Box art for Babe: Pig in the City

Babe: Pig in the City

children & family, comedy

This sequel takes the three musketeers Babe, Ferdy and Mrs. Hoggett on a crusade In alarge city to raise enough money to save the farm and combine the two worlds into one

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common sense

ON for kids age 8
Positive role models
4 out of 5
Sexy Stuff
0 out of 5
Violence & scariness
2 out of 5
0 out of 5
Drinking, drugs, & smoking
0 out of 5
Educational value
1 out of 5
0 out of 5
Positive messages
2 out of 5

Darker than the original, not for very young kids.

what parents need to know

Parents need to know that while generally directed at kids, this sequel is scarier and more suspenseful than Babe, the very light-hearted original. There are a number of life-threatening incidents involving dogs, cats, and monkeys, as well as Babe and Ferdie, the duck; they're in danger throughout the film. Included are chase sequences (some with snarling dogs and bared teeth), falls, near drownings, and run-ins with frightening authorities who capture and cage the animals. In addition, numerous accidents happen to Farmer Hoggett and Mrs. Hoggett, and Babe is separated from his owner for a lengthy period of time in a turbulent city.

what families can talk about

  • Families can talk about tolerance and accepting others.

movie reviews from Rotten Tomatoes®

Top Critic Reviews

Fresh: Brilliant!

- Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly, Saturday, January 1, 2000


- Luke Buckmaster, In Film Australia, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Audience Reviews

3 stars

forget the story but it must be not so special cause I can't remember the story anymore.

- citawijaya, Wednesday, June 17, 2009

3 stars

This sequel holds a very different tone to that of the original, some good and some bad. The bond that was conveyed so well between Babe and farmer Hoggett is completely lost as we see this sequel revolve more heavily around the animals. A much darker, quirkier film, Babe: Pig in the City may dissapoint those expecting more of the light fantasy to continue but will appeal to those that can accept the strange aspects.

- shortcartoonist, Wednesday, April 26, 2006

5 stars


- Yinali, Monday, August 6, 2007