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Cats & Dogs (2001)

PG | | Action, Comedy, Family | 4 July 2001 (USA)
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A look at the top-secret, high-tech espionage war going on between cats and dogs, of which their human owners are blissfully unaware.

Director:

Lawrence Guterman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeff Goldblum ... Professor Brody
Elizabeth Perkins ... Mrs. Brody
Alexander Pollock Alexander Pollock ... Scotty Brody
Miriam Margolyes ... Sophie the Castle Maid
Myron Natwick ... Mr. Mason
Doris Chillcott Doris Chillcott ... Mrs. Calvert
Kirsten Robek ... Pie Mom
Frank C. Turner ... The Farmer
Mar Andersons ... Guard at Factory Gate
Gillian Barber ... Factory Receptionist
Carol Ann Susi ... Sophie's Sister
Randi Kaplan Randi Kaplan ... Sophie's Sister
Mary Bogue ... Sophie's Sister
Alvin Sanders ... Mason Employee
Mark Schooley ... Mason Employee
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Storyline

A secret war between cats and dogs quickly peaks as Professor Brody a scientist tries to create a serum to cure dog allergies in humans. As the unsuspecting humans go through their busy lives, the cats make several attempts to possess the formula, as their canine foes try tirelessly to stop them. Caught in the crossfire, a young beagle named Lou, adopted by the Brody family, tries hard to succeed as a secret agent, and in being a friend to the young Scotty Brody. A evil snow white cat named Mr. Tinkles is planning to sabotage the efforts of Professor Brody to discover a cure for human allergies to dogs. And he'll even make every person on Earth allergic to dogs so that he can take over the world with his army of evil cats! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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The Fur Will Fly! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for animal action and humor | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 July 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fighting Like Cats and Dogs See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,707,617, 8 July 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$93,385,515

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$200,687,492
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The electronic press kit for the film sent to media included a video showing an increasingly irate Mr. Tinkles screentesting unsuccessfully for several famous movie roles. These scenes can be found on the special features on the DVD. See more »

Goofs

When Butch is complaining about the mix up with Lou, he says that Lou is so young that he still has his "you know whats", implying that Lou has not yet been neutered. However, the dog playing Lou is clearly neutered. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Tinkles: I want you to stay here.
Calico: Why?
Mr. Tinkles: Because I hate you.
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Alternate Versions

The DVD extras feature the original, alternate ending where Sophie instead takes Mr. Tinkles to a pet hospital to be neutered, but the cats intercept her and Tinkles makes his escape. See more »

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Soundtracks

Rocky And The Circus
from Chicken Run
Written by John Powell and Harry Gregson-Williams
Courtesy of Dreamworks L.L.C.
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Cute, but it's a funny-for-kids film....
30 June 2001 | by MovieGeek224See all my reviews

When I went to the sneak preview of this, I was hoping for the kind of humor Shrek had, hilarious for people of all ages. I found Shrek to be one of the funniest movies I have seen all year, this wasn't.

It was full of childish humor, and really had nothing at all to give to people who are over the age of 10, except celebrity voices and a few funny covert spy lines. If you are 10 and under, go see it, if not I don't think you would find that much to it.


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