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Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)

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Jon and Garfield visit the United Kingdom, where a case of mistaken cat identity finds Garfield ruling over a castle. His reign is soon jeopardized by the nefarious Lord Dargis, who has designs on the estate.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Breckin Meyer ... Jon Arbuckle
Jennifer Love Hewitt ... Liz
Billy Connolly ... Dargis
Bill Murray ... Garfield (voice)
Ian Abercrombie ... Smithee
Roger Rees ... Mr. Hobbs
Lucy Davis ... Abby
Lena Cardwell ... Teenage Tourist
Veronica Alicino ... Veterinary Assistant
Jane Carr ... Mrs. Whitney
Oliver Muirhead ... Mr. Greene
JB Blanc ... Hotel Porter
Vernee Watson ... Tourist #2 (as Vernée Watson Johnson)
Russell Milton ... Bobby
Ben Falcone ... American Tourist
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Storyline

Garfield is back and this time Garfield and his canine sidekick Odie follows their owner, Jon Arbuckle, to England, the U.K. may never recover, as Garfield is mistaken for a look-alike, regal cat who has inherited a castle. Garfield savors the royal treatment afforded by his loyal four-legged subjects, but his reign is in jeopardy! The evil nefarious stubborn Lord Dargis is determined to do away with Garfield, so he can turn the castle into a resort. Garfield's bigger, better, more perfect world is soon turned upside down in this tale of two kitties. Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some off-color elements | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 June 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Garfield 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,288,977, 18 June 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$28,426,747

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$141,702,264
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (extended dvd edition)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)| Dolby Digital | DTS (as dts)| Dolby (as Dolby Stereo)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Garfield is one of two characters who have been portrayed by both Bill Murray and the late Lorenzo Music. The other is Dr. Peter Venkman of the "Ghostbusters" series. See more »

Goofs

When Garfield is using the TV remote at the hotel, it is backwards, pointed at him, not the TV. See more »

Quotes

Garfield: And there's the time I got hit by that car,
[scratches a line on the wall]
Garfield: and the time I ate that six-day-old halibut.
[scratches another line on the wall]
Garfield: That's only seven lives. I got two more. I'm gonna get out of this.
[a rock falls, creating a hole in the wall]
Garfield: Bingo.
I, Claudius: [pokes his head through the hole] Winston and I have come to your rescue.
Garfield: Took you long enough. What, did you finally hear my stomach growl?
I, Claudius: [enters the dungeon] No, but we heard your tiresome monologue. Bad halibut indeed.
[...]
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Alternate Versions

The U.S. DVD includes both the PG-rated theatrical version and an extended version (obviously unrated, but not labeled as such). The theatrical version runs 1:17:45, while the extended version is approximately 8 minutes longer at a runtime of 1:25:35. The theatrical version is presented in 4:3 fullscreen, while the extended version is presented in 16:9 widescreen. See more »

Connections

References Free Willy (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Movin' on Up
Written by Jeff Barry and Ja'net DuBois (as Janet Dubois)
Produced by Ali Dee for DeeTown Productions
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great physical comedy - better than first Garfield Movie
18 June 2006 | by a_heldSee all my reviews

First - what this movie is NOT - it is not "deep", "meaningful" or "moving".

What this movie was to us is great physical comedy, with a great balance between "realistic" characters (as realistic as two-dimensional comic characters ever are), outstanding animal training, good voicing (no, its not Shrek, but it all moves together smoothly and Bill Murray is "spot on"), and best of all, a great series of pratfalls, chases, falls, and scenes that kept my 11 year old son jumping and laughing for the whole 80 minutes.

Its also very nicely balanced from a parent's perspective. I found nothing "embarrassing to watch", "hard to explain" or "out of age group." The bad guys are not "scary-bad", but funny bad. "High Risk" situations won't scare a young child, but carry the plot forward, and gave me plenty to chuckle (and sometimes laugh out loud) about.

The baking Lasagna scene is wonderful for anyone who cooks with their children.

In short, this was a great family movie that we all enjoyed.


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