Babe Synopsis
A piglet unexpectedly becomes a champion sheepherder with training from his adoptive canine mother.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
The all-time great talking-pig movie, a lovely, intelligent gem of G-rated entertainment that is also rib-tickling funny.
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A witty, stylish, beautifully made charmer of a family picture.
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90

Washington Post

By Desson Thomson
A hilarious fantasy, about a plucky piglet that learns how to tend sheep, Babe is a barnyard charmer.
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90

Los Angeles Times

By Kenneth Turan
That rare movie that completely fulfills its admittedly modest aims.
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88

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
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...
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78

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Perhaps one of the cutest children's films ever made.
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75

San Francisco Examiner

By Walter Addiego
A film that can be enjoyed by all ages and that insults no one's intelligence.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A movie made with charm and wit, and unlike some family movies it does not condescend, not for a second.
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Through a mixture of imaginative storytelling, impressive animatronics, and irresistible cuteness, Babe casts a spell over all viewers --...
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70

TV Guide

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Babe could charm the pants off the most unregenerate cynic.
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By missdecember
I love pigs and it was so cute I would recommend little kids seeing this...

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By jwelch5742
It was very good. This had great Visual Effects....

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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Heartwarming farm story is touching and a bit scary.
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