Jon's other housemate, Odie, is a dim but sweet dog who frequently annoys Garfield. The computer engineered Garfield doesn't appeal and the other, real pets are badly chosen. By the way, since Odie has no speaking lines in either the strip or show, the movie's similar lack is accurate. When this movie comes out for purchase, I will most probably buy it because I could watch it over and over again. Overall, not a bad movie, but not a particularly good one either. The problem is with the supporting cast who look, by and large, not like their animated counterparts. He's too likable to be our comic-strip loser.
Bill Murray is great, his delivery is catatonically laid-back and dry. Live action does not suit the characters; the departure from 25 years of what we have known is too much. This is a great kids movie, that i am sure adults who watched this as a kid will love too. What happened to Jon the nerd? Garfield looks like neither a cartoon nor a real cat, but like something in between -- plump, squinty and satisfied. I thought it would be kind of fun, because doing a voice is challenging, and I'd never done that. The set design, in bright hues, can't decide whether it's in the real world or in a real-life comic strip. On the film has an approval rating of 15% based on 136 reviews with an average rating of 3.
Jon and Liz arrive to reclaim the animals and find Chapman disoriented. None of the characters really make an impressive appearance, not even Bill Murray's voice talent can change this. I don't know if I should even tell this story, because it's kind of mean. Those that liked the show should buy that, and only rent this movie. If you love the comic strip you'll love this.
The 3D version was released on April 16, 2013. It came from the politically neutral wit and social commentary of the late 1980s - Garfield both newspaper and television , Calvin and Hobbes, even the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Today, Garfield is trapped in a one-day-only three-panel set of running gags that still make me laugh, but don't capture the same attitude of years past. Especially the scene where the dog supposedly is an amazing dancer but is basically just jumping on it's hind legs. Garfield passes his time by antagonizing Jon and teasing his aggressive neighbor, Luca, a. Breckin Meyer as Jon Arbuckle and Jennifer Love Hewitt as the yummy vet Liz walk around without anything to do and Bill Murray voices Garfield like it's some sort of dire job he wants to get rid of asap.
Garfield himself is a terrible copy of the comic, plus let's face it, he's as ugly as sin. I knew the movie would cater for the younger viewer, but i felt that it went overboard a little, and this was detrimental to the films enjoyment. The filmmakers obviously understand and love Garfield, and their movie lacks that sense of smarmy slumming you sometimes get when Hollywood brings comic strips to the screen. Shouldn't Arlene be a lot nicer to Garfield? Jon has made a habit of bringing Garfield to the , in order to see vet Dr. Rest in peace, Lorenzo Music, you will be missed and your voice matched perfectly for the loving fat orange cat we've all grown to love. I think that this movie accomplished what it set out to do. I think that a comedy of situations based on all Garfield's countless books could be more interesting, his loyal legion of admires will certainly agree with my point of view.
The movie is, sadly, 10 years overdue. I love this movie because it doesn't require you to think. Bill Murray only took the role as Garfield because he mistook the screenplay writer's name, Joel Cohen, for Joel Coen of. In theaters, it included an short film,. I don't know why so many people are hard against it. There's not much to separate this from rubbish like Cats and Dogs and Stuart Little. Liz Wilson whom he is in love with.
Garfield is animated, the other animals and the humans are real, and the movie does a convincing job of combining the two levels. Garfield however, begins to dislikes Odie and tries to get rid of him from the household by getting revenge. As simple good clean entertainment this movie really isn't that bad. I rate this move about a 6 out of 10. I was a little annoyed at seeing Garfield talk in the trailers but in the movie no humans can hear him or the other animals. It does has its few moments but it simply all doesn't make a very lasting impression.
The Davis strip is not about a story but about an attitude. I really wish I was making that up, folks, but I'm not. Jon searches with Liz for Odie while the neighborhood animals accuse Garfield for locking Odie out and making him run away the night before while Garfield states that he only was protecting his turf and never wanted Odie to run off. This movie is not all bad, Bill Murray's voice over is superb and he was well cast, Garfields sarcastic banter is present and correct, causing the occasional chuckle but never really soaring to greatness. Liz Wilson, and features as the voice of Garfield. The problem, admittedly, is what some critics have said: Garfield is old and busted. As a huge fan of the laziest cat on Earth, I confess that I was really expecting too much of this movie, but when I watched it, I got a bit disappointed.
Bill Murray was really good as Garfield. Based on the popular comic strip, this live-action comedy follows the exploits of Garfield Bill Murray , the large, lazy and wisecracking cat owned by hapless Jon Arbuckle Breckin Meyer. Plus of course this movie has very little to do with the original cartoon, so many grew up with. Whether Garfield is able to break into and out of the pound, save Odie, expose Chapman and reunite Jon with both the dog and Garfield's own noble presence, I will leave for you to discover. Jon tries to ask her out, but due to a misunderstanding, he is given custody of a dog named , who is lovable, playful and friendly.
Baker tells Jon that Chapman took Odie, making him believe Garfield was taken by Chapman too and he and Liz race to Telegraph Tower and then to the train station, after learning Chapman has left. Back at home, Liz and Jon form a relationship, and Garfield learned his lesson about friendship. Not to mention I'm craving Lasanagne right now. Who made Odie a wiener dog with talent? Nermal does not appear to be Garfield's cousin and Arlene doesn't appear to be his girlfriend either. He also socializes with his fellow neighborhood cats, including Garfield's stooge and. He is kidnapped by a bald maniac who is obsessed with Good Day New York. Bill Murray was great as Garfield.