Articles about: “Cat People”

"Cat People"
“Cat People”

Directed by Jacques Tourneur, produced by Val Lewton, and written by DeWitt Bodeen. Starring Simone Simon and Kent Smith. RKO, 1942.

In Production: 07/28/42—08/21/42
Released: 12/25/42

Cost: $147,000
Domestic Earnings: $360,000
Foreign Earnings: $175,000
Total Earnings: $535,000
Total Profit: $183,000

Stream it on: Warner Archive
Rent it on: iTunes / Amazon / Google Play
Buy it on: Blu-ray (Criterion) / DVD (Criterion)

Simone Simon and Kent Smith in "Cat People"

Review: Jacques Tourneur’s “Cat People,” Starring Simone Simon

The first film of RKO’s new B-horror unit is a unique and unnerving tale from producer Val Lewton and director Jacques Tourneur.