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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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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You will believe See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

One week after its release, it was revealed by The Daily Mail that director Tom Hooper edited and re-cut the film after it was panned by many critics. 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

Bustopher Jones: Good evening, all.
Jennyanydots: Oh no. Look what the cat dragged in.
Bustopher Jones: You look absolutely starving. You can't attend the ball on an empty stomach.
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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 "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 »


Soundtracks

The Ad-Dressing of Cats
Written by T.S. Eliot and Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performed by Judi Dench
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User Reviews

 
I Prayed For The First Time in Decades. What a disaster.
25 December 2019 | by jerseypiper77See all my reviews

I'm not a praying man, but I was praying so hard for this movie to end. From the fist minute, I knew this movie was going to be a disaster. What a waste of talented actors.


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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:

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:

$73,835,438
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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