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Ando Kimura (story)
Kyra Reese (screenplay)
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They outnumber us 100 million to one. If they wanted to, they could destroy the Earth. Bee afraid...
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Cast

  (in credits order)
John Anderson ... Mr. Myers
Melinda Pierce ... Carolyn Bryant
Hugh Ecklund ... Dr. Allen
Stephanie Sanders ... Amanda
James Moore ... Dr. Saxon
Craig London ... Dr. Haggarty
Sylvia Marshall ... Barbara Reich
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yolanda Avery ... Jackie
Jerry Butler ... Otis
Jean Carroll ... Dr. Parks
Enrique Gonzalas ... Hector
Latecia Green ... Dr. Zimbalist
Mary Griffith ... Suzanne Myers
Amberlyn Kimura ... Nurse
Don Mitchell ... Kid
Terrie Monahan ... Mrs. Myers
Darren O'Ross ... Jeff
Gina Reed ... Honey
George Simpson ... Mark
Allison Styles ... Tiffiny
Ken Wallace ... Sheriff Gammon
Trent Washington ... Billy
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Directed by
Gil Rosenblum 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ando Kimura  story
Kyra Reese  screenplay
Gil Rosenblum  screenplay
Gil Rosenblum  story

Produced by
Miranda Adams .... executive producer
Ando Kimura .... executive producer
Michelle Walner .... producer
 
Original Music by
Kyle Buchanon 
 
Cinematography by
Samantha Jennings 
 
Makeup Department
Kieran Monot .... special makeup effects artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lynette Gibson .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Marion Berkeley .... set dresser
Mili Córdova .... set dresser
David Howard .... set designer
 
Sound Department
Joanna Burton .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Mario Alexander .... special effects makeup
Randy Bertlett .... special photographic effects
Conrad Ellis .... special effects
Eric Hamlin .... special photographic effects
Kieran Monot .... special effects makeup
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Elliott Ashman .... grip
Harlan Boyle .... grip
Hollend Cooper .... assistant camera
Kim Fraiser .... grip
Peter Gaines .... grip
James Hammond .... grip
Kendall Hammond .... grip
Trever Johnson .... camera operator
Paul Mann .... gaffer
Keith Putnam .... electrician
Keith Putnam .... grip
Clark Robinson .... gaffer
Jeff Todd .... electrician
Leonardo Walker .... electrician
Kenneth Walsh .... assistant camera
Trinna Westlake .... grip
 
Editorial Department
Ebony King .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Bethany Amberg .... production assistant
Jerry Butler .... production assistant
Latisha Correll .... production assistant
Will Garnett .... animal wrangler
Paulette Gibson .... production assistant
Michael Grant .... production assistant
Jonathan Paul .... production assistant
Katlin Rumsland .... production assistant
Kimberly Sands .... production assistant
Joshua Snow .... animal wrangler
Rabecca Snow .... animal wrangler
 

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The character of Dr. Allen, Dr. Saxon, Dr. Haggarty, Dr. Zimbalist and Dr. Parks are all homages to previous killer bee films. Irwin Allen directed The Swarm (1978)', John Saxon starred in 'The Bees (1978)', Dan Haggerty and Efrem Zimbalist Jr. starred in 'Terror out of the Sky (1978)', and Michael Parks starred in 'The Savage Bees. (1976)'See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: Numerous scenes of people running around with "bees" on them, and the bees are just falling off.See more »
Movie Connections:
Spoofs Them! (1954)See more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Do we really need another killer bee movie?, 6 June 2006

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This movie reminded me of Piranha, only with killer bees instead of killer fish. Creatures bred to kill escape from a secret laboratory and go on a murder spree, and so a loner with a past reluctantly teams with a pretty scientist to save the day. Sound familiar? A few funny references to previous killer insect films, including numerous 1970's movies like the Swarm and the Savage Bees, but the special effects aren't all that special, and there's nothing scary or original. People talk, bees attack, people argue, bees attack, people have sex, bees attack, reluctant hero saves pretty scientist, scientists save the world... or do they? I left with a case of deja vu. There have been good killer insect movies, this isn't one of them. "Bees" lacks the budget of the Swarm, and certainly lacks the imagination of Piranha.

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