Released in the USA on June 11 of 2004, "Garfield" (also known as "Garfield: The Movie", "Garfield: il film", "Garfield - Der Film") is a Comedy/Animation/Family film directed by Peter Hewitt, and written by Joel Cohen . Breckin Meyer and Jennifer Love Hewitt are starring, alongside Stephen Tobolowsky, Bill Murray, Evan Arnold and Mark Christopher Lawrence.
It ain't the Cat in the Hat.
Who directed "Garfield":
Garfield was directed by Peter Hewitt, a director, writer, and actor.
Before making Garfield, Peter Hewitt had directed The Borrowers, released in 1997, Tom and Huck (1995), Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991). Since, he directed The Great Hartford Elementary Heist, released in 2006, The Lonely Maiden (2008), Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (2012).
What was the release date of "Garfield":
Garfield was initally released in the United States on Friday, June 11, 2004. Other films released on Friday, June 11, 2004 are Harvest of Fear (dir. Brad Goodman), Incident at Loch Ness (dir. Zak Penn), and Imagining Argentina (dir. Christopher Hampton). This was fifteen (15) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, July 30, 2004 in the United Kingdom; Friday, June 11, 2004 in Canada; Wednesday, August 11, 2004 in France; Thursday, August 19, 2004 in Germany; Friday, September 24, 2004 in Italy; Wednesday, September 01, 2004 in Spain; Thursday, September 16, 2004 in Australia and on Friday, October 01, 2004 in Japan.
Who is at the casting of "Garfield":
At the casting of Garfield we find Breckin Meyer, previously seen in Blast! (2004) and Kate & Leopold (2001); Jennifer Love Hewitt (The Devil and Daniel Webster (2004), If Only (2004)); Stephen Tobolowsky (Frankie and Johnny Are Married (2004), Freaky Friday (2003)) [ more... ]
- Breckin Meyer, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Bill Murray can also be seen in Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties, released in 2006.
- Breckin Meyer and Jennifer Love Hewitt can both be seen in Can't Hardly Wait, released in 1998.
- Breckin Meyer and Stephen Tobolowsky also worked together in The Insider, released in 1999.
- Bill Murray and Stephen Tobolowsky also appeared in Groundhog Day, released in 1993.
What is the Storyline of "Garfield":
The movie begins by introducing Garfield as a fat lazy cat (voiced by Bill Murray) who lives with Jon Arbuckle (Breckin Meyer). Garfield wakes up from a good night's sleep and awaits a tasty breakfast. When John doesn't wake up after trying to cuddle him he breaks John's grip on him saying he's "trying to avoid his duties". He cannonballs off a shelf. After switching his liver flavored cat food with Jon's corned beef hash and after flushing the toilet while he is in the shower (tormenting Jon as usual), [...]
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