Cats & Dogs (2001) Synopsis
Canines try to prevent an army of felines from capturing a scientist's (Jeff Goldblum) new vaccine.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
For its first hour, it's a delightful cloak-and-dagger comedy starring a brave Beagle James Bond and a depraved Persian Dr. Evil.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
One of the movie's most enjoyable in-jokes is the way some of the animals actually look a little like the humans doing their voices.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The plot and script sag like worn out chew toys just when Cats & Dogs should be in full squeak.
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
As delicious as this premise is, Cats & Dogs is about as funny as a hairball left on your pillow.
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63

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Undeniably charming, and kids will certainly enjoy it.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
It is never less than interesting. But who wants interesting from a movie called Cats & Dogs? It needs to grab the audience by the scruff...
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50

Boston Globe

The effects are so showy, and so relentless, that they call attention pretty quickly to the fact that there is not much else to Cats and...
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
This family entertainment hard sell lags far behind even "Dr. Dolittle 2."
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
Some stunts and jokes are genuinely clever.
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10

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Grindingly tedious.
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Cats and Dogs (8/28/2010)

By flskyjumper
Cats and dogs is a wonderful movie, my 13 year old daughter LOVES it to this day! She was only 4 when she first saw this movie and she loved it. great for kids....

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Rated PG | For Animal Humor and Animal Action
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 5+ Plenty of heart and hijinks mixed with litter box humor.
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