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101 Dalmatians (1996)

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A woman kidnaps puppies to kill them for their fur, but various animals then gang up against her and get their revenge in slapstick fashion.

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Fashion designer Anita and computer-game writer Roger meet, fall in love and marry along with their dalmatians Perdita and Pongo. But the proud dogs' puppies are kidnapped by Anita's boss Cruella De Vil, who is stealing young dalmatians to make the coat she has set her heart on. Enlisting the help of the British animal kingdom, Pongo and Perdita set out to find and rescue all ninety-nine pups from their fearsome captors, Jasper and Horace. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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This Thanksgiving, the world is going to the dogs. See more »

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Adventure | Comedy

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27 November 1996 (USA)  »

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101 Dálmatas  »

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$54,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$45,073,479 (USA) (29 November 1996)

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ITL 16,131,423,000 (Italy) (2 May 1997)
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To get the dogs to lick the humans, they had steak juice daubed on their skin. See more »

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Escaped raccoons have sometimes established small populations in England, including Suffolk, where the climax of the film is set. However, no skunks have ever been recorded out of captivity in the British Isles. See more »

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Cruella De Vil: You... BEASTS! But I'm not beaten yet. You've won the battle, but I'm about to win the wardrobe. My spotty puppy coat is in plain sight and leaving tracks. In a moment I'll have what I came for, while all of you will end up as sausage meat, alone on some sad, plastic plate. Dead and meaty and red. No friends, no family, no pulse. Just slapped between two buns, smothered in onions, with fries on the side. Cruella De Vil has the last laugh!
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After the end credits, Cruella's laugh can be heard as the Walt Disney logo appears. See more »

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Referenced in The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #1.2 (1996) See more »

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The Christmas Song
Written by Mel Tormé and Robert Wells
Performed by Nat 'King' Cole
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Special Markets
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Enjoyable live-action remake ...
10 March 2001 | by (Evansville, Indiana USA) – See all my reviews

1st watched 9/23/1998 - (Dir-Stephen Herek): Enjoyable live-action remake of Disney classic. Glenn Close has the best lines and does a tremendous part of Cruella Deville. This is definitely her movie from beginning to end with the dogs being there for the kids to enjoy.


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