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A DNA experiment on a rare breed of spider is taking place on a NASA space shuttle, when a freak meteor shower engulfs the shuttle, causing everything to go horribly wrong. One survivor is ... See full summary »

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Marci Eyre
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John Murphy
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Slick
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A DNA experiment on a rare breed of spider is taking place on a NASA space shuttle, when a freak meteor shower engulfs the shuttle, causing everything to go horribly wrong. One survivor is found on the ship and watched over in a secret location deep in the California desert. The problem continues, as the survivor isn't alone, as another deadly spiders climbs out of him and goes on a rampage around the ship. Curious reporter Marci Eyre must now survive, escape and warn everyone before the spider reaches outside the desert. Written by simon

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Something very hungry's about to hatch! See more »

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Rated R for violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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27 December 2000 (South Korea)  »

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Cobwebs  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Look for a quick flash of the date of the John F. Kennedy assassination on one of the underground storage tanks. See more »

Goofs

The floor indicator lights in the elevator are not consistent. In some scenes, the numbers go up as the elevator descends (as if to indicate sub-levels), while in others the numbers go up as the elevator ascends. See more »

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Agent Gray: 'Mother-in-law' is in the building.
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Followed by Spiders II: Breeding Ground (2001) See more »

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Passable.
19 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

Every generation deserves a good giant insect flick, and this one is no better or worse. In it, A space shuttle testing arachnids in space crashes, causing giant mutant spiders to escape and attack a laboratory. Passable flick has okay acting and fair direction. Some of the special effects are good, some aren't. The make-up effects and animatronic spider were good, but the few CGI shots were quite cartoony and uneven. Could have been much worse.

Rated R for profanity, gore, and some mild creature violence.


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