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Bats (1999)

PG-13  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  22 October 1999 (USA)
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Genetically mutated bats escape and it's up to a bat expert and the local sheriff to stop them.

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Bats, the result of a government experiment gone wrong, have suddenly become intelligent, vicious, and omnivorous, and are attacking people near Gallup, Texas. Bat specialist Sheila Casper and her assistant Jimmy are brought in but can they stop the bats before the military comes in and, in their ignorance, makes things worse? Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of bat attacks, and brief language | See all certifications »

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22 October 1999 (USA)  »

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$6,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,717,902 (USA) (22 October 1999)

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$10,149,779 (USA) (10 December 1999)
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Official Selection Gerardmer-Fantastic Arts Film Festival, France 2000. See more »

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Dead deputy found in bar can be seen breathing. See more »

Quotes

Jimmy Sands: Clip their wings? Man, could you just shoot their damn heads off? And don't miss.
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References Nosferatu (1922) See more »

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It's Creepy
11 October 2002 | by (Waldorf, MD) – See all my reviews

This is NOT a bad movie and it follows the novel it was based on pretty well. I enjoyed it. I even bought it on DVD. Don't expect Minority Report here. This is simply B-Movie Fun. Lou Diamond Phillips is fine in his role as the local law. The guano jokes abound. And like someone said...there's even a mad scientist!!!


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