Garfield - The Movie
Garfield - The Movie (2004)

The famous cartoon-strip fat cat Garfield comes to the big screen with this live-action/CGI feature from director Peter Hewitt (The Borrowers). Bill Murray provides the voice of the lasagna-loving feline who finds himself having to rescue… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 19, 2004
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38%



Critic Score: 15% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: When the novelty of the CGI Garfield wears off, what's left is a simplistic kiddie movie.

Dave Calhoun
Time Out

Without Murray, the film would have much less appeal.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

Though Garfield runs barely 80 minutes, it seems a good hour of it involves chases, furniture and luggage collapsing, and grown-up actors madly mugging.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Cat-astrophic for adults, but kids will love it.

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Ben Kenigsberg
Village Voice

No one can accuse Garfield: The Movie of infidelity to its source: It faithfully conveys the banality of Jim Davis's cartoon.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

There's nothing to recommend about this film except its sheer innocuousness.

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Film4

Hewitt's movie isn't without its laughs but it's ultimately a pretty pointless picture.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

... a film without energy and without spirit.

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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

Bland, workmanlike and instantly forgettable.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

An innocent way to kill some time.

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
Directors Cat
Tolerable. Bill Murray saves Garfield.
Michael Edwards
great movie for kids and fans of the comic strip and it is a very funny and enjoyable film all around to watch mainly because of the fantastic performance given… More
Bethany Murphy
A childhood favourite and a classic!
Richard C
not a good movie. C-
Jim Careter
This movie stunk. Bll Murray may sound like how I would imagine him, but I never imagined such a horrible movie.
Dead Angel
Love this fat cat :D

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