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Garfield (2004)

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Jon Arbuckle buys a second pet, a dog named Odie. However, Odie is then abducted and it is up to Jon's cat, Garfield, to find and rescue the canine.

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Jon
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Liz
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Garfield (voice)
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Wendell
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Christopher Mello
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Miss Ace Hardware
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Announcer (as Daamen Krall)
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Dog Owner #1
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Roy the Lodge Member
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Garfield, the fat, lazy, lasagna lover, has everything a cat could want. But when Jon, in an effort to impress the Liz - the vet and an old high-school crush - adopts a dog named Odie and brings him home, Garfield gets the one thing he doesn't want. Competition. One night Odie runs away and gets dog-napped after Garfield locks him outside. Garfield, in an out of character move, goes to search for and rescue Odie with the help of a variety of animal friends along the way. Written by Mouse1177

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Rated PG for brief mild language | See all certifications »

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11 June 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Garfield: The Movie  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,727,611, 13 June 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$75,369,589

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$200,804,534
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Trivia

Jim Davis: Garfield's creator has a cameo as the train conductor who makes the "all aboard" announcement. See more »

Goofs

When Garfield uses the remote to electrify Happy Chapman in the train station, he pushes somewhere on side of the remote control where there are no buttons, but the lights that signify the collar's activity. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Garfield: I hate Mondays.
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Crazy Credits

Some of the opening credits come out from behind things like tree branches and the photographs on Jon's bedroom wall. See more »

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I did not like it...
27 September 2006 | by See all my reviews

I agree with a comment that I've readen here: Garfield is not for children. Unfortunately, they tried to do this movie with a children screenplay. And that is the only error in the movie. A fatal error. The screenplay had to be based on the comics. They did it based on a idea of adapting Garfield for children, taking the comedy of the lazy cat and putting adventure as the principal idea. That thing is that make the film boring. The Garfield old TV cartoons were very funny and they could do a very good adaptation of the comics. That first long movie, I am sure, could be a little more funny. They could put all characters animated, take some comics and adapt ate, and the success of the film would be the same with children, but the old fans of the cat, like me, would be more satisfacted.


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