Winnie The Pooh 2011

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With the charm, wit and whimsy of the original featurettes, this all-new movie reunites audiences with the philosophical "bear of very little brain" and friends Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, Kanga, Roo-and last, but certainly not least, Eeyore, who has lost his tail. "Well a tail is either there or it isn't there," said Pooh. "And yours isn't there.

Starring:
John Cleese, Jim Cummings
Runtime:
1 hour 0 minutes

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Winnie The Pooh

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Product Details

Genres Children & Family, Animated
Director Stephen J. Anderson, Don Hall
Starring John Cleese, Jim Cummings
Supporting actors Craig Ferguson, Tom Kenny, Travis Oates, Bud Luckey, Jack Boulter, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Wyatt Hall, Huell Howser
Studio Disney
BBFC rating Universal, suitable for all
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars

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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By K. Gordon TOP 500 REVIEWER on 28 Oct 2011
Format: DVD
This is aimed at quite young viewers (it is much less sophisticated on a story level
than, for example, the amazing Pixar films), but as an adult I thoroughly enjoyed
it for the visual wit, and delightful wordplay - some of which was laugh out loud
funny - along with a simple, but beautiful hand animated look that fed the natural
nostalgia, and just felt "right".

The voice casting is excellent throughout. John Cleese as the narrator is the only star,
but everyone sounds just as they should.

A couple of the songs are a bit cute and sugary to an adult ear, but none are
painful, and some are quite funny.

I even enjoyed the lack of a real plot. Just as I remember the books, this had
the warm feeling of lightly passing imaginary, playful, fun time on a summers day.
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32 of 38 people found the following review helpful By Ruth O'D on 14 May 2011
Format: DVD
We went through the Winnie the Pooh phase in our house, and I had to sit through The Tigger movie, the Heffalump movie, and the awful Piglet movie - all of which were Disney nonsense about your feelings, friendship, caring and sharing, utterly devoid of any of the cleverness, subtlety and humour of the books. It was a relief to discover The Many Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh, Disney's first attempt at bringing the Hundred Acre Wood to screen, which at least tried to capture the spirit of A.A. Milne's wonderful books. It was not perfect by any means, but compared with the other sugary stories it was quite good.

Anyway, this new film is very much in the style of the earlier film, and therefore it is not at all bad. The storyline is mostly drawn from the books, and the new jokes are actually funny enough. In general the characters are as Milne wrote them, rather than the Care Bears in disguise. Best of all, there was no moral, no message about believing in yourself, accepting differences or coming to terms with anything. And it wasn't too cute or lovey-dovey. Even Kanga showed a bit of her dark side. The songs were a bit rubbish, but you can't have everything.

This is not a ground-breaking film, and will probably not particularly appeal to adults without kids, but if you do have to sit down with your little ones you should find it quite watchable, and I'm sure they'll enjoy it too. Best of all it's quite short - only about an hour.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Geoff on 28 Mar 2013
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
You could be forgiven in assuming that a modern Winnie the Pooh will be heavily targetted at toddlers, or worse still a shameless hollow parody of the original Disney adaptation 'the Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh'. Thankfully such assumptions could not be further from the truth. Yes, there are many references to the earlier film (an obvious example being Pooh's trippy honey halucinations). Thankfully there is such a charm and wit to the proceedings that these similarities feel fresh and engaging, without swamping the narrative in lazy nostalgia. The humour of both the original adaptation and Milne's novels is present throughout. There were many gags that made me laugh at loud. I cannot think of a recent live action comedy film which so frequently hits the mark.

As many other reviewers have mentioned the animation is very traditional in style. The characters and backgrounds are reminiscent of Disney's works through the 60's and early 70's. This adds to the general impression that a lot of care and love has been dedicated to the final film, rather than the somewhat sterile feel that often typifies modern animation, whether CGI or hand-illustrated. I understand that the film industry is a business (the clue is in the name), but it would be fantastic if more films could exhibit the same levels of personal attention shown thoughout 'Winne the Pooh'. I hesitate to say it, but such attention to detail makes the case for film as an art form, rather than merely an entertainment industry.

I cannot recommend this film highly enough!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By A. M. Kuhl on 7 Jan 2013
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Bought as a gift - recipient was delighted and enjoyed watching it. A must for all Pooh fans young and old.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Mr. K. Short on 23 Sep 2011
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DVD loved by my 2 boys who watched it non-stop for 3 weeks before going to bed. Good for kids both old and young and a good return to form from Disney and an admirable follow up to the original Pooh movie.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Smiler on 29 Nov 2011
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Surprisingly funny. Expectedly warm and cute. Good story. Comfortingly familiar feel and look. Well worth a watch. Kids and granny alike enjoyed it.
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By Becky on 17 Oct 2014
Format: DVD
Really love the old Winnie the Pooh! Hate that heffalumps aren't scary anymore that's what I loved so much as a child!! .. My 2 year old watched this this morning the whole way threw which is rare, she loves piglet. All the characters are in it all the way through (apart from gofer) and Christopher Robin goes missing for a while. It's all about the 'backson' a monster who has stollen Christopher Robin.
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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Ms. M. Woods on 15 Feb 2012
Format: DVD
I was so looking foreward to this film as I love the Tigger movie, Piglets Big Movie and the rest but I was hugely disapointed in this. O.k the story line was more true to the book but what has happened to the voices of the characters? Eeyore sounds like an American gangster, Kanga is no longer sweet and gentle and the less said about Piglet the better! Another disapointment was Christopher Robin - what the heck has happened to him?!
If you love the other films don't bother with this one!
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