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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

Complete credited cast:
Dudley Moore ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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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Taglines:

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

Gross USA:

$13,299,749

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,299,749
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Québec) | (Ontario)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The original Japanese title, 'Koneko Monogatari' literally means 'A Kitten's Story'. See more »

Goofs

When the bear is splashing in the river, he decides to get out and head for the shack where Milo is hiding. The soaking wet bear is suddenly seen dry as he tries to open the door of the shack. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: Naturally, the sight of a dog and a cat watching an egg brought the usual string of gawkers... and thrill-seekers.
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Alternate Versions

Original Japanese version runs 90 minutes; American version adds a narration by Dudley Moore and is shortened to 76 minutes. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Son of the Mask (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Petrushka's Cell
from Petrushka
by Igor Stravinsky
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Cute but disturbing
7 September 1998 | by dbullockSee all my reviews

A cute movie for children about a kitten and a puppy who experience various adventures when the kitten gets lost.

What WAS disturbing watching this movie was the obvious fear and anxiety the young animals were put through in order to film the scenes in the movies. Absolutely inhumane.


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