This sometimes very funny and sometimes highly emotional anthology follows Garfield's nine lives throughout history, from his first life as a prehistoric cat-Neanderthal to his ninth life as an astronaut in a jam.

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Lorenzo Music ...
Garfield (voice)
Thom Huge ...
Jon Arbuckle / Amenhotep III (voice)
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Odie / Jester (voice)
Desirée Goyette ...
Chloe / Sara (voice)
Nino Tempo ...
Luigi / Eli (voice)
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Heather Kerr ...
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Sandi Huge ...
Garfield's Mother (voice)
Carolyn Davis ...
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Mendelson (voice)
Ed Bogas ...
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C. Lindsay Workman ...
God (voice) (as Lindsay Workman)
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This sometimes funny and sometimes emotional animated retelling of the book of the same name follows the nine lives that Garfield the cat had lived throughout history, often as himself but sometimes as a completely different looking cat. The live action introductory segment "In the Beginning" follows two angels who wonder why God gave nine lives to cats of all creatures. "Cave Cat" follows Garfield as a prehistoric cat-Neanderthal, as well as the evolutionary path that led to him. In "King Cat", Garfield is the sacred pet cat of the Egyptian pharaoh. When Garfield learns in shock that if the pharaoh dies, his cats get buried with him, he tries everything he can to prevent his master's assassination. "In the Garden" follows Garfield as a cute innocent kitten who lives playing with his young mistress in her uncle's beautiful garden all day long. However, her uncle warns them never to open a mysterious chest that lies in the garden. In "Court Musician", a king demands that Handel, a ...

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The segment "Stunt Kat" is a direct reference to the George Herriman comic strip Krazy Kat. See more »

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[first lines]
God: I feel like creating cat today. Give me a cat, give four legs, some fir, fangs, and some surprises. Its eyes should shine in the dark, and it should always land on its feet.
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Followed by Garfield's Thanksgiving (1989) See more »

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8 December 2001 | by (michigan) – See all my reviews

This is the best cartoon movie ever in my humble opinion. A must see. My favorite parts would be..... all of it. It's a simple wonderful movie that I have enjoyed since I was young and I still do enjoy it. I don't really like Garfield that much but I love this movie.


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