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


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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Release Date:

18 November 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Oliver and the Dodger  »

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$73,450,885 (USA)

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1.66 : 1
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The first Disney film to have its own department set up expressly for the purpose of generating computer animation. See more »


After Fagin reads the story to the gang, and Dodger is about to fall asleep, Oliver's tail jumps animation. See more »


Fagin: I don't wanna put any undue pressure on you, but as you march off to do your duty, I want you to keep one thing in mind. Dead men do not buy dog food!
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I Could Have Danced All Night
Music by Frederick Loewe
Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Performed by Cheech Marin
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I Love this movie
16 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I think this is one of the greatest Disney films ever, yet it does not get much credit. I mean films like, Toy Story, Cinderella, etc, can be seen often on TV. But I've never seen Oliver and Company on TV, have you? I am 13 and originally viewed it at 6. I loved it then and love it more now! I must have watched it about 100,000,000 times!!!! And I got the soundtrack and am playing now as we speak. My fave character is Dodger, the streetwise, quick talking mutt. I used to jump about on my sofa pretending to be him jumping form car to car. Hey? What's cooler than a dog getting around by standing on a car? I always sing-a-long and I am always being told to be quiet as I am singing sooooo loud my parents can't hear the TV!!!! The songs are all stuck in my head with super-strong superglue! I especially like Why Should I worry and Streets of Gold. Dodger and Rita are so cool. I really love this movie and recommend it!!!!!!!

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