Nine Lives

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"His life just got put on paws."
  • PG
  • 2016
  • 5.3  (24,180)
  • 11

Nine Lives is a heartwarming family movie directed by Barry Sonnenfeld that revolves around the concept of empathy, love, and family. The movie was released in 2016 and features an impressive cast, including Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Garner, and Robbie Amell. The story follows Tom Brand (Kevin Spacey) - a billionaire businessman with a workaholic lifestyle, who has no time for his wife Lara (Jennifer Garner) and his loving daughter Rebecca (Malina Weissman). His daughter Rebecca is about to turn 11, and all she wants for her birthday is a cat. Despite his dislike for cats, Tom finds himself purchasing a cat named Mr. Fuzzypants from mystical pet store owner Felix Perkins (Christopher Walken).

During the cat's delivery, Tom meets with an unfortunate accident and falls into a coma. While in a coma, Tom inexplicably switches bodies with Mr. Fuzzypants, and stumbles around town in the cat's body. His only hope to regain his life is to set things right with his family.

As Mr. Fuzzypants, Tom is taken in by his family, who are unaware of who he is. He finds himself in the unique position to witness the family dysfunctions that he had previously been unaware of, and as a cat, he finds himself able to help his family in ways he never could have as a human.

The movie humorously captures the daily experiences of a cat and how they impact the life of Tom Brand. From the cat's perspective, the film takes a comical approach to the world and people around him. As Mr. Fuzzypants, Tom learns about the true value of relationships and how he has given more importance to work than his family.

Throughout the film, the audience is taken on a journey of self-discovery as Tom learns about the importance of love, family, and making meaningful connections with others. His experiences as a cat and the realization that his family is all that truly matters, changes him for the better.

Jennifer Garner plays Tom's loving and patient wife, Lara, whose support for Tom never falters. She is the ultimate anchor for the family, and the one who keeps them all together. Robbie Amell plays David, Tom's son, who is keen on taking over his father's company and struggles to find approval from his father.

In a classic story arc, Nine Lives takes the audience on an emotional journey filled with laughter, love, and joy. The lessons learned by Tom as a cat are not only entertaining but offer important messages to the viewers. The film emphasizes the importance of being present and acknowledging the ones we love, and that material possessions are not the key to happiness.

The visual effects used to portray Mr. Fuzzypants are impressive, and throughout the movie, audiences see him being playful, cute, and daring. The music score for the film is charming and cheerful, and adds a lively touch to the viewers' experience.

In conclusion, Nine Lives, starring Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Garner, and Robbie Amell, is a heartwarming and entertaining movie for the whole family. It teaches important lessons in a comical way and offers viewers an enjoyable and emotional ride. This movie is a must-watch for all those who believe in the power of love and family.

Nine Lives is a 2016 fantasy movie. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.3 and a MetaScore of 11.

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