Babe

Movie review by M. Faust, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Heartwarming farm story is touching and a bit scary.

G 1995 91 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 28 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 21 reviews

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age 18+

Trauma

I saw this when i was around 2. Haven't touched meat since and it was over 20 years ago. I aint eating anyone's mum. Very traumatizing.
age 14+

Don't show to vegetarians or sensitive children

We had to turn it off before the great parts in the second half because the violence, the threats of death to sympathetic characters, Christmas dinner as a time of mourning for the goose who was slaughtered, all things that I hadn't remembered from seeing this long ago as an adult. My 11 year old vegetarian daughter was sobbing and miserable, and didn't last long enough for all the fun shepherding scenes.

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Too much violence

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