The Cat in the Hat (film)

Dr. Seuss The Cat in the Hat is a 2003 American fantasy comedy film directed by Bo Welch based on the 1957 Dr. Seuss book The Cat in the Hat. The film stars Mike Myers in the title role of the Cat in the Hat, and Dakota Fanning as Sally. Sallys brother who is unnamed in the book, Conrad, is portrayed by Spencer Breslin. The Cat in the Hat is the second featurelength Dr. Seuss adaptation after the 2000 holiday film Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

Conrad and Sally Walden live in the city of Anville with their single mother Joan Walden, who works for neatfreak Hank Humberfloob. One day, Mr. Humberfloob firmly warns Joan that she will be fired if her house is messy for the upcoming meet and greet party. Conrad trashes the house, causing their dog Nevins to run down the street in fright. Joan punishes Conrad for a week while recleaning the house. Their next door neighbor, Lawrence Quinn, whom Joan is dating to Conrads dismay, brings back Nevins, and Sally is grateful.When Lawrence leaves, Joan is called back to the office again, leaving the kids with Mrs. Kwan, a lethargic babysitter, and making sure they are forbidden to enter the living room, which is being kept pristine for the upcoming party. Lawrence is constantly on the lookout for any mischief that Conrad is up to, as he wants nothing more than to send him away to military school for the rest of his life, earning Conrad the reputation of troublemaker, while his sister is characterized as perfect and wellbehaved. ........

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