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BABE
(1995)

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'Babe' is an enchanting tale about a piglet, who's trained to be an ace sheepdog, and so gets saved from the slaughterhouse. Though, this film's sequel, 'Pig In The City', was probably even better.

The talking animals animatronics are delightful, and the human actors endearing.

As a vegetarian, I'd like to think this film would put off people eating bacon for life, but people are too selfish!

- Paul Rance/booksmusicfilmstv.com.


Babe The Movie - Facts

The Sheep-pig (A young Puffin story book) ~ Dick King-Smith
The Sheep-pig (A young Puffin story book)
~ Dick King-Smith (Amazon.co.uk)
  • 'Babe' was filmed in Robertson, New South Wales, Australia.
  • Rhythm and Hues Studios did the talking animal visual effects. 'Babe' was produced by George Miller, Doug Mitchell and Bill Miller. The screenplay was by George Miller and Chris Noonan.

Babe Academy Awards

Won

  • Academy Award for Visual Effects - Scott E. Anderson, Charles Gibson, Neal Scanlan, John Cox

Nominated

  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role - James Cromwell.
  • Best Art Direction-Set Decoration - Roger Ford, Kerrie Brown.
  • Best Director - Chris Noonan.
  • Best Film Editing - Marcus D'Arcy, Jay Friedkin.
  • Best Picture - George Miller, Doug Mitchell, Bill Miller.
  • Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium - George Miller, Chris Noonan.

Babe Soundtrack Album Track Listing

  1. If I Had Words - performed by Yvonne Keeley & Scott Fitzgerald - 2:53
  2. This Is A Tale... - 1:47
  3. Fairground - 2:07
  4. I Want My Mum - 1:07
  5. The Way Things Are - 2:06
  6. Crime And Punishment - 1:35
  7. Anorexic Duck Pizzicati - 1:24
  8. Repercussions - 1:40
  9. Toreador/Mother And Son - 2:28
  10. Pork Is A Nice Sweet Meat/Away In A Manger - 3:02
  11. Christmas Morning - 1:41
  12. Blue Moon - 0:38
  13. Round Up - 2:00
  14. Babe's Round Up - 1:39
  15. The Sheep Pig - 1:27
  16. Dog Tragedy - 1:32
  17. Hoggett Shows Babe - 0:57
  18. Maa's Death - 1:02
  19. Cantique de Jean Racine/The Cat - 2:17
  20. If I Had Words - performed by James Cromwell - 2:17
  21. Baa Ram Ewe - 0:45
  22. The Gauntlet/Moment Of Truth - 1:41
  23. That'll Do Pig, That'll Do - 1:35

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Babe Main Cast List
Christine Cavanaugh as Babe the Gallant Pig (voice)
Miriam Margolyes as Fly the Female Sheepdog (voice)
Danny Mann as Ferdinand the Duck (voice)
Hugo Weaving as Rex the Male Sheepdog (voice)
Miriam Flynn as Maa the Very Old Ewe (voice)
Russi Taylor as Dutchess the Cat (voice) (as Russie Taylor)
Evelyn Krape as Old Ewe (voice)
Michael Edward-Stevens as Horse (voice)
Charles Bartlett as Cow (voice)
Paul Livingston as Rooster in Stall (voice)
Roscoe Lee Browne as Narrator (voice)
James Cromwell as Farmer Arthur Hoggett
Magda Szubanski as Mrs. Esme Hoggett
Zoe Burton as Daughter
Paul Goddard as Son-in-Law

Directed by Chris Noonan

 

 
Amazon Videos of the film

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Product image for ASIN: B00004R6RV Babe
Product image for ASIN: 078321667X Babe

 

Amazon 'Babe' Computer Game

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Product image for ASIN: B000H5VEJY Babe
Product image for ASIN: B00004VWYF Babe & Friends

 

 

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