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The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)
"Koneko monogatari" (original title)

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The adventures of a young cat and a dog as they find themselves accidentally separated and each swept into a hazardous trek.

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The story of two animals and their adventures. Milo, the cat, and Otis, the dog, are two animals who grew up together on the same farm. One day, the two are separated and begin a journey to find each other. The adventurous, and often perilous quest finds the two animals traveling across mountains, plains, and snow-covered lands searching for one another. Written by Anonymous

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Milo is one lucky cat. He's got nine lives and a best friend. See more »


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25 August 1989 (USA)  »

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$13,245,219 (USA)
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During the scene which features Milo's romantic reunion with Joyce, the music playing in the background is Schubert's "Serenade". See more »

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When Otis treads through the mud of the Deadwood Swamp, looking for Milo, his paws and legs are dirty, in the next shot, they are clean. See more »

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Raccoon: [observing Milo's attempt at fishing] That cat has got to be kidding.
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Referenced in Comix from the Underground: Down and Dirty Duck (2013) See more »

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Piano Concerto in A minor Op.56
Written by Edvard Grieg
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Great Movie- Tragic Filming
3 May 2002 | by (Philadelphia, PA) – See all my reviews

I originally looked up this movie on IMDB because something triggered my memory of this delightful movie. 25 now, I have not seen this movie in many years, so I was slightly surprised (Though I should not have been) when other viewers commented on the inhumane treatment of animals during the filming of this movie.

As an initial note- STOP COMPARING THESE ANIMALS TO STUNTMEN! Stuntmen and women have the free will and prerogative to perform in movies or not. Animals do not have the same choice. By virtue of the fact that animals can't drive themselves to auditions or to the movie set, it should be clear that OWNERS, not ANIMALS made the decisions to be in this and other movies. The comparison is inane.

I thoroughly enjoyed this movie as a young teen, but recognize now that the price undoubtedly paid by these animals was not worth 90 minutes of viewing enjoyment. If you choose to be entertained by a story of friendship between species, go to your local ASPCA and adopt a cat and a dog. The bond will be genuine, and the amusement value will last much longer than 90 minutes and you'll be promoting compassion to animals rather than abuse and mistreatment.


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