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Babar - The Movie1989

Babar - The Movie (1989)





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Children's book authors Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff's most beloved elephant comes to the big screen in this animated family tale. Elephant monarch King Babar tells the tale, that unfolds via flashback, of how a much-younger Barbar and his girlfriend Celeste save her village from the pugnacious rhinoceroses that have come to raid it. Though primarily aimed at younger audiences, parents should note that some scenes of abandoned babies maybe upsetting for little viewers.

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Gordon Pinsent
as King Babar
Gavin Magrath
as Boy Babar
Elizabeth Hanna
as Queen Celeste
Sarah Polley
as Young Celeste
Chris Wiggins
as Cornelius
Charles Kerr
as Rataxes
Lisa Yamanaka
as Isabelle
Amos Crawley
as Alexander
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Critic Reviews for Babar - The Movie

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

Babar the Movie is very loyal to the spirit and elegant minimalist graphic style of the original.

June 23, 2020 | Full Review…

"Babar: The Movie" feels like a film in search of an audience.

February 13, 2013 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

An animated elephant adventure with some peril.

February 6, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Babar - The Movie

It was an enjoyable movie when I was a kid, but paying attention to it now it's rather violent for kids. But hey, i also has good morals to teach the kids as well ;) I still enjoy the movie. A good family movie.

Frisby 2007
Frisby 2007

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