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Catwoman (2004)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Fantasy | 23 July 2004 (USA)
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A shy woman, endowed with the speed, reflexes, and senses of a cat, walks a thin line between criminal and hero, even as a detective doggedly pursues her, fascinated by both of her personas.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dr. Ivan Slavicky
Berend McKenzie ...
Chase Nelson-Murray ...
Kid #1
Manny Petruzzelli ...
Kid #2
Harley Reiner ...
Kid #3


Catwoman is the story of shy, sensitive artist Patience Philips, a woman who can't seem to stop apologizing for her own existence. She works as a graphic designer for Hedare Beauty, a mammoth cosmetics company on the verge of releasing a revolutionary anti-aging product. When Patience inadvertently happens upon a dark secret her employer is hiding, she finds herself in the middle of a corporate conspiracy. What happens next changes Patience forever. In a mystical twist of fate, she is transformed into a woman with the strength, speed, agility and ultra-keen senses of a cat. With her newfound prowess and feline intuition, Patience becomes Catwoman, a sleek and stealthy creature balancing on the thin line between good and bad. Like any wildcat, she's dangerous, elusive and untamed. Her adventures are complicated by a burgeoning relationship with Tom Lone, a cop who has fallen for Patience but cannot shake his fascination with the mysterious Catwoman, who appears to be responsible for a ... Written by Austin4577@aol.com

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Action | Crime | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for action violence and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 July 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled 'Batman Returns' Spin-off  »


Box Office


$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,155,000, 23 July 2004, Limited Release

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Ashley Judd was originally slated for the lead role. See more »


Before Catwoman's first fight with the hit man, she jumps through the rooftops of the city and has no whip. When she gets to the bar where the thug is, she has a whip tied to her hip. See more »


[first lines]
Catwoman: [voiceover] It all started on the day that I died. If there had been an obituary, it would have described the unremarkable life of an unremarkable woman, survived by no one. But there was no obituary, because the day that I died was also the day I started to live. But that comes later. This was my life. Days blended together, consistently ordinary, thanks to a job that was the practical version of my passion. I was supposed to be an artist by now. Instead, I was designing ads for ...
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Written by Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (as Mikkel Eriksen), Hallgeir Rustan, Tor Erik Hermansen (as Tor Erik Hermansen),
Alesha Dixon, Sabrina Washington and Su-Elise Nash
Performed by Mis-Teeq
Courtesy of Warner Music U.K. Ltd.
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing
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Crap...caught on film!
14 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

Wow...I have never seen such horrendous footage in my life! I would normally never knock something without having seen it in its entirety, but this film is utter $hit! Put it back in the litter box and throw it out!

I've seen about 45 minutes of footage and it really looks like something someone did as a flash film and they thought "Hmm...this would look cool on film!!"

I think it's total and utter betrayal of the character's roots is bad enough, but to compound that by ripping off elements from other comic-based action films (The Crow, Spider-Man 1 & 2, etc.) is just adding more nails to this already sealed coffin.

The only positive reviews I have read seem to say that "It wasn't as bad as everyone said it was, but it was bad". That isn't a positive review. The only people who enjoyed this film are pre-pubescent guys who will never know the touch of a woman without shucking out a few hundred bucks for it.

This film is a disgrace to comics, movies, and mankind in general, and any woman who thinks this film is "empowering" is probably some young promiscuous woman will will be called "MAMA" before she hit age 17.

Beware this movie, and avoid it like the freaking' plague.

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