Cat People

  • 1942
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Horror

Significant as the first of the literate, understated horror films Val Lewton produced for RKO in the 1940s, CAT PEOPLE is also notable for playing with audience imagination by refusing to show made-up movie monsters a la the Wolfman or Mr. Hyde. Although earlier films had linked horror and sexuality, Tourneur's study of a woman tainted by an ancient Balkan...read more

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Cat People - Official Trailer
01:04 — An American man marries a Serbian woman who fears she will turn into a cat person if they are intimate with each other.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Significant as the first of the literate, understated horror films Val Lewton produced for RKO in the 1940s, CAT PEOPLE is also notable for playing with audience imagination by refusing to show made-up movie monsters a la the Wolfman or Mr. Hyde. Although… (more)

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