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* ConspicuousCG: The effects get a bit shaky in places, one example in particular being when Alex's truck is destroyed.
* CrazyCatLady / TheLoad: Evidently only has one cat, but still, she is the reason Alex ends up at the hospital.

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* ConspicuousCG: The effects get a bit shaky in places, one example in particular being when Alex's truck is destroyed.
* CrazyCatLady / TheLoad:
CrazyCatLady: Evidently only has one cat, but still, she is the reason Alex ends up at the hospital.


* InfantImmortality: Played very straight, at least on-screen.

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* ConspicuousCGI: The effects get a bit shaky in places, one example in particular being when Alex's truck is destroyed.

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* ConspicuousCGI: ConspicuousCG: The effects get a bit shaky in places, one example in particular being when Alex's truck is destroyed.



* GiantEqualsInvincible / ImmuneToBullets / NighInvulnerability: Guess who, once it gets big enough. [[spoiler: Some its newly-hatched offspring do prove to be susceptible to gunfire.]]

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* GiantEqualsInvincible / ImmuneToBullets / NighInvulnerability: Guess who, once it gets big enough. [[spoiler: Some of its newly-hatched offspring do prove to be susceptible to gunfire.]]



* YouHaveToBurnTheWeb: In fact, you have to do it while [[spoiler: it's still inside the spider's body..]]

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* YouHaveToBurnTheWeb: In fact, you have to do it while [[spoiler: it's still inside the spider's body..]]
body]].


* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: The villain of the film quickly proves to be... a big-ass spider!!
* GiantSpider: TheMovie.



* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: The villain of the film quickly proves to be... a big-ass spider!!



* GiantSpider: TheMovie.



* JumpedAtTheCall: Jose cheerfully springs into action when "assigned" to work with Alex.



* JumpedAtTheCall: Jose cheerfully springs into action when "assigned" to work with Alex.



* ShoutOut: Numerous examples, including the films ''Film/{{Them}}'' and ''Film/{{Aliens}}''. (Parts of the spider's body design in particular are a clear homage to the Alien Queen in the latter film.)



* ShoutOut: Numerous examples, including the films ''Film/{{Them}}'' and ''Film/{{Aliens}}''. (Parts of the spider's body design in particular are a clear homage to the Alien Queen in the latter film.)


* EveryoneHatesFruitCakes / LethalChef: Alex very wisely has not eaten any of Mrs. Jefferson's offerings of gratitude, leaving them in a pile on the floor of his truck. At least with the latest one she took the stems off the cherries!



* LethalChef: Alex very wisely has not eaten any of Mrs. Jefferson's fruitcakes. At least this time she took the stems off the cherries!


* AllWebbedUp

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* AllWebbedUpAllWebbedUp: The spider does this to Brant and some others in order to supply food to its newly-hatching offspring.



* BigCreepyCrawlies

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* BigCreepyCrawliesBigCreepyCrawlies: Go read the title again.



* GiantEqualsInvincible / ImmuneToBullets / NighInvulnerability: Guess who, once it gets big enough. [[spoiler: Some its newly-hatched offspring do prove to be susceptible to gunfire.]]



* HowWeGotHere: The film starts with Alex witnessing the fully-grown spider's climbing the Los Angeles city hall, then cuts back to twelve hours earlier.
* ImmuneToBullets / NighInvulnerability: Guess who, once it gets big enough. [[spoiler: Some its newly-hatched offspring do prove to be susceptible to gunfire.]]

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* HowWeGotHere: The film starts with Alex witnessing the fully-grown spider's spider climbing the Los Angeles city hall, then cuts back to twelve hours earlier.
* ImmuneToBullets / NighInvulnerability: Guess who, once it gets big enough. [[spoiler: Some its newly-hatched offspring do prove to be susceptible to gunfire.]]
earlier.



* SpidersAreScary: Could have been an alternate title for the movie.

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* SpidersAreScary: Could Once again, could have been an alternate title for the movie.


''Big Ass Spider'' is a 2013 horror/comedy directed by Mike Mendez and starring Creator/GregGrunberg, in which Grunberg plays lonely, good-natured UsefulNotes/LosAngeles exterminator Alex Mathis. An unfortunate chain of events on Mathis's supposed day off leads to his being at the local hospital when a misdirected secret government experiment gets loose and begins attacking employees and patients, before breaking out into the surrounding area. Along with his self-appointed sidekick, hospital security guard Jose, Alex must now help save the city from a voracious, fast-growing, alien-hybrid big-ass spider.

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''Big Ass Spider'' is a 2013 horror/comedy directed by Mike Mendez and starring Creator/GregGrunberg, in which Grunberg plays lonely, good-natured UsefulNotes/LosAngeles exterminator Alex Mathis. An unfortunate chain of events on Mathis's supposed day off leads to his being at the local hospital when a misdirected secret government experiment gets loose and begins attacking employees and patients, before breaking out into the surrounding area. Along with his self-appointed sidekick, hospital security guard Jose, Alex must now help save the city from a voracious, fast-growing, alien-hybrid big-ass spider.
[[TitleDrop big ass spider]].


* ChekovsGun: The fact that the [[spoiler:spider's webs]] prove to be highly flammable.

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* ChekovsGun: ChekhovsGun: The fact that the [[spoiler:spider's webs]] prove to be highly flammable.

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* UncomfortableElevatorMoment: Inverted by Alex and Jose, who use the elevator time (and music!) to psych themselves up for the coming fight.


''Big Ass Spider'' is a 2013 horror/comedy directed by Mike Mendez and starring Creator/GregGrunberg, in which Grunberg plays lonely, good-natured UsefulNotes/LosAngeles exterminator Alex Mathis. An unfortunate chain of events on Mathis's supposed day off leads to his being at the local hospital when a misdirected secret government experiment gets loose and begins attacking employees and patients, before breaking out into the surrounding area. Along with his self-appointed sidekick, hospital security guard Jose, Alex must now help save the city from a voracious, fast-growing, alien-hybrid [[spoiler:spider]].

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''Big Ass Spider'' is a 2013 horror/comedy directed by Mike Mendez and starring Creator/GregGrunberg, in which Grunberg plays lonely, good-natured UsefulNotes/LosAngeles exterminator Alex Mathis. An unfortunate chain of events on Mathis's supposed day off leads to his being at the local hospital when a misdirected secret government experiment gets loose and begins attacking employees and patients, before breaking out into the surrounding area. Along with his self-appointed sidekick, hospital security guard Jose, Alex must now help save the city from a voracious, fast-growing, alien-hybrid [[spoiler:spider]].
big-ass spider.



* BribeBackfire: Alex tries to bribe his way out of a speeding ticket, and only avoids being arrested because the cop gets an all-hands emergency call regarding the [[spoiler:spider]] attacking a park.

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* BribeBackfire: Alex tries to bribe his way out of a speeding ticket, and only avoids being arrested because the cop gets an all-hands emergency call regarding the [[spoiler:spider]] spider attacking a park.



* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: The villain of the film quickly proves to be.. [[spoiler: a big-ass spider]]!!

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* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: The villain of the film quickly proves to be.. [[spoiler: be... a big-ass spider]]!!spider!!



* HollywoodAcid: While still small, the [[spoiler:spider]] sprays this a couple of times in people's faces.

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* HollywoodAcid: While still small, the [[spoiler:spider]] spider sprays this a couple of times in people's faces.



* HowWeGotHere: The film starts with Alex witnessing the fully-grown [[spoiler:spider]]'s climbing the Los Angeles city hall, then cuts back to twelve hours earlier.

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* HowWeGotHere: The film starts with Alex witnessing the fully-grown [[spoiler:spider]]'s spider's climbing the Los Angeles city hall, then cuts back to twelve hours earlier.



* ImpendingDoomPOV: [[spoiler:Spider]]-vision is deployed a couple of times.

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* ImpendingDoomPOV: [[spoiler:Spider]]-vision Spider-vision is deployed a couple of times.



* {{Kaiju}}: At it's max size, the creature is this.

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* {{Kaiju}}: At it's its max size, the creature is this.



* MonumentalDamage: The [[spoiler:spider]] of course chooses Los Angeles City Hall as the site to lay its eggs. Plus see Sequel Hook below.

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* MonumentalDamage: The [[spoiler:spider]] spider of course chooses Los Angeles City Hall as the site to lay its eggs. Plus see Sequel Hook below.



* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: By the standards of the genre, Major Tanner is downright benevolent, even giving Alex and Jose a chance to save Brant (and some other victims) before the [[spoiler:spider]] and its nest in City Hall get targeted with a missile-strike.

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: By the standards of the genre, Major Tanner is downright benevolent, even giving Alex and Jose a chance to save Brant (and some other victims) before the [[spoiler:spider]] spider and its nest in City Hall get targeted with a missile-strike.



* ShoutOut: Numerous examples, including the films ''Film/{{Them}}'' and ''Film/{{Aliens}}''. (Parts of the [[spoiler:spider's]] body design in particular are a clear homage to the Alien Queen in the latter film.)

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* ShoutOut: Numerous examples, including the films ''Film/{{Them}}'' and ''Film/{{Aliens}}''. (Parts of the [[spoiler:spider's]] spider's body design in particular are a clear homage to the Alien Queen in the latter film.)



* SquareCubeLaw: Obviously ignored, though it is at least explained how the [[spoiler:spider]] gains so much extra mass so quickly: It eats a ''lot'' of people.

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* SquareCubeLaw: Obviously ignored, though it is at least explained how the [[spoiler:spider]] spider gains so much extra mass so quickly: It eats a ''lot'' of people.


* GiantSpider

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* GiantSpiderGiantSpider: TheMovie.


* {Kaiju}}: At it's max size, the creature is this.

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* {Kaiju}}: {{Kaiju}}: At it's max size, the creature is this.

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* ActionSurvivor: Alex, an exterminator, has to save the city from giant monster.


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* {Kaiju}}: At it's max size, the creature is this.

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