When Animals Attack: Best of the 70s

When nature ran amok in the 70s.
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1.
Jaws (1975)
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When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and a grizzled fisherman set out to stop it. (124 mins.)
 
2.
Long Weekend (1978)
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When a suburban couple go camping for the weekend at a remote beach, they discover that nature isn't in an accommodating mood. (97 mins.)
Director: Colin Eggleston
 
3.
Phase IV (1974)
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Desert ants suddenly form a collective intelligence and begin to wage war on the desert inhabitants... (84 mins.)
Director: Saul Bass
 
4.
Willard (1971)
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A social misfit uses his only friends, his pet rats, to exact revenge on his tormentors. (95 mins.)
Director: Daniel Mann
 
5.
Piranha (1978)
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When flesh-eating piranhas are accidentally released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal. (94 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
 
6.
Kingdom of the Spiders (1977)
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Investigating the mysterious deaths of a number of farm animals, vet Rack Hansen discovers that his... (97 mins.)
 
7.
Jaws 2 (1978)
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Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters. (116 mins.)
Director: Jeannot Szwarc
 
8.
The Pack (1977)
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The residents of vacation spot Seal Island find themselves terrorized by a pack of dogs -- the remnants of discarded pets by visiting vacationers. (95 mins.)
Director: Robert Clouse
 
9.
Orca (1977)
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A hunter squares off against a killer whale seeking vengeance for the death of its mate. (92 mins.)
 
10.
Day of the Animals (1977)
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A battle for survival as hikers encounter a chemically imbalanced forest. (97 mins.)
Director: William Girdler
 
11.
Ants (1977 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
An old-fashioned, lakeside hotel targeted for purchase by an unsavory gambling casino promoter and situated next to a construction site... (95 mins.)
Director: Robert Scheerer
 
12.
Prophecy (1979)
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A log company's waste mutates the environment, creating a giant killer bear-monster. (102 mins.)
 
13.
Ben (1972)
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A lonely boy befriends Ben, the leader of a violent pack of killer rats. (94 mins.)
Director: Phil Karlson
 
14.
Bug (1975)
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An earthquake releases a strain of mutant cockroaches with the ability to start fires, which proceed to cause destructive chaos in a small town... (99 mins.)
Director: Jeannot Szwarc
 
15.
Grizzly (1976)
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A fifteen-foot-tall grizzly bear terrorizes a state park, leaving it up to a park ranger to save the day. (91 mins.)
Director: William Girdler
 
16.
Killer Bees (1974 TV Movie)
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A strong-willed woman not only dominates her family of California winegrowers, but also has a strange hold on a colony of bees in her vineyard. (74 mins.)
 
17.
Rattlers (1976)
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A herpetologist investigating a series of fatal rattlesnake attacks discovers that the creatures have been infected by a mysterious nerve gas disposed of in the desert by the military. (82 mins.)
Director: John McCauley
 
18.
Terror Out of the Sky (1978 TV Movie)
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This TV sequel to "The Savage Bees" features more rampaging insects. This time a marching band and a school bus get in the path of the bees. (97 mins.)
Director: Lee H. Katzin
 
19.
Stanley (1972)
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A young Seminole Indian uses his rattlesnake to take revenge on all those he believes have wronged him. (108 mins.)
Director: William Grefé
 
20.
Nightwing (1979)
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Killer bats plague an Indian reservation in New Mexico. (105 mins.)
Director: Arthur Hiller
 
21.
Frogs (1972)
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A group of hapless victims celebrate a birthday on an island estate crawling with killer amphibians, birds, insects, and reptiles. (91 mins.)
Director: George McCowan
 
22.
Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo (1977 TV Movie)
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An airplane carring coffee beans from South America has some unpleasant stowaways: a hoard of tarantulas... (95 mins.)
Director: Stuart Hagmann
 
23.
The Swarm (1978)
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A huge swarm of deadly African bees spreads terror over American cities by killing thousands of people. (116 mins.)
Director: Irwin Allen
 
24.
Squirm (1976)
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A storm causes some power lines to break and touch the ground, drawing millions of man-eating worms out of the earth, and into town where they quickly start munching on the locals. (92 mins.)
Director: Jeff Lieberman
 
25.
Dogs (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A pack of dogs go on a killing spree. (90 mins.)