Garfield's Judgement Day is a 1999 animated surreal comedy film based on the comic strip by Jim Davis. The film was produced by Paws, Inc; and distributed by Miramax Pictures. The film was based on a scrapped Garfield project pitched by Jim Davis himself.
There's a terrible storm brewing. It's coming soon. It could mean the end of everything! And only the cats and dogs sense its approach! How can they warn the humans about this impending doom? It's up to the ever-resourceful Garfield to discover a solution. He's racing against time and the deadly storm, but with the help of all the pets in town, and a little Garfield genius, he might find a way to avert disaster! There's no rest for the weary, Garfield. Judgment Day is right around the corner!...
Critical reception Edit
Criticism was pointed towards it being quite intense for the PG rating, but it still got mostly favorable reviews.
Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes gave the film an 86%, saying that "Garfield's Judgement Day is a film adults who grew up with Garfield could crave."
iMDB gave the film a 3.7 out of 5 stars.
One negative review from Metacritc stated that "The film is WAY too dark for the PG rating, so this film should be rated PG-13. But other than that, this film is garbage."
Box office Edit
The film was a hit, grossing 40 million dollars on a 10 million budget.