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100+ Movie-Inspired Cat Names – Disney, Famous, & Colored Cat Names

Written by: Christian Adams

Last Updated on February 12, 2024 by Catster Editorial Team

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100+ Movie-Inspired Cat Names – Disney, Famous, & Colored Cat Names

We like to think that everyone loves movies. Whether it’s action, animated, or a sweet ol’ rom-com, we usually find one or two we can relate to. So when it comes to naming our pets, we often find comfort in pairing our little furry friends with a name that reminds us of our favorite flick. Maybe it’s a funny character from a comedy that had us in stitches or a childhood reference that takes us back to the simpler days.

So, for all you movie buffs out there, we have gathered our top movie-related cat names!


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Female Movie-Inspired Cat Names

Some names are sweet and innocent, and others are fierce and brave. Here are our treasured female movie character cat names.

  • Katniss (Hunger Games)
  • Hermoine (Harry Potter)
  • Juliette (Romeo and Juliette)
  • Juno (Juno)
  • Dorothy (Wizard of Oz)
  • Mulan (Mulan)
  • Clarice (Silence of the Lambs)
  • Regina (Mean Girls)
  • Elle (Legally Blonde)
  • Buffy (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Leia (Star Wars)
  • Lois Lane (Superman)
  • Cher (Clueless)
  • Carrie (Carrie)
  • Furiosa (Mad Max)
  • Trinity (The Matrix)
  • Foxy (Foxy Brown)
  • Elsa (Frozen)
  • Cleopatra (Cleoparta)
  • Rose (Titanic)
  • Baby (Dirty Dancing)
  • Leeloo (The Fifth Element)
  • Thelma (Thelma and Louise)
  • Beatrix (Kill Bill)
  • Moana (Moana)
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Male Movie-Inspired Cat Names

Strong, geeky, and even a few outlandish names populate this group. We have a master list of some of the most desired male movie names.

  • Jack (Pirates of the Caribbean)
  • Han Solo (Star Wars)
  • Jones (Indiana Jones)
  • Hannibal (Silence of the Lambs)
  • Marty (Back to the Future)
  • Darth or Vadar (Star Wars)
  • Frodo (Lord of the Rings)
  • Neo (The Matrix)
  • Groot (Avengers)
  • Yoda (Star Wars)
  • Bane (Bateman)
  • Buzz (Toy Story)
  • Optimus (Transformers)
  • Maximus (Gladiator)
  • Inigo (The Princess Bride)
  • Ace (Ace Ventura)
  • Axel (Beverly Hills Cops)
  • Ferris (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off)
  • Rocky (Rocky)
  • Atticus (To Kill a Mockingbird)
  • Loki (Marvel Movies)

There might be a chance that you’re searching for something a bit more meaningful for your buddy, and you need an iconic name to match their fur color or robust personality. You must not be superstitious to have one of these creatures roaming freely in your home. Here are some of the most notable black cat names in movie history.

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Black Movie-Inspired Cat Names

  • Scat (Aristocats)
  • Bagheera (Jungle Book)
  • Lucifer (Cinderella)
  • Binx (Hocus Pocus)
  • Behemoth (Master and Margarita)
  • Luna (Sailor Moon)
  • Sylvester (Loony Toons)
  • Felix (Felix the Cat)
  • Catwoman (Batman)
  • Salem (Sabrina the Teenage Witch)

Orange Movie-Inspired Cat Names

Who could forget about our sweet ginger cats! There have been quite a few to grace the tv and film industry. These are our favorites:

  • Jonesy (Alien)
  • Spot (Star Trek)
  • Puss in Boots (Shrek)
  • Thomas O’Malley (Aristocats)
  • Brain (Topcats)
  • Garfield (Garfield)
  • Rajah (Aladdin)
  • Tigger (Winnie the Pooh)
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Famous Cats Names From Movies

We also know that you might be curious about the prominent cats of Hollywood—in case you were looking to keep your feline’s name, well… feline related!

  • Fat Louie (Princess Diaries)
  • Aslan (Narnia)
  • Alex (Madagascar)
  • Church (Pet Cemetery)
  • Oliver (Oliver and Company)
  • Azzie (Doctor Sleep)
  • Jinx (Meet the Parents)
  • Milo (Adventures of Milo and Otis)
  • Crookshanks (Harry Potter)
  • Mr. Bitey (Kick-Ass)
  • Fritz (Fritz the Cat)
  • Sassy (Homeward Bound)
  • Duchess (Aristocats)
  • Toulouse (Aristocats)
  • Cheshire (Alice in Wonderland)
  • Mrs. Norris (Harry Potter)
  • Mr. Bigglesworth (Austin Powers)
  • Buttercup (Hunger Games)
  • Si & Am (Lady and the Tramp)
  • Figaro (Pinocchio)
  • Meowthra (The Lego NINJAGO Movie)
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Cat Names From Disney Movies

Lastly, for all you Disney fanatics, we have created the ultimate list of characters for you to choose from.

  • Diego (Ice Age)
  • Olaf (Frozen)
  • Hero (Big Hero 6)
  • Flit (Pocahontas)
  • Dopey (Snow White)
  • Simba (Lion King)
  • Nala (Lion King)
  • Meeko (Pocahontas)
  • Grumpy (Snow White)
  • Hades (Hercules)
  • Sleepy (Snow White)
  • Gus (Cinderella)
  • Clawhauser (Zootopia)
  • Woody (Toy Story)
  • Sneezy (Snow White)
  • Zazu (Lion King)
  • Ralph (Wreck-it Ralph)
  • Thumper (Bambi)
  • Dory (Finding Nemo)
  • Mushu (Mulan)
  • Stitch (Lilo & Stitch)
  • Frollo (Hunchback of Notre Dame)
  • Doc (Snow White)
  • Baloo (Jungle Book)

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Finding the Right Name Movie Cat Name

Choosing the right name for your real-life sidekick should be a fun experience, and we hope our list of 100+ Movie Inspired Cat Names has given you the superpower of selecting the perfect one! We’re paws-itive your feline will love whatever you pick. Below are a few more great cat name links if the journey for your kitten’s name continues!

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