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The friendship between a boy and a talking piglet forms the basis of this barnyard comedy. Gordy is the little porker who lives happily on a farm until the farmer goes bust and must sell everything, including Gordy's large family. When the wranglers come to load the pigs onto the truck, Gordy manages to escape. So begins his journey across the South as he searches for his doomed parents. The plucky pig finds a friend when he saves the life of a drowning boy, Hanky Royce, the heir to his
May 12, 1995 Wide
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Methinks there is something else ahoof here, since no one could be dim-witted enough to swallow this cinematic goulash without taking a step back from the trough first.
Gordy is a pleasant trifle aimed squarely at audiences in search of squeaky-clean family entertainment.
It is possible that some children will be tickled at the very idea of a talking pig, even one as bland as Gordy. They will probably be children who have never seen any movie, ever.
Gordy is a sweet little movie, ideal for youngsters and easy to take for parents, about the adventures of a pig so adorable that he could turn us all into vegetarians.
This little piggy goes whee!-whee!-whee! all the way home. But will parents go for Gordy? Not in a pig's eye!
Fortunately, Gordy turns to fun whenever it wallows in too much goofiness.
Cute to the point of nausea, Gordy includes every barnyard cliché in the book.
The film tosses a few mild, satirical darts at public relations and advertising, but otherwise it's strictly hokum from the heartland.
This may have sounded like a cute idea on paper, but as kids pictures go this is the worst to come along in memory.
Audience Reviews for Gordy
- Luke MacAllister: Banjo... Goober?
- Jessica Royce: Gilbert, you promised to help me. How can you even ask me to complete with a pig?
- Cousin Jake: Pigs are intelligent animals, and this one is real smart. Boy, I bet his I.Q. is as high as mine!
- Luke MacAllister: Oh, poor thing!
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