Babar: The Movie (1989)

G   |    |  Animation, Adventure, Family


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In his spectacular film debut, young Babar, King of the Elephants, must save his homeland from certain destruction by Rataxes and his band of invading rhinos.


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1 July 2007 | Ilikequiche101
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| Great Children's Movie
My parents bought this for me on video when I was a toddler and I just loved it. It's an exciting new story. It has some fun songs in it and an interesting story-line. Babar is telling his children the story of his childhood, so the movie takes place mostly in Babar's past. It's a cute depiction of his childhood relationship with Celeste and the rhinos. It also includes our favorite monkey and rhino villain. I remember really liking the music. It's a high-spirited adventure. I have happy memories of watching it as it was one of my favorite movies as a kid, which is why our VHS copy is in such terrible shape. If you have the opportunity to see this, I recommend it. It's designated for children, but I still enjoyed watching it with my little sister. I loved the "Babar" books, so I was more familiar with the character than perhaps the children of today are. Give it a chance. It's an enjoyable movie based off of a very lovable elephant.

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Details

Release Date:

28 July 1989

Language

English, French


Country of Origin

Canada, France

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$297,155 30 July 1989

Gross USA:

$1,305,187

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,305,187

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