The Top 15 Movies With "Cougar" Characters

Sunset Boulevard-
Not many people who have seen this (including myself) remember that Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson) â€" delusional, vain, and ready for her closeup â€" had a younger man friend. ... more 
Sunset Boulevard-
Not many people who have seen this (including myself) remember that Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson) â€" delusional, vain, and ready for her closeup â€" had a younger man friend. Who could remember him? She was too fabulous! less 
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Thu, Oct 6, 2011 2:36 PM EDT
Source: The Top 15 Movies With "Cougar" Characters



I loathe the word cougar - used, for the most part, to try to humiliate women who date younger men (their "prey," known as cubs). But for better or worse, it's in the lexicon, which means that the idea that older women can still be sexy - and sexual - is out there, too. The following group of films shows that the cougar's been around in popular culture for a while, that cougar/cub desire is a two-way street, and that these couplings can be good, bad, or downright scary.




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