Top 10 Reasons Why Cats is the WORST

  • These are the top 10 reasons why 2019's "Cats" is the WORST. For this list, we’re taking a look at why the cinematic version of “Cats” is a shoddily made, borderline incoherent mess of a movie, and why "Cats" is the worst movie of 2019.
    We acknowledge that this is destined to become a “so bad, it’s good” cult classic, but that’s clearly not what the filmmakers or studio had intended. From its creepiness, to its annoying songs, to its complete absence of a plot, there are too many reasons to count why "Cats" is one of the worst movies of the year. What's your least favorite movie of the year? Let us know in the comments below!
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  •  2 місяці тому +828

    Did Cats have any redeeming qualities? Let us know....

    • Robert Serban
      Robert Serban 10 днів тому

      Gues who,please clear me,what grat messege doaes it has,we basicly learned that cats like singing or Disney is kind of desprete for mony and runing out of eyes adn creativity,really,did you truly enjoyed this movie

    • Robert Serban
      Robert Serban 10 днів тому


      HEROMANAGER 21 день тому

      Yes, the memes

    • Giuseppe Ianniello
      Giuseppe Ianniello 24 дні тому

      Cats it’s an awful movie (this is pretty obvious) but i have to admit that there are 2 musical performances that i genuinely liked, such as Taylor Swift’s Bombalurina singing Macavity and Jennifer Hudson’s rendition of Memory (i actually cried watching the scene)

    • AnimatorMania
      AnimatorMania Місяць тому


  • Chris Kjorstad
    Chris Kjorstad День тому

    I think it’s cool... you people just don’t understand good stuff

  • Sfffnnmmb
    Sfffnnmmb День тому

    And people says godzilla king of the monsters is bad

  • Raylen Hildreth
    Raylen Hildreth 2 дні тому

    There's literally nothing wrong with cat

  • Bunchy Ts
    Bunchy Ts 2 дні тому +1

    First 😀 now 😺

  • Bunchy Ts
    Bunchy Ts 2 дні тому +2

    Everyone: omg why is 2020 so bad? What did we do to annoy god so much?
    humans: creates the cats movie.

  • Marshall Street
    Marshall Street 2 дні тому

    In 30 years, Cats will be a cult classic. People forget that Blade Runner bombed at the box office.

  • Dark Angel
    Dark Angel 3 дні тому

    I bet Watchmojo feels bad for badmouthing Battlefield Earth after seeing this atrocity

  • Sr.SkulletonGrin
    Sr.SkulletonGrin 3 дні тому

    Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Rebel Wilson, etc., although in this train wreck of a movie, will have to do a LOT more to lose my love.

  • Johnathan Felton
    Johnathan Felton 3 дні тому

    They took a classic stage musical and dumped a cat box on it They ruined it by trying to improve and re-imagine it as a comedy movie. The original was a stage production that focused on song and dance performances. The story was based on excerpts of the original T.S. Elliot poems, and only served as basic framework narrative to keep the show moving. Each song and character is presented as it's own vignette act . The original was staged like many musicals, in the style of a ballet or opera, and doesn't try to be anything else. This movie is an example of trying too hard, or throwing out a lot of ideas without clear goals. They embellished on it- adding the extra Rum Tum Tugger/ Mr. Mephistopheles story arc, gratuitous slapstick, ad-libs, and the overly used cgi. The end result is very confusing. None of these things were in Cats. This is not Cats. This is a mess of spastic cringy uncanny valley creepiness. It's best to not remake classics unless you are going to remain faithful to the source and be brilliant in doing so.

  • Modol
    Modol 3 дні тому

    The cat movie is worse than old sonic trailer

  • narstyr
    narstyr 3 дні тому

    Allot of satanic lookin stuff in this movie.

  • Jack Love
    Jack Love 3 дні тому

    Honestly the movie isn’t terrible if you are familiar with the source material. 95% of the people that hate this are not fans of the musical, and it shows. The CGI is really weird, sure, but the singing and choreography is pretty impressive. this movie is for the theater nerds, let them enjoy it

  • JoAnn Kennedy
    JoAnn Kennedy 4 дні тому

    Maybe Watch Mojo should tell grown ass actors to not dress up like Cats( This include Cat In The Hat with Mike Meyers). Also these Cats looked half formed.

  • Annie Eddy
    Annie Eddy 4 дні тому

    I don't know what you people are talking about. I loved this movie. It may not be as good as on Broadway but I think it's good anyway

  • alternate universe
    alternate universe 4 дні тому +1

    I never saw the original And I enjoyed the movie so I don’t care

  • Princess Grace Sajonia
    Princess Grace Sajonia 4 дні тому

    There's too many songs it's because the title is originally called "Cats The Musical"

  • HMS Belfast
    HMS Belfast 5 днів тому

    The only Jellicoe I know is a 5-star admiral. Wait, it's Jellic *L* e and not Jellic *O* e?

  • Yham Mabeza
    Yham Mabeza 5 днів тому

    This movie is not for kids...this movie was created by a furry.. And the viewers too.. 😂😂

  • Jordon Boben
    Jordon Boben 5 днів тому

    Was this to promote the furry fandom? 🤔

  • Lexi Z
    Lexi Z 6 днів тому

    Cats is mostly known for being a visually striking musical. It's not known for its story but rather for the songs, the costumes, the makeup, and the choreography. Simply turning it into a movie shouldn't have been considered a good idea in the first place because you can't cram all those character introductions and expect them to flow smoothly along with the plot when most of those characters just come and go in the actual musical.

  • firewolf564 YT
    firewolf564 YT 6 днів тому

    actually this movie is nice, even tho It’s creepy, I’m a cat lover

  • OgTortoise X
    OgTortoise X 7 днів тому

    Ive been trying to watch this movie but I’ve stopped like four times so far. I still got like an hour left 😫. Macavity is probably the only interesting character...mostly because how far I’m in he is still mysterious af

  • Morron
    Morron 7 днів тому

    My cat hated this movie

  • Louis The
    Louis The 7 днів тому

    Anything with Taylor (not so) Swift is bound to be soul less.

  • travis pickle
    travis pickle 7 днів тому

    When homosexuals and post wall wuhmen make a film.

  • J 13
    J 13 7 днів тому

    I think it's obvious that coronavirus is god's punishment for this movie

  • Wuff zu Wuffenberg
    Wuff zu Wuffenberg 7 днів тому

    Can't understand why everybody keeps ranting about this movie. I found
    it cute and touching. And Francesca looks really hot. Only the
    proportions of some scenes do not match, eg the scene where the cats
    walk on the railroad track. There the cats are as small as rats while
    inside the rail car they are as big as dogs. Also in the jumps scenes
    you can easily tell that the actors were supported by hidden wires.
    Other than that, I really liked the film and will surely watch it again

  • Wuff zu Wuffenberg
    Wuff zu Wuffenberg 7 днів тому

    Can't understand why everybody keeps ranting about this movie. I found
    it cute and touching. And Francesca looks really hot. Only the
    proportions of some scenes do not match, eg the scene where the cats
    walk on the railroad track. There the cats are as small as rats while
    inside the rail car they are as big as dogs. Also in the jumps scenes
    you can easily tell that the actors were supported by hidden wires.
    Other than that, I really liked the film and will surely watch it again

  • Ruben Anthony García
    Ruben Anthony García 7 днів тому

    In lumpy touch's video ophichus Garfield hated it so much that he said that the earth can't be saved which added to the sin meter

  • Mr.Oddig 86
    Mr.Oddig 86 8 днів тому

    who will win
    a lot of human shaped cat with many talents

  • neguys
    neguys 8 днів тому

    I am laughing at the “ talented cast “ comment. These actors are terrible and most of them are overrated too

  • Keith Herlihy
    Keith Herlihy 9 днів тому

    Me and my sisters only saw it so we can rip the movie to shreds.

    I enjoyed every minute of doing it.

  • J.J. Decay
    J.J. Decay 9 днів тому

    I'm gonna have to watch this one day

  • Ashley The Blonde Squad Member
    Ashley The Blonde Squad Member 9 днів тому

    I love cats 😺😸😹😻😼😽🙀😿😾 even my friend has a Cat named Lani

  • Robert Serban
    Robert Serban 10 днів тому

    I think you need to ad some honorab!e mention actors in the video top 10 actors who distroid theyr career with one movie or how ever is called

  • zenapearce
    zenapearce 10 днів тому

    You do not know what you are talking about. Gellical....the cats are angels they are ghosts and Grizabella sang the song about memories of her life ...wishing she could have another chance... Victoria saw the goodness in Grizabellas heart, as Grizabellachad gone off the rails during life due to influence of Macavity . Victoria persuaded Grazabella to Sing for old Deuteronomus so she could win the Gellical prize of a new life...that is why shy floats off Inn the balloon as a metaphore.. for leaving the ghost Gellical cats.... for he new mortal life.
    You should NOT do critiques without knowing what you are talking about. You made yourself look foolish.."What does Gellical even mean?"
    Re fat hate.....Jennyanydots has been portrayed larger in some productions of the play.....I actually doubt that you have even seen the stage play!
    I watched this movie with my son....we loved it. My son having danced for around 15 years could actually appreciate the talent of the performers.
    Its amazing that the singing was real and not lip syncing. I disagree with all you negative, disparaging , judgemental remarks. I would like to see your talents... well I suppose you do have a really big mouth..

  • Lawrence Ellis
    Lawrence Ellis 10 днів тому

    I completly disagree

  • Razzors Edge
    Razzors Edge 11 днів тому

    i would say its Furry Porn

  • Owen Stephens
    Owen Stephens 11 днів тому

    Cats is not the worst I LOVE it so…

  • Platelet Dio
    Platelet Dio 11 днів тому


  • Byron Kingsley
    Byron Kingsley 11 днів тому

    I consider myself a reasonable being. I never even seen a movie that won Worst Picture in a theater before until I saw this movie. Now, thanks to the trailers, that goes to show that hate always drive a shitty movie to win that award. I'd be a fucking asshole if I'm one of those people who hated it. Be clear that I'm not ashamed of seeing it.

  • Gong Goon
    Gong Goon 11 днів тому +1

    i watched this movie on a plane once and people still walked out.

  • Derek Jones
    Derek Jones 12 днів тому +1

    I love number two because it's so true

  • Hengky GN
    Hengky GN 13 днів тому

    This why Sonic being Redesign

  • Aditya Wibowo
    Aditya Wibowo 15 днів тому

    What if japan took over the production of cats

  • SnowWhite Crow
    SnowWhite Crow 16 днів тому

    I'm sorry but I do not agree with your video! Cats is amazing movie! Amazing ensemble, fantastic singing and dancing, and Jennifer bring another dimension in her version of Memory. Everybody was just fantastic.

  • Robert Treacy
    Robert Treacy 16 днів тому

    They filmmakers were so preoccupied with whether or not they could that they didn’t stop to think if they should.

  • michael whitehead
    michael whitehead 16 днів тому

    What I hated about the movie, was the omission of two main song scenes the first being, the awful battle of the pekes and the pollicles, as presented by Munkstraap, which is his turn to show his talent as a director and potential leadership qualities, Munkstraap, being undone in front of Deutoronimy by his cats not quite getting his vision, specially by Rum Tum Tugger, who plays the bag pipes expecting an applause, and so on!

    The second omitted song and also atrocity of the treatment of Gus the theatre cat, is Growl Tiger's Last Stand, within which is another song, Billy McCaw. Gus sings he could do it again, stage transforms with Gus acting as Growl Tiger, who, within that song, sings Billy McCaw to Lady Griddlebone, making it a clever 3 layered concept like inception!

    A song (Gus the theatre cat), within a song (Growltiger's last stand), singing billy McCaw (3rd layer) - This is all lost in the movie! the atrocity of Ray Winstone being Growl Tiger as a Henchman to McCavity and only the first line of Growltier's last stand by Ray Winstone, after which he is ridiculed by Bustopher Jone's was a missed opportunity to the depth of Gus's character and the clever 3 layerd song levels in the original theatre production.

  • michael whitehead
    michael whitehead 16 днів тому

    Jellicle means "Dear Little" as explained in the book Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats - TS Elliott, his young Niece, couldn't pronounce "dear little" properly, coming out with "Jellicle", which Elliot used, along with Pollicle dogs - Pollicle meaning "poor little" - it is well documented, so the narrator here, saying, "jellicle, whatever that means!" Didn't research properly.

    Also, there IS a Plot! I got it, it is what it is, Jellicle cats meeting once a year, where they show their talent, for every Jellicle cat has a unique talent that sets them apart from each other, so, a railway cat, gumbie cat, magical cat and so on. Victoria's talent originally is a ballerina dancing cat, she never has any lines in the original. The most deserving cat is then chosen to go to the Heavy Side Layer - Cat Heaven, where the cat is reborn into a new life - NOT Dying as a lot misinterpret, but reincarnated into a happier life.

    Grizabella in her fall from grace and outcast existence becomes the most deserving, full of bitterness and regret who just wants to be accepted in society again. In the original, it is Victoria who is the first to touch Grizabella out of kindness.

    THAT IS THE PLOT! What more is needed?

  • Johnston Littlefield
    Johnston Littlefield 18 днів тому

    Cats: fails miserably
    Emoji movie: finally! A worthy opponent! Our battle will be legendary

  • Anastasija Ivashkov
    Anastasija Ivashkov 18 днів тому

    I think that the main reason why the Cats movie is so hated that it's just not as good as people expected it to be. I mean, that's why I don't like it.
    Okay, yeah, CGI is terrible, but I could swallow it. After all, the point of the Cats is not that actors look like cats. In the original show, they didn't even try so hard, but it was so much better. You know why? Because they had the damn feeling!
    Some people think that Rum Tum Tugger was 'inappropriate' in the film. You know what I think? That he was castrated! No joke. The point of the whole character was that he enjoys the attention, and he is shamelessly sexy! In the movie, his point is that he is... Umm, what is his point again?
    Same with Grizabella. Please, please, please, listen to Memory in the original show. The whole anger, sadness, regretting... It honestly makes you want to cry. Here, it makes you want to leave the movie theater and say "That must be some kind of joke. Call me when you'll have the real Grizabella."
    Of course, the duet of Demeter and Bombalurina is painfully missing in both, Grizabella's and Macavity's song, but I know there's no way to bring them, so... Just mentioning.
    Won't even mention Gus. That was the moment when the whole thing fell apart. He looked so... Tired of his freaking life. Gus in the show had much less energy than him, but he looked like he really wanted to live again. Gus in that movie was like 'I can't wait to die, let's just get over this'.
    And, yes, there is no story, actually. And there is no protagonist. I don't understand why did they put Victoria on that place. All of the cats are protagonists. Each of them tell their story. Every story is something special. And if the actors really feel their characters, you don't need a long explanation of their personality. You get them. You feel them.
    Well, that certainly didn't work in 2019.
    By the way, if Beautiful Ghosts replaced Battle of the Pekes and the Pollicles, I want to speak to the director. This is unacceptable.

  • Justin Tindall
    Justin Tindall 18 днів тому

    When I was 13, my parents started breeding cats. Birmans. Seal point Birmans, to be precise. I would wake up and be surrounded by cats and all that cat life entailed. Kitten cats, male cats, female cats. cat cages, cat shows, cat breeding. Always the breeding, the eternal lifecycle of the cat burned into my retinas. The Yowling, the prowling, the fucking. When I was 15, I hung out with some furries in Hamilton. Charming folk, I really liked them. Loved Disney films, adored My Little Pony. They got turned on by putting on dog suits, fox suits, catsuits. Adults - All yowling, prowling, fucking.I'm 19 now, I've just seen the Cats the Movie. I've never seen the stage show, but I know the songs. I get the gist. Big songs, bug numbers. This film is something else. I am 13 again, I'm 15 again. I'm at my parent's house, hearing cats fuck. I'm watching a furry put on a catsuit. I'm watching Idris Elba, nude, as a cat. His ass is sticking out. I am watching all the cats, legs constantly spread, gyrating, grinding, growling. Yowling, prowling, fucking. This is the worst thing I've ever seen. This is what death feels like. This is the worst Ketamine trip. This is awful. This is not a film, this is chaos. This is the CGI from Scorpion King. I don't know if I'm five minutes in or five hours. Nothing matters anymore. This is the death of all things. Fuck it.

  • CT
    CT 18 днів тому

    Tbh Dragonball Evolution doesn’t seem so bad anymore

  • Kara Lozdan
    Kara Lozdan 19 днів тому

    Horrible movie, not a cult classic, will never be one. Let's be honest, Jennifer Hudson's screeching performance is awful. What was the budget for this garbage?

  • Nanouk Le Zaf
    Nanouk Le Zaf 20 днів тому

    I love how literally EVERY argument is introduced by showing Taylor Swift and James Corden EXCEPT the one about talented cast LMAO

  • Candy'sGamingCloud
    Candy'sGamingCloud 21 день тому

    Watch the 1998 version, that'll cleanse your eyes.

  • Martin Tillemann
    Martin Tillemann 21 день тому

    People hate it when they haven't even seen the movie! I have seen it and I LOVED IT! Even if you watch it now, you would be negatively motivated and you'd watch every moment of it focusing on hating it. I had no idea it was being hated when I saw it.

  • 케빈 유 kevinuy thats me
    케빈 유 kevinuy thats me 22 дні тому

    The actors is not the worse THE DIRECTOR ARE THE WORSE

  • Eileen S Miller
    Eileen S Miller 22 дні тому

    Well, now we know who NOT to use for a director if Wicked ever gets a film

  • Giuseppe Ianniello
    Giuseppe Ianniello 24 дні тому

    The 40th annual Golden Raspberry Awards (Razzie Awards) ceremony will start Saturday March 14th and Cats received the most nominations with 9 and are:
    • Worst Picture
    • Worst Director for Tom Hooper
    • Worst Actress for Francesca Hayward as Victoria
    • Worst Supporting Actor for James Corden as Bustopher Jones
    • Worst Supporting Actress for Judi Dench as Old Deuteronomy
    • Worst Supporting Actress for Rebel Wilson as Jennyanydots (fact: Rebel is also nominated for Worst Leading Actress for The Hustle)
    • Worst Screen Combo for any two half-human/half-feline hairballs
    • Worst Screen Combo for Jason Derülo and his CGI neutered “Bulge”
    • Worst Screenplay for Lee Hall and Tom Hooper, based on the musical of the same name by Andrew Lloyd Webber and the collection of Poems by T. S. Eliot

  • AB
    AB 25 днів тому

    The first time i agree with watchmojo! 🤣

  • AB
    AB 25 днів тому

    Theyre out of ideas, they just want $$$$

  • Star Knight
    Star Knight 26 днів тому

    I really hate the human faced cats. I remember seeing the trailer the first time when it showed the silhouettes in the beginning. I was like, "What the hell are they?"

  • Ronald McFondle
    Ronald McFondle 27 днів тому

    Must have been a clueless director who didn't see why it worked so well on stage that made the CATs movie.

  • Isobel Elburn
    Isobel Elburn 28 днів тому

    I love WatchMojo and their content and I watch it all the time. But this list is a whole load of BS, in my opinion. If you haven't seen the original stage musical, then you are going to find it creepy and not understand it. In the musical, the actors wear very slinky and tight costumes and have very heavy theatre makeup to make them look like cats but not to lose their human aspects so yes the CGI might look a bit creepy but it gives the same effect as the musical. The whole point of the plot is to present the candidates for the jellicle choice so that is why there are multiple songs introducing characters. Also, this movie has updated the story for modern audiences through Andy Blankenbuehler's choreography with the inclusion of street dancers and tap dancing whereas the entire musical is danced in the styles of ballet and contemporary. Francesca Hayward is brilliant as Victoria - her character in the musical has a lot of dancing to do so it was ideal to pick a Principal of the Royal Ballet to play this character. Judi Dench was meant to play Grizabella in the original musical in 1981 but snapped her Achilles tendon before the opening night so it was lovely to see her reunited with Cats. Rant over.

  • Thekittenminecart
    Thekittenminecart 29 днів тому

    U r the flipping worse I’m unsubscribing

  • Alyson
    Alyson 29 днів тому

    Too many character introductions? That’s all the stage musical it’s based upon is. The movie has as much of a story and character development as the stage musical. Also, the costumes/makeup are true to the stage production. They don’t have cat noses and paws so why should cgi have added those? Cats is a choreography heavy production and hands and feet are essential to dance. It would’ve taken quite a bit away from the choreo to have CGI “paws”. Now, I can’t say they should’ve made this as a movie, but those of us that fell in love with Cats on Broadway were able to enjoy the music and choreography again, and the storyline/plot/character development were never a huge focus as it’s based upon poetry.

  • oliver cundill
    oliver cundill 29 днів тому

    Everyone thinks that Hollywood just made this film for no reason. It's an adaptation of a stage show, so of course it's going to be strange! The morale of the story is not to turn a stage show into a film in the first place!🤦‍♂️

  • M Smith
    M Smith 29 днів тому +1

    I never liked CATS... I’m talking the Broadway musical. I never understood what all the hype was about, back in the day. I thought the whole concept was weird. Now a couple of generations after me, agree. BRAVO.

  • Colorado CC'S
    Colorado CC'S Місяць тому

    OKAY... Jellicle means Dear Little Cat

  • Morty C137a
    Morty C137a Місяць тому

    You’re calling James Cordon “extraordinarily talented”? 😂😂😂😂 his talent is that he has no talent and still is somehow famous. Having said that, I did enjoy him on Carpool Karaoke.

  • Zakariya .A
    Zakariya .A Місяць тому

    Man no wonder dogs hate cats so much.

  • Dat Meme
    Dat Meme Місяць тому

    Umm.. did someone digitally de-age James cameron and call him Tom Hooper? @6:32

  • Laura Schill
    Laura Schill Місяць тому

    i understand some points of the video, but have you seen the original musical? you are basically criticising the whole plot of the musical

  • Kathryn Baudelaire
    Kathryn Baudelaire Місяць тому

    When the first trailer came out I really don't like it because it was so creepy.

  • Victor Abraham
    Victor Abraham Місяць тому

    Goddammit. I was hoping this would be a helpful review. Guess I'll just have to watch it

  • Victor Abraham
    Victor Abraham Місяць тому

    Almost all of these critiques: it's just like the Broadway show. 🙄

  • Benjámin Kurilla
    Benjámin Kurilla Місяць тому

    Is there a porn version yet?

    JIMMMY_ MACK Місяць тому +1

    Ad block biiaaatchhhhhh