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Beaks: The Movie (1987)

El ataque de los pájaros (original title)
Vanessa, a television reporter covering a story of a farmer attacked by his chickens, discovers that this is not an isolated incident...

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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
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Sharon (as Nene Morales)
Manuel Pereyro ...
Bob
Cintia Lodetti ...
Susan (as Carol Connery)
Carole James ...
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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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Rod: Fucking birds; flapping everywhere.
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Referenced in Best of the Worst: Wheel of the Worst #9 (2015) See more »

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Stupendous
1 February 2003 | by (L.A. CA) – See all my reviews

What a stupendous movie. So bad in every way that it is flat out hilarious. As someone else wrote - concerns over ACTUAL birds being harmed or killed during the making of this epic. Oh yeah! No doubt about it. You can actually see a crew member's hand in one shot throwing a bird at an actor. In other scenes to make it look like the PIGEONS are swarming a victim you can see the poor things have their feet tied or stapled to the actor's costume. Sheesh! Plus you can tell the money people behind the film told the director we need nudity (check) gore (check) a long para-sailing scene with a Thompson Twins late 1980's pop sound song (check) explosion (got it) and slo-mo shots of children in danger (you betcha)! This mess is very funny even though it doesnt mean to be. For lovers of Grade Z classics - check of BEAKS! Two Claws Up!


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