Top 12 Cats Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Cats facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Cats film message.

In The Aristocats, the basset hound sleeps in a bassinet
In The Aristocats, the basset hound sleeps in a bassinet
In The Aristocats, when Marie falls out the back of the milk truck, her claws come out like a real cat falling. I love this attention to detail in animal animation.
In The Aristocats, when Marie falls out the back of the milk truck, her claws come out like a real cat falling. I love this attention to detail in animal animation.

Cats Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • The song "Little Boat on the Sea" contains a reference to the 1962 song "The Unicorn" by the Irish Rovers. "The Unicorn" is all about how the unicorns didn't make it to Noah's Ark on time and drowned.

Cats Hidden Details

1 - An extra wearing a paper made cat mask can be found in Cats (2019)
An extra wearing a paper made cat mask can be found in Cats (2019)
1 - Most shots of Jennyanydots show completely human-skinned hands and palms, even if they change mid-shot.
Most shots of Jennyanydots show completely human-skinned hands and palms, even if they change mid-shot.

The chorus of their song Three Small Words has a count down from 6 to 1 spread out within the lyrics. The movie is about planting subliminal messages in music through hypnotism.

1 - After Gus the Theater Cat gets taken by Macavity, an M is shown in the shadow on a brightly lit wall afterwards.
After Gus the Theater Cat gets taken by Macavity, an M is shown in the shadow on a brightly lit wall afterwards.
1 - The dogs put their cars in "Stay" gear.
The dogs put their cars in "Stay" gear.
1 - 2 of the kittens' eyes aren't filled in as they're greeting George
2 of the kittens' eyes aren't filled in as they're greeting George

Du Jour means "seat belts".

1 - In case you were wondering why Judi Dench might have been cast in a male role in Cats (2019)... among all the other things to wonder about from that film
In case you were wondering why Judi Dench might have been cast in a male role in Cats (2019)... among all the other things to wonder about from that film
Cats poster
Cats poster

Cats Plot

A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Cats. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Director Tom Hooper
Stars Robbie Fairchild, Mette Towley, Daniela Norman, Jaih Betote
IMDB score 2.7