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Cats Don't Dance (1997)

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This animated comedy for the family, which gently parodies the movie musicals of the '30s and '40s, follows Danny (voice of Scott Bakula), a cat from Kokomo, Indiana, who loves to sing and dance and longs to be in show business. One day, Danny decides to do something about his ambitions instead of just wishing, so he heads for Hollywood, convinced that he can become a star in a week. However, Danny quickly becomes aware of the species barrier in Tinseltown; the studios don't much care for

Sep 3, 2002

Warner Bros. Pictures

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All Critics (28) | Top Critics (10) | Fresh (11) | Rotten (5)

Cats Don't Dance, nor do they enchant.

January 1, 2000
USA Today
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Very cute animation with Randy Newman music.

December 22, 2010 Full Review Source: Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media

Cute kid-flick, and a must-see for Scott Bakula fans.

January 28, 2005 Full Review Source: StaciWilson.com
StaciWilson.com

For you fuddy duddies out there who think cartoons are for kids, I don't know when the last time you saw a cartoon was, but movie cartoons have never been for kids.

October 24, 2001 Full Review

Audience Reviews for Cats Don't Dance

An underrated Gem in the animated world. This film is one of the greatest films ever created, and when I was little I never liked this film, but now I consider it one of my favorite movies. The music is fantastic, the animation is top-notch, the plot is decent, and characters and acting are wonderful. Randy Newman may have written some songs that aren't that impressive but these songs are some of his best songs, and they are all sung fantastically by the characters, they're either emotional songs, or energetic and fun songs, and combine that with the great animation and you have one heck of an awesome animated film.
September 17, 2011
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Michael Edwards

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I wasn't that impressed with this movie as a kid, but now that I've seen musicals of the 30s and 40s, I want to see it again, as it's supposed to parody them.
August 11, 2011
ajv2688

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I liked the concept and the animation.
August 2, 2007
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