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Cats & Dogs Reviews

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Cats & Dogs needed to have more gags and punchlines than Dr. Dolittle. Unfortunately, all it has is a great concept.

July 4, 2001
James Berardinelli
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At its best, Cats and Dogs is a series of missed opportunities that represents adequate entertainment for the age 5-9 crowd. At its worst, this is another example of why so many PG-rated films fail at the box office.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2/4

July 3, 2001
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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The filmmakers seem more worried about their 6,700 latex mice and gallons of food coloring than their characters.

July 2, 2001
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons | Original Score: 4/10

October 26, 2001
Rob Gonsalves

Cats & Dogs is, at its absolute peak, faintly amusing.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/5

September 24, 2007
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee

Is about as original as, well, your typical summer assembly-line family entertainment.

Full Review Source: Sacramento Bee

July 5, 2001
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

I couldn't be cattier - "Cats & Dogs" should be relegated to the pooper scooper.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: D

July 4, 2001
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Whoever created the theatrical trailer should be applauded (or disdained) for doing such a great job in making a bad movie look good.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: D

July 5, 2001
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

I started to wonder if beating a joke to within an inch of its life constitutes cruelty.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

July 6, 2001
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Uma distração de fácil esquecimento.

Full Review Source: Cinema em Cena | Original Score: 3/5

May 30, 2002
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...juvenile caricature the whole way, so adults had better beware.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 4/10

July 18, 2010
Mike Clark
USA Today
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A migraine-inducing, furniture-upending jumble.

Full Review Source: USA Today

July 3, 2001
Mark Caro
Chicago Tribune
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I kept being reminded of annoying pet-food commercials.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

July 3, 2001
John Anderson
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The jokes are staler than day-old Fancy Feast.

Full Review Source: Newsday

July 4, 2001
Bruce Newman
San Jose Mercury News
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Even at a Chihuahua-sized 83 minutes, the movie begins to feel funny in the same way that having the neighbor's dog attach himself to your leg is funny. You laugh while you're wishing you could pull yourself away.

Full Review Source: San Jose Mercury News

July 5, 2001
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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Spends too much time chewing on its computer effects or purring over its animatronic puppetry and too little taming its amusing premise.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press

July 6, 2001
Robert Wilonsky
New Times

Once you've seen the gimmick and gadgets, the movie begins to feel like it's stuck in a loop; it hasn't enough wits or smarts to wring more than a few decent jokes and observations out of its one-note set-up.

July 5, 2001
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

There are movies intended solely for kids and movies intended for kids but also enjoyable for adults. Cats and Dogs falls into the former category.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 1.5/4

September 27, 2002
Tom Grealis
RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)

On paper, it may have looked like 'Cats and Dogs' would prove a winner with both children and adults. Maybe even another 'Babe'. Something, however, obviously went seriously wrong between the drawing board and the transformation to celluloid.

Full Review Source: RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland) | Original Score: 2/5

February 13, 2003
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online

Full Review Source: Film Quips Online | Original Score: 3/5

February 8, 2003
Todd McCarthy
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Joshua Tyler
August 12, 2002
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
Emily Blunt
Blunt Review
July 19, 2001
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
December 10, 2001
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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August 9, 2002
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Cynthia Fuchs
Philadelphia City Paper
July 6, 2001
Gary Brown
Houston Community Newspapers
July 10, 2001

Ebert & Roeper
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Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002

Orlando Weekly
June 26, 2003

Jam! Movies
December 6, 2005

Time Out
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June 24, 2006
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