An outlaw cat, his childhood egg-friend and a seductive thief kitty set out in search for the eggs of the fabled Golden Goose to clear his name, restore his lost honor and regain the trust of his mother and town.

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Chris Miller

Writers:

Tom Wheeler (screenplay by), Brian Lynch (story by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio Banderas ... Puss in Boots (voice)
Salma Hayek ... Kitty Softpaws (voice)
Zach Galifianakis ... Humpty Alexander Dumpty (voice)
Billy Bob Thornton ... Jack (voice)
Amy Sedaris ... Jill (voice)
Constance Marie ... Imelda (voice)
Guillermo del Toro ... Moustache Man / Comandante (voice)
Mike Mitchell ... Andy Beanstalk (voice)
Rich Dietl Rich Dietl ... Bounty Hunter (voice) (as Rich B. Dietl)
Ryan Crego Ryan Crego ... Luis (voice)
Tom Wheeler Tom Wheeler ... Bartender / Mean Boy / Wagon Driver / Hotel Owner / Rodrigo (voice)
Conrad Vernon ... Raoul / Soldier (voice)
Tom McGrath ... Bar Thief (voice)
Bob Joles ... Giuseppe (voice)
Latifa Ouaou ... Crazy Woman / Mean Girl / Milk Lady / Little Boy (voice)
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Storyline

Years before meeting Shrek and Donkey, the adorable but tricky Puss in Boots must clear his name from all charges making him a wanted fugitive. While trying to steal magic beans from the infamous criminals Jack and Jill, the hero crosses paths with his female match, Kitty Softpaws, who leads Puss to his old friend, but now enemy, Humpty Dumpty. Memories of friendship and betrayal enlarges Puss' doubt, but he eventually agrees to help the egg get the magic beans. Together, the three plan to steal the beans, get to the Giant's castle, nab the golden goose, and clear Puss' name. Written by Mr. Top Hat

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Get ready for an adventure nine lifetimes in the making. See more »


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Rated PG for some adventure action and mild rude humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Unlike the Shrek films, which were in production for only 3 years (except for the first which was in production for 4 1/2-5 years), Puss in Boots (2011) was in production for 7 1/2 years. This film entered development in 2004 just after the release of Shrek 2 (2004). See more »

Goofs

When Kitty softpaws, Humpty and puss are in the giants cloud lair, the high altitude causes their voices to raise in pitch, Humpty explains that is caused by the low pressure due to the height. However, when the trio exit the lair (when they are falling) their voices are normal in pitch and somehow not high at all. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Puss in Boots: Through the years, I have been known by many names. Diablo Gato. The Furry Lover. Chupacabra. Friskie Two-Times. And the Ginger Hit Man. But to most - I am Puss In Boots! Outlaw.
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Crazy Credits

When the DreamWorks Animation logo appears, it is accompanied by fireworks and the sound of a whip and the music is Latino-themed and festive. See more »

Connections

Version of El gato con botas (1961) See more »

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Te Quiero Conocer
Written by Miguel Angel Ruiz
Performed by Las Ondas Marteles
Courtesy of CORIDA S.A.
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Fun Movie for Kids and Adults
29 October 2011 | by CaptMTSSee all my reviews

Puss in Boots was what I expected - interesting characters, some great laughs (including the Shrek-like humor for adults only), and an interesting backstory. Unfortunately, no cameos from major Shrek characters (I always get a kick out of Gingy).

Antonio Banderas does a great job voicing the "hero" Puss, and the movie provides Puss' history with some good laughs and great images. The big eyes look of the adult Puss is topped by the young Puss, and we learn how Puss received his name and his boots.

Humpty Dumpty is Puss' long-time friend, who becomes jealous of the young hero Puss and betrays him. But, Humpty Dumpty returns with a plan to achieve their lifelong goal - get the goose that lays the golden eggs. Humpty Dumpty has some funny lines and great visual humor. My favorite was Humpty wearing a golden egg costume.

Joining the adventure and rounding out the trio is Kitty Soft Paws, who transitions from Puss' nemesis to love interest. The pair has some great chemistry for animated characters. Their adventures include run-ins with Jack & Jill (not what anyone will expect), magic beans, the beanstalk, and the goose that lays the golden egg.

Overall, kids and adults will love the movie for its humor, cute characters, and action. Puss in Boots is a worthy spin-off of Shrek. And, the movie has a great message about learning from our mistakes, retribution, and making good choices.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

28 October 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Chicago Illinois, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$34,077,439, 30 October 2011

Gross USA:

$149,260,504

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$554,987,477
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SDDS | Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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