Babe Poster

Release Date: 1995

DVD Release Date: November 19th, 1997

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, Family

Production Co: Universal Pictures, Kennedy Miller Productions

Keywords: Growing up, Inspiring, Wife, 1990s, Underdog, Transformation, Endearing

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Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1996)
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1996)
Nominated Achievement in Special Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1996)
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1996)
Winner Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Art Direction
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published)
Winner Visual Effects
Nominated Directing