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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)  »

Also Known As:

Oliver and the Dodger  »

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$73,450,885 (USA)
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Trivia

Many of the inanimate objects in the film were created and animated on the computer: cars, cabs, buses, Sykes' limousine, Fagin's trike (part scooter and part shopping cart), a cement mixer, a sewer pipe, a spiral staircase, a piano, subway tunnels and trains, cityscapes, and even the Brooklyn Bridge. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie when Winston is supposedly blasted by the backfire of Fagin's motorcycle, he may appear to be clean just before revealing the dirt at the final scene. In truth he does get dirty, but the image is so small in the split second when Fagin took off that it is hard to catch without paying close attention. This could also only be presented in the DVD version. See more »

Quotes

Dodger: This city's got a beat, and you gotta hook into it. And once you get the beat, you can do anything.
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Soundtracks

Good Company
Music and Lyrics by Ron Rocha and Rob Minkoff (as Robert Minkoff)
Produced by J.A.C. Redford
Performed by Myhanh Tran
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I love this movie!!!
1 September 2005 | by (Breda, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

OK, I've seen this movie for the first time when I was 6 years old... This movie was actually made in 1988, the year I was born I haven't seen it in 11 years, and now I'm 17 I love this movie even more then I did before!

The songs are lovely, and the story is really heartwarming!! The dutch version of this movie is just as funny as the English is! My favorite character is Dodger, because he's the "cool street dog" and Oliver is just cute!!

I know I'm a real Disney freak and this movie really belongs to one of my favorites!!!


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