Babe: Pig in the City
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In this sequel to the Academy Award -winning hit, everyone's favorite hero, Babe, sets off on a journey that takes him to a far away storybook city where he encounters an incredible assortment of animal friends and learns how a kind and steady heart can heal a sorry world.
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 62%

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"It's George Miller's masterpiece, maybe even the best commercial film of 1998."
‑ Pat Graham, Chicago Reader
"Carries its predecessor's torch into darker, quixotic territories, bursting at the seams with folkloric witticism and hellzapoppin' imagery."
‑ Rob Humanick, Slant Magazine
"An amazing accomplishment. George Miller brings the same approach to this sequel as he did with the Mad Max trilogy: Don't re-make, re-invent. A work of genius."
‑ Collin Souter, eFilmCritic.com
"Babe needed a sequel as much as Citizen Kane or Casablanca."
‑ Jeffrey Westhoff, Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
"(Imagine the mouse chorus) "A Disappointing Nightmare""
‑ Karina Montgomery, Cinerina
"More magical than the original!"
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Darker than the original, not for very young kids."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"...Paints a bleak picture of humanity. Not to mention, shall we say, animality."
‑ John R. McEwen, Film Quips Online
"Would anyone go for a sequel to The Wizard of Oz that catapulted Dorothy and Toto into the world of Once Were Warriors or Escape From New York?"
‑ Steven D. Greydanus, Decent Films Guide
"Miller's confident, technically astounding direction produces challenging ideas at every turn."
‑ Chuck Rudolph, Matinee Magazine
"Has no small amount of merit, especially in the areas of production and costume design, but... [not] in any meaningful way a successful or even appropriate follow-up."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"This is the stuff of Dickens, told on the scale of Blade Runner and Brazil, with the madcap spirit of The Great Muppet Caper."
‑ Jeffrey Overstreet, Looking Closer
"Despite its G-rating, the movie includes numerous scenes of animals in peril, including a pit bull that nearly hangs himself, a crippled dog that gets thrown into a wall and a goldfish that almost suffocates... Happy holidays, kids!"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"Where Babe was warm, gentle, and cuddly, Pig in the City is fast paced and antic."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"It's a nice change of pace to find a sequel that doesn't merely try to remake the original, but Babe: Pig in the City lacks any of the original's endearing gentle spirit."
‑ Scott Renshaw, Scott Renshaw's Screening Room
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