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Cats Don't Dance (1997)

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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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It's a Jungle Out There! See more »


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Release Date:

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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Celebrities caricatured are (in order): Jimmy Durante, Bette Davis, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, Mae West, Joan Crawford, Cary Grant, W.C. Fields and Clark Gable. See more »

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Darla Dimple: Flannigan, the title of this picture is "Li'l Ark Angel"... ISN'T IT!
Flanigan: Yes... yes.
Darla Dimple: And who in here is an angel?
Flanigan: Mmmm... mmmm?
Darla Dimple: I SAID WHO IN HERE'S AN ANGEL?
Flanigan: Why, you are, Darla, sweetheart, celebrity, darling...
[Darla pulls on Flannigan's tie]
Flanigan: [choking] ACK... angel!
Darla Dimple: That's right! I AM an angel! I... am... an adorable... little... ANGEL!
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Animal Jam Session
Music and Lyrics by Randy Newman
Performed by Scott Bakula
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Fresh and funny
27 September 2000 | by (San Antonio, TX) – See all my reviews

Having grown slightly weary of Disney's modern formula, I was pleasantly surprised to find an animated movie that didn't try to be something BIG. The formula was fresh and original, despite the fact that the premise is as old as time, and the songs were jazzy and finger snapping. All in all, this was a fun movie. Fun and high energy. There was also not one single weak character. No stupid sidekicks here. Everybody makes the experience enjoyable. And the humor is priceless. They also managed to make the story thoughtful and even touching while still keeping the movie light and fun. Great direction. Great music. Great animation. Overall, just a great movie. Surprising for a WB movie. This movie came out the same year as Disney's own Hercules, but this is many times better.


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