Jon Arbuckle travels to the United Kingdom, and he brings his cat, Garfield, along for the trip. A case of mistaken cat identity finds Garfield ruling over a castle, but his reign is soon jeopardized by the nefarious Lord Dargis , who has designs on the estate.
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Mark A.Z. Dippé
Garfield is back and this time Garfield and his canine sidekick Odie follows their owner, Jon Arbuckle, to England, the U.K. may never recover, as Garfield is mistaken for a look-alike, regal cat who has inherited a castle. Garfield savors the royal treatment afforded by his loyal four-legged subjects, but his reign is in jeopardy! The evil nefarious stubborn Lord Dargis is determined to do away with Garfield, so he can turn the castle into a resort. Garfield's bigger, better, more perfect world is soon turned upside down in this tale of two kitties. Written by
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The voice of Garfield in the movie (Bill Murray) was originally voiced by Lorenzo Music in the Garfield TV shorts and movies released in the 80's. Lorenzo Music was also the voice of Dr. Peter Venkman in the TV cartoon series, "The Real Ghostbusters", for the first season. Dr. Peter Venkman was originally played in "Ghostbusters" by Bill Murray. See more »
When Jon is driving to the castle to find Garfield, he's driving on the wrong side of the road. In the UK they drive on the left side. Jon was on the right side. See more »
[holding up lasagna plate]
Please sir. May I have some more?
[gives big eyes]
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great physical comedy - better than first Garfield Movie
First - what this movie is NOT - it is not "deep", "meaningful" or "moving".
What this movie was to us is great physical comedy, with a great balance between "realistic" characters (as realistic as two-dimensional comic characters ever are), outstanding animal training, good voicing (no, its not Shrek, but it all moves together smoothly and Bill Murray is "spot on"), and best of all, a great series of pratfalls, chases, falls, and scenes that kept my 11 year old son jumping and laughing for the whole 80 minutes.
Its also very nicely balanced from a parent's perspective. I found nothing "embarrassing to watch", "hard to explain" or "out of age group." The bad guys are not "scary-bad", but funny bad. "High Risk" situations won't scare a young child, but carry the plot forward, and gave me plenty to chuckle (and sometimes laugh out loud) about.
The baking Lasagna scene is wonderful for anyone who cooks with their children.
In short, this was a great family movie that we all enjoyed.
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