Mouse Hunt

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Lars is in the string factory alone and the machinery pulls on loose threads on his clothing, there is a shot where a crewman's arm can be seen through some mesh holding the thread.

mallardwthacold

Audio problem: When Catzilla is chasing the mouse and gets stuck in the mousetraps and starts meowing, if you look closely at the mouth, the cat isn't really meowing at all.

Jeffy

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Ernie: He's Hitler with a tail. He's "The Omen" with whiskers. Even Nostradamus didn't see him coming.

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Trivia: The character played by Nathan Lane says to a gentleman in Arabian dress, "Hakuna Matata," a line of Nathan's in The Lion King as the voice of Timon.

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Question: What year does this movie take place?

Answer: There's not really an answer, because the film has sort-of a nebulous timeframe given its cartoon-like atmosphere. Ex. Everything is old fashioned in design, including architecture and clothing, but current technology is also present. It's not really meant to take place in the "real world" or a specific timeframe, so much as be a silly throwback to old comedies and especially old Laurel and Hardy films. So, the best answer to your question would be that it just sort of exists in its "own" time, so to speak - an amalgam of different time periods all put together for maximum comedy impact.

TedStixon

Adding to this, the Wikipedia page on this movie states that... "The film is set in a humorously indeterminate 20th-century time period, with styles ranging from the 1940s to the 1990s."

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"Mouse Hunt" was not modeled on 1930s Laurel and Hardy films so much as it was a direct retread of 1940s "Herman and Catnip" and "Tom and Jerry" cartoons, which spawned many knock-offs over the decades, from "Coyote and Roadrunner" cartoons to live-action comedies such as "Home Alone" and others.

Charles Austin Miller

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