Puss in Boots Movie Trailer 3MPAA Rating: PG, for some adventure action and mild rude humor
Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis, Billy Bob Thornton, Amy Sedaris
Studio: DreamWorks Animation
Director: Chris Miller
Release Date: October 28 (3D/2D and IMAX 3D)
Puss in Boots - Official Synopsis
Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town. This is the true story of The Cat, The Myth, The Legend…The Boots.
Puss in Boots - Additional Trailers
- Puss in Boots Movie Trailer #2
- Puss in Boots Movie Trailer #1
Puss in Boots - The Original
The title Puss in Boots, prior to the notoriously chivalrous and smooth-talking cat in the Shrek movies, was most known as a fairy tale. In the famous story, Puss in Boots is a crafty cat who saves himself and his master through cunning manipulation and trickery. Kids will enjoy reading the tale and finding out just where the legendary name came from. You can find the story, along with kid-friendly illustrations, on this Children's Stories website.
For an educational activity, after kids read the original story and watch the new movie, help them compare and contrast the stories of the original Puss in Boots and the movie version. Help them complete a Venn Diagram comparing the two stories. Or, help kids create their own fairy tale about a legendary feline or other animal. Help them learn about what constitutes a fairy tale or legend, and talk about the different kinds of stories that people write and tell.