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Puss in Boots (1988)

A cat belonging to a poor miller's son thinks up a great plan for bringing a title, wealth, and marriage for his owner. He begins to carry it out, using a few birds and rabbits as gifts for... See full summary »

Director:

Eugene Marner

Writers:

Charles Perrault (fairy tale "Le chat botté"), Carole Lucia Satrina (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Walken ... Puss
Jason Connery ... Corin
Carmela Marner Carmela Marner ... Princess Vera
Yossi Graber ... King
Elki Jacobs Elki Jacobs ... Lady Clara
Amnon Meskin Amnon Meskin ... Ogre
Ya'ackov Ben-Sira ... Prime Minister (as Yaakov Ben Sira)
Michael Schneider Michael Schneider ... Walpole
Yehoyachin Friedlander Yehoyachin Friedlander ... Poacher
Itzik Abel Itzik Abel ... Footman
Roni Pinkovitch Roni Pinkovitch ... Footman
Yuval Seker Yuval Seker ... Footman
Jonathan Arkin ... Footman
Simon Rozenfeld ... Footman (as Simon Rosenfeld)
Victor Ken Victor Ken ... Footman
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A cat belonging to a poor miller's son thinks up a great plan for bringing a title, wealth, and marriage for his owner. He begins to carry it out, using a few birds and rabbits as gifts for the king, his own wit, and a pair of boots that make him appear human when he puts them on. However, his owner has no idea that the cat has told everyone that his master is a marquis rather than a miller's son until the king has arrived to meet him. Soon the king's daughter and the miller's son fall in love, and the king wants very much to see the land and the castle belonging to this rich "marquis." Written by Pav

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Meet The Craftiest Cat In The Kingdom! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

MGM

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 June 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cannon Movie Tales: Puss in Boots See more »

Filming Locations:

Jerusalem, Israel

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$12,951

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,951
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Quotes

Princess Vera: Well, you're not my master! I'm free to risk my life if I wish to!
Puss: And I'd like permission to risk mine!
Son: That's easy for you to say, you've got 8 more to go!
Puss: Tch, well!
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Connections

Version of 'Round the World in 80 Days (1914) See more »

Soundtracks

Genteel
Music by Michael Abbott
Lyrics by Anne Pearson Crosswell
Performed by Christopher Walken, Nick Curtis, Carmela Marner, and Elki Jacobs
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Christopher Walken Sings!!
26 December 2013 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Corin (Jason, son of Sean Connery) is a poor miller's son. When the old man dies, all that he leaves him is a house cat. The cat appears as human to him, and keeps asking for a pair of boots. Once the cat gets the boots, he become Puss in Boots (Christopher Walken). Through wit and subterfuge, Puss passes Corin off as an important Marquis so that he could marry the princess. Then Puss takes on a ruthless shape shifting ogre who commands a great castle.

Sure this is a weak production. The special effects come from 100 years ago. The costumes and sets are gaudy. Christopher Walken is what makes this stand out. He sings. He dances. He dominates the movie. I wish he had more opportunity to play Puss as a cat. Puss is a bit of a dark character. He lies a lot. And it goes to a really dark place with the ogre. It's a dark little kiddie movie.


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