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Cats & Dogs (2001)

 -  Comedy  -  4 July 2001 (USA)
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A look at the top-secret, high-tech espionage war going on between cats and dogs, which their human owners are blissfully unaware of.

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A secret war between cats and dogs quickly peaks as Professor Brody a scientist tries to create a serum to cure dog allergies in humans. As the unsuspecting humans go through their busy lives, the cats make several attempts to possess the formula, as their canine foes try tirelessly to stop them. Caught in the crossfire, a young beagle named Lou, adopted by the Brody family, tries hard to succeed as a secret agent, and in being a friend to the young Scotty Brody. A evil snow white cat named Mr. Tinkles is planning to sabotage the efforts of Professor Brody to discover a cure for human allergies to dogs. And he'll even make every person on Earth allergic to dogs so that he can take over the world with his army of evil cats! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Rated PG for animal action and humor | See all certifications »

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$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$851,768 (Italy) (2 November 2001)

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£22,887,228 (UK) (2 November 2001)
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In a lot of instances, the puppeteer was in shot only to be digitally erased afterwards. See more »

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When the Brodys are held hostage by Mr. Tinkles, Calico disappears from Mr. Brody's shoulder in the reverse shots. See more »

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Worth seeing!
1 September 2002 | by (San Antonio, TX) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie, from the diverse animal characters, to their human counterparts, to the amazingly funny dialogue! I've seen it about 10 times, and it's still one of my favorite movies! (and I'm no spring chicken...I'm in my 50's) Some animal movies aren't worth seeing more than once or twice, but this one is worth seeing many times! It won't go down in history as a classic, but it certainly puts you in a good mood and keeps you there!

I love dogs, especially beagles, and the one in this movie ("Lou") is just adorable! Tobey Maguire is the perfect voice for him, and Sean Hayes is hysterically funny as Mr. Tinkles' voice! The writers should have gotten several awards for the script! Jeff Goldblum is always good, so it's no surprise that his character, Professor Brody, suits him to a tee. Everyone plays off each other very well, and the storyline is original and appealing. I love the fact that Charlton Heston plays the voice of the mastiff at Headquarters! Very well cast!

I hope they do a sequel, with all the original actors & voices! Oh yeah, did I mention how great Susan Sarandon was, as "Ivy" ???

Bravo to all these actors, and to the director, the writers, and the producer!


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