The adventures of a young cat and a dog as they find themselves accidentally separated and each swept into a hazardous trek.
Release Year: 1986
Rating: 7.1/10 (4,382 voted)
Stars: Kyôko Koizumi, Dudley Moore, Milo
The story of two animals and their adventures. Milo, the cat, and Otis, the dog, are two animals who grew up together on the same farm. One day, the two are separated and begin a journey to find each other. The adventurous, and often perilous quest finds the two animals traveling across mountains, plains, and snow-covered lands searching for one another.
Writers: Masanori Hata, Mark Saltzman
(voice: English version)
Remember when you were little and your parents took you to that special movie? Now you can have that experience with your own children.
Release Date: 25 August 1989
Filming Locations: Kitakyûshû City, Fukuoka, Japan
Opening Weekend: $470,084
(27 August 1989)
Did You Know?
Took four years to complete.
Otis pulls Milo out of the pit once with the rope all the way, then once Milo is all the out of the pit, it shows a close up of Milo climbing part of the way out of it without the rope.
The noise upstairs didn't disturb the dogs that slept in the barn. They could sleep through anything. But a lot of the other animals were awakened by all the scurrying overhead. Some of them just accepted it… some were pretty annoyed… and a few quietly plotted revenge.
A celebration of life
Ever since I was 5 or 6 I would always go to the local video
store and ask
to rent the same movie ( Milo and Otis ) until my mom finally bought it
Milo and Otis is one of the few films of all time that cannot be
genre. It is a film meant for all, a true celebration of life. If you
which you all do, then you will deeply feel this celebration. It's
spiritual level cannot be surpassed or defined.
Some shallow people get turned off because they think the
been hurt. If you only knew Masanori Hata's life. He has his own island,
Hakkaido, where he spent 4 or 5 wonderful years loving and viewing these
animals behaviors, and is one of the biggest animal lovers of all time.
would he put these animals in harm's way, him of all people? I would
more about Hollywood films than him, because he is such a deep, devoted
person to all animals. Watch this film, young or old, and you will be
touched in a
very genuine way. It truly is a celebration of life. Watch for symbols of
and be led into this unhindered, unpredictable, and yet insecure and
loving world. This story will take you to that special place and invite
experiance life, and will as assuredly inspire and move you. See for