MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,259 this week

Cat Soup (2001)
"Nekojiru-so" (original title)

7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 2,400 users  
Reviews: 20 user | 10 critic

A young anthropomorphic cat goes on a psychedelic journey with his sister in order to save her soul.

Director:

(as Tatsuo Sato)

Writers:

(story), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 titles
created 27 Nov 2010
 
a list of 40 titles
created 17 Jan 2011
 
list image
a list of 25 titles
created 21 Aug 2011
 
a list of 44 titles
created 25 Sep 2012
 
a list of 41 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Cat Soup" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Cat Soup (2001)

Cat Soup (2001) on IMDb 7.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Cat Soup.
1 win. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

In Treasure Town, life can be both peaceful and violent. This is never truer than for our heroes, Black and White - two street kids who claim to traverse the urban city as if it were their ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Arias
Stars: Kazunari Ninomiya, Yû Aoi, Yûsuke Iseya
Action | Music | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Gakuryû Ishii
Stars: Michirou Endo, Shigeru Izumiya, Takanori Jinnai
Marquis (1989)
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The scene is a pre-French Revolution Bastille, where various political prisoners are being held: a woman who was raped and impregnated by the king, a police chief who was accused of selling... See full summary »

Director: Henri Xhonneux
Stars: François Marthouret, Valérie Kling, Michel Robin
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An outrageous collection of surreal, short attention span non-sequiturs largely revolving around Guitar Brother, his randy older sibling, and the pair's portly Caucasian brother.

Directors: Katsuhito Ishii, Hajime Ishimine, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Andrew Alfieri, Hideaki Anno, Moyoco Anno
Genius Party (2007)
Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Several directors take part in an anthology dedicated to short anime films.

Directors: Nicolas de Crécy, Atsuko Fukushima, and 12 more credits »
Stars: Tomoko Kaneda, Rinko Kikuchi, Lu Ningjuan
Mind Game I (2004)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The film follows Nishi, a loser who has a crush on his childhood girlfriend. After an encounter with the Japanese mafia, the film follows Nishi as he journeys to heaven and back, and ends ... See full summary »

Director: Masaaki Yuasa
Stars: Kôji Imada, Sayaka Maeda, Takashi Fujii
They Eat Scum (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Nick Zedd
Stars: Geoffrey Carey, Donna Death, Roy Dillard
Meat Love (1989)
Short | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Two pieces of meat fall in love.

Director: Jan Svankmajer
Cencoroll (2009)
Animation | Short | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A high school boy named Tetsu must protect his transforming pet monster Cenco when a mysterious boy comes to town looking to steal Cenco for his own purposes.

Director: Atsuya Uki
Stars: Kana Hanazawa, Ryohei Kimura, Satomi Moriya
Kemonozume (TV Series 2006)
Animation | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Stars: Ken Uo, Katsuhiro Harasawa, Hiroyuki Oshida
The Tatami Galaxy (TV Series 2010)
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

When a nameless student at Kyoto University encounters a demigod one night, he asks to relive the past three years in order to win the heart of Ms. Akashi, the object of his affection.

Stars: Shintaro Asanuma, Keiji Fujiwara, Yuki Kaida
Kaiba (TV Series 2008)
Animation | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

In a futuristic dystopian world where memories are literally stored, bought and sold and rich have all the privileges, a young amnesiac is trying to find out who he is.

Stars: Houko Kuwashima, Mamiko Noto, Romi Pak
Edit

Storyline

A young anthropomorphic cat goes on a psychedelic journey with his sister in order to save her soul.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 September 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cat Soup  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
An absolute masterpiece
21 April 2004 | by (Heightling Nation, Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

When I saw this movie a few days ago, my eyes were completely fixed to the screen. Its greatness held my attention to such an extent that I focused all of my attention on it for its entire duration. I would recommend seeing it not just to fans of anime, but to anyone who likes great movies period (or who likes really weird stuff). The style of art is beautiful, the sound is perfect, and the symbolism within it is breathtaking. I've heard complaints about the weird insertion of English text in the movie, but I think the way its done is complementary to the strange style of the movie. The self-attributed description of "Hello Kitty on acid" doesn't do justice to this film of absolutely epic proportions. I'd like to find more works by whoever made this, and see them.


20 of 21 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
more! dizzyBallerina
Does any of this actually mean anything? aquaticturtle
Music NintendoIke64
brother died? waynedshen
the family disappearing... empties0
What happend Michael_lynge_boldt
Discuss Cat Soup (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page