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The Best Movies and Series in the Garfield Franchise

Updated November 5, 2019 426 votes 68 voters 1.3k views7 items

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These are the best Garfield movies and series the franchise has to offer. There are both live-action and animated films and TV shows that are all classics or at least memorable. That being said, one of them has to be the best of the Garfield franchise. Will it be the Garfield and Friends series that premiered in 1988 or maybe one of the follow-up films such as Garfield: The Movie, starring Bill Murray as the voice of Garfield, that will make it to the top of the list? You can help decide with your votes.

If you've ever asked yourself, how many Garfield movies are there? Look below to see all the films and series featuring your favorite Monday-hating, lasagna-loving cat listed with the year they were released so you can watch them chronologically or in order of best to worst.

Your votes will help determine the best movies and series in the Garfield franchise. Vote up the movies and series you loved and vote down the ones you didn't like to ensure the right film or TV show makes it to the top of the list. This will also let new Garfield fans know what to watch first.

  • Photo: Garfield 2 / 20th Century Fox
    Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties is a theatrical sequel to the 2004 live-action comedy film Garfield: The Movie. This film was directed by Tim Hill, produced by Davis Entertainment Company for 20th Century Fox, and was released in U.S. cinemas on June 16, 2006. A video game was developed, Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties, by The Game Factory....  more
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    Garfield and Friends is an American animated television series based on the comic strip Garfield by Jim Davis. The show was produced by Film Roman, in association with United Feature Syndicate and Paws, Inc., and ran on CBS Saturday mornings from September 17, 1988 to December 10, 1994, with reruns airing until October 7, 1995. Seven seasons of the series were produced. Regular segments feature both Garfield and U.S. Acres, a lesser-known comic strip also created by Davis. The latter was retitled Orson's Farm for foreign syndication, as that was the name of the comic strip outside of the United States. A total of 121 episodes were made, each consisting of two Garfield segments and one U.S....  more
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  • Photo: Garfield / 20th Century Fox
    Garfield: The Movie, or simply Garfield, is a 2004 American live-action comedy film directed by Peter Hewitt based on the Jim Davis comic strip of the same name. It stars Breckin Meyer as Jon Arbuckle, Jennifer Love Hewitt as Dr. Liz Wilson, and features Bill Murray as the voice of Garfield. Garfield the cat was created with computer animation, though all other animals were real. The film was produced by Davis Entertainment Company and 20th Century Fox. The film shares several similarities to the 1982 animated special Here Comes Garfield. The movie was released in the United States on June 11, 2004. Reviews of the movie were generally very negative, although Murray's voice work received...  more
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  • Photo: Garfield's Pet Force / 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
    Garfield's Pet Force is a 2009 CGI film based on characters from the Jim Davis comic strip Garfield and loosely based on the Pet Force novel series. It is the sequel to Garfield's Fun Fest. It is the final installment in the Garfield CGI Cartoon films. It was released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on June 16, 2009. It was written by Garfield creator Jim Davis. In 2010 it was released in 3-D....  more
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