Babe (movie)

1995 film by Chris Noonan

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]

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 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 DatesEdit

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
  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 pagesEdit


  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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