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Puss in Boots (1988)

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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... 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 Rosenfeld ... Footman
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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18th century | king | marquis | cat | boots | See All (27) »

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Meet The Craftiest Cat In The Kingdom! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Details

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

Company Credits

Production Co:

Golan-Globus Productions See more »
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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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A Marvelous Classic Tale
16 November 1998 | by CandyRSee all my reviews

Although this was obviously a low-budget production, the performances and the songs in this movie are worth seeing. One of Walken's few musical roles to date. (he is a marvelous dancer and singer and he demonstrates his acrobatic skills as well - watch for the cartwheel!) Also starring Jason Connery. A great children's story and very likable characters.


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