Animal Farm (1999)

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George Orwell's political fable about corruption and betrayal in post-revolutionary Russia gets a new look in this version that employs a cast of real animals alongside digitally manipulated critters and lifelike beasts crafted by Jim Henson's Creature Shop. At the Manor Farm, the alcoholic master Mr. Jones (Pete Postlethwaite) is cruel to his animals and has horribly mismanaged the property. One night, the wise but elderly pig Old Major (voice of Peter Ustinov) gathers the animals and speaks of … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama , Television , Kids & Family , Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Alan Janes, Martyn Burke
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 18, 2000
Runtime:
Hallmark Entertainment

Cast


as Squealer

as Old Major

as Mr. Pilkington

as Benjamin, Jones

as Mrs. Jones

as Mrs. Jones

as Mrs. Pilkington

as Mr. Frederick
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Critic Reviews for Animal Farm

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Variety
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Full Review… | December 31, 2004
StaciWilson.com

...some fables should be left on the written page.

May 28, 2001
Movie Metropolis

July 26, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

Full Review… | January 27, 2004
Filmcritic.com

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Apollo Guide

Audience Reviews for Animal Farm

Animal Farm keeps and adds the same lesson about revolution that Greg Orwell had in mind, but it still was a very disturbing and creepy film that will haunt the lives of anyone whoever grew up watching Babe or Charlottes Web. This movie simply just has nothing going fr it, it has a lot of great voice actors and wastes the talent and the story does not capture the essence of the book at all. I dont know if its possible to make a live action film on Animal Farm but it sure was not this. It was a creepy mess that I hope few people have to endure in their lives.

Bradley Wright
Bradley Wright

Super Reviewer

Doesn't measure up to the great book. This is horrible.

Anthony L.
Anthony Le

Super Reviewer

½

Not so faithful but still good.

SunilJawahir
Sunil Jawahir

Super Reviewer

Animal Farm Quotes

– Submitted by Emelyn W (20 months ago)
– Submitted by Emelyn W (20 months ago)

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