The Truth about Cats and Dogs Movie Review 1996

Information and Film Reviews for The Truth about Cats and Dogs the Movie

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Funny, intelligent Abby (Garofalo) hosts a popular radio call-in show for pet lovers. When a handsome Brit photographer (Chaplin) phones in with a Great Dane problem, he becomes intrigued by her voice, and asks for a date. Insecure about her looks, Abby asks her beautiful-but-dim girlfriend Noelle (Thurman) to fill in. Naturally, both women fall for the shy Englishman. Charming, updated version of "Cyrano de Bergerac" theme works because of strong lead performances, especially Garofalo, who steals the show with her dry, self-effacing wit. Entertaining romantic comedy features some nice scenes of Santa Monica, too.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 97 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Romantic Comedy, Phone Sex, King of Beasts (Dogs), Mistaken Identity, Romantic Triangles, Shutterbugs, Radio
Audrey Wells
Bob Odenkirk, Janeane Garofalo, Uma Thurman, Ben Chaplin, Jamie Foxx, Richard Coca, Stanley DeSantis
Robert Brinkmann
Michael Lehmann
Howard Shore
Stephen Semel
Cari-Esta Albert, 20th Century-Fox

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