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Bats (1999)

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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Box Office

Budget:

$5,250,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$10,149,779 (USA) (10 December 1999)
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The ticket booth that gets destroyed was originally a phone booth. See more »

Goofs

Jumper cables connected to a chain link fence will short out as soon as the power is turned on. It will not electrify the fence. See more »

Quotes

Sheriff Emmett Kimsey: Are you kidding me? I am not up to my chest in bat shit.
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Connections

Featured in 'Bats' Abound (1999) See more »

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People In Texas Like To Dance
Performed by Johnny Carroll
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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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