PG | | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Two bored children have their lives turned upside down when a talking cat comes to visit them.
A lot of of the adult humor in this film was originally meant for How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), but director Ron Howard cut it out.
There are gajillions of stories of mischief and fun, but to keep things simple, let's start with just one. About a mom and two kids and a house and a hat - that, oddly enough, was worn by a cat. But soon enough we will get to all that.
When the lock is removed the dog's collar, Conrad is shown putting it into his left pocket. When locking the red box up again, the lock is being taken out of his right pocket.
The Universal Pictures, DreamWorks and Imagine Entertainment logos are animated in Dr. Seuss's artwork. Furthermore, the Universal world morphs into the star ball, the Cat is fishing in the moon of the DreamWorks logo, and the Fish can be seen darting into the water in the Imagine logo.
In the TV version, there are some scenes that represent alternate takes of scenes present in the theatrical/video version. This includes but is not limited to the couch scene, a portion of the Kupkake-inator scene and several omitted pop culture references.
$38,329,160 (USA) (23 November 2003)
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