“Supercats! A Supercut of Cats in Movies” is the ultimate proof there should be an Academy Award category for Best Performance by a Feline in a Supporting Role. Featuring over a century of cats on film, the supercut puts the acting range of these furry little performers on full display. Playing best friends (1961's Breakfast at Tiffany’s, 1974's Harry and Tonto), villains’ sidekicks (1967's You Only Live Twice, 1997's Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery), aliens (1978's The Cat From Outer Space), demons (1989's Pet Sematary), and more, the cats of cinema know how to activate our emotions with the twitch of a whisker. Check out some of the most adorable—and occasionally terrifying—feline performances of the last hundred years above.

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