Babe (movie)

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Directed byChris Noonan
Produced byCatherine Barber
Philip Hearnshaw
Bill Miller
George Miller
Doug Mitchell
Daphne Paris
Written byBook:Dick King-Smith
Screenplay:George Miller
Chris Noonan
StarringJames Cromwell
Magda Szubanski
Christine Cavanaugh
Zoe Burton
Miriam Margolyes
Hugo Weaving
Miriam Flynn
Russi Taylor
Roscoe Lee Browne
Doris Grau
Danny Mann
Narrated byRoscoe Lee Browne
Music byNigel Westlake
CinematographyAndrew Lesnie
Edited byMarcus D'Arcy
Jay Friedkin
Distributed byUniversal Studios
Release date
  • August 4, 1995 (1995-08-04)
CountriesUnited States
A pig like "Babe"

Babe is an Australian-American movie which was made in 1995. It was nominated for seven Academy Awards including the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1996. It won the Academy Award for Visual Effects. It tells the story of a pig who learns how to look after sheep and becomes Australia's champion sheep dog. The movie stars Magda Szubanski, James Cromwell, and Zoe Burton. Some of the voices used by the animal characters were by Christine Cavanaugh and Hugo Weaving.[1]

Babe was made by Kennedy Miller Productions, the producer was George Miller and the director was Chris Noonan.[1] Noonan and Miller also wrote the story.[1] Babe was released by Universal Pictures. Babe was filmed at Robertson, New South Wales.[2]

A second movie about Babe the sheep pig was made called Babe: Pig in the City.

Release Dates[change | change source]

Country Premiere
 United States 4 August 1995
 Germany 7 December 1995
 Spain 7 December 1995
 Australia 14 December 1995
 Hong Kong 14 December 1995
 United Kingdom 15 December 1995
Republic of Ireland Ireland 15 December 1995
 Portugal 15 December 1995
 Hungary 21 December 1995
 Netherlands 21 December 1995
 Greece 22 December 1995
 Brazil 25 December 1995
 Denmark 25 December 1995
 Argentina 4 January 1996
 Poland 5 January 1996
 South Korea 13 January 1996
 Italy 19 January 1996
 Sweden 2 February 1996
 Finland 9 February 1996
 Belgium 14 February 1996
 France 21 February 1996
 Czech Republic 7 March 1996
 Japan 9 March 1996
 Estonia 17 May 1996
 Turkey 17 May 1996

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Films and Awards". Screen Australia. Retrieved 6 September 2009.[permanent dead link]
  2. "Robertson, New South Wales". The Age. Retrieved 6 September 2009.

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