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Cats Don't Dance (1997)

G  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Family  |  26 March 1997 (USA)
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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)
Rick Logan ...
T. W. Turtle (singing voice)
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Farley Wink (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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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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In one scene Danny lands on a cement block from Grauman's Chinese Theater that has Gene Kelly's feet and hand prints (although he did not arrive in Hollywood until 1941, two years after this film takes place and did not place his feet and hands in cement until 1969). This movie was Kelly's last film project. See more »

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In the beginning of the movie when Danny receives his "script", it clearly says at the top that he is "Cat #1". However, when it comes time for the animals to sing the noises they make, Sawyer sings her sound before him, making her "Cat #1". See more »

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Danny: If we all work together, we can make our dreams come true. Let's show the world what we can do.
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Arranged and produced by George Duke and Steve Goldstein
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Proof that movies are made from dreams.
4 November 2001 | by (UT, USA) – See all my reviews

I'll always be a hardcore Disney fan, but I can't help but have a real soft spot for movies which prove that dreams can come true. This movie about anthropomorphic characters (animals that are like people) is simply incredible- animation stylized, cute, and fun... with an incredible plot, great music (I bought the soundtrack), amazing voice talent (that includes singing!), and believable characters. This is a real keeper...and I'm surprised that it didn't get as much attention as it deserved. I'd reccomend it to anyone who's had a dream, or who has one... and those who just love cartoons.


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