In his spectacular film debut, young Babar, King of the Elephants, must save his homeland from certain destruction by Rataxes and his band of invading rhinos.

Director:

Writers:

(characters), (characters) | 8 more credits »
Reviews

Watch Now

From $1.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC
3 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Babar (1989–2002)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The adventures of the King of the elephants, his family, and friends.

Stars: Gordon Pinsent, Dawn Greenhalgh, Stuart Stone
Family | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Babar is a young elephant in the great forest. Whilst out with his mother a hunter kills his mother and he flees to escape the same fate. He eventually finds himself in a human city and ... See full summary »

Director: Raymond Jafelice
Stars: Philip Williams, Wayne Robson, Ellen-Ray Hennessy
Rupert (1991–1997)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The adventures of a young bear named Rupert who unintentionally ends up in faraway/mystical places, but at the end manages to make it back safely to his home of Nutwood.

Stars: Julie Lemieux, Valerie Boyle, Guy Bannerman
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The Care Bears watch over a young brother and sister who have lost their trust in humanity. Meanwhile an evil wizard wishes to cover the Earth in concrete.

Director: Arna Selznick
Stars: Georgia Engel, Mickey Rooney, Jackie Burroughs
Azur et Asmar (2006)
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Once upon a time there were two children nursed by same woman. Azur, a blonde, blue-eyed son of a noblewoman and Asmar, the dark skinned and dark-eyed child of the nurse. As kids, they ... See full summary »

Director: Michel Ocelot
Stars: Cyril Mourali, Karim M'Riba, Hiam Abbass
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Obelix falls for a new arrival in his home village in Gaul, but is heartbroken when her true love arrives to visit her. However, the lovers are kidnapped by Romans; Asterix and Obelix set ... See full summary »

Directors: Gaëtan Brizzi, Paul Brizzi
Stars: Roger Carel, Pierre Tornade, Pierre Mondy
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An updated version of the classic series, following Badou, and King Babar's 8-year-old grandson.

Stars: Gordon Pinsent, Dallas Jokic, Samantha Weinstein
Babar (1960)
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Director: Hemen Gupta
Stars: Gajanan Jagirdar, Azra, Sulochana Choudhury
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
King Babar (voice)
Elizabeth Hanna ...
Lisa Jai ...
Isabelle (voice) (as Lisa Yamanaka)
Marsha Moreau ...
Flora (voice)
Bobby Becken ...
Pom (voice)
...
Alexander (voice)
Gavin Magrath ...
Boy Babar (voice)
...
Young Celeste (voice)
...
Pompadour (voice)
Chris Wiggins ...
Cornelius (voice)
John Stocker ...
Zephir (voice)
Charles Kerr ...
Rataxes (voice)
...
Arthur (voice)
Carl Banas ...
Old Tusk (voice)
...
Croc (voice)
Edit

Storyline

In his spectacular film debut, young Babar, King of the Elephants, must save his homeland from certain destruction by Rataxes and his band of invading rhinos.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

28 July 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Babar Movie  »

Box Office

Gross:

$1,305,187 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Followed by Babar: King of the Elephants (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Rataxes' Song
Written by Kevan Staples, Marvin Dolgay, & Carol Pope for Tambre Productions
Performed by Charles Kerr
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

My favorite movie when i was younger
11 April 2004 | by (California) – See all my reviews

I'm 16 now, and was just thinking of things i liked when i was little.

Right away i remembered babar! he was my favorite cartoon next to my little ponies.lol:). I had to look up this movie because i was curious. then i saw the picture of the movie and remembered it! so weird. anyway, i liked this movie so much that after 12 years, i still remember scenes from it! isn't that crazy? it is a very good and cute movie. i highly recommend it for 4-8 year olds. it is hard to find though; i haven't seen it in any video stores since i was little. maybe you can only buy it now?? don't know.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Best We Both Can Be LittleRascalRicky
Discuss Babar: The Movie (1989) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?