Plot & Details
This animated musical retells Dickens's Oliver Twist amongst animals in New York City, with Oliver as an innocent kitten who joins a gang of law-breaking dogs. When Oliver is adopted by a wealthy young woman, the gang's evil human owner hatches a kidnapping scheme to tap into the girl's fortune.
- MPAA Rating: G
- Genre(s): Family
- Run Time: 72min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 03/29/1996
- DVD Release Date: 01/01/1996
- Distributor(s): Walt Disney Productions
- Director(s): George Scribner
- Starring: Joseph Lawrence , Billy Joel , Cheech Marin , Bette Midler
- Themes: Daring Rescues,Kidnapping
- Tone: Fanciful,Humorous,Rousing,Stylized,Sweet
- Keywords: animal, business, cat, credit, debt, dog, gangster, girl, hostage, limousine, outwit, parent, ransom, street, tracking [following], kidnapping, kitten, poverty, rescue, survivor, victim
- Country of Origin: USA (11-18-1988)
- Language: English