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Oliver & Company (1988)

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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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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Animators shot photos of New York streets as reference, using cameras set eighteen inches off the ground to get a dog's point of view. See more »

Goofs

Tito's bitten ear swaps sides when he is introducing himself to Georgette. See more »

Quotes

Tito: I don't have time for long goodbyes, but here's something to remember me by, baby.
[Tries to kiss Georgette; she hits him and he falls out the window]
Tito: Ooh, I think she likes me, man!
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References Perry Mason: The Case of the Twice Told Twist (1966) See more »

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Heigh-Ho
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Music by Frank Churchill
Lyrics by Larry Morey
Performed by Cheech Marin
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Better than people think
5 April 2012 | by (Bedfordshire, England) – See all my reviews

Oliver and Company gets a lot of unnecessary criticism as critics do not seem to like this film much. For me the story is not the best it could be but the animation and music in the film is very good, especially 'Why should I worry?' which is my favourite Disney song. Like the Hunchback of Notre Dame, I don't think this was an easy film to adapt but I think Disney did well with a vibrant film with good animation and music and characters that are all appealing and funny. If it were not for the story being slightly lacking I would give the film 10/10 but it is my regret that I must give it 9/10. Still my personal favourite Disney film though. :)


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