Murder of a Cat

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  • NR
  • 2014
  • 1 hr 34 min
  • 5.3  (1,774)
  • 31

"Murder of a Cat" is a quirky black comedy that revolves around the life of Clinton Moisey (Fran Kranz), a constantly stoned and disillusioned man in his thirties who still lives with his overbearing mother (Blythe Danner). He spends most of his time hanging around with his best friend Greta (Nikki Reed) and trying to sell his ridiculous inventions to local shops. One day, Clinton wakes up to find that his pet cat, Mr. Scratch, has been brutally murdered. Driven by his love for his furry companion, Clinton decides to investigate the murder on his own.

As he delves deeper into the mystery, Clinton realizes that he never really knew Mr. Scratch that well. He discovers that his cat was leading a secret life that involved shady deals, mysterious phone calls, and a beautiful woman named Greta (J.K. Simmons). Clinton also uncovers a conspiracy involving corrupt cops, a dangerous criminal (Greg Kinnear), and a stolen diamond.

As he starts to untangle the web of lies and deceit, Clinton finds himself in the midst of a dangerous game. He becomes a target for the criminals, but also gains the attention of a smart and attractive detective, Pauline (Aidan Andrews), who is assigned to the case. Together, they try to solve the murder and uncover the real motive behind it.

Despite its dark and absurd theme, "Murder of a Cat" is a heartwarming movie that celebrates the bond between pets and their owners. The film is filled with witty humor, clever twists, and eccentric characters that keep the audience hooked until the end. The performances of the cast are outstanding, especially Fran Kranz, who delivers a convincing portrayal of a man on a mission.

Blythe Danner is also impressive as Clinton's neurotic mother, who constantly babies her son and meddles in his affairs. J.K. Simmons, who plays Greta's husband, adds a touch of elegance and sophistication to the film, while Greg Kinnear brings in the shady and menacing aura of a criminal mastermind.

One of the unique aspects of "Murder of a Cat" is its visual style. The movie is set in a suburban town that resembles a miniature model, complete with colorful houses, toy cars, and model train tracks. This artistic choice gives the film a playful and charming atmosphere that amplifies its quirky tone.

Overall, "Murder of a Cat" is a refreshing and entertaining movie that caters to audiences who enjoy dark humor and mystery. Its clever storyline, eccentric characters, and charming visuals make it a must-watch for anyone who loves to see pets and humans working together to solve a crime.

Murder of a Cat is a 2014 thriller with a runtime of 1 hour and 34 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.3 and a MetaScore of 31.

Murder of a Cat
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    5.3  (1,774)
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