A Cat in Paris Synopsis
A cat leads a double life as a child's pet and a rooftop burglar's accomplice.
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Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
The picture sparkles, but in the nighttime way - its charms have a noirish gleam.
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80

Empire

By David Parkinson
A charming, visually sparkling Parisian fantasy with a dark edge.
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75

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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75

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...
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75

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 -...
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70

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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63

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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60

NPR

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...
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50

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Slight and unremarkable.
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20

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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Great for Kids and Adults

By nhw3w
My 7 year old son loved it and so did I...old school animation with exciting story......

A Cat in Paris is Awesome

By baronblue
Gorgeous animation, wonderful story. Take the kids if you have some, but if not, just go yourself. It was just a delight. Highly recommend....

A cat in Paris

By karmic7
A wonderfully clever and intelligent movie that should delight all age groups. Brilliant cinematography, excellent sound track and breathtaking plot. An animated movie that deserves Oscar recognition...

After Midnight in Paris

By Jake_Gittes
For the physical leaps of its central characters, this children's story is more fantastical than Woody Allen's most recent romantic comedy also set at night in the City of Lights. Will the old school...

A Cat in Paris

By dgm421
We took the whole family ranging in age from 3 to 70. Everyone loved the drawing, the animation, the score and the story....

A Cat in Paris

By UptownWoman
Beautiful artwork - exciting plot with interesting/amusing characters; loved it. Note: Very small children would not understand this; good for grade school kids & up....

Cat in Paris

By mleshappy
Refreshing, beautiful, engaging, must-see for families, animators, and cat lovers!...

By ggannuch
Loved this low key, noirish, funny, hand drawn animated gem with an engaging score. A break from the loud, obnoxious animation parade....

A Cat in Paris

By Pochit
Old fashioned animation with an old fashioned story. Subtle but it sparkles....

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Rated PG | For mild violence and action, and some thematic material