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Top Cat (2011) More at IMDbPro »Don gato y su pandilla (original title)

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Top Cat -- Top Cat and the gang face a new police chief, who is not at all happy with the poor Officer Dibble's performance trying to prevent Top Cat's scams.
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Director:
Writers:
Kevin Seccia (screenwriter)
Timothy McKeon (screenwriter)
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Release Date:
2 August 2013 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The Cat is back! (UK release) See more »
Plot:
Top Cat and the gang face a new police chief, who is not at all happy with the poor officer Dribble's performance trying to prevent Top Cat's scams. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
2 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Jason Harris ... Top Cat / Griswald / Lou Strictland / Choo Choo / Brain / Big Gus / Maharaja / Lobster (voice: English version)

Chris Edgerly ... Benny / Robot (voice: English version)

Bill Lobley ... Officer Dibble (voice: English version)
Ben Diskin ... Spook (voice: English version)
Matthew Piazzi ... Fancy Fancy (voice: English version)

Melissa Disney ... Trixie (voice: English version)
Bob Kaliban ... Judge / Police Chief / Mayor (voice)

Brian Scott McFadden ... Gerry (voice) (as Brian McFadden)

Fred Tatasciore ... Robot / Gorilla (voice: English version)

Chris Phillips ... Vinny / Spectrum (voice)
Jim Conroy ... Additional Voices (voice)

Sondra James ... Other Voices (voice)

Danny Mastrogiorgio ... Other Voices (voice) (as Danny Mastrogeorgio)

Ron McClary ... Other Voices (voice)

Rob Schneider ... Lou Strickland (voice: English version)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rául Anaya ... Don Gato (voice)
Jorge Arvizu ... Benito / Cucho (voice)
Mario Castañeda Partido ... Lucas Buenrostro (voice)
Rolando de Castro ... Juez de la corte (voice)
Eduardo Garza ... Panza (voice)
Guzmán Jesús ... Demóstenes (voice)
Sebastián Llapur ... Official Matute (voice)
Luis Fernando Orozco ... Espanto (voice)
Rosalba Sotelo ... Trixie (voice)
Ricardo Tejedo ... Rugelio (voice)

Danny Trejo ... Griswald (voice)

Peter Pamela Rose ... Miss Kitty (uncredited)

Directed by
Alberto Mar 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Timothy McKeon  screenwriter (as Tim McKeon)
Kevin Seccia  screenwriter

Produced by
Fernando de Fuentes .... producer
Jose C. Garcia de Letona .... producer
Alan Ituriel Perez .... assistant producer
José Luis Massa .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Leoncio Lara 
 
Film Editing by
Andrés Germán Fernandez (edited by) (as Andrés Fernández)
 
Art Direction by
Mario Pons Morales 
 
Production Management
Alicia Woolslayer .... production manager: U.S.
 
Art Department
Arturo Alejandro Orendain Ruiz .... props (as Orendain Ruiz Arturo Alejandro)
Gonzalez Rafael Trujano .... background artist (concept artist)
 
Sound Department
Alejandro de Icaza .... dialogue editor
Brook Lynn Fraser .... adr recordist
Brook Lynn Fraser .... dialogue recordist
Micah Johnson .... dialogue editor
Justin Kaupp .... adr recordist
Justin Kaupp .... dialogue recordist
Roberto Migone .... sound re-recording mixer assistant
Rick Santizo .... additional re-recording mixer: english version
Rick Santizo .... adr recordist: english version
Jaimie Siedow .... adr recordist
Jaimie Siedow .... dialogue recordist
Pomann Sound .... adr recordist
Pomann Sound .... dialog recordist
 
Visual Effects by
María Inés Borgnino .... digital compositor
Luis De Gennaro .... visual effects
Juan Carlos Lepe .... modeling supervisor
Agustin Scipione .... digital compositor
Rafael González Trujano .... motion graphics: visual effects
 
Animation Department
Hector Amavizca .... animator
Keith Chamberlain .... animator
José Alejandro García Muñoz .... animation director
Jorge Luis Medina Macías .... animation director
Ariel Orea .... key animator
Philippe Tardif .... animator
 
Casting Department
Jason Harris .... voice casting
 
Editorial Department
John Bryant .... story reel editor
Andrés Germán Fernandez .... post-production coordinator
 
Music Department
Lynn Fainchtein .... music supervisor
Rodrigo Garibay .... musician
 
Other crew
Colin Brady .... head of story
Jason Harris .... voice director
Navid Salimian .... distribution assistant
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Don gato y su pandilla" - Mexico (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG for some mild rude content
Runtime:
Argentina:90 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
In the international English-language versions, Lou Strickland and Griswald were both voiced by Jason Harris, who voiced Top Cat and others in the film. In the American version, Rob Schneider and Danny Trejo dubbed over Harris' voice role as Strickland and Griswald, respectively.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): The spiked armband on the muscle dog (Don Gato/Top Cat's cell mate) constantly changes from his left arm to his right in every instance he's seen in the movie.See more »
Quotes:
Maharajah of Pikachu:Please, Shiek Alleycat! I insist you take this Maharajah Talk 5000. You'll find it more valuable.
Top Cat:Why? Can it turn into rubies, too?
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Movie Connections:
References King Kong (1933)See more »

FAQ

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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Let's be fair..., 18 November 2012
Author: Jon Abbott from United Kingdom

This film did not quite make the grade, as remakes or reboots of much loved originals rarely do, but I have been quite taken aback by the harshness of some of the reviews, which rightly point out the problems but fail to mention what worked. Having seen what's been done to other classic TV shows by Hollywood, I think it's fair to say that what works in this film is only there because the property was farmed out to people keen to make it, rather than interfered with by sticky fingered money men and ass-covering executives.

Unlike many of the other reviewers, who seem to be speaking for entire crowds of people ranging from their entire families, to kids, to all fans everywhere, I will simply speak for myself, a Hanna-Barbera fanboy since Huckleberry Hound.

Yes, there are drawbacks, one avoidable and one not.

The one thing that spoils the film irretrievably is the bad guy, a terrible, horrible character completely out of tune with the spirit of the series, and a major misjudgement. The other problem is that the guys who did the original voices are no longer with us. There's nothing anyone can do about that.

But whatever it's failings, this film is clearly a labour of love by people who love and respect the original series, the style of which belongs to its time, and has by happy chance, proved to be timeless. The endless array of in-jokes were a delight--Laslo Laslo, Arabella, Gus, the Maharajah of Pookajee, the rich lady, Queen for a Day, Griswold, and loads of walk-throughs including A.T. Jazz and his buddy in the pool hall... this was not some careless throwaway deal as some have suggested.

Ever since Star Trek the Motionless Picture in 1979, film-makers have been taking our memories of classic TV shows and trampling all over them, worst offenders being The Avengers (U.K.) and Lost in Space, trashing the concepts and characters, and quite clearly not caring about the originals in any way, shape or form, just cashing in on the good will and name value. It was a pleasure to see a film that, even if they got the Big Picture wrong, respected and acknowledged the source material and the original audience, even to the point of retaining the original music. It's also worth noting that the Don Gato movie had different voice overs. And finally, a New York that has people and cars in it!!

So yes, Top Cat the movie could have done with a couple of rewrites before it went before the cameras, and a bit of tightening up. Let's remember that the Hollywood live action Flintstones went through 38 writers (as opposed to the three guys who wrote all the hundred-plus episodes they were drawing from) and still came up with a lousy bad guy and a dull, over-complicated and uninteresting plot.

I thought this was an interesting failure and a brave try. I can't shake the feeling that if this had been made in L.A. some idiot would have been telling us how dark and gritty they were going to make it, Top Cat would have been a callous rapper dealing drugs, and the film would have opened with the drive-by shooting of Officer Dibble...

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