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The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)

Koneko monogatari (original title)
The adventures of a young cat and a dog as they find themselves accidentally separated and each swept into a hazardous trek.

Director:

Masanori Hata

Writers:

Masanori Hata (story), Mark Saltzman (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Chatran ... Himself
Kyôko Koizumi ... Poetry Recitation (voice)
Pû ... Himself
Shigeru Tsuyuki Shigeru Tsuyuki ... Narrator (voice)
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Storyline

The story of two animals and their adventures. Milo, the cat, and Otis, the dog, are two animals who grew up together on the same farm. One day, the two are separated and begin a journey to find each other. The adventurous, and often perilous quest finds the two animals traveling across mountains, plains, and snow-covered lands searching for one another. Written by Anonymous

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Milo is one lucky cat. He's got nine lives and a best friend. See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

25 August 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Adventures of Milo and Otis See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$470,084, 27 August 1989, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$13,245,219
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Fuji Television Network See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Québec) | (Ontario)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film was altered from its original Japanese release when it was brought to English speaking countries. A large amount of footage of animals in dangerous, perilous situations (including scenes where it appears the animals are severely harmed and intentionally put into perilous situations) were removed to avoid controversy. See more »

Goofs

Otis pulls Milo out of the pit once with the rope all the way, then once Milo is all the out of the pit, it shows a close up of Milo climbing part of the way out of it without the rope. See more »

Quotes

Milo's Mother: And Milo! I've told you again and again - *please* don't walk on the chickens!
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Alternate Versions

When the film was shown on Sprout the scenes where Joyce and Sondra giving birth to their babies were removed for content. See more »

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Referenced in Confab: The Pilot (2012) See more »

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Serenade
by Franz Schubert
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Kitten Snuff Movie -VERY DISTURBING ANIMAL ABUSE - don't show this to your kids
18 August 2012 | by twanvanlieropSee all my reviews

Throwing kittens off a cliff for entertainment? I couldn't believe my eyes. Shocking. I wonder how many cats died making that particular shot. The animal abuse in this movie is so apparent, it's amazing this got aired at all.

My girlfriend and me tried to watch this, hoping for a sweet movie; we own a pug and kitten, we did not know what was in store for us. The rest of the night we will spend comforting our pets, they are in a state of shock!

I would love to put the people making money of this through the same horrors they put the animals through.

Great movie if you hate cats.

article about the animal abuse in this movie: http://theculturalgutter.com/movies-2/is_milo_in_heaven_mommy.html


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