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Babe: Pig in the City

Babe: Pig in the City

George Miller (2) (1998)

91min
U Certificate
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Review

Our Score
This rather disappointing sequel isn't anywhere near the equal of the endearing original, in which the delightful talking-pig hero entered a sheepdog trial and won hearts as well as prizes. Here, Babe finds himself in constant danger when he travels to the city to earn money after Farmer Hoggett is injured. The action is taken at too frantic a pace to let the personalities come through, though the special-effects work with the animals is still quite wonderful and visually impressive.

Summary

The pig and his farmyard pals take a trip to the big city, where their curiosity and love of adventure lands them in trouble, leaving the courageous Babe to find a way to save his chums from danger. Family comedy sequel, starring Magda Szubanski, Mickey Rooney and James Cromwell, and featuring the voice of Elizabeth Daily as Babe.

Cast & Crew

Farmer Hoggett James Cromwell
Esme Hoggett Magda Szubanski
Fugly Floom Mickey Rooney
Landlady Mary Stein
Neighbour Julie Godfrey
Babe Elizabeth Daily
Ferdinand Danny Mann
Zootie Glenne Headly
Bob Steven Wright
Thelonious James Cosmo
Easy Nathan Kress
Easy Myles Jeffrey
Fly Miriam Margolyes
Rex Hugo Weaving
Narrator Roscoe Lee Browne
Director George Miller (2)
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: U.I.P. (UK) Available on: Available on video, DVD and BluRay

Comedy Childrens

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