Babe (movie)

1995 film directed 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
Written byBook:Dick King-Smith
Screenplay:George Miller
Chris Noonan
Produced byCatherine Barber
Philip Hearnshaw
Bill Miller
George Miller
Doug Mitchell
Daphne Paris
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
CinematographyAndrew Lesnie
Edited byMarcus D'Arcy
Jay Friedkin
Music byNigel Westlake
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.



  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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