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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
Josh Green ...
John Murphy
Oliver Macready ...
Slick
Nick Swarts ...
Jake
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Agent Gray
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Emma (as Leslie Carter)
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Andrew Stoddard ...
Doctor Ellis
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Steven Sullivan ...
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Corey Klemow ...
Joe Martindale
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Phil
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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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Horror | Sci-Fi

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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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Listen for a quote from a song by The Doors immediately following a visual reference to Jim Morrison. See more »

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When the man spits in Marcie's face, there is a shot of her glasses hitting the ground, but look carefully and you can see the glasses by her neck in the next shot. See more »

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Agent Gray: 'Mother-in-law' is in the building.
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References The Terminator (1984) See more »

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I didn't think it was that bad!
14 June 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I personally wouldn't go as far as to call it a great movie, the special effects are wildly inconsistent, sometimes decent but also sometimes very superficial and the film, despite the fact it has the feel of a parody, can get very derivative and predictable at times and the editing could have been a little sharper, at times there was too much of a 60s-70s TV movie feel to it. However, the costume and set design were reasonably good, I enjoyed the tongue-in-cheek dialogue with its embracing of the genre clichés and the spiders do have a certain menace to them. There is also a nice mix of fun and scary moments, including the wonderfully chaotic ending, the characters are admittedly clichéd but I have seen and heard far worse written characters before in far worse movies that had no excuse to be as bad as they are and the young cast are very likable. Overall, not great but could have been far worse. 7/10 Bethany Cox


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