History Film / CatPeople

16th Jun '16 10:47:33 AM Mdumas43073
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[[caption-width-right:350:[[RussianReversal In this movie,]] ''[[IncrediblyLamePun pussy eats you!]]'']]

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2nd Apr '16 10:43:38 PM JulianLapostat
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There was also a 1982 remake starring Creator/MalcolmMcDowell and Nastassja Kinski; it was a great deal [[BloodierAndGorier bloodier]] and more [[HotterAndSexier salacious]] than the original, expanded the original's sketchy backstory into a proper origin story for the cat people, and generally preferred to show what the original merely suggested. It's also very... very... ''slooooow''.

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There was also a 1982 remake by Creator/PaulSchrader starring Creator/MalcolmMcDowell and Nastassja Kinski; it was a great deal [[BloodierAndGorier bloodier]] and more [[HotterAndSexier salacious]] than the original, expanded the original's sketchy backstory into a proper origin story for the cat people, and generally preferred to show what the original merely suggested. It's also very... very... ''slooooow''.
''slooooow'' and it has Music/DavidBowie belt out a title track.
13th Jan '16 4:28:06 PM CantNotLookAtThisSite
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* NothingIsScarier: One of the most famous examples is the "Lewton Bus" scene, in which Alice is shown looking over her shoulder, walking faster and faster as the camera zooms in on her terrified face, before we are startled by a hiss. Spoiler: It's actually the hydraulic brakes on a passing bus. This scene is still terrifying over 70 years later!
** The film also makes a great deal of implication rather than outright explaining things, leaving a lot to the imagination.
4th Jun '15 6:26:06 AM Vandegraff1
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* AssHoleVictim: [[spoiler: Dr. Judd.]]

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* AssHoleVictim: AssholeVictim: [[spoiler: Dr. Judd.]]
18th Apr '15 9:00:39 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* TheLoinsSleepTonight: Early in the movie, Paul picks up a blonde in a cemetery, takes her to bed, and can't get it up. He breaks down in tears, crying that he was always afraid "it" would happen again; she comforts him that she knows how to take care of guys like him, and will make it better. And then "it" turns out to be, not failing to get it up, but turning into a black leopard and eating her.



* TheLoinsSleepTonight: Early in the movie, Paul picks up a blonde in a cemetery, takes her to bed, and can't get it up. He breaks down in tears, crying that he was always afraid "it" would happen again; she comforts him that she knows how to take care of guys like him, and will make it better. And then "it" turns out to be, not failing to get it up, but turning into a black leopard and eating her.
9th Mar '15 9:09:36 AM crazysamaritan
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* AlwaysNight: Much of the film is set at night, even the work scenes.



* [[AnimalsHateHim Animals Hate Her]]: The kitten Oliver buys for Irena hisses when she approaches it; when they go to the pet store to exchange it for a bird all the animals become agitated. Later, the bird dies of fright when Irena picks it up.
** Lampshaded by the pet store worker: "[[EvilDetectingDog Animals are ever so psychic]]. There are some people who just can't come in here."

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* [[AnimalsHateHim Animals Hate Her]]: AnimalsHateHer: The kitten Oliver buys for Irena hisses when she approaches it; when they go to the pet store to exchange it for a bird all the animals become agitated. Later, the bird dies of fright when Irena picks it up.
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up. Lampshaded by the pet store worker: "[[EvilDetectingDog Animals are ever so psychic]]. There are some people who just can't come in here."



* FilmNoir: A classic example featuring AlwaysNight, EmergingFromTheShadows and SmokingIsCool.

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* FilmNoir: A classic example featuring AlwaysNight, EmergingFromTheShadows and SmokingIsCool.
24th Feb '15 2:05:50 PM Trippetta
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* NeverTrustATrailer: The trailer makes the film seem like a horror film, presenting Irena's ghost as a threat to Amy.
9th Nov '14 7:39:32 PM Alberich
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* TheLoinsSleepTonight: Early in the movie, Paul picks up a blonde in a cemetery, takes her to bed, and can't get it up. He breaks down in tears, crying that he was always afraid "it" would happen again; she comforts him that she knows how to take care of guys like him, and will make it better. And then "it" turns out to be, not failing to get it up, but turning into a black leopard and eating the nearest human.

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* TheLoinsSleepTonight: Early in the movie, Paul picks up a blonde in a cemetery, takes her to bed, and can't get it up. He breaks down in tears, crying that he was always afraid "it" would happen again; she comforts him that she knows how to take care of guys like him, and will make it better. And then "it" turns out to be, not failing to get it up, but turning into a black leopard and eating the nearest human.her.
9th Nov '14 7:36:29 PM Alberich
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* GreenEyes: Irena has green eyes and is a werepanther. Her brother, however, also a werepanther, has violet eyes.

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* GreenEyes: Irena has green eyes and is a werepanther. Her brother, however, also a werepanther, has violet eyes. The title song (by David Bowie) begins, "See these eyes so green..."


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* TheLoinsSleepTonight: Early in the movie, Paul picks up a blonde in a cemetery, takes her to bed, and can't get it up. He breaks down in tears, crying that he was always afraid "it" would happen again; she comforts him that she knows how to take care of guys like him, and will make it better. And then "it" turns out to be, not failing to get it up, but turning into a black leopard and eating the nearest human.
8th Nov '14 5:00:42 PM Trippetta
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* KindHeartedCatLover: Alice, who plays with several cats throughout the movie.
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