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Stephen King's 'Cat's Eye' Reviews

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Jason Bailey
October 2, 2016
The list of films that genuinely capture the spirit of Stephen King - the darkness, humor, and cleverness that made his books and stories so irresistible - is surprisingly short. But 'Cat's Eye' deserves a place on that list.
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
October 2, 2016
Rather than serving as distractions, the self-referential shout-outs fit the overall mix of horror and humor.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
October 16, 2012
It's the anthology film I wish "Twilight Zone: The Movie" could have been.
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 8, 2005
A horror anthology written by Stephen King with two good segments enveloping a great one.
| Original Score: 3/5
Michael Szymanski
September 23, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Staci Layne Wilson
January 28, 2005
Fair frights, feline style.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
Stephen King seems to be working his way through the reference books of human phobias, and Cat's Eye is one of his most effective films.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
March 29, 2004
Uneven, but mildly diverting at times.
| Original Score: 3/5
Spence D.
IGN Movies
January 29, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Widgett Walls
October 6, 2003
Decent King adaptations shrouded with a weak framing story.
| Original Score: 3/5
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times
July 30, 2003
Amusing adaptation of a few Stephen King short stories -- if only smokers were treated in real life as they are in this film!
Read More | Original Score: 3/5

May 24, 2003
Although there are big problems with the horror compendium concept, this is worth seeing for James Woods alone, and the crafty use of The Police's 'Every Breath You Take.'
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Even though the mix contains lumps, Cat's Eye is the best screen adaptation of any King work since Brian De Palma's Carrie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Brian Mckay
March 21, 2003
A fairly uneven collection of short horror stories. The segment with James Woods, however, justifies the price of a rental
| Original Score: 3/5
August 2, 2002
A very interesting movie!
| Original Score: 3/5
Scott Weinberg
July 26, 2002
Entertaining PG-level thriller anthology.
| Original Score: 3/5
Bob Grimm
Las Vegas Mercury
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
January 1, 2001
| Original Score: 3/5
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Variety Staff
March 26, 2009
The three stories just don't connect and efforts to join them never work. However, an excellent roster of talent does try its best.
Rob Gonsalves
February 3, 2008
The film seems like a throwback not to old horror comics but to bad syndicated TV horror.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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