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A Gift from Bob (2021)

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Christmas gifts come in all shapes and sizes. For James (Luke Treadaway), a struggling street musician, a very special one arrives in the form of Bob, a strong-willed stray cat who wanders into James's tiny flat. Bob enriches James's life, giving him companionship, purpose, and a large, new audience. When Animal Welfare officers threaten to take Bob, the local community rallies to help James and Bob -- sparking a journey that takes the pair to places they never imagined in this heartwarming, spirit-lifting movie for the whole family.

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Cast

Daisy Badger
as Becky the vet
Poppy Roe
as Denise
Stuart Whelan
as Police officer
Daniel Eghan
as Chauffeur
Jamie Bacon
as Chugger
Aretha Ayeh
as Officer Jarvis
Dominic Cazenove
as Politician
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Critic Reviews for A Gift from Bob

All Critics (19) | Top Critics (3)

It's hard not to smile at a film that says it's a good thing to care for other creatures...my film critic faculties went out the wall, because yeah, I agree with that.

November 11, 2020 | Full Review…

Bob's gift will almost certainly be embraced by a Covid-captive audience.

November 8, 2020 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

It's an undemanding, telly-ish film, with as many surprises as the Queen's speech. But like I say, a hot water bottle of a story.

November 5, 2020 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
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A sweet, charming and heartwarming movie for the whole family.

November 4, 2021 | Rating: 8.13814/10 | Full Review…

Likely to please any family audience that understands how the cheeriest stories need a bit of well-fashioned gloom to really shine.

December 3, 2020 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

No, even I wasn't expecting A Streetcat Named Bob to spawn a sequel. And yet, A Christmas Gift From Bob (I can't believe I'm typing this either) isn't too awful a film.

December 2, 2020 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

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