MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 11,323 this week

Spawn of the Slithis (1978)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  21 July 1978 (USA)
3.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.0/10 from 472 users  
Reviews: 23 user | 27 critic

A nuclear leak creates a mutant Slithis sea monster, which terrorizes the variety of pets, winos, and hippies who hang around Venice, California.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Live Chat with Keanu Reeves

We conducted a Live Chat with Keanu about his upcoming film John Wick.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 712 titles
created 03 May 2012
 
a list of 346 titles
created 29 Jun 2012
 
a list of 917 titles
created 13 Sep 2012
 
a list of 22 titles
created 05 Feb 2013
 
a list of 1161 titles
created 3 weeks ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Spawn of the Slithis (1978)

Spawn of the Slithis (1978) on IMDb 3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Spawn of the Slithis.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Thieves force a scientist to drink his own formula, turning him into a deformed, monstrous killer.

Director: Ted A. Bohus
Stars: Pete DeLorenzo, James Benvenuto, John Bianco
The Being (1983)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Toxic waste dumping in a small Idaho town turns a young boy into horrible mutant monster. The town's police chief and a government scientist team up to stop the monster, which is quickly ... See full summary »

Director: Jackie Kong
Stars: Martin Landau, Marianne Gordon, Bill Osco
Sole Survivor (1983)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A lone survivor of a plane crash is haunted by a feeling unworthy of survival. Dead people start coming after her to collect her.

Director: Thom Eberhardt
Stars: Anita Skinner, Kurt Johnson, Robin Davidson
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Scientific experiments backfire and produce horrific mutations: halfman, halffish which terrorize a small fishing village by killing the men and raping the women.

Directors: Barbara Peeters, Jimmy T. Murakami
Stars: Doug McClure, Ann Turkel, Vic Morrow
Animation | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Spawn is still on his quest to return to his love, Wanda, but is still in trouble. He is guided though by Cogliostro, who is the only one who can give him his humanity back.

Stars: Khandi Alexander, Michael Beach, Xander Berkeley
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A virus from outer space transforms a bio-researcher into a blood thirsty monster. But chief, Dr.Vialini doesn't like the cops and public to be involved in this secret experiment. But he ... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Takakjian
Stars: Matt Kulis, Patrick Barnes, Tara Leigh
Bog (1983)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

Dynamite fishing in a rural swamp revives a prehistoric gill monster that must have the blood of human females in order to survive.

Director: Don Keeslar
Stars: Gloria DeHaven, Aldo Ray, Marshall Thompson
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.5/10 X  

A giant shark-like creature preys on a Hawaiian tourist community.

Director: Charles B. Griffith
Stars: Sam Bottoms, Susanne Reed, Virgil Frye
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten lose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group.

Director: Allan Holzman
Stars: Jesse Vint, Dawn Dunlap, June Chadwick
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

After a young girl is gang-raped by a crew of construction workers, someone starts killing off members of the group with a nail-gun.

Directors: Bill Leslie, Terry Lofton
Stars: Rocky Patterson, Ron Queen, Beau Leland
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

After a high school track runner, named Laura, suddenly dies from a heart attack after finishing a 30-second 200-meter race, a killer wearing a sweat suit and a fencing mask begins killing ... See full summary »

Director: Herb Freed
Stars: Christopher George, Patch Mackenzie, E. Danny Murphy
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

Returning from the planet Venus, an errant NASA spacecraft crashes into the ocean, spilling its radioactive cargo. Enveloped by a radioactive mass, a rabid weasel is transformed into a ... See full summary »

Director: Nathan Schiff
Stars: John Smihula, Fred Borges, Fred Dabby
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alan Blanchard ...
Wayne Connors
Judy Motulsky ...
Jeff Connors
J.C. Claire ...
Dr. John
Dennis Falt ...
Dr. Erin Burick (as Dennis Lee Falt)
Mello Alexandria ...
Chris Alexander
Win Condict ...
The Monster
Rocky Fumarelli ...
Preston, wino #1
John Hatfield ...
Bunky, wino #2
Hy Pyke ...
Jack Dunn
Daphnae Cohen ...
Helen Dunn (as Daphne Cohen)
Steven J. Hoag ...
Doug (as Stephen J. Hoag)
Wendy Rastattar ...
Jennifer
Don Cummins ...
Rex
David Ridenour ...
Policeman at house
Dave Carlton ...
Drunk #1
Edit

Storyline

A nuclear leak creates a mutant Slithis sea monster, which terrorizes the variety of pets, winos, and hippies who hang around Venice, California. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Hell hath no fury...like

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 July 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Slithis  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The cast and crew averaged fifteen hours a day throughout the shooting of this picture. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Creature Feature: 50 Years of the Gill-Man (2004) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

praise
28 August 2001 | by (el segundo, ca.) – See all my reviews

Absolutely fantastic! This movie gives new meaning to staying up till 3 am, when is the only time it is ever aired. On my first screening I started knocking back doubles to simulate SLITHIS' point of view, and it worked. I'll never see Venice Beach the same again. A true classic, I recommend it to anyone planning a lost weekend at the beach!


7 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I had the 'survival kit'. nsavage3-1
My uncle played the slithis xfathersgunx
Hysterical and nostalgic ... I LOVE SLITHIS! roybatty-1
I know the guy who played Wayne Connors! Sean_of_the_Dead
Looking For Director and Stars of Slithis almosthumanfx
Judy Motulsky and I were in HS play together... jrrybrinkman
Discuss Spawn of the Slithis (1978) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?