Babe: Pig in the City
Babe: Pig in the City (1998)

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… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: May 4, 1999
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62%
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40%



Critic Score: 62% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Not quite as good as the original and has some dark subject material that might not be appropriate for children.

Pat Graham
Chicago Reader

It's George Miller's masterpiece, maybe even the best commercial film of 1998.

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Rob Humanick
Slant Magazine

Carries its predecessor's torch into darker, quixotic territories, bursting at the seams with folkloric witticism and hellzapoppin' imagery.

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Collin Souter
eFilmCritic.com

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.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

More magical than the original!

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Darker than the original, not for very young kids.

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John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online

...Paints a bleak picture of humanity. Not to mention, shall we say, animality.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

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.

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Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer

This is the stuff of Dickens, told on the scale of Blade Runner and Brazil, with the madcap spirit of The Great Muppet Caper.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

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!

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Coxxie Mild Sauce
if i didnt wanna see Babe1, why would i wanna see pig (21 year-old Miley Cyrus) in the city?
Candy Rose
Babe is back and he encounters new friends in the city such as dogs and chimps.
Lucas Martins
Not so good as the first film, Babe: Pig in the City, presents some dark scenes that gonna scare the lovers for the sweetness of the previous picture and could… More
Film Crazy
if you liked the first one BABE THEN U WILL ENJOY THIS ONE IT IS GD SWEET
Ken Stachnik
A wonderful dark childrens fairy tale. This was obviously a huge art direction influence on the Harry Potter films.
Curtis Lilly
better than you might think.

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