Rats and Cats
Rats and Cats (2007)

A man who crosses paths with a has-been TV star gets taken on a wild ride in this comedy from director Tony Rogers. For years, Darren McWarren (Jason Gann) was one of the biggest stars in Australian television and he seemed like a shoo-in… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

It has all the cringe-making laughs one might expect from a comedy of celebrity, but Rats And Cats also achieves a surprising subtlety by approaching its larger-than-life protagonist in disarmingly low-key fashion.

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Herald Sun (Australia)

There are no side-splitting jokes as such, but a high number of humorous observations that are right on the money.

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Urban Cinefile

Notable for his short film, Wilfred, which became a popular series for SBS TV, director Tony Rogers' assured handling and the cast's boots'n'all delivery make this unheralded black comedy a pleasant surprise.

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Paul Byrnes
Sydney Morning Herald

A hip comedy, and as such, being hip and caustic is sometimes more important than being funny.

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David Stratton
The Australian

Rats and Cats is an excellent example of independent Australian film and deserves to be seen; with a little more care in the development of the story it might have been outstanding.

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Julie Rigg
MovieTime, ABC Radio National

Not a lot happens in it really. But it's the way it doesn't happen that counts.

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David Stratton
At the Movies (Australia)

Rats and Cats is a sort-of comedy, very laid-back and meandering, and it's mostly content to explore life in this little town and some of its inhabitants.

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Flixster Audience Score: 21% Flixster User Reviews
Robert Fearon
This was definitely a "sort-of-comedy" - one that relied on humorous observations rather than outright jokes (which doesn't exactly do it for… More