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Beaks: The Movie (1987)
"El ataque de los pájaros" (original title)

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Peter
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Vanessa Cartwright
Sonia Infante ...
Carmen
Salvador Pineda ...
Joe
Gabriele Tinti ...
Rod
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Arthur Neilson
Nené Morales ...
Sharon (as Nene Morales)
Manuel Pereyro ...
Bob
Cintia Lodetti ...
Susan (as Carol Connery)
Carole James ...
Nurse
May Heatherly ...
Olivia
Pilar Brescia ...
Alexandra
Nane Wenhammar ...
Marian
Francisco Gutierrez P. ...
Alex
Ismael Miranda ...
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Vanessa, a television reporter covering a story of a farmer attacked by his chickens, discovers that this is not an isolated incident. Travelling to Spain with her cameraman Peter, the two discover the survivors of a town wiped out by the birds thirty years ago. Meanwhile, attacks continue as a child's birthday party ends in tragedy and doves devour a poultry farmer and his wife. Vanessa soon comes to the conclusion that the birds are organizing themselves against the ecological ravages of man, but time is running out as thousands of birds launch an attack against a train Vanessa is traveling on... Written by Anonymous

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Presented in Italy as "the sequel to Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds (1963)". See more »

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So much worse then 'awful'
27 June 2004 | by (Billings, MT) – See all my reviews

I just watched this film...no kidding I mean I JUST watched it. The credits rolled less then a minute ago before I stopped the DVD and ran to my computer. This film is absolutely dreadful, awful. No, it's worse then that. 'Awful' is a good description of a bad film. But this movie is deserving of some other word and I don't know what it is. It isn't just bad, while watching the film I found myself grinding my teeth and hurling obscenities in rage and frustration. From the very beginning with the 9 minute handgliding sequence which amounts to...NOTHING, this film had me...p*ssed. I couldn't believe what I was seeing. How can anything on Earth be so horrible on so many levels? This film blatantly abuses the slo-mo sequence, especially in places that don't need to be slo-mo'd. In fact, I wager that if you played all the slo-mo footage at normal speed along with the rest of the film...the film would run about 30 minutes. The main story is about a (sometimes naked) reporter and her faithful lapdog--er...cameraman. But for some reason 80% of the flick revolves around 8 or 9 groups of people in 'bird peril', WHY?????????????? I'm not exactly sure how to express my feelings on this film correctly. I have nothing but absolute contempt for the cast and crew responsible for this travesty... ARGHHHHH!!!!!!!


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