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Charlotte's Web (2006)

G  |   |  Comedy, Family, Fantasy  |  15 December 2006 (USA)
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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:
Gussy the Goose (voice)
Golly the Goose (voice)
Bitsy the Cow (voice)
Betsy the Cow (voice)
Ike the Horse (voice)
Brooks the Crow (voice)
Elwyn the Crow (voice)
Wilbur (voice)
Narrator (voice)
Uncle the Pig (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 (61) »


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Release Date:

15 December 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La telaraña de Charlotte  »

Box Office

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


£10,738,495 (UK) (23 March 2007)

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There were 47 Wilburs on set because the piglets grew up so fast. Also, each one was taught only one "trick", like to stare up or to walk a certain distance. See more »


When Wilbur is talking to the geese after he plays in the mud, the amount of mud on his side changes. See more »


[repeated line]
Templeton: The rat rules!
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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 »


Version of Charlotte's Web (1973) See more »


Wilbur's Lullaby
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15 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I was a kid I loved this story. I read it in school and watched the cartoon version. Now that I'm an adult I still love this story...the movie was great, my kids loved it as well! They did an awesome job on this one! They couldn't have picked a better person to play the part of Fern. Aside for the red hair, she's perfect for the part. Well done on all accounts! Another reason this movie was terrific for me is because I absolutely love pigs! The pigs they used for the movie were adorable too! And I really liked the detail they put into Charlotte spinning her webs, it was pretty neat to watch how it's done, my kids really liked that part too.

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