By Stephanie Zacharek
The picture sparkles, but in the nighttime way - its charms have a noirish gleam.
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By David Parkinson
A charming, visually sparkling Parisian fantasy with a dark edge.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A Cat in Paris is thrilling, and a thrilling example of traditional ink and paint cartooning.
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Although there's a skeletal story, A Cat in Paris evokes a mood instead of a moral. Like a cat nap, it gives us a brief, refreshing dream with little to remember.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Some of the action (and violence) in A Cat in Paris borders on the jarring, and the slam-bang finale - set atop Notre Dame Cathedral - favors bombast over wit. But getting there is a lot of fun, in part because the animators take time to make Dino a truly charismatic animal.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
A delightfully stylized caper involving a mute little girl, her pet cat and a cat burglar.
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Slant Magazine

By Joseph Jon Lanthier
An animated film with the cozy charm of an advertisement for Starbucks French Roast, A Cat in Paris is all design and no danger.
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By Scott Tobias
The trouble with A Cat in Paris lies not in its orchestration, which is mostly impeccable, but with what little is being orchestrated. It's well plotted but a little rote, clever but a far cry from ingenious, attractive but not particularly evocative. When it ends, it leaves behind the faintest of paw prints.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Slight and unremarkable.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The charmless but harmless A Cat in Paris hits theaters yet doesn't enchant.
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63 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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