“Cats Don't Dance” quotes

Movie Cats Don't Dance
Title Cats Don't Dance
Year 1997
Director Mark Dindal
Genre Comedy, Musical, Family, Fantasy, Animation
Plot – In the cats' world Danny, an ambitious guy, goes to Hollywood to become a star as a musical cast member.
All actors – Scott Bakula, Jasmine Guy, Natalie Cole, Ashley Peldon, Lindsay Ridgeway, Kathy Najimy, John Rhys-Davies, George Kennedy, Rene Auberjonois, Betty Lou Gerson, Hal Holbrook, Matthew Herried
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  • “- Tillie Hippo: There's always Broadway. Yeah, Broadway. I hear hippos are very, very big on Broadway.
    - Frances: They're big everywhere, Darling.”

    Kathy Najimy - Tillie Hippo
    Betty Lou Gerson - Frances
  • “If we all work together, we can make our dreams come true.”
    Scott Bakula - Danny
  • There's no use trying. Last night my fortune cookie said, "Give it up - you loser!".
    Don Knotts - T.W. Turtle
  • “- Danny: Wow! My own dream come true.
    - Farley Wink: Yeah, yeah. But remember: 10% of that dream is mine.”

    Scott Bakula - Danny
    Frank Welker - Farley Wink
  • “- Danny: All I want to do is the thing I love. Doesn't everyone?
    - Sawyer: It's not that simple.
    - Danny: It is in Kokomo.
    - Sawyer: Then... maybe that's where you should have stayed.”

    Scott Bakula - Danny
    Jasmine Guy - Sawyer
    [Tag:ambition, dreams]
  • “- Danny: I hear Farley Wink gets good parts for animals.
    - Frances: If you call hanging from a hook a good part.”

    Scott Bakula - Danny
    Betty Lou Gerson - Frances
    [Tag:acting, animals]
  • “You can't get over that feeling, can you? That feeling you get when... when you two dance together. When you play. When you sing. They cursed you, humilliated you, even slammed the door on your face, but they haven't made you forget. Have they?”
    Scott Bakula - Danny
  • “- Danny: Looks like we'll be the only two cats on the ark. Isn't that great?
    - Sawyer: So much for preserving the species!”

    Scott Bakula - Danny
    Jasmine Guy - Sawyer
  • “- Cranston: Look who's back! I wish he had himself stuffed!
    - Frances: I know a divine taxidermist, darling. Did my first husband.”

    Hal Holbrook - Cranston
    Betty Lou Gerson - Frances
  • “- Danny: I thought Hollywood was always looking for new talent.
    - Woolie Mammoth: Ah, talented people, not animals. You see, the spotlight will never be on fellows like you and me, and it's foolish to think otherwise, Danny.”

    Scott Bakula - Danny
    John Rhys-Davies - Woolie Mammoth
  • “They can break your cookie, but you'll always have your fortune.”
    Don Knotts - T.W. Turtle
    [Tag:destiny, luck]
  • “Did you know the peanut is not a nut at all? And not a pea, for that matter. It's rather odd that we call it a nut because it isn't a nut, you see. It's actually a member of the legume family. How about pea-legume? No, that doesn't make any sense, either. But whatever it is, it makes a splendid tea.”
    John Rhys-Davies - Woolie Mammoth
  • - Sawyer: Look, tiger. This town has rules. Around here cats say, "Meow".
    - Danny: But that's so old hat. I'm sure no one would mind if I jazzed this up a bit.

    Jasmine Guy - Sawyer
    Scott Bakula - Danny