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Based on 16 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 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

  • 75
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Examiner

    A film that can be enjoyed by all ages and that insults no one's intelligence. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Through a mixture of imaginative storytelling, impressive animatronics, and irresistible cuteness, Babe casts a spell over all viewers -- young, old, or somewhere in between. show more

  • 70
    TV Guide

    Babe could charm the pants off the most unregenerate cynic. show more

  • 78
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    Perhaps one of the cutest children's films ever made. show more

  • 100
    Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly

    A witty, stylish, beautifully made charmer of a family picture. show more

  • 90
    Kenneth Turan Los Angeles Times

    That rare movie that completely fulfills its admittedly modest aims. show more

  • 90
    Desson Thomson Washington Post

    A hilarious fantasy, about a plucky piglet that learns how to tend sheep, Babe is a barnyard charmer. show more

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