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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:

Lee Hall (screenplay by), Tom Hooper (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Bottom Rated Movies #24 | Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 11 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robbie Fairchild ... Munkustrap
Mette Towley ... Cassandra
Daniela Norman ... Demeter
Jaih Betote Jaih Betote ... Coricopat
Larry Bourgeois ... Plato
Laurent Bourgeois ... Socrates
Francesca Hayward ... Victoria
Jonadette Carpio ... Syllabub
Laurie Davidson ... Mr. Mistoffelees
Zizi Strallen Zizi Strallen ... Tantomile
Freya Rowley Freya Rowley ... Jellylorum
Idris Elba ... Macavity
Naoimh Morgan ... Rumpleteazer
Danny Collins ... Mungojerrie
Bluey Robinson ... Alonzo

The Cast of 'Cats' Play Our 'Cats Out of the Bag' Game

Francesca Hayward, Ian McKellen, Rebel Wilson, and the all-star cast of Cats let the cat out of the bag about their co-stars.

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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.

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Who Will Win? See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

With this film, Tom Hooper became the third person to direct both a Best Picture Oscar winner and Worst Picture Razzie winner, after Kevin Costner (Dances with Wolves (1990) and The Postman (1997)) and Peter Farrelly (Green Book (2018) and Movie 43 (2013)). See more »

Goofs

A few calico cats, including Mungojerrie, are male. Although the nature of chromosomes causes most calico cats to be female, it is a little known fact that male calico cats can exist, although they are extremely rare. See more »

Quotes

Jennyanydots: And now for the icing on the cake!
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Crazy Credits

The film opens without any opening credits. The title of the film is stated just before the closing credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

An "completely finished" version, which improves the VFX, replaces the "Early Preview" version with the use of the Digital Cinema Package (DCP) that with downloaded onto a satellite server after the opening weekend, as demanded by Universal Studios International (UIP). Hard drives copies will be released at indie cinemas on Christmas Eve. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Paradise PD: Big Ball Energy (2020) See more »

Soundtracks

The Jellicle Ball
Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber
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It's really not that bad once you close your eyes!
27 December 2019 | by azabeniSee all my reviews

You must never open them though. Otherwise you will never see your cat the same way again.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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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:

$73,835,438
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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