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Garfield Gets Real (2007)

Follow Garfield behind the scenes in Cartoon World where he grows bored with his life as a comic strip star.


Mark A.Z. Dippé, Kyung Ho Lee (co-director)


Jim Davis
1 nomination. See more awards »




Credited cast:
Frank Welker ... Garfield / Keith / Prop Boy / Nerd / Two Headed Guy / Goth Kid / Hardy (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rajia Baroudi Rajia Baroudi ... Sheila / Concertina Girl (voice)
Gregg Berger ... Odie / Shecky / Hale (voice)
Jennifer Darling ... Bonita / Mother / Rusty / Bobby (voice)
Greg Eagles ... Eli (voice)
Pat Fraley ... Delivery Gnome / Sid (voice)
Jason Marsden ... Nermal (voice)
David Michie ... Tape Holder (voice)
Harold Perrineau ... Husband (voice)
Neil Ross ... Wally / Charles (voice)
Stephen Stanton ... Randy / Father (voice)
Fred Tatasciore ... Billy / Waldo / Eric (voice)
Audrey Wasilewski ... Arlene / Zelda / Betty / Ashley (voice)
Wally Wingert ... Jon Arbuckle / Mike (voice)


Follow Garfield behind the scenes in Cartoon World where he grows bored with his life as a comic strip star.

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Did You Know?


Frank Welker who voices Garfiled had also worked with original Garfed voice actor Lorenzo Music in The Real Ghostbusters, as Ray Stantz (Welker) and Peter Venkman (Music) See more »


When Billy Bear first goes into the Bonitanator, he gets stuck in the doorway, yet later in the film, he manages to go in and out of the Bonitanator without any trouble. See more »


[Shooting "Life Stinks"]
Wally: Hey Bonita, why did the existential chicken cross the road?
Charles: Take it!
[Kaith shoots it]
Bonita: An existential, chicken, wouldn't have to cross the road, if he didn't, perceive, a road, Walter.
Charles: [briefly overlaps] Take it!
[Kaith shoots it]
Bonita: Now be a good boy...
Bonita: [holds trash bag] ... and take out the trash.
Wally: [looks for the moment] I don't, perceive, any trash, Bonita.
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Crazy Credits

At the first half of the closing credits, the first few of them (the directors, writer and producing credits) is in horizontal, the rest (From the Executive Producer to the Garfield the Cat credit) is vertical. See more »


Follows Garfield Goes Hollywood (1987) See more »

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How could they screw up Garfield this bad?! It's TERRIBLE!
6 February 2008 | by poothrowinmonkeySee all my reviews

OK I didn't watch the whole thing, I fell asleep, I didn't need to. I'll sum it up, I saw the first movie, they screwed up the characters (besides Garfield) on that. But this one is much much worse, lets see...none of the voices even sound at all like the old cartoons or even have half the of the character that they had. They all sound like they're on autopilot. It looks like it was made for 2 year olds, and here's the biggest problem, get this, Garfield's mouth moves with his words. His mouth is supposed to stay still because he's only thinking the words, he can't actually talk to john, if these morons had actually read a garfield comic strip or watched one of the cartoons before animating it they'd know that. Just as bad as the guys who made that pink panther cartoon series where he talked. It's upsetting to watch them take something I liked as a kid and dumb it down so far. See it didn't need to be dumbed down for kids, I watched the old garfield specials (before the show) when I was a kid and they were great, they were already basically for kids. This is pathetic, Garfield deserves better. Unfortunately according to this site it says Jim Davis wrote it, his strips have also been...not very funny for awhile, I think he needs to give it up, sorry to say, I still think the old garfield comic strips (collected in volumes) and the old TV specials are great. This DVD is horrid.

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16 November 2007 (Turkey) See more »

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Garfield - A Zampa libera See more »


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