The Giant Spider Invasion

  • 1975
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Science Fiction

Why this film was made in 1975 is a minor mystery. This throwback to early science-fiction pictures such as TARANTULA (1955) is moronic, plain and simple. It has no basis to be set in the mid-1970s, whereas the mutation-radiation films of the 1950s were responding to a very real notion of the time. The title is self-explanatory, except that the spider eggs...read more

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(Movie Clip) Gleason Days
Idyllic and evidently authentic scenes from the Gleason Days fair in Gleason, Wisconsin take an arachnid turn, with Alan Hale Jr. (as Sheriff Jones) p (more…)
(Movie Clip) Physics
Sheriff Jones (Alan Hale Jr.) is having a laugh at the expense of doctors Langer (Barbara Hale) and Vance (Steve Brodie) at the local hangout in The G (more…)
(Movie Clip) What Was That?
The Kesters (Robert Easton and Leslie Parrish) and young lovers Davey and Terry (Kevin Brodie and Diane Lee Hart) are mystified by the big special eff (more…)
(Movie Clip) Spider Vs. Terry
Lots happening as spiders attack scantily-clad Terry (Diane Lee Hart) while scientists Barbara Hale and Steve Brodie hunt other spiders and Davey (Ste (more…)
(Movie Clip) Pool Hall
Dutch (Bill Williams, spouse of leading lady Barbara Hale) leads an armed band of Wisconsin rednecks from a pool hall in The Giant Spider Invasion, 19 (more…)
(Movie Clip) Diamonds!
Drunken Sam (Robert Easton) and Ev (Leslie Parrish) Kester notice the diamonds but not the spiders inside the weird rocks that fell into their field i (more…)
(Movie Clip) Dr. Jenny Langer
Students are spacing out as astronomer Dr. Langer (Barbara Hale) explains the universe and Dr. Vance (Steve Brodie) arrives in Wisconsin from NASA in (more…)

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  • Released: 1975
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Why this film was made in 1975 is a minor mystery. This throwback to early science-fiction pictures such as TARANTULA (1955) is moronic, plain and simple. It has no basis to be set in the mid-1970s, whereas the mutation-radiation films of the 1950s were re… (more)

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