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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

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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Storyline

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

Plot Keywords:

cat | star | hollywood | child star | animal | See more »

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For a Bunch of Funny Friends Trying to Break Into Show Business... 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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Trivia

"Dedicated to Our Friend and Collaborator, Gene Kelly", who acted as a choreography consultant (uncredited) for the film shortly before he passed away in 1996. Kelly's cement hand and footprints at the Grauman's Chinese Theater forecourt are clearly seen in the opening musical number in Hollywood as a tribute (even though he didn't place his there until 1969). See more »

Goofs

When Sawyer is explaining to Danny about how people don't care about the animals talents in Stage 13 after the rehearsal, during the conversation the shadow on Sawyer changes from curved in one frame, when it cuts to Danny and back to her, it is then straight. See more »

Quotes

[Sawyer enters, wet and disheveled]
Tillie Hippo: Sawyer, what happened to you?
T.W.: Did you walk under a ladder? Smash a mirror?
Cranston: Have you looked in one lately?
Sawyer: No, a cat crossed my path.
Tillie Hippo: Really? Orange tabby?
Sawyer: Yes.
Tillie Hippo: Green vest?
Sawyer: Uh huh.
Tillie Hippo: Straw hat?
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits appear as signs along Danny's bus ride from Kokomo to Hollywood. See more »

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References Aladdin (1992) See more »

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Big and Loud
Music and Lyrics by Randy Newman
Performed by Lindsay Ridgeway
Arranged by Steve Goldstein
Produced by Randy Newman and Steve Goldstein
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its my favorite animated movie
26 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

this movie is great-- i watched it when i was small, and i've loved it ever since! my favorite characters are Danny and sawyer... i just thought Danny was so cute and the sparks between Danny and sawyer were adorable!!! well, i guess my real favorite character would have to be sawyer, she's a great dancer and has some really good songs. my ultimate favorite scene was in the last number "nothing's going to stop us now" when they were in the "venice" scene...i thought it was the cutest, even if it was only a few seconds long! but it definitely was a cute movie, and my favorite of all time. this was a great movie. everyone, of all ages, should watch it.


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