Babe

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Babe is a 1995 Australian-American film directed by Chris Noonan. It is an adaptation of the 1983 novel The Sheep-Pig, also known as Babe: The Gallant Pig in the United States, by Dick King-Smith and tells the story of a pig who wants to be a sheepdog.

Why It Rocks

  1. The story is pretty good.
  2. The writing is well done.
  3. Great acting and voice acting from the cast.
  4. Excellent cinematography.
  5. Great soundtrack.
  6. The characters are likable.
  7. Stays true to original story well enough.
  8. A lot of emotional scenes like Maa's death.
  9. A couple of funny moments, usually involving Ferdinand the Duck.

Bad Qualities

  1. A terrible sequel Babe: Pig in the City.

Reception

Babe was a critical success and was very well received. It currently holds a 97% approval on Rotten Tomatoes and a 100% approval rating from top critics, making it one of the best rated films on their website. It was also a box office success, grossing $254,134,910 worldwide.

Due to its title and subject matter not being halal, Babe was initially banned in Malaysia, although the ruling was overturned almost a year later and the film was released direct-to-VHS.

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