The Tragic Fate of Wilber the Cat (2019)

R | 3h 1min | Animation, Comedy, Drama | 25 December 2019 (USA)


Upon hearing the passing of the real Wilber the Cat, Wilber Bortz and his friends commit suicide and their souls terrorize their housemates, leaving them devastated and traumatized.

Director, Producers and Writer

Jonah Hill

Co-Producers: Jason Blum, Sam Raimi, Robert G. Tapert, Ryan Reynolds


Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Blake Michael (see full cast below)

Character Gallery

Main Characters

Recurring Characters


Cast overview, first billed only:

  • Nancy Cartwright-...-Ava Bortz
  • Yeardley Smith-...-Courtney Bortz
  • Blake Michael-...-Wilber Bortz
  • Francesca Capaldi-...-Daffodil Bortz
  • Katy Perry-...-Me-Mow Bortz
  • Debby Ryan-...-Trish Bortz
  • Trey Parker-...-Eric Bortz
  • Matt Stone-...-Luke Bortz
  • Ryan Reynolds-...-Vrooom and Ralph Bortz
  • Hugh Jackman-...-Scar Bortz
  • Jonah Hill-...-Rocky Bortz
  • Alex Russell-...-Banana Joe Bortz
  • Seth Rogen-...-Clay Bortz
  • Lauren Miller-...-Kitten Bortz
  • Raini Rodriguez-...-Tulip Bortz
  • Dan Castellaneta-...-Nick Bortz
  • Julie Kavner-...-Alexa Bortz



Written by Jonah Hill

Genres: Animation | Comedy | Drama | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence and sequences of terror throughout involving suicide, pervasive language, drug material and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications >>

Parents Guide: View content advisory >>


Country: USA

Language: English

Release Dates

25 December 2019 (USA, theatrical release)

31 March 2020 (USA, home release)

Company Credits

Production Companies



  • The film was originally scheduled for release on February 7, 2020, but Paramount Pictures decided to move it up to Christmas Day 2019 so that the film could be released at the end of the year.
  • This marks the final appearance of the main characters of this film. This means their voice actors will retire from voicing their character after this film releases.
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