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Nine Lives (2016)

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A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family's cat.

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Barry Sonnenfeld

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Gwyn Lurie, Matt Allen (as Matt R. Allen) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Spacey ... Tom Brand
Jennifer Garner ... Lara Brand
Robbie Amell ... David Brand
Cheryl Hines ... Madison Camden
Mark Consuelos ... Ian Cox
Malina Weissman ... Rebecca Brand
Christopher Walken ... Felix Perkins
Talitha Eliana Bateman ... Nicole Camden (as Talitha Bateman)
Teddy Sears ... Josh Myers
Jay Patterson ... Benson
Jewelle Blackman Jewelle Blackman ... Doctor Cole
Serge Houde ... Stein
Mark Camacho ... Josh Boone
Chris Wilding Chris Wilding ... Chirpy Employee
Kyle Gatehouse ... Nerdy Employee
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Storyline

Tom Brand (Kevin Spacey) is a daredevil billionaire at the top of his game. His eponymous company FireBrand is nearing completion on its greatest achievement to date - the tallest skyscraper in the northern hemisphere. But Tom's workaholic lifestyle has disconnected him from his family, particularly his beautiful wife Lara (Jennifer Garner) and his adoring daughter Rebecca (Malina Weissman). Rebecca's 11th birthday is here, and she wants the gift she wants every year, a cat. Tom hates cats, but he is without a gift and time is running out. His GPS directs him to a mystical pet store brimming with odd and exotic cats- where the store's eccentric owner- Felix Perkins (Christopher Walken), presents him with a majestic tomcat, named Mr. Fuzzypants. En route to present his daughter with her dream pet, a bizarre turn of events finds Tom trapped inside the body of Mr. Fuzzypants. Adopted by his own family, he begins to experience what life is truly like for the family pet, and as a cat, Tom ... Written by EuropaCorp

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Kevin Spacey as you've never seen him before See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements, language and some rude humor | See all certifications »

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Details

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Country:

France | China | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nine Lives See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,249,915, 7 August 2016

Gross USA:

$19,700,032

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$57,814,445
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Six cast members have appeared in superhero productions. Malina Weissman played Young Kara in Supergirl (2015). Teddy Sears played Hunter Soloman/Zoom, and Robbie Amell played Ronnie Raymond/Firestorm, in The Flash (2014). Kevin Spacey played Lex Luthor in Superman Returns (2006). Jennifer Garner played Elektra in Daredevil (2003) and Elektra (2005), In Batman Returns (1992) Christopher Walken played Max Shreck. See more »

Goofs

When the cat makes several attempts to jump up into the drinks cabinet the front door of the cabinet gets scratched by the cat's claws. Slightly later on in the film Lara (Jennifer Garner) goes to the drinks cabinet and there isn't a mark on it. See more »

Quotes

Lara Brand: [On phone with Tom Brand] Hi, Tom.
Tom Brand: Yes, I know, I'm late!
Lara Brand: You need to be here and you have to bring an exceptional gift.
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Crazy Credits

In a nod to MGM logos, Mr. Fuzzy Pants appears in the O of the Europa logo and mews. See more »

Connections

Featured in Half in the Bag: Shut in and Arrival (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Kiss the Sky
(uncredited)
Performed by Jason Derulo
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It was alright to me.
24 July 2019 | by angelii-68816See all my reviews

I must say, the story and plot line were both fantastic as ever! My downside to this review is the entertainment factor. I had to pause the movie to take a phone call, and then realized, 30 minutes after the phone call ended, that I was still supposed to be watching this movie. It did not have me hooked on enough to remember that I was watching it. Don't get me wrong, it was kind of cool actually, with the characters and the whole set up and dialogue exchanged were really personable and seemed very realistic and natural, and some of the animations were great and some were kind of off at some points, but it was not too bad. What I liked the most was probably the ending scenes where it all comes together and the moral of the story was so beautiful that I still hold on to it.


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