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Summary In the remote sands of the Moroccan desert, a rifle shot rings out -- detonating a chain of events that will link an American tourist couple's frantic struggle to survive, two Moroccan boys involved in an accidental crime, a nanny illegally crossing into Mexico with two American children and a Japanese teen rebel whose father is sought b...

Babel
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 38 Critic Reviews
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Summary In the remote sands of the Moroccan desert, a rifle shot rings out -- detonating a chain of events that will link an American tourist couple's frantic struggle to survive, two Moroccan boys involved in an accidental crime, a nanny illegally crossing into Mexico with two American children and a Japanese teen rebel whose father is sought b...

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 38 Critic Reviews
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 38 Critic Reviews
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79% Positive
30 Reviews
21% Mixed
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0% Negative
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Production Company Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Anonymous Content, Zeta Film, Central Films, StudioCanal, Media Rights Capital (MRC)
Release Date Oct 27, 2006
Duration 2 h 23 m
Rating R
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Tagline If You Want to be Understood...Listen
Golden Globes, USA
• 1 Win & 7 Nominations
Academy Awards, USA
• 1 Win & 7 Nominations
Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
• 1 Win & 9 Nominations