Watership Down
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Blackberry: Men have always hated us.
Holly: No. They just destroyed the warren because we were in their way.
Fiver: They'll never rest until they've spoiled the earth.

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Blackberry: You're beginning to sound like a chief, Hazel. 'Hazel-rah'.
Bigwig: Hazel-rah? That'll be the day I call him chief, that will.

Fiver: Look. Look. That's the place for us. High, lonely hills, where the wind and the sound carry, and the ground's as dry as straw in a barn. That's where we ought to be. That's where we have to get to.

Hazel: Are you hurt?
Kehaar: Kaah kaah.
Hazel: If he's hurt, maybe we ought to help him.
Bigwig: A bird? What for?
Hazel: We - help - you.
Kehaar: Piss off.

Fiver: There's something very queer about the warren this evening.
Hazel: Is it dangerous?
Fiver: It's not exactly danger, it's... oh, I don't know. Something oppressive... like thunder.

Hazel: Lord Frith, I know you've looked after us well, and it's wrong to ask even more of you. But my people are in terrible danger, and so I would like to make a bargain with you. My life in return for theirs.
Frith: There is not a day or night that a doe offers her life for her kittens, or some honest captain of Owsla, his life for his chief. But there is no bargain: what is, is what must be.

Hazel: We'll fill in the holes good and deep. They'll have to dig us out, and they can't stay out in the open for long without attracting elil.
Blackavar: You don't know the Efrafans. They'll never give up.

Hazel: Where are you going?
Fiver: Away, to the hills.
Hazel: By yourself, alone? You'll die.
Fiver: You're closer to death than I am.

Plot hole: Perhaps the biggest plot hole in the movie is centered about the reappearance of the Owsla officer Holly. Even if the warren was destroyed right after Hazel's band had departed, Holly would not have caught up with them right before the new warren at Watership Down - even with the delay at Cowslip's warren - with the additional detour in Efrafa, considering that acquiring the amount of information he got from its organization would take more than just one or two days. In addition, Richard Adam's novel, on which this movie is based, features the location of Efrafa some distance away from the down, nowhere between it and the Sandlefort warren (Hazel's and Fiver's home). In fact, Holly went to Efrafa (along with a missionary group of Hazel's band) some time after they had settled down in the new warren.

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Trivia: The term "Prince with a Thousand Enemies" used in the prelude is a direct translation of the rabbit folk hero El-Ahrairah's name.

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Question: Is it really true that a character swears in this children's rated film?

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Chosen answer: Kehaar says "P*ss off!" to one of the rabbits.

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