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Oliver & Company (1988)

G  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Family  |  18 November 1988 (USA)
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A lost and alone kitten joins a gang of dogs engaged in petty larceny in New York.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Oliver (voice) (as Joey Lawrence)
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Dodger (voice)
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Tito (voice)
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Einstein (voice)
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Francis (voice)
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Rita (voice)
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Fagin (voice)
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Roscoe (voice)
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Desoto (voice)
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Sykes (voice)
Natalie Gregory ...
Jenny (voice)
William Glover ...
Winston (voice)
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Georgette (voice)
Deborah Gates ...
Additional Voice (voice) (as Debbie Gates)
Charles Bartlett ...
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Storyline

Inspired by Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist". A homeless kitten named Oliver, roams the streets of New York, where he is taken in by a gang of homeless mutts who survive by stealing from others. During one of these criminal acts, Oliver meets a wealthy young girl named Jenny Foxworth. This meeting will forever change his life. Written by Kelly

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The first Disney movie with attitude.


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18 November 1988 (USA)  »

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Oliver and the Dodger  »

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$73,450,885 (USA)
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Whitney Houston was considered for the role of Rita. See more »

Goofs

During the "Good Company" montage Jenny's house number is 1125 ("1125 5th Ave." as seen on Oliver's new tag). Right after the montage, as Jenny leaves for school, it is now 140 (as seen above the house door). Thirty seconds later, when Winston answers the door, it is 1125 again. In some shots the house number disappears altogether. See more »

Quotes

Oliver: What kind of work do we do anyway?
Tito: Investment banking, man. Didn't you read about us in the Wall Street Journal?
Oliver: Really?
Francis: [chucking] Yes. Captains of Industry.
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Charming,Funny,Musical, and Thrilling

Inspired by the timeless Charles Dickens novel , "Oliver Twist" , Oliver & Company is the thrilling animated classic full of action , friendship , courage , and heart that starts when Oliver , the orphaned kitten , is befriended by Dodger , the cool dog from a New York pack of pickpocket pooches. Soon , Oliver is lovingly adopted by Jenny , a lonely little rich girl , until tough-guy Sykes and his Doberman sidekicks , Desoto and Roscoe , try to keep Jenny and Oliver apart. Now it's up to Oliver, Dodger , and all his colorful , street-smart canine pals to outwit the villains and rescue the girl in an electrifying chase that will leave you breathless!Filled with laughter , loyalty , and great music by Billy Joel , Huey Lewis , and Bette Midler. Oliver and Company is family fun you'll love watching over and over again!

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