Charlotte's Web (1973)




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Movie Info

E.B. White's perennial best-selling novel is translated to the screen in animated musical splendor. The classic story, described by author White as a tale of 'friendship and salvation, a story of miracles -- the miracle of birth, the miracle of friendship, the miracle of death,' features the voices of Debbie Reynolds as Charlotte, Paul Lynde as Templeton the Rat, Agnes Moorehead as the Stuttering Goose, and Henry Gibson as Wilbur the Pig.

Rating: G
Genre: Animation, Kids & Family
Directed By: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Written By: Earl Hamner
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 19, 2001
Paramount Pictures - Official Site


as Charlotte

as Templeton

as The Goose

as Fern Arable

as Homer Zuckerman

as Narrator

as Mrs. Zuckerman/Mrs. ...

as Jeffrey

as Mrs. Arable

as Lurvy

as Henry Fussy
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Critic Reviews for Charlotte's Web

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (2)

It preserves some of the form and language of White's original but fattens and sweetens his lean and pungent prose with songs by Richard and Robert Sherman.

Full Review… | September 9, 2008
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Heartwarming tale of love and friendship.

Full Review… | January 1, 2011
Common Sense Media

A charming animated adaptation of E.B. White's beloved fantasy.

Full Review… | September 9, 2008
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Almost as sweet as the children's classic novel, "Charlotte's Web" is just, well, crawling with entertainment.

| January 14, 2007
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

One of the year's best family films.

Full Review… | January 14, 2007
Laramie Movie Scope

Audience Reviews for Charlotte's Web

one of those nostalgic animated movies from my childhood that i still love

michael e.
Michael Edwards

Super Reviewer


Slightly slow at times, but the story is still good, adapted from the novel. I enjoyed this movie as a kid, and I think kids today will like it too.

Aj V

Super Reviewer

Very charming and heart warming animated adaptation. Not without it's tearjerker moment or two though.

Chris Weber

Super Reviewer

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