102 Dalmatians

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102 Dalmatians
Directed by Kevin Lima
Produced by Edward S. Feldman
Written by Dodie Smith (novel)
Kristen Buckley
Brian Regan
Starring Glenn Close
Gérard Depardieu
Ioan Gruffudd
Music by David Newman
Cinematography Adrian Biddle
Roger Pratt
Editing by Gregory Perler
Sophie Sorensen
Distributed by Walt Disney Pictures
Release date(s) November 22, 2000
Running time 100 minutes
Country United States
United Kingdom
France
Language English
Budget US$85,000,000 (estimated)
Money made $183,611,771 [1]

102 Dalmatians (known as 102 in Japan) is a 2000 live-action movie produced by The Walt Disney Company with Glenn Close acting as the protagonist, Cruella de Vil. It is a sequel to the 1996 movie 101 Dalmatians, which was a live-action remake of the 1961 Disney animated movie One Hundred and One Dalmatians. In the movie, Cruella de Vil attempts to steal puppies for her making a fur coat. Glenn Close and Tim McInnerny were the only actors from 101 Dalmatians to return for this sequel. The film was released on VHS and DVD on April 3, 2001, and re-released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on September 16, 2008.[2]

The story[change | edit source]

After a spot of therapy Cruella De Vil is released from prison a changed woman. Devoted to dogs and good causes, she is delighted that Chloe, her parole officer, has a dalmatian family and connections with a dog charity. But the sound of Big Ben can reverse the treatment so it is only a matter of time before Ms De Vil is back to her incredibly ghastly ways, using her new-found connections with Chloe and friends.

Cast[change | edit source]

Actor Character Films
Glenn Close Cruella de Vil 1 & 2
Ioan Gruffudd Kevin Shepherd 2
Alice Evans Chloe Simon 2
Tim McInnerny Alonzo 1 & 2
Ian Richardson Mr. Torte 2
Gerard Depardieu Jean Pierre Le Pelt 2
Eric Idle Waddlesworth (voice) 2

Box office[change | edit source]

The movie did well at the box office, earning $66,957,026 in the US and $116,654,745 overseas, bringing its total to $183,611,771 worldwide.[1] However, this is less than the first movie which earned $320,689,294 worldwide.

Sets[change | edit source]

  • The Oxford prison was used for the scene as Cruella walked out of prison. This motion picture was filmed partially in Paris.

Video game[change | edit source]

A video game based on the movie was released, with Frankie Muniz as the voice of Domino.

References[change | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 102 Dalmatians at Boxofficemojo.com Archived 21 May 2012 at WebCite
  2. "102 Dalmatians DVD". CDUniverse.com. Archived from the original on 2012-05-21. http://www.cduniverse.com/productinfo.asp?pid=7701329. Retrieved 12 April 2012.

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