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Oliver & Company (1988)

A lost and alone kitten joins a gang of dogs engaged in petty larceny in New York City.

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Oliver (voice)
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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)
Carl Weintraub ...
Desoto (voice)
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Sykes (voice)
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Jenny (voice)
William Glover ...
Winston (voice)
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Georgette (voice)
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Carlo / Louie the Sausage Vendor / Animal Sounds (voice)
Deborah Gates ...
Additional Voice (voice) (as Debbie Gates)
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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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dog | girl | cat | criminal | city | See All (54) »

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The first Disney movie with attitude.


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G | See all certifications »

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18 November 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Oliver and the Dodger  »

Box Office

Budget:

$31,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$73,450,885 (USA)
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Features the first Disney song written by Howard Ashman ("Once Upon a Time in New York City"). See more »

Goofs

During the chase scene, Dodger lets go of his kerchief that Roscoe was holding to make the Doberman electrocuted. But how did he get it back during the birthday sequence? See more »

Quotes

[Jenny is at the wharf to ransom Oliver, unaware that Fagin is the kidnapper]
Jenny: And what kind of person would steal an innocent little kitty?
Fagin: Well, I... I mean, he... He might be up against a stone wall, at the end of his rope.
[Jenny starts sobbing]
Fagin: He must have been a poor, desperate man.
Jenny: It's still wrong. I'm scared. I don't know what to do. I don't know what to do.
Fagin: Neither do I.
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Connections

Featured in Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009) 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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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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