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Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat (2003)

Sally and Conrad are two bored kids whose life is turned up-side-down when a talking cat comes to visit them.

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Conrad and Sally Walden (Spencer Breslin and Dakota Fanning) are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat ('Mike Myers') walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it's all fun and games, until things get out of hand, and The Cat must go, go, go, before their parents get back. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for mild crude humor and some double-entendres | See all certifications »

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21 November 2003 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$109,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$38,329,160 (USA) (21 November 2003)

Gross:

£7,500,297 (UK) (11 June 2004)
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Trivia

According to Mike Myers, less than a month before the film was released, the producers had already begun plans for a sequel based on The Cat in the Hat Comes Back. Because of the film's negative reception, it was abandoned. See more »

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When the lock is removed the dog's collar, Conrad is shown putting it into his left pocket. When locking the red box up again, the lock is being taken out of his right pocket. See more »

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The Cat: [English accent] I'll get you, and it'll look like a bloody accident.
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All the opening logos are animated "Dr. Seuss-style". See more »

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Referenced in 'War of the Worlds': Characters - The Family Unit (2005) See more »

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Waste of time!
2 January 2006 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

The only good thing about this unfunny dreck is that I didn't have to pay for it. I saw it for free at college. And if a college student can't find humor in something that was free, it's hopeless.

Stale acting and poor jokes cannot be masked by an excellent, yet bewildering set design (that goes out of its way to market Volkswagon Beetles). I don't know what Michaels Myers was doing in this movie, but I have never seen anything more depressing. This was nothing more than a blatant effort to capitalize on the previous success of the Grinch (which has its opponents, but I enjoyed it very much). It's difficult not to sit through this failure and wonder what better projects were passed over to fund it.

You want a funny Seuss adaptation? Go with the Grinch.


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