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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

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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:

$26,647,835

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,847,835
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Andrew Lloyd Weber has had to fight off charges that he was a plagiarist hack throughout his career. "Memory" in particular - one of his signature songs - is said to be copied from (or influenced by) Ravel's Bolero. 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

Featured in Collider Videos: CATS Movie Review (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Memory (Prelude)
Written by Trevor Nunn, T.S. Eliot, and Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performed by Jennifer Hudson
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User Reviews

 
I wish I could score this less than 1 star
22 December 2019 | by michaelely-01627See all my reviews

This movie reminds me of that scene from Jurassic Park where Jeff Goldblum says "You were so preoccupied with whether or not you could, you never bothered to ask if you should." This was hands down the most disturbingly awful movie I have ever seen. Whoever greenlit this should never be in charge of the light ever again. How dare they do this to me?!? Please don't go see this movie. And if you do, may God have mercy on your soul.


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