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Based on 26 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 50
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    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 of the neck and shake it. show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    This family entertainment hard sell lags far behind even "Dr. Dolittle 2." show more

  • 10
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Grindingly tedious. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

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

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    As delicious as this premise is, Cats & Dogs is about as funny as a hairball left on your pillow. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    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. show more

  • 63
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    Undeniably charming, and kids will certainly enjoy it. show more

  • 50
    Mark Caro Chicago Tribune

    Some stunts and jokes are genuinely clever. show more

  • 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 Dogs. show more

  • 50
    Michael Sragow Baltimore Sun

    There are the gadgets and the effects. But Cats and Dogs definitely could have been more fetching. show more

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