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The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)

Koneko monogatari (original title)
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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Milo ...
Himself
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Otis ...
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Shigeru Tsuyuki ...
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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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pug dog | dog actor | dog | cat | farm | See All (60) »

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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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The film was altered from its original Japanese release when it was brought to other countries. A large amount of footage of animals in dangerous, perilous situations (including scenes where it appears the animals are severely harmed and intentionally put into perilous situations) were removed to avoid controversy. See more »

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When Otis is just near the shore after having escaped from the rock in the ocean, the device used to pull him onto shore is visible in the breaking waves for a brief moment. See more »

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Narrator: To keep up his spirits, he began singing a dog marching song.
Otis: Here comes the dog, strong and brave - woof! Here comes the dog, your life he...
[falls into a hole]
Narrator: He then decided to skip the whole thing.
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Referenced in Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman (1993) See more »

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Rêverie
from "Scenes from Childhood"
by Robert Schumann
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cute, clever movie
18 June 1999 | by (boston, MA) – See all my reviews

this movie is excellent, kids love it and it's fun for adults, too. the animals are adorable, and the narrator is perfect. i love the complete absence of humans throughout the movie. far preferable to other animal movies in which the animals talk (which is just an cheap way of getting around the communication problem in animal movies). instead of a slap-dash disney-type production, this is more like a storybook that someone has really taken the time to bring to life.


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