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This is a list of trivia the 2005 film, Wallace & Gromit: the Curse of the Were-Rabbit.

Trivia[]

  • This is the last DreamWorks Animation film to be released by DreamWorks Pictures (the then label from Universal Pictures). Starting with Over the Hedge, their films will be distributed by Paramount Pictures20th Century Fox, and Universal Pictures itself.
    • However, early teaser trailers of Over the Hedge in 2005 shows that the film is distributed by DreamWorks Pictures, meaning it was going to be distributed by the company, but was later handled by Paramount Pictures instead.
  • This is the last DreamWorks Animation film to have a home media release to be distributed by DreamWorks Home Entertainment (through Universal Pictures Home Entertainment). Starting with Over the Hedge, it will have home media release distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment. However, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment did resume making home media releases for DWA films starting with How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.
  • This is the last DreamWorks Animation film to be animated in Aardman's stop motion as in Flushed Away, it used DWA’s CGI animation for it.
  • This is the last DreamWorks Animation film in conjunction with Aardman, not to be produced by the company, and only released by them. Flushed Away would have the company produced the film.
  • This is the last DreamWorks Animation film to have full opening credits.
  • This is the last DreamWorks Animation film to be rated G by the MPAA until years later.
  • This is Aardman's second feature film.
  • This is the last Aardman film to be distributed by DreamWorks Pictures (through Universal Pictures).
  • This is the last DreamWorks Animation film released on VHS.
  • This is the first DreamWorks Animation film not to be composed by Harry Gregson-Williams, Hans Zimmer, John Powell, Rupert Gregson-Williams, Henry Jackman, Lorne Balfe, Steve Mazzaro, or Theodore Shapiro, as the film was composed by Julian Nott.
  • This is the only DreamWorks Animation film to be exclusively a part of a franchise created by another organization (in this case, Aardman Animations).
  • At around the 29-minute mark, Lady Tottington is framed in such a way as to give her the appearance of angel wings (the lectern behind her) and a halo (the lamp above her head). Just after this, Victor Quartermaine is framed to give him devil horns (part of the pew structure).
  • The rabbits are all depicted to have pig noses instead of rabbit noses.
  • The fruit and veg store is called Harvey's. This is a nod to the 1950 film Harvey, about a man called Elwood P. Dowd who claims to be friends with a six-foot-tall invisible rabbit called Harvey. Next door to Harvey's is a barber's called A Close Shave.
  • When the Were-Rabbit is approaching the giant vegetable contest, its arrival is heralded by the cups on the teacup ride shaking, like the arrival of the T-Rex in Jurassic Park being heralded by the vibrating of a glass of water.
  • When PC Mackintosh accidentally announced the townspeople that the Were-Rabbit isn't actually dead and the area is silent, a little boy in a green hood bears a striking resemblance to Kenny McCormick from the iconic Comedy Central TV series South Park, Also when everyone panics in fear the boy faints a references to a running gag where Kenny gets killed.
  • The fireworks at 1:00:54 form the shape of a rabbit (body, ears and tail) which is blown away by the next firework.
  • The giant vegetable contest is on Saturday September 17, which (given that pre-decimal prices are in use) means that the latest this movie could be set is 1966. This contrasts oddly with the fact that this world also has LEDs and diode lasers.
    • This is borne out by the fact that a stick of candyfloss costs 6d, about right by 1966 values.
    • And the three-phase wiring of the Mind-o-Matic's severed nozzle, although hard to make out even if one manages to pause playback at the exact frame in which it appears (at the 54:23 mark), appears to be the correct colours for UK 1966; live 1 red, live 2 (dirty) yellow, live 3 (dark) blue, neutral black, earth green/yellow.
    • However, Nick Park has stated that Wallace was born in 1959, which would make him only 7 years old in 1966.
  • There are numerous rabbits floating through the credits.
  • Right at the end of the credits, at the top of the screen is a message saying "WE WOULD LIKE TO STRESS THAT NO ANIMALS WERE HARMED DURING THE MAKING OF THIS MOTION PICTURE." The last rabbit bumps its head on this message.
  • This is the second and last DreamWorks Animation film, not produced by the company, but released by them. The first was Chicken Run.
  • This is the second (and most recent) DreamWorks Animation film to win Best Animated Feature at the Oscars. The first being Shrek (which in turn was the first animated film in general to win that particular category).
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