Teenage Catgirls in Heat

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Teenage Catgirls in Heat
DVD cover for Teenage Catgirls in Heat
Directed by Scott Perry
Produced by Scott Perry
Grace Smith
Written by Scott Perry
Grace Smith
Starring Dave Cox
Esmeralda Huffhines
Gary Graves
Helen Griffiths
Carrie Vanston
Nancy VanHoozer
Music by Randy Buck
Nenad Vugrinec
Cinematography Thad Halcli
Distributed by Troma Entertainment
Release date
Running time
95 minutes
Language English

Teenage Catgirls in Heat (originally titled Catgirls) is a 1993 comedy film co-written and directed by Scott Perry and distributed by Troma Entertainment.


The film is set in a small town, where an Egyptian cat god manifests in the form of a cheap statue. He turns cats into human women, and directs them to procreate with and thereafter kill human men, and take over the world. Ralph, a bumbling hitchhiker, and Warren, a "cat exterminator", join forces against the cats, but Ralph inadvertently falls for Cleo, one of the cats turned into human form.


Teenage Catgirls in Heat was filmed in Austin, Texas.[1][2]


Marc Savlov for The Austin Chronicle gave the film one star out of 5. He found the dialogue bad, and the violence "cheesy".[1] Richard Propes of The Independent Critic gave it a grade of A-, calling it "the ultimate B-movie."[3] Film critic Joe Bob Briggs gave it four stars and called it a "pretty decent [film]".[2] TV Guide rated the film at two out of four stars, stating that "this is one of the better independent films to be released on video by Troma. Unfortunately, this genial parody eventually sinks under the constraints of a miniscule budget."[4] Joe Kane in Phantom of the Movies' Videoscope, said the film "happily lives up to its madcap moniker", giving it three stars out of four and praising the script and actors' performances.[5]


  1. ^ a b Savlov, Marc (February 17, 1995). "Film Review: Teenage Catgirls in Heat". The Austin Chronicle. Retrieved December 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Briggs, Joe Bob (July 29, 1994). "Teenage Catgirls in Heat". Joebobbriggs.com. Archived from the original on January 19, 2010. Retrieved December 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ Propes, Richard. "Teenage Catgirls in Heat Review". Theindependentcritic.com. Retrieved December 21, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Teenage Catgirls In Heat". TV Guide. Retrieved 27 December 2016. 
  5. ^ Kane, Joe (2000). The Phantom of the Movies' Videoscope: The Ultimate Guide to the Latest, Greatest, and Weirdest Genre Videos. New York City: Three Rivers Press. p. 459. Retrieved 27 December 2016. 

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