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The Musical Cats Film Review? The Claws Are Out!

Did you enjoy the musical Cats film? The claws are out with this one! #Cats #miaow #musical What did you think of the Cats movie? Was it as bad as everyone was saying? Did you see the trailer and then immediately rush out to see the full movie? I'd love to know your own revie and ratings! Scroll down for more information, or head to Rotten Tomatoes, IMDb, or Wikipedia!

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Directed by Tom Hooper

Produced by Debra Hayward, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Tom Hooper

Screenplay by Lee Hall, Tom Hooper

Based on Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot

Starring James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson, Francesca Hayward

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Cinematography: Christopher Ross

Edited by Melanie Oliver

Production companies: Working Title Films, Amblin Entertainment, Monumental Pictures, The Really Useful Group, Perfect World Pictures

Distributed by Universal Pictures

Release date: 16 December 2019 (Alice Tully Hall), 20 December 2019 (United Kingdom & United States)

Running time: 110 minutes

Budget: $80–100 million

Box office: $61.4 million

Plot from Wikipedia: "Victoria, a young white cat, is dropped in the streets of London by her owner in the middle of the night. The alley cats witnessing this introduce themselves to her as the "Jellicles". Two toms, meek magician Mr. Mistoffelees who develops a crush on Victoria and the loyal Munkustrap, and two queens, the snooty Cassandra and Demeter, take Victoria under their wing and show her the world of the Jellicles as they hype up the Jellicle Ball, an annual ceremony where cats compete for the chance to go to the Heaviside Layer and be granted a new life."

Cast and Characters:

James Corden Bustopher Jones

Judi Dench Old Deuteronom

Jason Derulo Rum Tum Tugger

Idris Elba Macavity the Mystery Cat

Jennifer Hudson Grizabella the Glamour Cat

Ian McKellen Gus "Asparagus" the Theatre Cat

Taylor Swift Bombalurina

Rebel Wilson Jennyanydots the Gumbie Cat

Francesca Hayward Victoria the White Cat

Laurie Davidson Mr Mistoffelees

Robbie Fairchild Munkustrap

Mette Towley Cassandra

Steven McRae Skimbleshanks

Danny Collins Mungojerrie

Naoimh Morgan Rumpleteazer

Ray Winstone Growltiger

Les Twins Plato and Socrates

Jaih Betote Coricopat

Jonadette Carpio Jemima

Daniela Norman Demeter

Bluey Robinson Alonzo

Freya Rowley Jellylorum

Ida Saki Electra

Zizi Strallen Tantomile

Eric Underwood Admetus

Cats Soundtrack Songs:

Overture/Prologue: Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats

The Naming of Cats/The Invitation to the Jellicle Ball

Jennyanydots: The Old Gumbie Cat

The Rum Tum Tugger

Grizabella: The Glamour Cat

Bustopher Jones: The Cat About Town

Mungojerrie and Rumpleteazer

Old Deuteronomy

Growltiger's Last Stand

The Jellicle Ball

Memory (Prelude)/Beautiful Ghosts

The Moments of Happiness

Gus: The Theatre Cat

Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat

Macavity: The Mystery Cat

Mr Mistoffelees


Beautiful Ghosts (Reprise)

The Journey to the Heaviside Layer

Finale: The Ad-Dressing of Cats

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