Cats (2019) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Cats

Tom Hooper, 2019

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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
T.S. Eliot, 1939

Cats is a movie directed by Tom Hooper in 2019 and based on the book in verse Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot, first published in 1939. The movie features Francesca Hayward, Jennifer Hudson, Judi Dench, Taylor Swift, Ian McKellen, James Corden, and others.

What users say

“The book is better than the movie”

But the movie is worth watching.

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RATING

2.8

/ 10

Movie Poster: Cats (Tom Hooper, 2019)

8.1

/ 10

Book Cover: Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats (T.S. Eliot, 1939)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, the 1939 book by T.S. Eliot.

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

Read by: Miranda Richardson

Storyline

Victoria, a young white cat, is dropped in the streets of London by her owner in the middle of the night. Two toms and two queens, take Victoria under their wing and show her the world of the Jellicles as they hype up the Jellicle Ball, an annual ceremony where cats compete for the chance to go to the Heaviside Layer and be granted a new life.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Cats, the 2019 movie by Tom Hooper

Year

2019

Minutes

110

Movie Rate

2.80

Source: IMDb

Movie

Cats

Country: UK

Year: 2019

Length: 1h50m

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Cover of Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, the 1939 book by T.S. Eliot

Year

1939

Pages

56

Book Rate

8.14

S: Goodreads

Book

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

Country: USA

First published in: 1939

Length: 56 pages

Genre: Poem

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User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of Cats, the 2019 movie by Tom Hooper

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Cover of Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, the 1939 book by T.S. Eliot

Book

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movie

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Cats, the 2019 movie by Tom Hooper

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Yes

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33% No

4 votes

2 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, the 1939 book by T.S. Eliot

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Yes

0

%

50% No

5 votes

5 votes

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