Variety - 06/21/1978
"...A good cast of veterans....The aerial climax is especially good..."
New York Times - 06/30/1978
"...Likely to keep the under-14's amused....No one could steal a scene from [Jake the cat]..."
An intelligent being from another planet in the form of a cat named Jake (voiced by Ronnie Schell) visits earth and enlists the aid of U.S. scientists to help rebuild his spaceship. Jake happens to be able to predict sporting event results and attracts some military types who think they are seeking a spaceman, not a spacecat.
Description by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.:
The Cat From Outer Space
There's magic in the memories as great Disney moments are captured right here for you and your family to enjoy. Cosmic comedy is on the prowl when an extraterrestrial cat named Jake is forced to crash-land his spaceship on Earth. Jake then proceeds to lead a physicist, his girlfriend, the Army, and a team of baffled scientists on endless escapades during his unscheduled and hilarious visit!
Animal Heroes |
Disney Film |
Family (General) |
Outer Space |
Sci-Fi / Horror / Fantasy |
Space Exploration |
Theatrical Release |