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The Hellstrom Chronicle (1971)

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A scientist explains how the savagery and efficiency of the insect world could result in their taking over the world.

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A scientist explains how the savagery and efficiency of the insect world could result in their taking over the world.

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insect | mankind | survivor | phd | spider | See more »

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Shocking. Beautiful. Brilliant. Sensual. Deadly... and in the end only they will survive.

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23 June 1971 (France)  »

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A Crônica de Hellstrom  »

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This film was released on a double-bill with the original "Willy Wonka" movie (also a Wolper production) in the summer of 1971. See more »

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Dr. Hellstrom: The Earth was created not with the gentle caress of love, but with the brutal violence of rape.
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Referenced in The Matrix (1999) See more »

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A Science-Fiction Documentary?
28 February 2000 | by (Jacksonville, Florida) – See all my reviews

Well, why not? The way things were/are going here on Earth, the speculation presented by the narration in this film could come true. Might serve us right! Anyway, the cinematography is terrific! Excellently done on a whole, even tho some critics panned the narration. It is unique, so see it. I gave it a 7 out of 10, and it could be rated higher.


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