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Babar: King of the Elephants is a 1999 Canadian-French-German animated musical fantasy-comedy film directed by Raymond Jafelice and made by Nelvana Limited, Home Made Movies, and TMO-Loonland, in association with The Clifford Ross Company. The film was uccessfully released in theaters in Canada by Alliance Communications and in the US by HBO Home Video. It is the second film based on Jean de Brunhoff's original book series, following Babar: The Movie.

Why It Rocks[]

  1. The story chronicles the events of the first four Babar books.
  2. It clearly stays faithful to the Babar books.
  3. Cutesy animation.
  4. A very heartwarming ending.
  5. Decent voice acting.
  6. Superb soundtrack, especially its iconic musical number, "Take Good Care of Me".
  7. It perfectly served as an apology for feature animation territory, after the infamous direct-to-video film, Beauty and the Beast: Belle's Magical World.