Forever Funny & Freaky Feline Flicks!
Some cat movies are timeless classics.
The Cat Returns (2002)
Animated by Studio Ghibli, Neko No Ongaeshi (aka The Cat Returns) is a Japanese fantasy film directed by Hiroyuki Morita, and produced by Toshio Suzuki and Nozomu Takahashi. This is about a schoolgirl Haru who one day saves the life of a cat while on her way to school. Brought into a world she never knew existed, Haru learns a few lessons about herself as she discovers more about the strange and magical secret world of the cats. English version of movie features voice talents of Anne Hathaway, Andy Richter, Tim Curry and others.
Garfield: The Movie (2004)
The famous cartoon cat by Jim Davis finally makes his way to the big screen in this adaptation of the popular comic strip Garfield which combines live action of pet parent Jon Arbuckle played by Breckin Meyer. Garfield (voiced by Bill Murray), is not an ordinary tabby—he’s fat, he’s smart-mouthed, he’s arrogant, he won’t do anything he doesn’t have to, and would rather stuff himself with lasagna than do something Jon asks of him.
Coraline Jones is an 11 years old girl who is feisty, curious, and adventurous beyond her age. She and her parents have just relocated from Michigan to Oregon. She tries to find some excitement in her new environment. She discovers a secret door in the house which leads to an alternate version of her life and entire existence called ‘Other World’. In all her venture, a black cat acts as a mentor to guide her throughout her journey. He has no name. When asked, he explains ‘cats do not need names to tell each other apart’.
A Cat in Paris (2010)
Oscar-nominated A Cat in Paris is about a pet cat named Dino who leads a double life. By day he lives with his pet parent, Zoe, a little mute girl whose mother, Jeanne, a detective in the Parisian police force. But at night he sneaks out the window to work with Nico, a slinky burglar with a big heart, whose fluid movements are poetry in motion as he evades captors and slips and swishes from rooftop to rooftop across the Paris skyline. The cat’s two worlds collide when young Zoe decides to follow Dino on his nocturnal adventures and falls into the hands of Victor Costa, ablustery gangster planning the theft of a rare statue.