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Animal Farm (1999)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Family  |  3 October 1999 (USA)
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The animals of a farm successfully revolt against its human owner, only to slide into a more brutal tyranny among themselves.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Snowball (voice)
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Squealer (voice)
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Mollie (voice)
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Jessie (voice)
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Boxer (voice)
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Napoleon (voice)
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Old Major (voice)
Alan Stanford ...
Farmer Pilkington
Caroline Gray ...
Mrs. Jones
Gail Fitzpatrick ...
Mrs. Pilkington
Jimmy Keogh ...
Dennis
Noel O'Donovan ...
Eric
Gerard Walsh ...
Farmer Fredericks
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A satire of Stalinist Russia, Animal Farm tells of the revolt of the animals of Manor Farm against their human masters. Led by the pigs Snowball (Lenin) and Napoleon (Stalin), the animals attempt to create a utopian society. Soon, however, Napoleon gets a taste for power, drives out Snowball, and establishes a totalitarian regime as brutal and corrupt as any human society. Manor Farm becomes a world where all animals are equal--but some are more equal than others. Written by David Rickard

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farm | pig | communism | satire | tyranny | See All (28) »

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There's a new day dawning on the farm.

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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3 October 1999 (USA)  »

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A Revolução dos Bichos  »

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$23,000,000 (estimated)
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In a revised first draft of the script, Martyn Burke had Jessie set to be a six month old male Border Collie. This idea was later dropped, and Jessie was made an adult female instead, to give the audiences more sympathy for the main character. See more »

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In most of the shots of Jessie where computer technology added in her mouth movements, her black pigmentation above the left side of her nose was added on the right side instead. Her markings are correct, but her nose pigmentation is flipped. See more »

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Jessie: Oh!
Boxer: Oh, what is it?
Jessie: I think it's my time.
Boxer: You're dying?
Jessie: No, puppies.
Boxer: Puppies? Puppies! Quick, what do we do?
Snowball: Steady now, Boxer. Let's get Jessie back to the barn.
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Version of Animal Farm (1954) See more »

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Song of the Grateful Duck
Written by Richard Harvey
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Orwell is spinning in his grave.
11 September 2001 | by (Minneapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

If I had looked at the back of the video box, and seen that it was from Hallmark, I would have put it back on the fence. Thankfully, I checked it out from the library, so I didn't pay to watch this.

The grievances of the animals were valid. Orwell never repudiates Old Major's message, as does this movie. In the book, no animal wants the humans back. The movie shows that all the animals need is the right master, and everything will be happy.

This ain't Animal Farm. Read the book instead.


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