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Writer:
Stephen King (screenplay)
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Release Date:
12 April 1985 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Through the eye of the cat, a twisted tail of macabre suspense from the author of CARRIE, The SHINING and THE DEAD ZONE. See more »
Plot:
A stray cat is the linking element of three tales of suspense and horror. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Revenge of the 80's: From the Works of Stephen King. See more (75 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Lewis Teague 
 
Writing credits
Stephen King (screenplay)

Produced by
Dino De Laurentiis .... producer
Martha De Laurentiis .... producer (as Martha Schumacher)
Milton Subotsky .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Alan Silvestri 
 
Cinematography by
Jack Cardiff (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Scott Conrad 
 
Casting by
Howard Feuer 
Jeremy Ritzer 
 
Production Design by
Mentor Huebner 
Giorgio Postiglione 
 
Art Direction by
Jeff Ginn  (as Jeffrey Ginn)
 
Costume Design by
Clifford Capone 
 
Makeup Department
Sandi Duncan .... makeup artist
Jeff Goodwin .... makeup artist
Barbara Page .... hair stylist
Carlo Rambaldi .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Juan Carlos Lopez .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kuki López Rodero .... first assistant director
Scott Maitland .... first assistant director: second unit
Bruce Moriarty .... second assistant director
Glenn Randall Jr. .... second unit director
Ian Woolf .... dga trainee
 
Art Department
Ángel Arriola .... model maker
David Brace .... model maker
David Brace .... plasterer
Michael Bush .... scenic artist
E.C. Chen .... set designer
Michael J. Hall .... carpenter
Mentor Huebner .... storyboard artist
Todd B. Lawson .... propmaker
Edward 'Tantar' LeViseur .... property master (as Edward LeViseur)
James F. Oñate .... painter
Carlo Postiglione .... props
Thomas Michael Ryan .... propmaker
Jeffrey Schlatter .... construction manager (as Jeffrey P. Schlatter)
Jacinto Soria .... model maker
Robert Testerman .... scenic artist
Kirk R. Thatcher .... storyboard artist (as Kirk Thatcher)
Mentor Huebner .... primary production illustrator and conceptual artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Mary Jo Devenney .... boom operator
J. Paul Huntsman .... adr supervisor
Rick Kline .... sound re-recording mixer
Robert J. Litt .... sound re-recording mixer (as Robert Litt)
Robert R. Rutledge .... supervising sound editor
Rod Schumacher .... cable person
Don Summer .... sound mixer
Elliot Tyson .... sound re-recording mixer
Jay Wilkinson .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Mike Edmonson .... special effects assistant
Jeff Jarvis .... special effects coordinator
Frank Schepler .... creature operator
Paolo Scipione .... creature operator
Steven Willis .... creature operator
 
Visual Effects by
Barry Nolan .... special visual effects
Emilio Ruiz del Río .... foreground models (as Emilio G. Ruiz)
 
Stunts
Jimmy Briscoe .... stunts
Cindy Folkerson .... stunts
Larry Holt .... stunts
Julius LeFlore .... stunts
Fred Lerner .... stunts
Bobby Porter .... stunts
Jeff Ramsey .... stunts
Glenn Randall Jr. .... stunt coordinator
Danny Rogers .... stunts (as Danny Rodgers)
Rod Schumacher .... stunts
Victoria Vanderkloot .... stunts
Laura Warner .... stunt double
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Neil Binney .... camera operator
John Ferguson .... gaffer: second unit
Jim Cody Harrington .... grip
Frank Heeney .... gaffer
John Holden .... second assistant camera: second unit
Jeff 'Moose' Howery .... dolly grip (as Jeff Howery)
Bobby Huber .... best boy (as Bob Huber)
Larry D. Jones .... grip
Roger McDonald .... focus puller
Christopher Ott .... camera apprentice
Paul Ryan .... additional photographer: second unit
John Sheeren .... second assistant camera
Steve Venetis .... electrician
Jürgen Vollmer .... still photographer
Ralph Watson .... first assistant camera: second unit
David Zimmerman .... key grip
 
Casting Department
Craig Fincannon .... additional casting
Mark Fincannon .... additional casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jayme Bednarczyk .... assistant costume designer (as Jayme A. Bednarczyk)
 
Editorial Department
Anne Couk .... first assistant editor
David Mann .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Joan Biel .... supervising music editor
Gilbert Marouani .... music consultant
Dennis S. Sands .... music scoring mixer (as Dennis Sands)
 
Transportation Department
Lee Siler .... transportation captain (as William Lee Siler)
 
Other crew
Mason Cardiff .... production assistant
Dino De Laurentiis .... presenter
John M. Eckert .... production executive
Chip Hackler .... production assistant
Suzanne Lore .... production coordinator
Karl Lewis Miller .... animal action
Carlo Rambaldi .... creatures
Sharron Reynolds .... script supervisor
Michael W. Stroud .... location manager (as Michael Stroud)
Ward Welton .... painting supervisor
Steven Zeller .... unit publicist
 
Thanks
William Emerson .... special thanks (as Mr. & Mrs. William Emerson)
The People of North Carolina .... special thanks
The People of Wilmington .... special thanks
Daniel Roth .... special thanks (as Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Roth)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"General" - USA (segment title)
"Quitters, Inc." - USA (segment title)
"The Ledge" - USA (segment title)
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Runtime:
94 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The first Stephen King film to receive a PG-13 rating.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Norris almost loses his balance and falls, we can see a hook on his shirt.See more »
Quotes:
Richard 'Dick' Morrison:[after being offered a cigarette at a party] Why don't you shove them up your ass, Hal?
Drunk businessman:What? Lit?
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Movie Connections:
References "Muppet Babies" (1984)See more »
Soundtrack:
96 TearsSee more »

FAQ

Why did Cressner make Johnny Norris circle around the ledge outside his high-rise condo?
Can the troll speak English?
How does the cat's adventure progress throughout the movie?
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17 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
Revenge of the 80's: From the Works of Stephen King., 7 August 2005

Cat's Eye (1985) was another film that was based upon the written work of Stephen King. Two of the three stories were taken form the short story collection NIGHT SHIFT. The movie is actually a decent watch and fans of the original source material will enjoy it as well as the average fan. An added bonus is the fact that the man himself wrote the screenplay!!

The movie is about a cat that has many adventures. Along it's way, an image of a girl keeps the cat going to it's destination. Along the way, he meets a man who has a smoking problem who'll go to great lengths to try and snuff his habit and the other is a broken down tennis player who's given a chance to redeem himself by completing a simple task. The cat's final destination is a girl who's tormented by a nasty little dude. WIll the cat affect those that cross it's past? What is that little dude that lives in the hole in the wall? All answers will be answered when you watch CAT"S EYE!

A good adaptation and a nice film. The only thing I didn't like was the silliness of the last episode. Some of the events in the final chapter come off as very contrived and clichéd. Other than that I had no problems. An enjoyable movie.

Recommended.

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