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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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Storyline

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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Soundtracks

I'll Watch Over You - Cat's Lullaby
Music by Michael Abbott
Lyrics by Anne Pearson Crosswell
Performed by Christopher Walken
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Great fun
13 February 2008 | by hadley-13See all my reviews

I never saw this when I was a kid, so this was seen with fresh eyes. I had never heard of it and rented it for my 5 year old daughter. Plus, the idea of Christopher Walken singing and dancing made me curious. The special fx are cheesy and the singing and dancing is mediocre. But the story is great. My daughter was entranced. I loved watching Walken in this role thinking about what the future held for him. Very amusing to see him dance! And if the songs weren't great, at least they weren't Disney over-produced saccharine sweetness. The ogre scene in the beginning was a little scary for her, and she was a little nervous when we saw him again at the end, but it was mostly benign. Interestingly, we had recently read "Puss in Boots", and I had wondered about the implausibility of the story. But while staying true to almost every aspect, Walken's acting made it believable. Great fun. I'd watch it again with my daughter.


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