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Cats (2019)

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A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life.

Director:

Tom Hooper

Writers:

T.S. Eliot (poetry collection "Old Possum's Books of Practical Cats"), Lee Hall (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Hudson ... Grizabella
Judi Dench ... Old Deuteronomy
Taylor Swift ... Bombalurina
Robbie Fairchild ... Munkustrap
Jason Derulo ... Rum Tum Tugger
Daniela Norman ... Demeter
Steven McRae Steven McRae ... Skimbleshanks
James Corden ... Bustopher Jones
Naoimh Morgan ... Rumpleteazer
Danny Collins ... Mungojerrie
Rebel Wilson ... Jennyanydots
Laurie Davidson ... Mr. Mistoffelees
Freya Rowley Freya Rowley ... Jellylorum
Francesca Hayward ... Victoria
Idris Elba ... Macavity
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Storyline

A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The most joyful event of the holiday season. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some rude and suggestive humor | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

catsmovie | Official Facebook | See more »

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cats See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$95,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,619,870, 22 December 2019

Gross USA:

$27,166,770

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$72,078,487
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In Six Degrees of Separation (1993), there is a discussion of how impossible it would be to pull off a film of the Broadway show "Cats." Paul (Will Smith) tells dinner guests his father is making a movie. Amongst the guests excited to be an extra in the movie of "Cats" was Sir Ian McKellen (Gus The Theatre Cat). See more »

Goofs

Multiple times during the movie the scale between the actors (cats) and scenery changes frequently. In the Jennyanydots scene she is at one point nearly as big as the kitchen counter, while the mice are tiny in comparison. See more »

Quotes

Rum Tum Tugger: It's party time!
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Crazy Credits

The Universal Pictures, Working Title Films and Amblin Entertainment logos are seen at the beginning of the film itself, but never appear in the film's trailers/TV spots. See more »

Alternate Versions

An edited cut, with the use of Digital Cinema Package, will include improved VFX effects that will be downloaded onto a satellite server. Hard drives copies will be released at indie cinemas on Christmas Eve. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Mr. Mistoffelees
Written by T.S. Eliot and Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performed by Laurie Davidson, Robbie Fairchild, Judi Dench, and Francesca Hayward
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This is why North Korea hates us
26 December 2019 | by hook0331See all my reviews

I've never seen a film that made me want to place my own cats up for adoption until now. Words cannot express how awful this truly was.


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