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That Darn Cat! (1965)

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A woman is kidnapped. While in captivity, she manages to send a message out with a wandering cat. The cat's owner calls the FBI. The FBI tries to follow the cat. Jealous boyfriends and nosy... See full summary »

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A woman is kidnapped. While in captivity, she manages to send a message out with a wandering cat. The cat's owner calls the FBI. The FBI tries to follow the cat. Jealous boyfriends and nosy neighbours also get in the act. Written by Rob Brown <robbrown@tibalt.supernet.ab.ca>

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cat | fbi | hostage | kidnapping | bank robbery | See more »

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It takes a Siamese secret agent to unravel the PURR-fect crime! See more »

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Comedy | Thriller

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2 December 1965 (USA)  »

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Un gato del F.B.I.  »

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1.75 : 1
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Trivia

The FBI's number, to Supervisor Newton's office, was and still is 626-0025. See more »

Goofs

After D.C. jumps out of the window after being paw printed, Zeke Kelso applies the paper to his forehead. For one, the print on his forehead is crooked, but when you see it on the paper its perfectly straight. Also there was a second paw print right beside copied one, which should have left some kind of a mark on the paper. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Kipp MacDougall(Mrs. MacDougall): [to the policemen that just brought her home] You might as well wait for me.
[much louder voice]
Kipp MacDougall(Mrs. MacDougall): I'm going into the house to murder someone!
Kipp MacDougall(Mrs. MacDougall): [as she starts to walk to the house] Oh, Wilbur, don't try to hide. Come out and take your medicine like a man. Wilbur!
[when Wilbur MacDougall, heard Kipp's voice and threatening remark, he quickly grabbed his hat and ran away out the back door to avoid being seen by Kipp. Then the movie closing credits begin]
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Referenced in Futurama: That Darn Katz! (2010) See more »

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That Darn Cat!
Sung by Bobby Darin
Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
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24 April 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of those movies I saw in the theater as a kid. Simply put, it was hilarious. Maybe it was mob mentality, but virtually EVERYONE in the entire place was laughing uncontrollably throughout the entire film. We're talking a real side-splitter here, folks. I have never laughed so hard at a movie before or since, with the possible exception of another Disney film, "The Absent-Minded Professor" (1961) which I also saw in a theater.

So what makes a good film, anyhow? Fantastic acting? Great plot? Beautiful cinematography? Superb directing? Babes? Well, you can't say it had any of those things. But it DID set out to do what it attempted to do, which was: make people laugh. A lot. And that makes it, in my opinion, a pretty darn good movie.


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