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Purr-fect Cinema: Must-Watch Movies for Cat Lovers

Purr-fect Cinema Must-Watch Movies for Cat Lovers

Even though cats have cheered people up for all times, there is something special about films in which they become the main heroes of the story. Whether it is an adrenaline-inducing journey with a cat’s whiskers or a fantastic tale of love between humans and their feline friends, these movies immortalize the relationship between man and his four-legged comrades. Thus, find your suitable blanket, hug your purring pal, and dive into the world of cinematography in these “must watch” movies for cat lovers.

Kedi (2016)

Travel the vibrant streets of Istanbul where these thousands of stray cats are making their homes on the delivery route of the everyday life of the city. “Kedi” is a documentary that possesses the power to mesmerize, and indeed it does this by masterfully capturing the essence of these tough animals and the transformative effect they have on the people. Through heart-to-heart interviews and powerful shots of nature, this film beautifully expresses the splendor of the bond between people and cats in a way that is emotionally moving, and a trigger to a higher awareness.

A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)

The Stories of James Bowen and his beloved ginger feline, named Bob. That’s the central message of this meaningful film about friendship and second chances. Trying to leave behind drugs and homelessness, James makes an unexpected friend in Bob, whom he refers to as his best buddy and the heaven-sent personifier of hope. Together they set out on a path of healing and hope. In the end, those two are not only cat’s caregivers, but also that devotion of a cat saves the lives that one didn’t expect.

Nine Lives (2016)

This film is a feel-good comedy with Kevin Spacey in the lead role playing a very busy and demanding businessman who one day wakes up in the body of the family cat. As the he struggles to come to terms with his new form of cat, he slowly come back to his loved ones and discover again what family really means to him. Including an all-star cast and ton of laughs, “Nine Lives” is a cheerful ride that will undoubtedly bring you a lot of fun.

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Under the direction of the Coen Brothers the movie “Inside Llewyn Davis” takes viewers into the world of a struggling folk musician (Oscar Isaac) who performed in the Greenwich Village folk scene in the early 1960s. Llewyln meets a ginger tabby cat named Ulysses and doesn’t hesitate to ensure the cat’s welfare, even if it is an unwilling friend from his sometimes chaotic journey. Even though Ulysses bothers or cheers up the Llewyn, he occasionally turns out to be a source of a little bit of whimsicality in the grim and sometimes sad story.

Pet Sematary (2019)

As with the novel of the same title, “Pet Sematary” is a horror film that follows a family who relocates to a remote part of Maine and accidentally comes across a secret burial site hidden along the forest path. As the main theme the movie tackles supernatural occurrences around the burial ground, as well, the pet cat belonging to the family named Church is central to the setting of the eerie scene. How unsettling Church’s behavior gets after being brought back to life in the burying ground throws an extra shade of tension into the story of grief and loss.


From a rabid cat lover to someone who would prefer to watch just a lighthearted and heartwarming film, this movie has something for everyone. From mouse-chase adventures to heart-warming documentaries, each film encapsulates and portrays the incredible and special relationship between humans and their feline friends in its own unique way. So, gather with your feline friend and prepare for a purr-fect movie night!