From drama to horror, to action and sometimes in comedy, cats have played an important role in some of the greatest films in Hollywood. The Godfather, The Long Goodbye, and Men in Black are some of the popular movies involving cats.
Human obsession towards cats is apparent and sometimes it gets exhibited in an extraordinary style like in the movie Keanu where 7 tabby kittens were used to shoot the movie. This movie is based on retrieving the stolen kitten.
Like Kenau many more movies have used kitten in the main lead role or as the supporting actor. We will discuss here some of the famous movies casting cats in a significant role.
All-time Favorite Cat Movies
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
The most interesting fact about this movie involving the feline is that nine cats had given the audition for this role. Finally, a professionally trained cat actor Orangey was selected for the character. Being trained helped immensely to use the cat as a sandwich between two love birds amidst continuously falling raindrops. For her role in the movie, Orangey was given the Patsy Award which is equivalent to the Oscar for humans.
The Sick Kitten
The Sick Kitten movie moves around two children who play a doctor-patient game with a kitten suffering from an unknown disease. Finally, when the kitten licks the medicine (which actually is milk), she gets cured in no time. Both the children congratulate each other on their success with a winning smile on their faces.
‘Men in Black’ – Orion
Often you see a cat playing the role of a pet or a co-star to the main lead, but you would never have seen a cat as a guardian of the whole galaxy. Orion in this movie has played the role of a protagonist who protects …