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That Darn Cat! (1965)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Thriller  |  2 December 1965 (USA)
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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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That Darn Cat! (1965) was Hayley Mills's last movie acting for Walt Disney in the 1960's decade. The remake, (That Darn Cat (1997)) was Christina Ricci's last Disney movie, also. See more »

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At the drive-in, on Thursday evening, when D.C. is playing with the butterfly, for a brief moment you can see the fishing line holding it up, above D.C. See more »

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Margaret Miller: I wouldn't make a break. I wouldn't do it. I wouldn't.
[Margaret Miller then holds her hands together, for mercy]
Dan: Okay. But I've got friends. I've got ten little lead-nosed friends in here, and they all run faster than you do, Moms.
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That Darn Cat!
Sung by Bobby Darin
Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
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well worth watching
19 December 2001 | by (newton, kansas) – See all my reviews

This movie is well worth watching for the entire family (some might take offense at the title). The cast is wonderful with Dean Jones as always bringing the house down with his suberb acting and dialouge. It is pure slapstick all the way through and you don't get tired of it either. Haley Mills also does a good job although her acting here would probably not get her any rewards. Most animal movies I don't care for because they all do ridiculous things and can get away with it only because they are an animal. Not here. The producers used the cat in a way that made it very enjoyable to watch. All in all, this movie is well worth watching because of its suberb acting and its storyline.


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