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The Bees (1978)

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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 ...
Julio
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 ...
Model
Chad Hastings ...
Gray
Elizabeth Wallace ...
Secretary
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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Worst of the worst.
20 December 2004 | by (Noctropolis) – See all my reviews

I had the misfortune to watch a Spanish dubbed version of this movie. If the performances are horrible, the Spanish dubbing make them even worse! Seriously, the dubbing is laughable! You can't take seriously a movie when Mexican actors try to imitate the Cuban, English, or Arab accent.

Claudio Brook looks creepy every time he appears on screen. I don't know how John Saxon (Dr. John Norman) got involved in this mess and his acting is certainly bad.

The f/x are laughable. Poor production values were used for a movie that intended to be a huge hit.

We shouldn't accept this kind of crap! Probably other people find it amusing because they're not used to this kind of ultra low budget movies. The worst thing about the movie is that it tried too hard to be a decent movie. You can say it failed.

Avoid "The Bees" at all costs!

Not even Mystery Science Theater material.


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