Arachnid (2001)

R  |   |  Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  29 June 2001 (Spain)
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A man is taken to a small clinic in Guam with mysterious bites on him. This sparks a search for what could have caused such wounds. A group of men and women fly to the island he lived on to... See full summary »



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Complete credited cast:
José Sancho ...
Dr. Samuel Leon
Henry Capri
Luis Lorenzo Crespo ...
Reyes (as Luis Lorenzo)
Rocqueford Allen ...
Jesús Cabrero ...
Robert Vicencio ...
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A man is taken to a small clinic in Guam with mysterious bites on him. This sparks a search for what could have caused such wounds. A group of men and women fly to the island he lived on to investigate the situation. Due to technical problems, their small plane crashes and they are stranded on the island. After some time, they come to find the man's village is empty and that strange new breeds of killer arachnids have appeared all about the forest. Written by Joe Shaffer <>

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island | guam | monster | pilot | jungle | See All (44) »


Ha venido de otro mundo... Para quedarse. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

29 June 2001 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

8 Legs  »

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Box Office


$570,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Valentine (Chris Potter) tells Mercer "Just help me get these people out of here and I'll come back with you" around 51 minutes in, Mercer (Alex Reid) opens her mouth to reply but only the voice of the doctor (José Sancho), who had just walked into their perspective, can be heard, making it sound like Mercer is talking with a man's voice as no audio whatsoever is heard coming from her mouth. See more »


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1 November 2002 | by (Windsor, Connecticut) – See all my reviews

I liked this movie. I am really into all sci-fi, especially things involving spiders. I recommended it to a couple friends, and they watched it. I watched it with them, so now I've seen it 7 times. Ravil Issyanov is really cool. He played Ghazzi Murad in The Jackal. The first 10 minutes of that movie were the best part. Any way, Arachnid was neat. I don't particularly care if anyone emails me telling me that it sucked, because i know their wrong. :)

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