Nine Lives (2016)

A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family’s cat.

Directed by

Barry Sonnenfeld

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)

Matt Allen
Dan Antoniazzi
Gwyn Lurie
Ben Shiffrin
Caleb Wilson



Tom Brand (Kevin Spacey) is a daredevil billionaire at the top of his game. His eponymous company FireBrand is nearing completion on its greatest achievement to date – the tallest skyscraper in the northern hemisphere. But Tom’s workaholic lifestyle has disconnected him from his family, particularly his beautiful wife Lara (Jennifer Garner) and his adoring daughter Rebecca (Malina Weissman). Rebecca’s 11th birthday is here, and she wants the gift she wants every year, a cat. Tom hates cats, but he is without a gift and time is running out. His GPS directs him to a mystical pet store brimming with odd and exotic cats- where the store’s eccentric owner- Felix Perkins (Christopher Walken), presents him with a majestic tomcat, named Mr. Fuzzypants. En route to present his daughter with her dream pet, a bizarre turn of events finds Tom trapped inside the body of Mr. Fuzzypants. Adopted by his own family, he begins to experience what life is truly like for the family pet, and as a cat, Tom …


His life just got put on paws.




France | China



Release Date:

5 August 2016 (USA)

Also Known As:

Jak zostac kotem

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Did you know:

Many stars in this movie have been involved in comic book films or television shows:

    • Coincidentally, Kevin Spacey and Christopher Walken have played DC movie villains with the word “Returns” in the title; Spacey played Lex Luthor in Superman Returns(2006) and Walken played Max Shreck in Batman Returns (1992).
    • Jennifer Garner played Elektra Natchios in Daredevil (2003) and Elektra (2005).
    • Malina Weissman plays the younger incarnation of Supergirl/Kara Danvers on the TV series Supergirl (2015).
  • Robbie Amell played Firestorm in the TV series The Flash (2014). Teddy Sears plays Hunter Zolomon on the same show.


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