Horton Hears A Who!

Horton Hears A Who!

DVD - 2015
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An elephant named Horton discovers the city of Who-ville in a speck of dust, and decides to protect the city from the dangers of the jungle where Horton lives.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2015]
ISBN: 9786315853418
Call Number: HORTON
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital,optical,surround,Dolby digital 5.1,Dolby
laser optical,NTSC
video file,DVD video,region 1
Subjects: Seuss, Dr. -- Film adaptations.
Elephants -- Juvenile films.
Friendship -- Juvenile films.
Children's films.
Animated films.
Animal films.
Comedy films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.


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Nov 14, 2018

4/5 Horton Hears a Who! Is an animated comedy film released in 2008 based on a book with the same name by Dr. Seuss. This movie is a hilarious adventure that all kids should watch. Apart from the great voice performances by Jim Carrey and Steve Carrell, and the entirely fun atmosphere of the movie, it also contains deeper messages. A major theme developed across the course of the movie is the idea of universal human morals despite vastly different locations and lives. This is embodied in the quote often repeated in the movie “A person’s a person no matter how small.” The film also teaches it’s viewers the importance of loyalty as seen in Horton’s catchphrase “I meant what I said and I said what I meant, an elephant is faithful 100%.” These ideas are important to instill in the youth of the modern age, and it is refreshing to watch a kids movie with some deeper lessons embedded throughout. The effort put into the film is apparent. The animation is not only stylized but high quality throughout the movie. All of the voice acting is expressive and really contributes to making high-quality characters that are fun to watch. @Joaquin of the Hamilton Public Library Teen Review Board

Nov 10, 2016

I like all the Dr. Seuss DVD's. I recommend this for all ages. It is not too violent or sexual for kids. It has moral lessons for children.

Dec 30, 2015

very enjoyable and whimsical. hate that the bullies didn't get a fair punishment for all the abuse they gave Horton. excellent animation

Nov 21, 2011

movie wouldn't play, all scratched up

Mar 27, 2011

Another great children's movie that any adult can enjoy. Great movie for a family night. This movie won't disappoint.

Aug 19, 2010

kids loved it watched it over and over , i as well thought it was worth watching again and again ha ha .

jdneochi May 19, 2010

Horton Hears A Who, but no one else does! He is an elephant after all and has giant ears, but no one believes him. He is friends with the neighborhood children and tells them about the existence of the Who's. But Ms Kangaroo isn't having it, and doesn like Horton teaching children crazy thoughts so she sets the neighborhood on a witch hunt against Horton, who now has to protect the Who's and find them a new place to live. The movie is true to the classic story and has good voice acting by none other than Jim Carrey.

Dec 24, 2008

Good - Horton Hears a Who! (2008) *** 86 min. with the voices of Jim Carrey as Horton, Steve Cavell as the Mayor, Caroll Burnett as Kangaroo. The CGI animation is top notch in this adaptation of Dr. Seuss' story. The film follows closely and expands on the television adaptation first released in 1970 but without the songs (which is a good thing). The only disappointment in this picture was the ending - without spoiling the ending for those that have never seen or read Horton Hears a Who!, it missed the O. Henry/Twilight Zone-ish ending. Oh well. The kids will love it and the adults will too. By the way, does anyone know if this event took place before or after "The Grinch Who Stole Christmas", which also takes place in Whoville! To think that the Grinch lives on a speck of dust; now isn't that cool?


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Mar 27, 2011

Katie: In my world everyone is a pony, and they all eat rainbows, and poop butterflies.

Mar 27, 2011

Horton: There's a tiny person on that speck that needs my help!


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Mar 27, 2011

Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.


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