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G| 1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
Gentle farmer Arthur Hoggett (James Cromwell) wins a piglet named Babe (Christine Cavanaugh) at a county fair. Narrowly escaping his fate as Christmas dinner when Farmer Hoggett decides to show him at the next fair, Babe bonds with motherly border collie Fly (Miriam Margolyes) and discovers that he too can herd sheep. But will the other farm animals, including Fly's jealous husband Rex, accept a pig who doesn't conform to the farm's social hierarchy?

Cast: James Cromwell , Magda Szubanski , Hugo Weaving , Mary Acres , David Webb , Marshall Napier , John Doyle , Christine Cavanaugh

Director: Chris Noonan

Genres: Comedy drama, Fantasy

Distributor: MCA/Universal Pictures [us], Universal Pictures, Universal Home Entertainment

Babe (1995)

Release Date: August 4th, 1995|1 hr. 34 min.

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  • 100
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    The all-time great talking-pig movie, a lovely, intelligent gem of G-rated entertainment that is also rib-tickling funny. show more

  • 88
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    Babe, a live-action fable about a valiant pig who conquers prejudice like a barnyard Jackie Robinson, is in a league of its own when it comes to enchantment. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    A movie made with charm and wit, and unlike some family movies it does not condescend, not for a second. show more

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