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Sandra Miller
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Dr. Sigmund Hummel
Claudio Brook ...
Dr. Miller
Alicia Encinas ...
Alicia
Julio César Imbert ...
Julio (as Julio Cesar)
Armando Martín ...
Arthur (as Armand Martin)
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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Footage of former President Gerald Ford is used during the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena. He was the grand marshal. Bees attack the parade but Ford is unharmed. See more »

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Featured in Get Stung! With Alfredo Zacharias (2016) See more »

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A Honey of a Turkey!
11 June 2003 | by (New York, NY USA) – See all my reviews

If you would like to laugh at a truly silly, truly original, truly awful film, then this is the movie for you. I won't lie to you- it's terrible! If you're looking for an evening of suspense and drama go rent JAWS. If you're looking to see a Mexican farmer stung to death by several hundred special-effect bees while shouting for his honey, THE BEES is for you.

It stars the King of the B's himself, John Saxon, as some sort of scientist bee expert. Or something. He and a nearly-attractive blonde try to warn the world about the over-breeding of the killer bee, and the inevitable disasters to come. But those greedy fat cats have only one thing on their minds: Honey. I swear to you I laughed so hard while watching this movie that I choked. If you like B movies, you will love THE BEES!


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