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Kingdom of the Spiders

  • Film

Time Out says

The scene is Arizona, here and now. A calf mysteriously falls ill and dies, baffling local vet and Marlboro' man Shatner. Tissue samples are sent to the big-town university, and the 'liberated' Bolling (insect expert) appears, diagnosing a huge overdose of spider venom. Together they discover a spider hill, a kind of grand convention for all arachnids everywhere. Nature is up-ended. Tarantulas, usually cannibals, have become community conscious. Man's insecticides have destroyed their natural food and so they are turning to...guess what? Wooden performances, ham-fisted direction, an achingly bad script, plus a grisly Country and Western sound-track amount to a must to avoid even for the diehard kitsch fan.
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Release Details

  • Duration:95 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:John 'Bud' Cardos
  • Screenwriter:Richard Robinson, Alan Caillou
  • Cast:
    • William Shatner
    • Tiffany Bolling
    • Woody Strode
    • Lieux Dressler
    • David McLean
    • Natasha Ryan
    • Hoke Howell
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