If you’re tiptoeing around a horror movie, you better watch out: You’re probably about to get pelted with a cat. Those things are hiding everywhere: cupboards, closets, car engines ... and they always jump out hissing and angry as if spring-loaded, or thrown by the director from off-screen.
For the complete list of movies in this supercut, head over to Slacktory (just watch out for cats).
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It’s also a mess. Can the movies do better?