Cat People (1982) 1080p YIFY Movie

Cat People (1982) 1080p

Cat People is a movie starring Nastassja Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, and John Heard. A young woman's sexual awakening brings horror when she discovers her urges transform her into a monstrous black leopard.

IMDB: 6.14 Likes

  • Genre: Fantasy | Horror
  • Quality: 1080p
  • Size: 2.25G
  • Resolution: / fps
  • Language: English
  • Run Time: 118
  • IMDB Rating: 6.1/10 
  • MPR: Normal
  • Peers/Seeds: 4 / 1

The Synopsis for Cat People (1982) 1080p

The Cat People originated way back in time, when humans sacrificed their women to leopards, who mated with them. Cat People look similar to humans, but must mate with other Cat People before they transform into panthers. Irene Gallier was raised by adoptive parents and meets her older brother Paul for the first time since childhood. We follow brother and sister - who seem to be the only ones of their kind left.


The Director and Players for Cat People (1982) 1080p

[Director]Paul Schrader
[Role:]Malcolm McDowell
[Role:]John Heard
[Role:]Nastassja Kinski
[Role:]Annette O'Toole


The Reviews for Cat People (1982) 1080p


Beauty and the Beast in one?Reviewed byCoventryVote: 7/10

I'm writing this review after just having finished watching Cat People and I'm suffering from mixed feelings a bit.... I certainly expected it to be better and more valuable than this?especially because the I heard so much praising on it. Paul Schrader remakes the brilliant 1942 classic with the same title. The original Jacques Tourneur version was terrific because of the simple ? yet very effective ? basic plot story, but Schrader adds so many elements to this that it loses its charm. Also, there were the stress was on the mystery in the original?Schrader fully goes for the erotic undertones (like incest, virginity or just plain voyeurism) . And unfortunately?the negative elements don't even stop there. As a viewer, you never really have feeling with the main characters in Cat People and the whole film just is too slow! For a movie that constantly features a black leopard?it could have used a little more tempo. Still, this film can't be bashed entirely of course, as it still is a stylish and very brutal 80's horror highlight. Nastassja Kinski basically makes every film look good and she's damn sexy here, as the confused beauty torn between incest prepositions (by Malcolm McDowell?famous for other cult-hits like Caligula and A Clockwork Orange) and sincere declarations of love by John Heard (C.H.U.D) . Some of the sequences in Cat People are really fascinating and fairly gore?like for example the thrilling arm-amputation, Kinski's colorful hunting adventure and the descent in Malcolm McDowell's terror dungeon. You can almost smell death in that scene. Unfortunately, the pivot scene are practically copied from the original shot by shot. Like the pool-scene only updated with a little bit of naked Anette O'Toole flesh?

If you're intrigued by the synopsis of Cat People, I strongly recommend to hunt down the original version and most likely the sequel `Curse of the Cat People' as well. I haven't seen that one myself, but I can easily imagine it's more than decent. Or, if you want to learn more about Paul Shrader's work in cinema, you'll be better off by renting Mishima, Light Sleeper or even American Gigolo. Cat People doesn't really represent his talent if you ask me.

Channeling A Sexual Beast: 80s StyleReviewed byikennethriosVote: 9/10

Despite having been young, semi-conscious (I was under five years old) and possessing few actual memories of the nineteen eighties, the decade has a certain personal eroticism for me. The powdery skin, shimmering camera-work, the outrageous kink and camp of the clothing, the archetypal section of dim-minded actresses performing with the joyful vacant-eyed faces of children: these all stir my heart. The film Cat People was a smarter film when compared to too much of the artistic output of the nineteen eighties but it also suffered from the strangeness of the times. First of all, Nastassja Kinski has a sublime beauty that would attract in any decade but was especially characteristic of ideal notions of sexiness for those years. Her eyebrow were that exquisite Madonna-esquire thick, her lips in a permanent state of partial openness with full-on pout, her hair cut to that boyish cute, and her shoulder pads speaking volumes about her feminine authority. Even her cat-like demeanor, connected to the premise of the film, was equivalent to popular depictions of women as sex kittens. In essence, her performances in the film can be interpreted as one of the finest expressions of the nineteen eighties soft-lit, softcore pornographic aesthetic.

Secondly, as a horror film, it managed to offer moments of decent creepiness in the vein of the times. Fear, of course, has been a universal and timeless emotion yet it can be provoked in a manner reflective of the era. The Germans of centuries ago used grim and blood-spattered folk tales to frighten, director Paul Schrader used shadow. Shadows were such a magnificent aspect of the nineteen eighties aesthetic because their perfect in lockstep with the soft-lit light (consider the Vogue video). Schrader employed shadows in an eerie manner that kept the viewer guessing, achieving what few horror directors actual get from their audiences: fearful concern about what was in the dark. Consider two scenes: when Malcolm McDowell lunges from the shadows as the beast and when Nastassja Kinski has a passion moment in that darkened room. Schrader brilliance was to make the shadow both fearful and erotic: the dark has been traditional as fear-provoker and yet can be quite intimate as well. In mixing the two emotions successfully, Schrader made the film a unique creature for the horror genre.

Third, that soundtrack Giorgio Moroder and Bowie crafted must be one of the strangest in the history of film. Starting off on a campy note, the music over the reddish desert of the first scene ought to make a person either laugh or weep but it does get better. Listen to it; it goes with the images on screen like magic.

This movie will make you purr, profusely!Reviewed byGOWBTWVote: 9/10

This is one of the most erotic horror films I have ever seen. Cat people who mate with their own kind is typical, but suppose one of them decides to go outside her kind and just want to find romance and not save her species from extinction. The two cat people are orphans and they want to mate with each other because there are no others around. Irena(Nastassja Kinski) and brother Paul(Malcom McDowell) are the last of the breed who follows the way of their kind. Paul on the other hand venture on the hunt and is later found in the city zoo. in panther mode. Irena finds a human mate, and is smitten by him. The brother disapproves, and decides to have him killed. Well he did kill one of the keepers in the zoo by tearing off him arm and he bleeds to death. He really did more damage when he called up a call girl and and attacked her in cat mode. This movie has a lot to go by, the erotica, the mood, the intensity, and the humor this movie got to offer. It's a real keeper in my book. Tired of werewolves or vampires? "Cat People" is for you! 4 out of 5 stars!

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