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Charlotte's Web (2006)

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Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bitsy the Cow (voice)
Betsy the Cow (voice)
Ike the Horse (voice)
Brooks the Crow (voice)
Elwyn the Crow (voice)
The Narrator (voice)


Based on the beloved children's novel by E.B. White, a young girl named Fern rescues a runty piglet, raises it as her own and names him Wilbur. However, after Wilbur grows into a pig, she is compelled to sell him to her Uncle Homer Zuckerman down the street. At Zuckerman's barn, Wilbur meets a host of animals and later learns from them that come winter, he will be slaughtered for food. Fearing for his life, Charlotte, a gentle and wise spider whom befriended the lonely Wilbur, vows to save his life. Written by Oliver Chu

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spider | pig | piglet | uncle | barn | See All (60) »


From the most beloved story of our time. See more »


Comedy | Family | Fantasy


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Release Date:

15 December 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La telaraña de Charlotte  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$11,457,353 (USA) (15 December 2006)


$82,506,325 (USA) (16 March 2007)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Tim Burton turned down an opportunity to direct so he could direct Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007). See more »


Wilbur, a boar (male pig) is played by sows (female pigs). This is blatantly obvious in some scenes. See more »


Brooks: I am gonna get me some rat!
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Crazy Credits

The Nickelodeon logo segues into an animated series of farmyard illustrations. More illustrations of the storyline appear over the end credits. See more »


Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Episode dated 9 December 2006 (2006) See more »


A Place in the Sun
by Ronald N. Miller & Bryan Wells
Performed by Gabe Dixon
Produced by Wayne Kirkpatrick
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Nice adaptation, perhaps a little trigger happy on the CGI
16 December 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

With this movie made in part in my hometown (Williamstown) I dragged the kids along to check it out.

Being well familiar with the story, I expected this to be pretty light hearted fair, but the wife still managed to turn into a blubbing mess at the end.

The movie had an uneasy feel about the setting; didn't feel current or old for that matter, so perhaps will age OK.

The CGI was pretty amazing. I'd hate to imagine what someone from a time capsule or straight out of jail would imagine has happened in our world since they left. Talking animals and spiders, so realistic the kids don't even blink twice.

Good for young kids (mine are 4 and 2), and not monotonously boring like many of the other CGI laden kids movies out there.

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