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Babe: Pig in the City (1998)

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Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.

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The Landlady
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Fugly Floom
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Babe (voice) (as E.G. Daily)
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Ferdinand / Tug (voice)
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Zootie (voice)
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Bob (voice)
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Thelonius (voice)
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Easy / Tough Pup (voice)
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Easy (voice)
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Flealick (voice)
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Nigel / Alan (voice)
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After Babe's great victory in the shepherding contest, Farmer Arthur Hoggett turns down all offers to make money with his pig's talents. But when he gets hurt severely in the well, his wife has to take up farming. She does her best but cannot meet the bank's requirements, which results in the necessity of getting back to Babe. Soon, Esme Hoggett is sitting in a plane headed for "the" city. There, Babe unwillingly causes deep trouble. He has to stay with Mrs. Hoggett in the only hotel in town that accepts pets. Friendly neighbours send officials who catch all animals from the hotel: Cats, dogs, chimpanzees and many others. Babe, who managed to stay free, decides to help his new friends and gets unexpected help - not only by Ferdinand, who flew all the way to the city. Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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25 November 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Babe 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,162,640, 29 November 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$18,319,860

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$69,131,860
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jim Cummings the voice of the Pelican and Russi Taylor the voice of The Pink Poodle both work on several Mickey Mouse projects for Disney as the voices Minnie Mouse and Pete respectively. See more »

Goofs

The character Pit Bull is really a Bull Terrier. See more »

Quotes

Babe: Open up, please. Open this door.
Zootie: You got a problem, sweetie?
Babe: Um... uh...
Bob: Who is it, honey?
Zootie: It's, uh... kind of a baldy, pinky, whitey thingy.
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Crazy Credits

One of the singing mice thanks the audience for staying through the credits. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

That's Amore
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Jack Brooks
Performed by Dean Martin
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forget it.
29 November 1998 | by See all my reviews

forget it.

babe remains as cute, as are the 3 singing mice. 1-2 real sweet puppies and kittens, and that's it.

during the movie, you can actually feel the loss of direction, the frantic search for a funny slapstick, by the script writer(s). of cos it was never found.


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