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That Darn Cat! (1965)

Approved | | Comedy, Crime, Family | 2 December 1965 (USA)
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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They're all tangled up with a Siamese secret agent...and wherever he turns up it's A RIOT OF FUN! See more »


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L'espion aux pattes de velours  »

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When Ingrid Randall's current boyfriend, date & especially car pool + next-door neighbor Gregory Benson, Roddy McDowall stormed in the Randall's house carrying his shotgun to chase down FBI Agent, Zeke Kelso, at the time, Gregory was wearing a monogrammed bathrobe with 3 capital initials, G J & B, the 3 initials are of his character role name, "Gregory J. Benson". As the movie, concludes Ingrid Marshall has FBI Agent Zeke Kelso as her new date or boyfriend & car pool. See more »

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After FBI Agent, Zeke Kelso got D. C.'s paw prints, D. C. should still have ink on his feet. However, D. C. doesn't leave any paw prints on the laundry hamper he steps on before D. C. jumps out the window, escaping. See more »

Quotes

Landlady: Hold it! Who do you think you're kidding?
Iggy: What do you mean?
Landlady: You think I don't know what's going on upstairs?
Iggy: You do?
Landlady: I didn't come in from Stupidsville on last night's bus! You've got a woman in that apartment.
Iggy: Wow, hold it! What kind of talk is that?
Landlady: Don't double-talk me! I've got ears, haven't I?
Iggy: It's Dan's mother, you see she came down all un-expected like.
Landlady: I don't care if it's Pocahontas!
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Crazy Credits

The dog that chased D. C., during the Opening Credits, after its neck is trapped between fence boards that angry dog barks three times, once for each word of the movie title. After each bark, a word appears, of [THAT DARN CAT!] all in capital letters. See more »

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Version of That Darn Cat (1997) 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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