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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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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The first animated Disney film to be dubbed in Quebec. See more »

Goofs

After snagging the hot dogs, Dodger and Oliver walk through the cement. The string of hot dogs is clearly dragging through the cement. When they show Dodger from a distance, only paw prints are present and there is no sign of the hot dogs being dragged. See more »

Quotes

Tito: Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Ignacio Alonso Julio Federico de Tito.
Georgette: Get away from me, you little bug-eyed creep!
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Connections

Version of Oliver Twist (1922) See more »

Soundtracks

Streets of Gold
Music by Tom Snow
Lyrics by Dean Pitchford
Produced by Tom Snow
Performed by Ruth Pointer
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A childhood classic
9 July 2004 | by (Jacksonville, FL) – See all my reviews

I just read the previous comment about this being a bad movie and that kind of indirectly hurt my feelings. It's just a nice little movie Disney made for pure entertainment and yes, it is directed toward children. It wasn't intended to be catered toward an adult audience. I also can't see how people can criticize such a nice little movie by picking on the animation and Disney's "incapabilities." Disney is awesome and can do whatever they want in a feature. Maybe they wanted to portray it the way they did. Besides, the focus of the movie is the story. And based on that, it's a touching tale. This will always be one of my favorite childhood movies and no criticism from other drippy movie reviewers will ever make me see it any differently.


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