Kitten with a Whip (1964)

Kitten with a Whip (1964)




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In this exploitation film, a sadistic juvenile delinquent stabs a matron and sets fire to the reformatory where she has been staying. After busting out, she heads to the house of an aspiring politician. The voluptuous fugitive is difficult to resist, and soon she is busily destroying the man's life.
Action & Adventure , Classics , Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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John Forsythe
as David Stratton
as Jody Dvorak
Skip Ward
as Buck Vogel
Diane Sayer
as Midge
Ann Doran
as Mavis Varden
Patrick Whyte
as Philip Varden
Audrey Dalton
as Virginia
Leo Gordon
as Enders
Patricia Tiara
as Striptease Dancer
Nora Marlowe
as Matron
Jerry Dunphy
as Newscaster
Doodles Weaver
as Salty Sam
Hal Hopper
as Chauffeur
Gary Lockwood
as Minor Role (uncredited)
James Ward
as Buck
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Critic Reviews for Kitten with a Whip

All Critics (9)

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Full Review… | March 25, 2009
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Full Review… | May 8, 2005
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Full Review… | April 21, 2011
House Next Door

The laughs keep coming, and the biggest one is always when existentialist Grant (Richard Anderson) barks to Troy Donahue-like Ron (Peter Brown), "Now cool it, you creep, and co-exist!"

Full Review… | February 23, 2011
House Next Door

A ridiculous piece of sixties hokum, but at least we get to look at Margret...

Full Review… | May 29, 2010
Cinema Crazed

The film bristles with dramatic and prurient possibilities, only about ten percent of which are realized.

Full Review… | May 4, 2010
East Bay Express

Audience Reviews for Kitten with a Whip


Caught the MST3K version of this and it was a helluva lot of fun, would actually be interested in seeing the unedited original at some point, just to see what I might've missed on the first viewing. Give it a rental!

Bill Bryant
Bill Bryant

Not a good movie by any means, but I enjoyed it. Ann-Margaret acts so over the top as the young manipulative JD, I couldn't help but love her. Forsythe was wonderful too, although I kept imagining he was his character from Bachelor Father, which just made it more interesting for me. The story is well constructed too, but the ending isn't all that believable. So, enjoy it for what the description calls 'camp' value.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer


Overall a bland slow story with stale acting and uninteresting characters. The plot goes no where, although somehow ends up satisfying. There are some entertaining moments, but nothing too memorable.

Wes Shad
Wes Shad

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