The Black Cat

  • 1990

41 %
53 %
$ 4 Million

The Black Cat is a 1990 English-language Horror movie. The Facts in the Case of Mr. Valdemar: The gold-digger Jessica Valdemar and her lover Dr. Robert Hoffman plot a scheme to take the money of her old and terminal husband Ernest Valdemar. Robert has hypnotized Valdemar to give his money to Jessica. Out of the blue, Valdemar dies while hypnotized and is stranded between the world of the living and the dead. Robert finds the experience fascinating and Valdemar asks him to take him out of the trance since other spirits are stalking him. However Jessica shots the corpse of Valdemar twice expecting to finish his contact with the world of the living. But soon she learns that Valdemar had been already possessed by evil forces. The Black Cat: In Pennsylvania, the tabloid photographer Roderick Usher that explores gruesome crime scenes where Detective Legrand is investigating. Rod has been living for four years with his girlfriend Annabel, who is a violinist. When she brings a stray black cat home, Rod immediately hates the animal. Soon Rod takes photos torturing the cat for his book and the cat vanishes. When Annabel s the photos of the cat in a bookstore, she concludes that Rod killed her cat and she decides to leave him. Meanwhile Rod finds a stray cat in a bar identical to the one he killed and the owner Eleonora gives the animal to him. Annabel is leaving the house but she overhears the cat and returns to her room. Rod kills her and builds a wall to hide her body behind a bookshelf and prepares a solid alibi. But his fate is doomed by the black cat. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The black cat features Adrienne Barbeau, Ramy Zada, Bingo O'malley, Jeff Howell, E.g. Marshall, Harvey Keitel and Tom Savini. It was released on 25th January 1990. The film made a box office gross of $21 million.

Release Date 25 JAN 1990
Budget $ 9 MILLION




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