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Animal Farm (1999)

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Release Date: Oct 3, 1999 Wide

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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

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Drama, Television, Kids & Family, Comedy

Alan Janes

Jan 18, 2000

Hallmark Entertainment

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December 31, 2004 Full Review Source: StaciWilson.com | Comment (1)
StaciWilson.com

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

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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.
February 8, 2013
Bradley Wright

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Doesn't measure up to the great book. This is horrible.
June 30, 2011
Anthony L.
Anthony Le

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Not so faithful but still good.
April 13, 2009
SunilJawahir

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Great!
January 23, 2008
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Leo L

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    1. Old Major: And when our usefulness has come to an end, we are slaughtered with hideous cruelty!
    – Submitted by Emelyn W (12 months ago)
    1. Old Major: Remove man and the root cause of hunger and over-work is abolished forever! Remove man and the produce of our labour shall be our own. Remove man and overnight, we will become free and equal!
    – Submitted by Emelyn W (12 months ago)
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