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The Lorax

(DVD - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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In a place where the brown Bar-ba-loots frisk and the Humming-Fish splash around, you will find the Lorax. The Lorax speaks of the trees, which the Once-ler is chopping down as fast as he pleases. Will the Once-ler change his destructive ways and heed the wise warnings of the Lorax?
Statement of Responsibility: Universal Pictures ; Illumination Entertainment presents a Chris Meledandri production ; screenplay, Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio ; executive producers Audrey Geisel, Ken Daurio, Cinco Paul ; produced by Chris Meledandri, Janet Healy ; directed by Chris Renaud
Uniform Title: Lorax (Motion picture)
Title: The Lorax
[videorecording]
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2012
Edition: Widescreen presentation
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes: Based on the book by Dr. Seuss
Videodisc release of the 2012 motion picture
Special features: Seuss to screen; Seuss it up!; Once-ler's wagon; feature commentary with director Chris Renaud & co-director Kyle Balda
Credits: Editors, Ken Schretzmann, Claire Dodgson, Steven Liu ; music by John Powell ; songs by John Powell, Cinco Paul ; production designer, Yarrow Cheney ; art director, Eric Guillon ; co-director, Kyle Balda.
Performers: Voices: Danny Devito, Ed Helms, Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Rob Riggle, Jenny Slate, Betty White.
Summary: In a place where the brown Bar-ba-loots frisk and the Humming-Fish splash around, you will find the Lorax. The Lorax speaks of the trees, which the Once-ler is chopping down as fast as he pleases. Will the Once-ler change his destructive ways and heed the wise warnings of the Lorax?
Audience: MPAA rating PG for brief mild language
System Details: DVD, NTSC, Region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; English DVS Dolby digital 2.0 stereo
DVD, NTSC, Region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; English DVS Dolby digital 2.0 stereo
DVD, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; English DVS Dolby digital 2.0 stereo
DVD
Other Language: English or dubbed French or Spanish with optional English subtitles for deaf and hard of hearing (SDH) and optional subtitles in French and Spanish, and Descriptive Video Service (DVS)
Subject Headings: Pollution Juvenile films Trees Juvenile films Conservation of natural resources Juvenile films Contaminación Películas cinematográficas infantiles. bidex Recursos naturales Conservación Películas cinematográficas infantiles. bidex
Genre/Form: Animated films
Children's films
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Film adaptations
Animated films
Feature films
Topical Term: Pollution
Trees
Conservation of natural resources
Contaminación
Recursos naturales
Publisher No: 61118810
Branch Call Number: J DVD MOVIE L
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Aug 12, 2014
  • readerxgirl rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I love how creatively delivered the message was!

I love this movie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Nov 24, 2013
  • BBeeBryn rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Better a film for kids on the environment than one that is violent. Fun to watch.

Jul 30, 2013
  • 3reading4stem2011 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

In this animated movie which I felt was simple in some ways they got the good message across that "We are the keepers of our Earth and everything we do can have consequences" and sometimes those consequences are not always good, even if we intend them to be(good ones).

Jul 28, 2013
  • surfing59 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I really liked this movie its funny and good for people of all ages. The animation was also really good and i liked the storyline.

Jul 25, 2013
  • ilina_mcqueen rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I ave watched it before and it was... GREAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (I watched it with my out ave school care in 3D!!!)

Apr 16, 2013
  • red_crocodile_191 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

way better than i thought it would be

Apr 16, 2013
  • violetcat_aic rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This was very funny and cute!

Mar 13, 2013
  • MaeTarik95 rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

propaganda, packaged for children, who comes up with this garbage anyway? I watched it with my brothers and sisters they all hated it, so did I.

Mar 12, 2013
  • Bazooka_Joe rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Cute, little teddy bears aside, Dr. Seuss's original story wasn't a romance, at all. And, yet, out of what I think is disrespect, Hollywood has clearly disregarded this story's intended innocence and re-imagined The Lorax through the silly, starry-eyed motivations of pure selfishness as a naive, 12 year-old boy goes well out of his way to impress a very ordinary girl whom he doesn't even know._____ This is a very heavy-handed, message-oriented movie that completely demonizes corporate culture as being the blackest of the black - While at the same time it shamelessly white-washes the environmental movement as being the whitest of the white._____ Unfortunately, this sort of outcome is what one would expect to happen whenever you take a short, children's story, and, without any real insight, try to realize it into a feature-length film._____ This risk of losing the genuine charm of the original tale inevitably gets completely lost in the transition. And this is what I believe happened with The Lorax._____ I doubt that Dr. Seuss would be very impressed with this unsatisfactory adaptation of his story.

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Aug 12, 2014
  • readerxgirl rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is gonna get better, it's not.

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Sep 01, 2012
  • Bieberlicous rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (2012) EXCLUSIVE Trailer - HD Movie

The Lorax Trailer - From the creators of Despicable Me and the imagination of Dr. Seuss comes the 3D-CG feature Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, an adaptation of the classic tale of a forest creature who shares the enduring power of hope. The animated adventure follows the journey of a 12-year-old as he searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world. Danny DeVito will lend his vocal talents to the iconic title character of the Lorax, while Ed Helms will voice the enigmatic Once-ler. Also bringing their talents to the film are global superstars Zac Efron as Ted, the idealistic youth who searches for the Lorax, and Taylor Swift as Audrey, the girl of Ted's dreams. Rob Riggle will play financial king O'Hare, and beloved actress Betty White will portray Ted's wise Grammy Norma. Dr. Seuss' The Lorax is the third feature created by Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me, Hop).

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