Charlotte's Web
Charlotte's Web (2006)

E.B. White's classic children's story comes to the screen in this live-action adaptation with an all-star voice cast. Fern Arable (Dakota Fanning) is a young girl growing up on her family's farm. When a sow gives birth to some… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: April 3, 2007
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78%
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62%



Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Kids will be entertained by the straightforward plot and cute animals, and adults will be charmed by how quiet and humble the production is, a fine translation of E.B. White's genteel prose.

Derek Adams
Time Out

Youngsters will warm to the barn's talking animals and perhaps even shed a tear at the sight of a spider shuffling off the mortal coil. Arachnaphobes, though, are advised to approach with caution.

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Bill Muller
Arizona Republic

There's too much talent and too strong a story to mess it up. There was potential for more here, but this incarnation is nothing to be ashamed of, and some of the actors answer the bell.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Kids will love it, I just kind of liked it.

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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York

Any tears you may shed will be wholly earned.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

Woe be to the child who doesn't mist up at this movie, since it's been made if not with zip, wit, or imagination, then at least with sweetness. But I hope no one will think the film is an adequate replacement for White's book. That would be a crime.

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Heather Huntington
ReelzChannel.com

This Charlotte's Web is a live-action remake, ŕ la Babe. And while the live action distinguishes it from its cartoon predecessor of 1973, it makes it bear entirely too much resemblance to the Babe series.

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Tom Charity
CNN.com

I think what's most valuable here is the gentle reminder that lives are short, friendship is priceless and words can make a difference. The movie Charlotte's Web isn't a classic, but the message is.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

Charlotte's Web has all the requisite elements that a family film needs to succeed and endure: humor, drama, pathos, and an emotionally satisfying ending.

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Jamie Russell
Film4

Hides a big heart beneath a small piglet.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Candy Rose
This was one of my favourite children's story. Wilbur is the runt of the litter who befriends Charlotte the spider who tries to convince the farmer to… More
Michael Edwards
Its a good live action take on the novel but it doesn't hold up when compared to the original chuck jones animated classic.
Bethany Murphy
A great family film. Really heartwarming!
Jim Careter
A worthy adaption of the classic book
erika bruhns
Charlotte's web is about a kid that saves a pigs' life. Over time her parents said that she could only keep the pig I the rut lives at her uncles… More
Lady D'arbanville
Whilst the original of this film was made in a feature length cartoon, this remake takes the story into more modern animation and using real Actors with real… More

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