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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.

Director:

Peter Hewitt (as Pete Hewitt)

Writers:

Jim Davis (comic strip "Garfield"), Joel Cohen | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Breckin Meyer ... Jon
Jennifer Love Hewitt ... Liz
Stephen Tobolowsky ... Happy Chapman
Bill Murray ... Garfield (voice)
Evan Arnold ... Wendell
Mark Christopher Lawrence ... Christopher Mello
Vanessa Campbell ... Miss Ace Hardware (as Vanessa Christelle)
Daamen J. Krall ... Announcer (as Daamen Krall)
Rufus Gifford Rufus Gifford ... Dog Owner #1
Randee Reicher ... Dog Owner #2
Ryan McKasson Ryan McKasson ... Dog Owner #3
Susan Moore Susan Moore ... Dog Owner #4
Eve Brent ... Mrs. Baker
Bill Hoag ... Roy the Lodge Member
Michael Monks ... 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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It's all about me-ow! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for brief mild language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 June 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Garfield: The Movie See more »

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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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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The amount of CGI Garfield shots (four hundred) doubles the amount of Gollum shots in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002). See more »

Goofs

The cat/dog flap changes from one painted the same color as the door to clear. Although the cat/dog flap might be a model where a plastic board can be inserted to lock the door in one scene it changes between shots with no time for anyone to change it. See more »

Quotes

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

The first song on the end credits from the start of the movie only plays for 30 seconds; it can be heard playing all the way through on the DVD Director's Commentary and some of the song choices are different. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Birth of Garfield (2004) See more »

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9 to 5
(1980)
Written by Dolly Parton
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I hated it and i didn't even pay for it!
14 July 2006 | by lockelymarketsSee all my reviews

I hated this movie so much. It bought shame to Garfield and I cannot believe Jim Davis let them make it. Jennifer Love Hewitt is too good an actor to be wasted on this piece of garbage. The only reason I saw it was because I won free tickets to it from a competition run by my local newspaper. It is one of the worst movies I have ever seen. For one, the characters in the movie do not in anyway match the characters in the comic. Garfield himself is a terrible copy of the comic, plus let's face it, he's as ugly as sin. I am refusing to comment on Odie because he is a real shame! Plus this movie is 20 years too late. It should have been made in the 1980's, where the lame jokes and bad acting wouldn't have been noticed, but by the standards from other great movies like A Bug's Life & Harry Potter it was a real shoddy piece of lasagne. I rated this movie 1/10, and it comes to the 2nd worst movie i have ever seen (my least favourite movie of all time is the remake of the Cat in the Hat).


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