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The Worm Eaters (1977)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  27 July 1977 (USA)
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Herman Umgar, a German hermit, has an ability to communicate with worms. One day the mayor of the town runs him off his property, so in revenge he plants worms in everybody's food. However,... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Herb Robins ...
Herman Umgar
Lindsay Armstrong Black
Joseph Sacket
Robert Garrison
Muriel Cooper
Mike Garrison ...
Arnold Manhoef
Carla Ziegfeld
Barry Hostetler ...
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David McGrath
Claudette Wells
Cynthia Negri
Terry Smulen
Fred C. Dobbs
Shelley Golden
Emmett McGuire
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Herman Umgar, a German hermit, has an ability to communicate with worms. One day the mayor of the town runs him off his property, so in revenge he plants worms in everybody's food. However, these worms are a special breed of mutant worms from the Red Tide, and when the people eat them they are transformed into giant worms themselves. These worm-people also become Herman's slaves. What will the remaining do? Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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Ted V. Mikels Jr., the son of producer Ted V. Mikels, appears in the film as a guest at the birthday party wearing a yellow shirt. See more »

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Two old people and the chairs they're sitting on in one shot disappear in the next shot while the protesters are passing out pamphlets. See more »

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Herman Umgar: I'll rip your tongue off and slap ya silly with it!
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References All Through the Night (1941) See more »

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You'll End Up Eating Worms
Written by David Newman (as David L. Newman)
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one of the worst movies ever
14 April 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The worm eaters is so bad of a movie you will feel like you were robbed out of the hour and 20 minutes watching it.it makes plan 9 from outer space look like citizen Kane,well not really but its really bad and not even in a fun way.bad acting and some really nasty scenes of people eating worms.if you want to see a good worm movie watch squirm which came out the same year,thats a gem compared to this nasty movie.Ted V Mikels has made better movies,like astro zombies.the cast is a bunch of unknowns.it surprises me that this was ignored in the DVD 50 of the worst movies ever made,so was mighty gorga which is sightly better than this one.people eat worms and turn into,well you will get the idea.worm eaters is so awful you will ask yourself why.


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