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The Amazing Adventure of Marchello the Cat

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Talking animals help lost cat; for younger kids only.

Movie NR 2008 67 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 4+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 4+

Incredible With All Cats

Sweet wonderful film. No violence, just love.
age 4+

5 and 7 year old car lovers

My two think it’s the greatest thing but they think cats are too so Wendy have a biased audience!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (2 ):

It would be difficult to imagine anyone but cat lovers and kindergartners finding this movie tolerable. Writer, director, and cameraperson Susan Emerson must have followed cats and squirrels around for months to accumulate enough footage to create what feels like a long cat video that has somehow been placed in the hands of a skilled professional film editor. Usually when a movie has four titles -- Cats: The Movie, Marchello, A Cat's Tale, and The Amazing Adventure of Marchello the Cat -- and two release dates – first in 2008 and again in 2017 -- prospects for high quality are not robust. This movie is no exception. While actors Garity, Sisto, and Rodriguez give it a go, the script is bad beyond description. At least the cats are cute.

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