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Bug (1975)

 -  Sci-Fi | Horror | Mystery  -  6 June 1975 (USA)
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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. The studies carried out by scientist James ... See full summary »

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James Parmiter
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Carrie Parmiter
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Gerald Metbaum
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Norma Tacker (as Jamie Smith Jackson)
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Mark Ross
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Tom Tacker
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Sylvia Ross
Brendan Dillon ...
Charlie
Frederic Downs ...
Henry Tacker (as Fred Downs)
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Reverend Kern
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Kenny Tacker
Sam Jarvis ...
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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. The studies carried out by scientist James Parmiter, however, reveal an intent with much more far-reaching consequences. Written by Ross Horsley <ics6rh@leeds.ac.uk>

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They Look Like Rocks...Possess A High Intelligence...Have No Eyes...And Eat Ashes...They Travel In Your Car Exhaust...They Make Fire...They Kill. See more »

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Sci-Fi | Horror | Mystery

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6 June 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Hephaestus Plague  »

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SEK 774,165 (Sweden)
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Most of the cockroach models used in this production were made by Karoly Fogassy, whose day job was a Technical Illustrator at the University of California at Riverside. For years afterward, visitors to his studio on campus were treated to the stares of the creepy bugs. See more »

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strongly recommended!
17 January 2004 | by (Matango Island West) – See all my reviews

This is a dandy little nature-run-amok film, in which giant cockroaches from the center of the earth make their appearance in a small farming community. Bradford Dillman was never better than he is here as the tortured Dr. Parmiter. He fairly sweats acting genius through his beard stubble.


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