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PG| 1 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
Based on the popular comic strip, this live-action comedy follows the exploits of Garfield (Bill Murray), the large, lazy and wisecracking cat owned by hapless Jon Arbuckle (Breckin Meyer). Jon's other housemate, Odie, is a dim but sweet dog who frequently annoys Garfield. When the conniving orange feline gets fed up with Odie, he devises a way to get rid of the pooch. However, after Garfield has a change of heart about Odie, he must find a way to get his fellow pet back.

Cast: Breckin Meyer , Jennifer Love Hewitt , Stephen Tobolowsky , Bill Murray , Nick Cannon , Alan Cumming , David Eigenberg , Brad Garrett

Director: Peter Hewitt

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Garfield: The Movie (2004)

Release Date: June 11th, 2004|1 hr. 20 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • Nothing really works here, and nobody seems to have put in a huge amount of effort, except maybe the marketing department -- there are many product placements. show more

  • Not even Bill Murray could save Garfield. Perhaps the comedian -- so pitch-perfect as the sardonic actor in "Lost in Translation" -- got too deeply into character. show more

  • However terrific Murray is, if Antonio Banderas, mellifluous voice of Puss-in-Boots in "Shrek 2," went paw to claw with Garfield, Puss would definitely triumph. show more

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  • December 22, 2010 TheHangoverfan
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    i don't know why they bothered with the movie. all the comic strip was a cat, dog, and a guy who all hate each other

  • June 26, 2008 hectorferjr2
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    On Sunday June 13 2004 My Mom and I went to go see Garfield The Movie At The Movie Theather and I Liked Garfield The Movie I thought Garfield The Movie was a Very Funny Movie and Very True to The Sunday NewsPaper Garfield Comic-Strip and The Story Garfield The Movie is The same Story of Toy Story and That Is Because The writers Of Garfield The Movie Joel Cohen and Alec Sokolow also wrote Toy Story Anyway I give Garfield The Movie Two Thumbs Up and The Score Of 63 Out Of 100 and I hope You enjoy Garfield The Movie

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