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P.S. Your Cat Is Dead! (2002)

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An actor holds a burglar hostage on New Year's Eve, after his girlfriend leaves him and his cat dies.


Steve Guttenberg





Cast overview, first billed only:
Lombardo Boyar ... Eddie Tesoro
Steve Guttenberg ... Jimmy Zoole
Cynthia Watros ... Kate
A.J. Benza ... Carmine
Tom Wright ... Fred Gable
Shirley Knight ... Aunt Claire
Kenneth Moskow ... Stewart Thomas
Paul Dillon ... Pidgeon
Fred Medrano Fred Medrano ... Stanley
Ann Guttenberg Ann Guttenberg ... Lady at Party
Stanley Guttenberg Stanley Guttenberg ... Man on Bus
Kim Marriner Kim Marriner ... TV Announcer
Patsy Fitzgerald Patsy Fitzgerald ... First Veterinarian
Christopher Vogler ... Second Veterinarian
Lisa Popeil ... 911 Operator (voice)


Jimmy (Steve Guttenberg) and Kate (Cynthia Watros) are in the middle of a break-up and completely oblivious to the fact that they're being robbed, by a gay guy. Kate splits, leaving Jimmy alone in the house with the burglar (Lombardo Boyar). They confront one another, start talking, and suddenly Jimmy's wondering if he's really, you know, "sensitive".

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Life. Love. And a little payback



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, drug and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


When Jimmy is about to hit Kate with the bat, he has a full beard in one shot and loses it the next. See more »


Eddie Tesoro: [one of his first lines after waking up tied to Jimmy's sink] I think I have a brain injury. You know, I could sue you for that.
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References The Jerry Springer Show (1991) See more »


Ave Maria
Written by Franz Schubert (as Frank Shubert)
Produced and Recorded by Joe Mass, Scott Adams, Ken Myers and Mark Brooks
Vocalist: Anne Sciolla
Guitar: Joe Mass
Harp: Rick Bell
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The perfect cure for the blues
19 June 2005 | by ajm9511See all my reviews

I picked up this film at my local Blockbuster following a bitter breakup. I was in such a depressed mood I didn't think anything could help me out. I decided to take a chance since I'm a big fan of the novel.

The gamble was worth it. Within two minutes, I was smiling and having a wonderful time. The movie helped me put things into perspective. Things could be more dire than my situation; I could be Jimmy (or worse, Eddie).

Lombardo Boyar should have gotten an Academy Award for his role as Eddie the would-be cat burglar. He made this a lot of fun to watch. Steve Guttenberg fared well at both directing and playing the half-crazed Jimmy Zoole.

I highly recommend it for anyone who's a fan of the novel or has just had a horrendous day. I must warn you, however, that you have to have a sort of strange sense of humor to appreciate the movie.

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Release Date:

22 February 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Por cierto, tu gato ha muerto See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA


Box Office


$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,424, 19 January 2003

Gross USA:


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Company Credits

Production Co:

Mr. Kirby Productions See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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