A remake of the 1942 Jacques Tourneur horror/noir classic, Cat People, stars Natassia Kinski as Irena, a beautiful young woman who discovers love for the first time, only to find that the experience brings tragic consequences. The tremendous passion of this girl's first romantic love is so strong, however, it bypasses the chaos around her - including the extraordinary demands of her brother Macolm McDowell, A Clockwork Orange) - as it pushes her own bizarre destiny. Written and directed by Paul Schrader (Hardcore, American Gigolo, Affliction), this erotic fantasy about the passion and terror surrounding this first love also stars John Heard (C.H.U.D.), Annette O'Toole (48 Hrs.), Ruby Dee (Do The Right Thing) and Lynn Lowry (They Came From Within).

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Cat People (1982)

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Horror/Fantasy/Drama · 1h 58m · 4/2/1982

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An erotic fantasy for the animal in us all.

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A remake of the 1942 Jacques Tourneur horror/noir classic, Cat People, stars Natassia Kinski as Irena, a beautiful young woman who discovers love for the first time, only to find that the experience brings tragic consequences. The tremendous passion of this girl's first romantic love is so strong, however, it bypasses the chaos around her - including the extraordinary demands of her brother Macolm McDowell, A Clockwork Orange) - as it pushes her own bizarre destiny. Written and directed by Paul Schrader (Hardcore, American Gigolo, Affliction), this erotic fantasy about the passion and terror surrounding this first love also stars John Heard (C.H.U.D.), Annette O'Toole (48 Hrs.), Ruby Dee (Do The Right Thing) and Lynn Lowry (They Came From Within).

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

RKO Pictures, Universal Pictures

Budget

$18,000,000

Revenue

$7,000,000
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Nastassja Kinski

Irena Gallier (as Nastassia Kinski)
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Frankie Faison

Detective Brandt
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Fausto Barajas

Otis
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Terc Martinez

Cub Scout
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Marco St. John

Policeman
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Gregory Gatto

Cub Scout
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Ray Wise

Soap Opera Man
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Julie Denney

Carol
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Robert Pavlovich

Ted (as Robert Pavlovitch)
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Annette O'Toole

Alice Perrin
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Ruby Dee

Female
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Ed Begley Jr.

Joe Creigh
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Jo Ann Dearing

Soap Opera Woman
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Ron Diamond

Detective Ron Diamond
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James Deeth

Second Helicopter Pilot
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Charles Joseph Konya Jr.

Policeman
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Don Hood

Train Station Agent
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David Ross McCarty

Man in Airport
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John Heard

Oliver Yates
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Lynn Lowry

Ruthie
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John Larroquette

Bronte Judson
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Brett Alexander

Cub Scout
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Malcolm McDowell

Paul Gallier
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John C. Isbell

Police Officer
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John H. Fields

Massage Parlor Manager
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Roger E. Reid

Policeman (as Roger Reid)
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Francine Segal

Church Woman
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Tessa Richarde

Billie
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Marisa Folse

Indian Girl
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Craig Deroche

Homeless Person (uncredited)
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David Blackwell

Staring Man on Bus (uncredited)
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Arione De Winter

Indian Village Mother
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David Showacre

Man in Bar
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Emery Hollier

Yeatman Brewer
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Neva Gage

Cat-Like Woman
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Harry Hauss

First Helicopter Pilot (as Harold D. Hauss)
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Patricia Perkins

Taxi Driver
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Berry Berenson

Sandra
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The Black Pope

D.J. (voice)
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Stephen Marshal

Moonie
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Scott Paulin

Bill Searle
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Stocker Fontelieu

Priest (uncredited)
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Danelle Hand

Indian Girl
Crew
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Paul Schrader

Director
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Paul Schrader

Writer
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DeWitt Bodeen

Writer
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Alan Ormsby

Writer
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Charles W. Fries

Producer
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John Bailey

Cinematograpy
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Ned Humphreys

Editor
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Jacqueline Cambas

Editor
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Jere Huggins

Editor
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Giorgio Moroder

Music
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Charles L. Campbell

Sound
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Edward Richardson

Art
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Cat People

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1/21/2014

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Cat People

(DVD, Keep Case (HD, Low))

8/27/2002

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Cat People

(HD DVD)

12/23/2007

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Cat People

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Cat People

(DVD)

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