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Day of the Animals (1977)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  13 May 1977 (USA)
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A battle for survival as hikers encounter a chemically imbalanced forest.

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Steve Buckner
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Paul Jenson
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Terry Marsh
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Prof. Taylor MacGregor
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Daniel Santee
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Mrs. Shirley Goodwyn
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Frank Young
Paul Mantee ...
Roy Moore
Walter Barnes ...
Ranger Tucker
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Bob Denning
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Mandy Young
Kathleen Bracken ...
Beth Hughes
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John Goodwyn
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Little Girl
Michael Andreas ...
Sheriff Bert
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The depletion of the earth's ozone layer causes animals above the altitude of 5000 feet to run amok, which is very unfortunate for a group of hikers who get dropped off up there by helicopter just before the quarantine is announced. Written by Brian J. Wright <tyrannorabbit@hotmail.com>

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This little girl has seen it... and she will never be the same again... She lived through the Day of the Animals! See more »


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13 May 1977 (USA)  »

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Something Is Out There  »

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$1,200,000 (estimated)
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Susan Backlinie played the young swimmer who was the first victim to die at the beginning of Jaws (1975). In this film she plays the first victim to die. See more »

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After Tucker watches the news report in the diner, the camera is visible in a reflection as it moves towards the window. See more »

Quotes

Paul Jenson: Hey, hot shot. We're out of food.
Steve Buckner: I know!
Paul Jenson: Well, where's that food that's supposed to be around here?
Steve Buckner: It's up ahead.
Paul Jenson: You say.
Steve Buckner: That's right. I say.
Paul Jenson: You hear that, everyone? Hot shot says there's food up ahead. That is, if he's reading his map right. Well, what the hell, let's get going. I'm hungry.
Steve Buckner: Okay Mr. Jenson. Get your ass in gear and let's go!
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Hey Hotshot!
18 May 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is so bad it's hilarious. Leslie Neilsen plays a guy who's so annoying and obnoxious that it's hard to believe it's meant to be a serious role. His hilarious performance is worth renting the movie. There's a lot of great one-liners from his character. Christopher George is his usual no-nonsense macho self, Andrew Stevens is great, there's a lot of pretty women, and Ruth Roman is great in the Shelley Winters role of the increasingly hysterical mom. A very seventies-type movie, and very funny. I loved the nature theme, and there's a lot of great action scenes. I love the rats who come flying at the sheriff for no apparent reason. Highly Recommended!


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