A formidable arsenal of computer-assisted puppets and live animals has been assembled to demonstrate that feline-versus-canine competition is a threat to world peace. Or so goes the lightheartedly silly premise of this fanciful comedy, with animal-voice contributions from Tobey Maguire, Susan Sarandon, and Alec Baldwin. There’s just one problem: The plot and script sag like worn-out chew toys. Not only isn’t this Babe, it’s not even SNL’s Toonces the driving cat.
Genre: Comedy, Kids and Family; Starring: Alec Baldwin, Michael Clarke Duncan, Sean Hayes, Joe Pantoliano, Jeff Goldblum, Tobey Maguire, Elizabeth Perkins, Alexander Pollock, Susan Sarandon; Director: Larry Guterman; Author: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa; Producer (group): Mad Chance, NPV Entertainment, Village Roadshow, Warner Bros., Zide-Perry Productions; Release Date Wide: 07/04/2001; Status: In Season; Runtime (in minutes): 86; MPAA Rating: PG; Distributor: Warner Bros.
Posted July 20 2001 — 12:00 AM EDT
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