The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)




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Milo is a kitten, Otis is a dog. When Milo gets into a small box with the intention of taking a trip down a river, Otis follows. En route, the stars encounter bad weather, life-threatening situations, and even potential mates. Original made for Japanese TV under the title Koneko Monogatari, The Adventures of Milo and Otis contained some intense scenes that were edited out for Western audiences. For American consumption, the film was pared down to a G-rated 75 minutes, with a new comic narration added, written by Mark Saltzman and delivered by Dudley Moore. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
Action & Adventure , Art House & International , Comedy , Drama , Kids & Family
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Critic Reviews for The Adventures of Milo and Otis

All Critics (10)

A lovable pet tale about friendship despite differences.

Full Review… | January 2, 2011
Common Sense Media

A good one for not-too-choosy animal lovers, and small kids.

Full Review… | January 17, 2005

A real charmer and lots of fun

December 11, 2003
Kalamazoo Gazette

A cat. A dog. My grandma loved it. I thought it was okay.

April 29, 2003
Juicy Cerebellum

They're just so CUTE!

July 25, 2002

Granted this is a film aimed at the younger set, say ages 3-6, but still I would have hoped for more.

Full Review… | December 31, 1999
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Audience Reviews for The Adventures of Milo and Otis

Cuteness, cuteness and more cuteness - but not cute enough.

Tim Salmons
Tim Salmons

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Nothing like watching cute animals getting killed on screen by Japanese for American kicks. Still, first movie I ever cried in. I soothed myself by saying it was movie tricks, but upon re-watching they totally just freaking slaughtered lots and lots of puppies and kitties.

Curtis Lilly
Curtis Lilly

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Such a cute movie.

Rachel F
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