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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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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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Get ready for an adventure nine lifetimes in the making. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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) (30 October 2011)

Gross:

$149,260,504 (USA)
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Trivia

Though it broke the box office record of the highest-grossing Halloween weekend gross of all time (previously held by Saw III (2006)), its debut was the worst for a Dreamworks Animation film since Flushed Away (2006). However, its second weekend gross gave it the record for the smallest non-holiday second weekend drop for a film in a saturated release of 2,500 theaters or more. 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

[Puss and Kitty kiss]
Ohhh Cat: Ooooooohhhhhh!
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Crazy Credits

When the DreamWorks Animation logo appears, it is accompanied by fireworks and the sound of a whip and the music is Latino-themed and festive. See more »

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Referenced in Animation Lookback: DreamWorks Animation Part 7 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Below average but enjoyable
15 December 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Here's the good news: the artwork is outstanding, and the kids will love it for the most part.

Here's the bad news: the story is cobbled together and confusing - children used to strong story backbones like the Pixar films may find their attention wandering. I mean compare this to Up - it's chalk and cheese.

This comes across as an idea (money making opportunity) looking for a real story to carry it - it will be enjoyable for kids, so shouldn't be avoided, but it will hardly be remembered in a few years time.

For some reason IMDb likes 10 lines to make it a legitimate review! - strange because this film doesn't need 10 lines to get to it's gist!


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