Babe1995

Director: Chris Noonan
Stars: James Cromwell, Christine Cavanaugh, Danny Mann, Magda Szubanski, Hugo Weaving
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Rating: G (General Audience)
Runtime: 92 minutes

Deservedly acclaimed as one of 1998's best films, this sequel to the beloved 1995 live-action fantasy proved a commercial catastrophe and a source of dismay to parents expecting another bucolic, sweet-natured fable. Every bit as sly and visually stu… more »

Cat:
And they even say that you don't know what pigs are for.

Babe:
What do you mean, what pigs are for?

Cat:
You know, why pigs are here?

Babe:
Why are any of us here?

Cat:
Well, the cows are here to be milked; the dogs are here to help the Boss's husband with the sheep; and I'm here to be beautiful, and affectionate to the Boss...

Babe:
Yes?

Cat:
Ah, the fact is, pigs don't have a purpose. Just like ducks don't have a purpose.

Babe:
Uh, I - I don't - uh ...

Cat:
Oh, all right. For your own sake, I'll be blunt. Why do the Bosses keep ducks? To eat them. So why do the Bosses keep a pig? The fact is that animals that don't seem to have a purpose really do have a purpose. The Bosses have to eat. It's probably the most noble purpose of all, when you come to think about it.

Babe:
They - eat - pigs?

Cat:
Pork, they call it. Or bacon. They only call them pigs when they're alive.

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