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Garfield (2004)

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Jon Arbuckle buys a second pet, a dog named Odie. However, Odie is then abducted and it is up to Jon's cat, Garfield, to find and rescue the canine.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jon
... Liz
... Happy Chapman
... Garfield (voice)
... Wendell
... Christopher Mello
... Miss Ace Hardware
... Announcer (as Daamen Krall)
Rufus Gifford ... Dog Owner #1
... Dog Owner #2
Ryan McKasson ... Dog Owner #3
Susan Moore ... Dog Owner #4
... Mrs. Baker
... Roy the Lodge Member
... Deputy Hopkins
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Storyline

Garfield, the fat, lazy, lasagna lover, has everything a cat could want. But when Jon, in an effort to impress the Liz - the vet and an old high-school crush - adopts a dog named Odie and brings him home, Garfield gets the one thing he doesn't want. Competition. One night Odie runs away and gets dog-napped after Garfield locks him outside. Garfield, in an out of character move, goes to search for and rescue Odie with the help of a variety of animal friends along the way. Written by Mouse1177

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for brief mild language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

11 June 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Garfield: The Movie  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,727,611, 13 June 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$75,369,589

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$200,804,534
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Trivia

Joe Towne who plays a technician in the film (as Ariel Joseph Towne) was hired during production as the on-set voice of Garfield. See more »

Goofs

When Liz says that they should start looking for Odie, her dress is red. When they find Garfield and Odie, and in a lot of other scenes with Liz, her dress is the same design but it's red. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Garfield: I hate Mondays.
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Crazy Credits

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Connections

Features An Affair to Remember (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

Kibbly Kat Theme
(2004)
Written by Andrew Kaiser
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Garfield is as fat as ever...
19 November 2004 | by See all my reviews

I think that this movie accomplished what it set out to do. I don't know why so many people are hard against it. I think it's a very cute movie, beings that I grew up reading Garfield comic strips and watching Garfield and friends. I'm 26 and still am a kid at heart, what can I say, I love cutesy little movies such as this. It won't win any awards or anything, but I think it's great for the kiddies out there, or adults who still have a kid in them. I rate this move about a 6 out of 10. Not too shabby. If you're expecting a movie the calibur of Toy Story, Finding Nemo, them maybe this movie isn't for you. It's mainly for children or fans of Garfield. Rest in peace, Lorenzo Music, you will be missed and your voice matched perfectly for the loving fat orange cat we've all grown to love.


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