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Puss in Boots (2011)

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An outlaw cat, his childhood egg-friend and a seductive thief kitty set out in search for the eggs of the fabled Golden Goose to clear his name, restore his lost honor and regain the trust of his mother and town.

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Cast

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Puss in Boots (voice)
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Kitty Softpaws (voice)
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Jack (voice)
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Jill (voice)
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Imelda (voice)
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Andy Beanstalk (voice)
Rich Dietl ...
Bounty Hunter (voice) (as Rich B. Dietl)
Ryan Crego ...
Luis (voice)
Tom Wheeler ...
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Raoul / Soldier (voice)
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Bar Thief (voice)
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Giuseppe (voice)
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Storyline

Years before meeting Shrek and Donkey, the adorable but tricky Puss in Boots must clear his name from all charges making him a wanted fugitive. While trying to steal magic beans from the infamous criminals Jack and Jill, the hero crosses paths with his female match, Kitty Softpaws, who leads Puss to his old friend, but now enemy, Humpty Dumpty. Memories of friendship and betrayal enlarges Puss' doubt, but he eventually agrees to help the egg get the magic beans. Together, the three plan to steal the beans, get to the Giant's castle, nab the golden goose, and clear Puss' name. Written by Mr. Top Hat

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goose | egg | honor | hero | betrayal | See All (160) »

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Nine lives. One destiny. See more »


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Rated PG for some adventure action and mild rude humor | See all certifications »

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28 October 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El gato con botas  »

Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$34,077,439 (USA) (28 October 2011)

Gross:

$149,234,747 (USA) (24 February 2012)
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Trivia

This film had its world premiere aboard the Royal Caribbean International cruise liner "Allure of the Seas," when it was docked in Miam, FL. See more »

Goofs

When Kitty softpaws, Humpty and puss are in the giants cloud lair, the high altitude causes their voices to raise in pitch, Humpty explains that is caused by the low pressure due to the height. However, when the trio exit the lair (when they are falling) their voices are normal in pitch and somehow not high at all. See more »

Quotes

Kitty Softpaws: That's a lot of heel for a guy, don't you think?
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Crazy Credits

Puss returns to the Glitter Box where he and Kitty Softpaws dance and the other cats spell out the voice actors' names with their bodies. See more »

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Version of Around the World in Eighty Days (1972) See more »

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Venimos Cantando
Written by Felix Vizcaino, Federico Alonso Pernia and Francisco Garcia Tejero
Performed by Los Choqueros
Courtesy of Countdown Media
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Fun Movie for Kids and Adults
29 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Puss in Boots was what I expected - interesting characters, some great laughs (including the Shrek-like humor for adults only), and an interesting backstory. Unfortunately, no cameos from major Shrek characters (I always get a kick out of Gingy).

Antonio Banderas does a great job voicing the "hero" Puss, and the movie provides Puss' history with some good laughs and great images. The big eyes look of the adult Puss is topped by the young Puss, and we learn how Puss received his name and his boots.

Humpty Dumpty is Puss' long-time friend, who becomes jealous of the young hero Puss and betrays him. But, Humpty Dumpty returns with a plan to achieve their lifelong goal - get the goose that lays the golden eggs. Humpty Dumpty has some funny lines and great visual humor. My favorite was Humpty wearing a golden egg costume.

Joining the adventure and rounding out the trio is Kitty Soft Paws, who transitions from Puss' nemesis to love interest. The pair has some great chemistry for animated characters. Their adventures include run-ins with Jack & Jill (not what anyone will expect), magic beans, the beanstalk, and the goose that lays the golden egg.

Overall, kids and adults will love the movie for its humor, cute characters, and action. Puss in Boots is a worthy spin-off of Shrek. And, the movie has a great message about learning from our mistakes, retribution, and making good choices.


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