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Danny, an ambitious singing/dancing cat, goes to Hollywood and overcomes several obstacles to fulfill his dream of becoming a movie star.

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Danny (voice)
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Sawyer (voice)
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Sawyer (singing voice)
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Darla Dimple (voice)
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Darla Dimple (singing voice)
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Tillie Hippo (voice)
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Woolie Mammoth (voice)
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L.B. Mammoth (voice)
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Flanigan (voice)
Betty Lou Gerson ...
Frances (voice)
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Cranston (voice)
Matthew Herried ...
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T.W. Turtle (voice)
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Farley Wink (voice)
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Bus Driver (voice)
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Danny, an ambitious singing/dancing cat, goes to Hollywood and overcomes several obstacles to fulfill his dream of becoming a movie star. Written by Anonymous

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For a Bunch of Funny Friends Trying to Break Into Show Business... See more »


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26 March 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A macskák nem táncolnak  »

Box Office

Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,212,189 (USA) (28 March 1997)

Gross:

$3,562,749 (USA) (30 May 1997)
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Darla Dimple is a spoof of child star Shirley Temple; her name was taken from another child star of the thirties, Darla Hood. See more »

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Tillie Hippo: Well?
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Tillie Hippo: And?
Sawyer: I can't do this.
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Sawyer: I can't believe I'm doing this.
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I Do Believe
Music and Lyrics by Simon Climie and Will Downing
Performed by Will Downing
Published by Polygram International Publishing, Inc. ob/o itself and Readyframe Ltd./ Blue Sky Rider Songs,
administered by Irving Music, Inc.
Produced by Simon Climie
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The most hyperactive movie I've ever seen!
11 February 2002 | by (Chattanooga, Tennessee) – See all my reviews

Wow! What a fun movie! I love "Cats Don't Dance" with a passion. I found it so refreshing to see animation like this after such a long string of Disney films so bent on realism. Here, the animation is cartooney, way-overblown, and UNBELIEVABLY manic! The story is wonderfully carried out with anthropomorphic animal characters (something you don't often see in features), and the uplifting message is catching. It's very entertaining and very funny! I recommend you view "Cats Don't Dance" while feeling very energetic. Otherwise, it'll just make you tired. Probably not everybody's cup of tea, but it sure is MINE! An enthusiastic 10/10 stars!

P.S. Did you know that Scott Bakula can sing? He sure can!


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