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Old 02-03-2013, 19:16
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3o5_cDSKM4
Meet this little monster from The Legend of Hell House, this is one cat you wouldn't want to stroke. Any more cat clips from horror films?
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Old 02-03-2013, 19:20
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A friend of mine lives in North Carolina and one of his cats was used in the movie Cat's Eye.
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Old 02-03-2013, 19:22
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A friend of mine lives in North Carolina and one of his cats was used in the movie Cat's Eye.
Not heard of that one, but there was a film called Eye of the Cat, where an eccentric old lady's cats attack two people who are trying to defraud her, and coincidentally starred Gail Hunnicutt, who was also in The Legend of Hell House.
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Old 02-03-2013, 19:26
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Different point but I was talking about cats in horror films the other night when a mate asked if there were any good recent horrors.

I said no and the only usual time you jump in any type of horror film, good or bad, is when a cat jumps out of nowhere
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Old 02-03-2013, 19:32
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Never works for me, being a cat lover. Just cant find cats scary.

And it's often very obvious when cats are supposed to be scary on screen that they are being taunted, pushed, shoved and thrown at people.

And if they attack and have to eat people etc...it's probably a dummy stuffed with cat food etc.

I guess the most iconic cat sequence in a movie for me is Jonesey in Alien...the sequence where it sees the big alien for the first time and hisses looks pretty real...though in reality it was probably just shown a picture of Anne Widdecombe naked or something...
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Old 02-03-2013, 19:36
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A special mention for Church from Pet Semetary.
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Old 02-03-2013, 19:36
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I admit I can't watch any horror films featuring cats because it's pretty obvious that most were controlled in a way that makes me feel uncomfortable. I hate it when I see a cat snarls because it's too bloody obvious that it is scared, unhappy or being taunted. And that upsets me.

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And it's often very obvious when cats are supposed to be scary on screen that they are being taunted, pushed, shoved and thrown at people.
Exactly.
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Old 02-03-2013, 19:49
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Never works for me, being a cat lover. Just cant find cats scary.

And it's often very obvious when cats are supposed to be scary on screen that they are being taunted, pushed, shoved and thrown at people.

And if they attack and have to eat people etc...it's probably a dummy stuffed with cat food etc.

I guess the most iconic cat sequence in a movie for me is Jonesey in Alien...the sequence where it sees the big alien for the first time and hisses looks pretty real...though in reality it was probably just shown a picture of Anne Widdecombe naked or something...
I like it after Brett gets munched on by the alien Jonesy smiles in admiration , kinda like one predator admiring another .
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Old 02-03-2013, 20:01
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The Uncanny was a horror about cats.
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Old 02-03-2013, 20:18
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What a stupid thread
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Old 02-03-2013, 23:05
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The Original The Grudge had a very creepy kitty cat.
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Old 03-03-2013, 00:24
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For God's sake, woman. Just feed the damned thing.
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Old 03-03-2013, 13:16
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What a stupid thread
You've clearly never been on the Big Brother board where people yap about housemates 99.9 pc of the population have forgotten about.
Actually the role of cats in films is quite interesting, and not just in horror. Ernst Blofeld would be far less interesting if he didn't have his white cat with him and the affection he shows towards the cat is completely at odds with his personality.
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Old 03-03-2013, 13:25
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Riker is terrorised by Data's cat Spot (and Jones from Alien, apparently)....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgjoYEkCTB8


Brilliantly edited.
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Old 03-03-2013, 14:05
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There was a scene in The Collector horror film with a black cat

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Old 03-03-2013, 14:10
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Cat's Eye, is a great film about cats.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088889/
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Old 03-03-2013, 20:59
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Gramalkin from Night of the Demon.

John Holden (Dana Andrews) gets into quite a fight when Grimalkin changes from a domestic cat into what appears to be a small leopard. When Julian Karswell (Niall MacGinnis) appears and tells him that Grimalkin is a demonic watchcat with a traditional medieval name, it all makes much more sense.
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Old 03-03-2013, 21:02
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Lucio Fulci - Black Cat isnt bad. Dario Argento's Inferno has a cat attack scene too.
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Old 03-03-2013, 21:08
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It makes you wonder whether they actually throw cats in some of these films like when one suddenly jumps through an open window.
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Old 03-03-2013, 21:09
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The ones in Inferno are definatley being chucked at the actress.
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Old 03-03-2013, 21:36
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There was a scene in The Collector horror film with a black cat

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I was actually just thinking about that.

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Old 03-03-2013, 22:03
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I was actually just thinking about that.

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yeah, thats right, thanks i forgot ..that scene was pretty errr
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Old 03-03-2013, 23:19
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The Cat In Pet cemetery 1
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Old 04-03-2013, 09:59
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"Cat's Eyes" is great, a collection of Stephen King, short stories linked by the cat, the "Goblin" in the last story was terrifying when I was younger.
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Old 04-03-2013, 23:27
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Gramalkin from Night of the Demon.

John Holden (Dana Andrews) gets into quite a fight when Grimalkin changes from a domestic cat into what appears to be a small leopard. When Julian Karswell (Niall MacGinnis) appears and tells him that Grimalkin is a demonic watchcat with a traditional medieval name, it all makes much more sense.
looks a bit dated now, but one of the scariest horror films I have ever seen.

all in the mind.

although i think karswell would have been slightyl less forgiving of his mother
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