That Darn Cat (1997 film)
|That Darn Cat!|
|Directed by||Bob Spiers|
|Produced by||Robert Simonds|
|Screenplay by||Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski|
|Story by||Gordon Gordon
Bill Walsh (1965 screenplay)
|Based on||Undercover Cat
by Gordon Gordon
Doug E. Doug
Mark Christopher Lawrence
|Music by||Richard Kendall Gibbs|
|Editing by||Roger Barton|
|Studio||Walt Disney Pictures
Robert Simonds Productions
|Distributed by||Buena Vista Pictures|
|Running time||86 minutes |
That Darn Cat is a 1997 mystery comedy film starring Christina Ricci and Doug E. Doug. It is a remake of the 1965 film of the same name, which in turn was based on the book Undercover Cat by Gordon and Mildred Gordon.
A cat has a watch around its neck, leading to a kidnapping investigation.
- Christina Ricci as Patti Randall
- Doug E. Doug as Agent Zeke Kelso
- Dean Jones as Mr. Flint
- George Dzundza as Boetticher
- Peter Boyle as Pa
- Michael McKean as Peter Randall
- Bess Armstrong as Judy Randall
- Dyan Cannon as Mrs. Flint
- John Ratzenberger as Dusty
- Megan Cavanagh as Lu
- Estelle Parsons as Old Lady McCracken
- Rebecca Schull as Ma
- Tom Wilson as Melvin
- Brian Haley as Marvin
- Mark Christopher Lawrence as Rollo
Title sequences were produced by Pacific Titles & Optical. Animal Makers created the animatronic version of the cat. Buena Vista Home Entertainment distributed the video in most regions, while Abril Vídeo covered Brazil. It was filmed using a 35mm camera for both the coloured moving and black and white still pictures. The aspect ratio of the film was 1.85/1.
The film earned $6,424,617 in its opening weekend and in total grossed $18,301,610 domestically.
The film earned Ricci two award nominations; the first was a Kids Choice Award for "Favorite Movie Actress" and the second was a Young Artist Award - "Best Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Actress".
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