Tom and Jerry: The Movie is a 1993 American animated musical buddy comedy film produced and directed by Phil Roman and released in Germany by Turner Pictures and in United States by Miramax Films. It is a feature-length film featuring the cat-and-mouse duo Tom and Jerry. It was the duo's first feature-length movie and the only one to receive a wide theatrical release. It also served as a comeback to the silver screen for the pair after being absent from film for 34 years. Joseph Barbera, co-creator of the characters, served as creative consultant.