

22 Fawn H April 1, 2012 at 12:21 PM

I like the Photo Gallery

23 Jan Messali April 1, 2012 at 12:40 PM

I learned it’s from the Producers of the Lorax.
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24 Cc April 1, 2012 at 12:49 PM

What great movie

25 Melissa P. April 1, 2012 at 1:04 PM

I like the Amazing cast and that this wonderful movie is on blu-ray.

26 Claire April 1, 2012 at 1:31 PM

I like the cast. It’s going to be a great m ovie.

27 Sue Ellison April 1, 2012 at 1:47 PM

I learned the combo pack features include the games: E.B.’s Candy Challenge, Drum Along, & Pink Beret Skill Tester.

28 Jennifer Rote April 1, 2012 at 2:06 PM

I like the downloadable activity sheets.

29 Lee Black April 1, 2012 at 2:12 PM

My kids really like the games!

30 Patricia Wojnar Crowley April 1, 2012 at 2:16 PM

I learned that Krispy Kreme makes HOP donuts!

31 Andrea D. April 1, 2012 at 2:38 PM

I love the candy factory.

32 Kathy S April 1, 2012 at 2:56 PM

Hop blends state-of-the-art animation with live action.

33 Eileen April 1, 2012 at 3:02 PM

I like James Marsden mmmmm yeah I do lol!

34 rebeka deleon April 1, 2012 at 3:03 PM

i like that they have a few games on the extras! that would be fun with the kids.

35 Jeanna April 1, 2012 at 3:15 PM

It seems like a good cast. I didn’t know Russel Brand was in it!

36 annette campbell April 1, 2012 at 3:21 PM

sounds like a good movie my grandkids would love

37 Tara Liebing April 1, 2012 at 3:24 PM

I like that they have games for the kids and I really want to see the movie!

38 Tiffany Ziolkowski April 1, 2012 at 3:45 PM

I like the xtra activities

39 Tiffany Ziolkowski April 1, 2012 at 3:46 PM

Ientered the Keurig Mini Coffee single coffee brewer

40 Renee Bruno April 1, 2012 at 4:21 PM

I learned they ave games on the site

41 Valerie Taylor Mabrey April 1, 2012 at 4:24 PM

the candy factory
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42 Jenna Parsons April 1, 2012 at 4:41 PM

The Bonus features include a look at the Candy Factory! That would be cool to watch!

43 Paul T / Pauline T April 1, 2012 at 4:50 PM

I like the Bunny Hop game – emscout9 at Hotmail dot com

44 Stephanie April 1, 2012 at 4:54 PM

I like the Bunny Hop game.

45 Tiffany Ziolkowski April 1, 2012 at 4:59 PM

I enetred for the Step 2 Tropical Island Resort

46 Tiffany Ziolkowski April 1, 2012 at 5:00 PM

I enetred for the $100 cash from Ebates

47 Azslyn Cole April 1, 2012 at 5:08 PM

I really like the cast they made for this movie and it looks like a cute little movie can’t wait to see it =}

48 Joanne Mruczek April 1, 2012 at 6:10 PM

My grand-kids would love this.

49 Sheryl April 1, 2012 at 6:17 PM

HOP is from the Producers of The Lorax.

50 Sheryl April 1, 2012 at 6:23 PM

HOP from the producers of The Lorax.

51 Heather H April 1, 2012 at 6:51 PM

Wow I didnt know Russell Brand was in the movie he is too funny

52 Rick M. April 1, 2012 at 7:18 PM

I learned the HOP Combo Pack comes with 10 exclusive features

53 Mare S April 1, 2012 at 8:02 PM

The games are cute, but really, I admit, my favorite thing is James Marsden is in it.
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54 Helen April 1, 2012 at 8:03 PM

I learned that they have games on their site.

55 Mike Metzler April 1, 2012 at 8:06 PM

I like the games!

56 Michelle C April 1, 2012 at 8:10 PM

I like the video clips! Thanks for the chance to win!
mrsmchappell at gmail dot com

57 Carolyn Ann Colley (Griffith, Smith) April 1, 2012 at 8:39 PM

It looks like a great product, I’m sure my grandson would love this & I will like watching it with him.
thanks for the giveaway

58 Andrea Williams April 1, 2012 at 8:44 PM

I like the wide variety of actors/actresses in this film. Looks very funny.

59 Leslie Galloway April 1, 2012 at 10:34 PM

I like that you can build E.B. at Build-a-Bear

60 Heather Augenstein April 1, 2012 at 11:00 PM

Fingers are crossed! Daughter would love this!

61 Jessica cote April 1, 2012 at 11:21 PM

I didn’t realize Russell brand was ones of the voices!

62 Teressa Morris April 2, 2012 at 1:05 AM

I like the Hop Krispy Kreme doughnuts.
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63 Leanne M April 2, 2012 at 2:11 AM

I love the games

64 Aranda Gibbs April 2, 2012 at 2:13 AM

I love the actors and actresses

65 heather eg kaufman April 2, 2012 at 4:28 AM

I like the games

66 Sandy VanHoey April 2, 2012 at 4:54 AM

My grandson loved both The Despicable me and The Lorax so he would love this also. It looks so cute!

67 HilLesha April 2, 2012 at 7:26 AM

I love the games! :)
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68 Adrienne gordon April 2, 2012 at 7:28 AM

my kids like the game

69 Susan Heim April 2, 2012 at 10:08 AM

I learned that the Combo Pack has these games: E.B.’s Candy Challenge, Drum Along, Pink Beret Skill Tester!

70 sarah carroll April 2, 2012 at 10:22 AM

I like the games. My kids are going to love them.

71 Susan Smith April 2, 2012 at 10:36 AM

I like the Bunny Hop game.

72 BusyWorkingMama April 2, 2012 at 10:45 AM

I like the set of actors and actresses!
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73 Catie April 2, 2012 at 11:10 AM

I learned that Hop was created by the same people who created Despicable me – one of my favorites!

74 April April 2, 2012 at 11:27 AM

I like the way it folds up.

75 April April 2, 2012 at 11:31 AM

I want this movie! My daughter would love it.

76 Jamie Bell April 2, 2012 at 11:49 AM

I like the games :) Thanks for the chance

77 April Brenay April 2, 2012 at 12:31 PM

His name is EB :) Love it! lol

78 Brynn Arego April 2, 2012 at 12:35 PM

I love the candy factory in the trailer :) Looks like such a cute movie and I would love to have it for my daughter!

79 Kerri April 2, 2012 at 1:30 PM

would Love to see the russell brand extra features

80 crystle tellerday April 2, 2012 at 1:33 PM

the games on the site

81 julieann r April 2, 2012 at 2:08 PM

I like their games
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82 kelly April 2, 2012 at 2:20 PM

I learned Hank Azaria is in the movie

83 Monique Rizzo April 2, 2012 at 6:21 PM

I think the games are fun!

Thanks for the chance.
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84 Joy F April 2, 2012 at 6:40 PM

My niece would love to play the game.

85 Amanda Alvarado April 2, 2012 at 8:03 PM

I like the movie site esp the videos and games!

86 Jacob LaFountaine April 2, 2012 at 8:08 PM

You can use pocket BLU to control the movie from a portable device

87 Kelly L. April 2, 2012 at 9:53 PM

I love the candy factory

88 Sarah L April 2, 2012 at 11:14 PM

Games: E.B.’s Candy Challenge, Drum Along, Pink Beret Skill Tester
Thanks for the contest.

89 Karen April 2, 2012 at 11:14 PM

I entered to win the HOP Sweepstakes! Also, I love when select stores get exclusives!

90 melissa williams April 2, 2012 at 11:24 PM

i learned that it’s from the creators of despicable me.

91 Rita M April 3, 2012 at 4:42 AM

I like that you get easy access to the Hop Facebook page.

92 Kathleen April 3, 2012 at 8:41 AM

I like the games

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93 christine jessamine April 3, 2012 at 10:35 AM

i love the movie trailer, cant wait to see the movie!

94 LeeAnn April 3, 2012 at 12:29 PM

I like the THE IT’SUGAR – HOP SWEEPSTAKES!
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95 April April 3, 2012 at 2:38 PM

I like the games

96 Diane K. Brimmer April 3, 2012 at 3:46 PM

Looks like a really cute movie! I need to see this with my granddaughters. I am a kid at heart! LOL

97 Anne Nack April 3, 2012 at 5:31 PM

I like that they have games for my child to play.

98 Stephanie Hirsch April 3, 2012 at 8:24 PM

I like the games!

99 Laurie Adams April 3, 2012 at 10:44 PM

The HOP games are fun. Thank you.

100 Denise Taylor-Dennis April 4, 2012 at 8:36 AM

I learned they have a giveaway and I entered it.
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101 Sue C. April 4, 2012 at 9:14 AM

I liked learning about the different cast members (voices).

102 susan varney April 4, 2012 at 12:13 PM

one of the features of the combo pack are Games: E.B.’s Candy Challenge, Drum Along, Pink Beret Skill Tester

103 matthew b April 4, 2012 at 12:49 PM

i liked the whole website lots of animations… candy factory is awesome!

104 Erin Rok April 4, 2012 at 4:24 PM

I really like the crispy creme HOP egg donuts!

105 Allison Downes April 4, 2012 at 6:56 PM

I learned they have some limited time special offers!
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106 Tammy R. April 4, 2012 at 8:50 PM

Love all the extras that are included on/with the movie.

107 Christina Skinner April 4, 2012 at 11:45 PM

Surprised to see Russel Brand in the cast. I’m curious to see him animated. LoL

108 Lily Kwan April 5, 2012 at 2:17 AM

I like the games on the HOP website.

109 Gina H. April 5, 2012 at 2:35 AM

I like the games on the site.

110 Glenna F. April 5, 2012 at 11:22 AM

I learned Kelly cuoco is in the movie

111 Danielle T April 5, 2012 at 12:59 PM

i was surprised to read the list of actors and actresses in this movie!

112 Ashley turicik April 5, 2012 at 3:35 PM

I love the photo gallery

113 lisa kay April 5, 2012 at 5:47 PM

I am really excited to see this movie……hope I win..!

114 Brenda C April 5, 2012 at 11:08 PM

i didn’t realize hop had such an interactive site. thanks for pointing me there

115 Sandra Brower April 5, 2012 at 11:55 PM

I love that the candy factory is real and not CG. I think I am going to love this movie as much as my kids will.

116 Tracy Awalt Juliano April 6, 2012 at 8:59 AM

I love the voice cast. That sounds like it would make such a dynamic combo… Hugh Laurie in a children’s movie? I’m very intrigued!

117 Claudia April 6, 2012 at 4:54 PM

I like the bunny hop game, thank you!

118 Stacy April 7, 2012 at 10:46 AM

I learned that Krispy Kreme has HOP donuts!

119 Erika April 7, 2012 at 7:41 PM

I love the candy factory clip!

120 Lynn Wittner April 7, 2012 at 9:54 PM

I love that Russell Brand does the voice for HOP!

121 Michelle H. April 8, 2012 at 11:31 AM

I learned that Russell Brand is the voice of the bunny.

122 Vicki Chrzanowski April 8, 2012 at 1:20 PM

On the Hop web site I entered a contest to win $500!!

123 Katy (lovekatydid) April 9, 2012 at 10:38 PM
124 Adalia April 10, 2012 at 5:44 AM

I learned that the film is held by tim hill, director of the blockbuster alvin and the chipmunks and produced by chris melendandrin’s
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125 Jason Vaughn April 10, 2012 at 6:46 AM

I like the name E.B.

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126 Suzanne Denys April 10, 2012 at 12:27 PM

I like that Krispy Kreme has HOP donuts. Fun!

127 Kat Emerick April 10, 2012 at 12:44 PM

The games are good.
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128 mframe April 10, 2012 at 7:13 PM

I love the games

129 Kimberly M. April 10, 2012 at 10:59 PM

I like that it’s for adults and children. Great family movie.

130 Jessica Bradley April 10, 2012 at 11:51 PM

Fun games on their site

131 tamar April 11, 2012 at 10:40 PM

I had no idea Hugh Laurie is in it. Gotta see that. Does he have a British or American accent!?

132 Irene April 12, 2012 at 10:46 AM

I think the movie must be lots of fun for the entire family.

133 Erica C. April 12, 2012 at 12:06 PM

I learned that if you buy the movie at Target today, you get free wearable bunny ears!

134 Nicole April 12, 2012 at 1:49 PM

the games are awesome

135 Paula Tavernie April 12, 2012 at 1:51 PM

I learned the Bunnys name is E.B!
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136 Angela April 12, 2012 at 3:03 PM

I liked the games on the site

137 Angela Cisco April 12, 2012 at 5:53 PM

I want the limited time combo pack

138 Daniel M April 12, 2012 at 7:51 PM

yep the candy factory is way cool! (video clip)

139 Jessie C. April 12, 2012 at 10:06 PM

I like video and games on the site.

140 Brittney House April 13, 2012 at 1:09 AM

I love the games on the site

141 Sam Eagle(Stephanie Mago-Eagle) April 13, 2012 at 10:34 AM

Build a bear Rockin’ E.B.

142 Carla Garcia April 13, 2012 at 10:58 AM

i like the games!

143 Laura April 13, 2012 at 11:38 AM

I like how it looks like a movie both my kids and I would like.
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144 Corey Bergsten April 13, 2012 at 2:11 PM

My kids would love this DVD, they saw some it in Walmart at Easter, and my 3 year old was laughing.

145 Lena April 13, 2012 at 3:58 PM

Visited the website. Got to have the movie, the kids want to see it so bad.

146 Ed Nemmers April 13, 2012 at 5:56 PM

I like James Marsden’s smile!

147 debra hall
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i like that it tells about each actor

148 Julie April 13, 2012 at 8:35 PM

I like the games

149 Terry Cross April 13, 2012 at 10:22 PM

I like the A Look At The Candy Factory Bonus Feature

150 Miranda Ward April 13, 2012 at 10:54 PM

The Games are great!

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151 jules April 14, 2012 at 12:12 AM

the games make the site super cute
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152 Kayla April 14, 2012 at 12:48 AM

I didn’t know Russell Brand was in the movie!

153 Carolyn Daley April 14, 2012 at 12:57 AM

I am excited about the all new mini movie with Phil because he is cute & hilarious

154 amy craft April 14, 2012 at 9:19 AM

has a really great cast!

155 kathy pease April 14, 2012 at 11:31 AM

I like the movie trailer it looks like a cute movie

156 christina moore April 14, 2012 at 11:32 AM

I like the Bunny Hop Game

157 Jaime April 14, 2012 at 11:44 AM

I learned that Hank Azaria is in it!

158 Sherry Conrad April 14, 2012 at 12:07 PM

I learned they have a $500 shopping spree giveaway going on now.
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159 catherine thomas April 14, 2012 at 12:12 PM

I like the games

160 Andrea Henry April 14, 2012 at 1:20 PM

Russell Brand’s Kid Crack Ups…funny

161 Erika P. April 14, 2012 at 2:05 PM

I learned that Kaley Cuoco from Big Bang Theory is the voice of Sam in the movie.

162 mary gardner April 14, 2012 at 3:17 PM

i liked the games

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163 Amy DeLong April 14, 2012 at 7:07 PM

my kids of course like the games!
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164 Jennifer J April 14, 2012 at 8:43 PM

I learned Kaley Cuoco is also in Hop!

165 Beverly M April 14, 2012 at 9:46 PM

I like it’s a movie the whole family can watch. Thanks!

166 Lisa L April 14, 2012 at 10:13 PM

The trailer on the website was great. Looks like a fun movie!

167 Sand
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I like that the site has movie photos.

168 trixx April 14, 2012 at 11:04 PM

I like the clips on the site

169 Deborah Wallin April 14, 2012 at 11:34 PM

I learned it is from the Creators of Despicable Me and Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

170 Gianna April 14, 2012 at 11:57 PM

My kids like their games.

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