SIFFRAFF Selects: Movie Cats

SIFF Staff | Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Cinema

Movie Cats

CatVideoFest returns with the best cat videos culled from countless unique submissions. In honor of this paw-sitively joyous occasion, SIFF staff have selected their favorite movie cats! Follow us on Letterboxd for more lists like these.

If you're mewing for further feline fun, don't miss our one-night-only screening of Tom Hooper's Cats (2019) on Friday, June 24th.

Adventures of Milo and Otis

The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)

Milo

- Picked by Marisa

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Cheshire Cat

- Picked by Marisa

Alien

Alien (1979)

Jonesy

- Picked by Marisa

An American Tail

An American Tail (1986)

Tiger

- Picked by Marisa

Fievel Goes West

An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)

Tiger

- Picked by Marisa

The Aristocats

The Aristocats (1970)

- Picked by Jennifer & Caroline P.

Austin Powers

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

“That makes me angry, and when Dr. Evil gets angry Mr. Bigglesworth gets upset. And when Mr. Bigglesworth gets upset, people DIE!”

- Picked by Carson

Bell, Book and Candle

Bell, Book and Candle (1958)

- Picked by Shelby

Breakfast at Tiffany's

Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

Cat

- Picked by Shelby & Caroline P.

Burning

Burning (2018)

Boil (or not-Boil?)

- Picked by Caroline B.

The Cat from Outer Space

The Cat from Outer Space (1978)

- Picked by Saz

A Cat in Paris

A Cat in Paris (2010)

- Picked by Marisa & Elodie

Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat (2003)

- Picked by Shelby

Cat People

Cat People (1942)

- Picked by Becca

The Cat Returns

The Cat Returns (2002)

The Cat King

- Picked by Marisa

Coraline

Coraline (2009)

- Picked by Marisa

Diamonds Are Forever

Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

- Picked by Elodie

Garfield

Garfield (2004)

- Picked by Marisa

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

Dubbed "the Marlon Brando of cat actors" according to cinemacats.com, Zgougou plays a cat that weaves through the entire story of A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, becoming a central character in the hypnotic vampire narrative.

- Picked by Caroline B.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

Hermione (after the Polyjuice potion mishap)

- Picked by Carley

Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus (1993)

Binx

- Picked by Madison

Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound (1980)

- Picked by Marisa

House

House (1977)

Blanche

- Picked by Marisa

Inside Llewyn Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

- Picked by Becca

Kedi

Kedi (2016)

- Picked by Marisa

Kiki's Delivery Service

Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)

Jiji

- Picked by Carley

The Matrix

The Matrix (1999)

Deja Vu

- Picked by Carley

Men in Black

Men in Black (1997)

Orion

- Picked by Carley

My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

Catbus

- Picked by Carley

Pet Sematary (1989)

Pet Sematary (1989)

- Picked by Marisa

Pet Sematary (2019)

Pet Sematary (2019)

- Picked by Marisa

The Princess Diaries

The Princess Diaries (2001)

Fat Louie

- Picked by Shelby

The Rabbi's Cat

The Rabbi's Cat (2011)

- Picked by Marisa

Scooby Doo on Zombie Island

Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island (1998)

- Picked by Carson

The Secret of Kells

The Secret of Kells (2009)

Pangur Ban

- Picked by Marisa

Shrek

Shrek 2 (2004)

Puss in Boots

- Picked by Carley

To Catch a Thief

To Catch a Thief (1955)

- Picked by Elodie

Tribute to Zgougou

Tribute to Zgougou the Cat (2002)

- Picked by Caroline B.

  • Date: June 14, 2022
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