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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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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 ...
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George Belanger ...
Undersecretary Brennan (as George Bellanger)
Delroy White ...
Winkler (as Deloy White)
Roger Cudney ...
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Julia Yallop ...
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Chad Hastings ...
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Elizabeth Wallace ...
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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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John Carradine has the worst excuse for a German accent that I've ever heard! I love it!
25 November 2006 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

My 10/10 rating assumes that you're ready for some nice, corny, really dumb entertainment, because that's exactly what the lower-than-B-movie "The Bees" provides. Portraying killer bees getting loose and wreaking havoc, it's just plain laughable. If nothing else, the movie should show why John Saxon may be the greatest B-movie actor of the last 40 years. Of course, his co-star John Carradine - doing the lamest excuse for a German accent that I've ever heard - can't really lay claim to being Laurence Olivier either.

Anyway, if the killer bees ever arrive, they ought to go after the people who financed this stinker. It's probably the best example of unintentionally funny.


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