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That Darn Cat! (1965)

Approved | | Comedy, Crime, Family | 2 December 1965 (USA)
After a kidnapped bank teller uses a neighbor's wandering cat to send an SOS, the FBI assigns a cat-allergic agent to the case.

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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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Follow that cat... as a sassy, Siamese secret agent leads the F.B.I. through WALT DISNEY'S MOST HILARIOUS COMEDY! See more »


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When Patti meets Mr. Kelso for the first time in his FBI office she says that her father named the cat. She says her father called the cat "something much worse" than "darn" but her mother wouldn't let them use that name. The inference is that Patti's father named the cat: "Damn", from the Gordon's novel, "Undercover Cat", that this movie was created from. See more »

Goofs

When Margaret Mitchell, (Grayson Hall's role), took off her watch to scratch HELP on the back, (then put around D. C.'s neck) the metal on the back of her wristwatch is almost as weak as aluminum foil, too easy to make a mark with a knife blade, in ten seconds of "H-E~". See more »

Quotes

Zeke Kelso: Do you have any regulars, or people going in and out of the house all the time?
Patti Randall: Father always complained that we were running a rehab center for punch-drunk juveniles.
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Crazy Credits

The bull-dog that chased D. C., during the Opening Credits, after its neck gets trapped between fence boards the extremely angry bull-dog barks three times, once for each word of the movie title. After each bark, a word appears, [1st bark: THAT 2nd bark: DARN 3rd bark: CAT!] all in capital letters & an exclamation point, along with CAT, as CAT!. See more »

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Featured in S.V.P. Disney: Episode #1.3 (1966) See more »

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That Darn Cat!
Sung by Bobby Darin
Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
[Played both during the opening title/credits, and leading into "the End" card]
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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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