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Fritz the Cat (1972)

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A hypocritical swinging college student cat raises hell in a satiric vision of various elements on the 1960's.

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Cast overview:
Skip Hinnant ...
Fritz the Cat (voice)
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Bertha / Additional Female Crows (voice)
John McCurry ...
Blue / John / Additional Voices (voice)
Judy Engles ...
Winston Schwartz / Lizard Leader (voice)
Phil Seuling ...
Pig Cop #2 (voice)
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Storyline

A persiflage on the protest movements of the 60s. Its hero is the bold and sex-obsessed tom-cat Fritz the Cat, as created by the legendary underground artist Robert Crumb. Quitting university Fritz the Cat wanders through the hash, Black Panther and Hell's Angels scenes to find to himself. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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16 October 1972 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

El Gato Fritz  »

Box Office

Budget:

$850,000 (estimated)

Gross:

SEK 1,463,315 (Sweden)
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Trivia

The two police officers, Robert and Ralph, are named for the comic strip's creator Robert Crumb and the movie's director Ralph Bakshi. See more »

Goofs

When Duke and Fritz leave the bar, the knife on the floor disappears. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: Hey, yeah - the 1960s? Happy times, heavy times.
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Referenced in Comix from the Underground: Fish Police #1 (2015) See more »

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Bo Diddley
(1955)
Written by Bo Diddley (as Ellas McDaniel)
Performed by Bo Diddley & Billy Boy Arnold
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Excellent Social Satire
30 March 2000 | by (Utah) – See all my reviews

Ralph Bakshi's first film, is flawed but enjoyable. It is about Cat in a romp through the 1960's in New York through sex drugs and Rock and Roll. The film starts off funny then ends up depressing. What the movie essentially is, is a satire on the counter culture of the 1960's. It is one of Ralph Bakshi's best, and definitely worth a look.


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