Film: Eight Legged Freaks
"Do you hate spiders? Do you REALLY hate spiders? Well, they don't like you, either!"
"The biggest... nastiest... mutant spider movie of all time!!!!"
— Alternate TaglineEight Legged Freaks
is a 2002 horror-comedy film directed by Ellory Elkayem, executive produced by Roland Emmerich
, and starring David Arquette
, Kari Wührer, Scarlett Johansson
and Doug E. Doug. The plot concerns a collection of spiders that are exposed to toxic waste, causing them to grow to gigantic proportions. Yeah. It's a 50s monster movie made with 21st century visual effects, and it's exactly
what you're expecting.
It's set in an Arizona nowhere town called "Prosperity"
- which just happens to have a mall, just so survivors can battle spiders with improvised weapons
. There are mine shafts for that Survival Horror
feel. There's even a scene where jumping spiders chase dirt bikers
. Get some popcorn and watch spiders gobble bystanders and get squished by the heroes! Narm Charm
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