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The Bees (1978)

PG  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  November 1978 (USA)
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Corporate smuggling of South American killer bees into the United States results in huge swarms terrorizing the northern hemisphere. A small team of scientists work desperately to destroy ... See full summary »

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John Norman
Angel Tompkins ...
Sandra Miller
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Dr. Sigmund Hummel
Claudio Brook ...
Dr. Miller
Alicia Encinas ...
Alicia
Julio Cesar ...
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Armand Martin ...
Arthur
José Chávez ...
Father (as Jose Chavez Trowe)
George Belanger ...
Undersecretary Brennan (as George Bellanger)
Delroy White ...
Winkler (as Deloy White)
Roger Cudney ...
Blankeley
Julia Yallop ...
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Chad Hastings ...
Gray
Elizabeth Wallace ...
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Al Jones ...
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Corporate smuggling of South American killer bees into the United States results in huge swarms terrorizing the northern hemisphere. A small team of scientists work desperately to destroy the threat, but the bees soon mutate into a super-intelligent species that threatens the world. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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They prey on HUMAN FLESH!


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The Bees is pretty bad, but a lot of fun to watch.
28 September 1999 | by (Princeton Jct. NJ) – See all my reviews

O.K. heres the basic plot: we have been poisoning the air for so many years that nature has fought back by sending us KILLER BEES. Now if that doesn't grab you how about this: This film features a swarm of bees addressing the United Nations, as Angel Thompkin's screams "You have to listen! You have to listen (sic) what the bees are trying to tell you!" I really had fun watching this, but I am truly amazed at how bad it is. There are surprising continuity errors. (In one scene hit men shoot a man as he is sitting in a chair. In the next shot, it's a different older chair.) Many of the shot's of the bee swarms look like they are just clouds of smoke. However, Nightmare On Elm Street's John Saxon is in it, and Claudio Brooks gets hit in the head with a rock. All in all I highly recommend it.


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