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May 1976 (USA) See more »
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So silent. So deadly. So final.
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A disturbed teenage girl unleashes her pet tarantula against her "enemies." Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Suzanna Ling ... Susan Bradley
Eric Mason ... Walter Bradley
Herman Wallner ... John Bradley
Linda Spatz ... Tracy
Beverly Eddins ... Martha Bradley
Patricia Landon ... Nancy Drury
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Burrows ... Mr. Price
Jared Davis ... Dr. Morgan
Rebecca Eddins ... Susan Bradley - Age 10
Susan Eddins ... Susan Bradley - Age 5
W. James Eddins ... Sgt. Wes Matthews
Rita French ... Joan Murphy
George Gingell ... Ralph Miller
William Guhl ... Wayne Richards
Art Lane ... Security Guard
Stratton Leopold ... Eric Craig

Ron Prather ... Bob Havens
Jay Scott ... Bo Richards
Mark Smith ... Joe Penny
John F. Suhr ... Graveside Minister
Mary Tyree ... Nurse Hamilton
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Directed by
Chris Munger 
 
Writing credits
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Daniel Cady 
Warren Hamilton Jr. 

Produced by
John H. Burrows .... producer
Daniel Cady .... producer
Curt Drady .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Phillan Bishop 
 
Cinematography by
Henning Schellerup 
 
Film Editing by
Warren Hamilton Jr. 
 
Sound Department
Jerry Whittington .... sound effects editor
 
Editorial Department
Jerry Whittington .... assistant editor
 
Transportation Department
Derek Whittington .... transportation
 

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85 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Revenge of the Spider Woman, 16 May 2000
Author: (filmfan101@hushmail.com) from Brisbane, Australia

I would say that this was inspired by the success of Willard which came out the previous year but the action is provided by spiders instead of rats. How about the scenes at the drive-in movie theatre? A volkswagen contains four victims who are screaming at the top of their lungs and no one comes to investigate. Were they and the spider woman the only ones at the drive-in? The spider woman spends time fending off the lecherous advances of her uncle, played by Eric Mason, whose acting style reminded me of William Shatner.

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