MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 16,909 this week

Larger Than Life (1998)

6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 239 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 1 critic

A young woman battles against a series of giant spiders, spawned by toxic waste, in her new suburban home.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 3839 titles
created 21 Dec 2011
 
a list of 2812 titles
created 30 Oct 2012
 
list image
a list of 1673 titles
created 18 Mar 2013
 
a list of 46 titles
created 26 Jun 2013
 
a list of 65 titles
created 11 Oct 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Larger Than Life" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Larger Than Life (1998)

Larger Than Life (1998) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Larger Than Life.
1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  

In 1968, in the Ravenside Military Hospital in a military facility in Pennsylvania, the army loses control of an experiment of a lethal bacteriologic weapon that changes the DNA and ... See full summary »

Directors: Ana Clavell, James Glenn Dudelson
Stars: Laurie Baranyay, Stan Klimecko, John F. Henry II
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

Both an homage to and a re-imagining of the original 1968 film, this update follows a group of survivors trapped in a farmhouse battling a siege of undead zombies....in 3D!

Director: Jeff Broadstreet
Stars: Brianna Brown, Joshua DesRoches, Sid Haig
Arachnophobia (1990)
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A species of South American killer spider hitches a lift to the U.S. in a coffin and starts to breed and kill.

Director: Frank Marshall
Stars: Jeff Daniels, Julian Sands, John Goodman
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Curious kids unearth the barrels that helped revive the dead of the first film, which proves the second time's an undead charm.

Director: Ken Wiederhorn
Stars: James Karen, Thom Mathews, Michael Kenworthy
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A small group of military officers and scientists dwell in an underground bunker as the world above is overrun by zombies.

Director: George A. Romero
Stars: Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joseph Pilato
Critters (1986)
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A race of small, furry aliens make lunch out of the locals in a farming town.

Director: Stephen Herek
Stars: Dee Wallace, M. Emmet Walsh, Billy Green Bush
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Rebecca Hobbs ...
Jo
Jeremy Callaghan ...
Dave
Patrick Wilson ...
Removal Man #1
Hamish McFarlane ...
Removal Man #2
Edit

Storyline

A young woman battles against a series of giant spiders, spawned by toxic waste, in her new suburban home.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Sci-Fi | Short | Horror

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

4 September 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Plus grand que nature  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Eight Legged Freaks (2002) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Surprisingly Good!
17 February 2003 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I saw this on the UK edition of Eight Legged Freaks. This is the directors short film that gave the inspiration for the latter mentioned film.

Premise: Young woman moves into old house in the middle of the outback. As she goes round her normal jobs, she is set upon by some larger than life (hence the title) arachnids!

This film lasts about 13minutes, and included horror, suspense, comedy and much more! For a low budget film, the effects were brilliant. Its worth buying Eight Legged freaks just to see this!


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Larger Than Life (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?