Synopsis by Mark Deming
In this animated adaptation of the beloved fairy tale, Gunther (Judge Reinhold) is an ordinary guy whose life changes when he gets an extraordinary pet -- a cat that can walk and talk like a man (Michael York). With some prodding from the kitty, Gunther tries to make his dream a reality and win the heart of the beautiful Princess (Vivian Schilling). But first Gunther has to prove himself worthy by defeating the horrible Ogre (Kevin Dorsey). Puss in Boots was the third animated feature directed by Phil Nibbelink, who previously worked as an animator for Disney and made his directorial debut with An American Tale: Fievel Goes West.