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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Mark 'Crash' McCreery (story) and
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Release Date:
7 October 2001 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Science made Quentin a mutant. Nature made him a killer.
Plot:
A shy, obsessive comic book fan gets injected with an experimental serum of a lab that is studying how to give humans the abilities of spiders... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
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Cast

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Dan Aykroyd ... Det. Insp. Jack Grillo

Devon Gummersall ... Quentin Kemmer

Amelia Heinle ... Stephanie Lewis

Theresa Russell ... Trixie Grillo

Christopher Cousins ... Officer Williams
Mario Roccuzzo ... Nick Bezis

John Cho ... Han

Randall Huber ... Midtown murderer

Greg Harris ... Gutterpunk #1 (as Zia)
Lloyd Lowe Jr. ... Lloyd (gutterpunk #2) (as Lloyd Lowe)
Michael Keenan ... Willie
Ted Rooney ... Coroner

Dan Martin ... Huge cop
Rob Hill ... Liquor store cop
Brian J. Gilbert ... Photojournalist
Howard George ... Walter
Douglas Jude McKeon ... Facility Manager

Lisa Picotte ... Goth girl (as Lisa Piccotte)

Pedro Pascal ... Goth guy (as Alexander Pascal)

Willie C. Carpenter ... Dr. Calloway
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christie Campagna ... Friend in Car (uncredited)
Jessica Littlefield ... '50s girl (uncredited)
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Directed by
Scott Ziehl 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Mark 'Crash' McCreery (story) and
Cary Solomon (story) &
Chuck Konzelman (story)

Cary Solomon (teleplay) &
Chuck Konzelman (teleplay) and
Max Enscoe (teleplay) &
Annie DeYoung (teleplay)

Produced by
Lou Arkoff .... producer
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... executive producer
Dan J. Birnbaum .... associate producer
Colleen Camp .... executive producer
Colleen Camp .... producer
Steve Ecclesine .... line producer
Buddy Epstein .... executive producer
Brian J. Gilbert .... co-producer
David S. Greathouse .... associate producer
Andrea Lapins .... associate producer
Shane Mahan .... co-producer
Robyn Rosenfeld .... executive producer
Scott Shapiro .... associate producer
Stan Winston .... producer
 
Original Music by
David Reynolds 
 
Cinematography by
Thomas L. Callaway  (as Tom Callaway)
 
Art Direction by
Peter Borck 
 
Costume Design by
Julia Schklair 
 
Makeup Department
Stephanie Coffey .... makeup artist
Ken Culver .... senior foam technician
Kathy Kane-Macgowan .... key hair stylist: Stan Winston Studio (as Kathy MacGowan)
Myke Michaels .... makeup department head
Michael Ornelaz .... key hair stylist: Stan Winston Studio
 
Production Management
Larry Ferguson Jr. .... post-production supervisor
Marsha L. Swinton .... production supervisor
Robert E. Warner .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dirk Craft .... first assistant director
Elenie Mansalis .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Sarah Bullion .... shopper
Lance DeSpain .... lead scenic artist
Bill Luckey .... property maker
Christopher Schultz .... assistant property master
Wayne Springfield .... construction coordinator
Chris Wright .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Bob Arons .... sound effects editor
Kami Asgar .... supervising sound editor
Jonathan Golodner .... sound effects editor
Takako Ishikawa .... sound effects editor
Sherry Klein .... sound mixer
Sterling Moore .... sound mixer
Robert Nichols II .... sound recordist
Kyle Rochlin .... foley mixer
Tim Tuchrello .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Richard Alonzo .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio (as Richie Alonzo)
Richard Alonzo .... puppeteer
Joe Andreas .... special effects
David Beneke .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio
John Cherevka .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio
Dawn Dinniger .... key fabricator: Stan Winston Studio
David Gallion .... special effects foreman
Dave Grasso .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio
Dave Grasso .... puppeteer (as David Grasso)
Matt Heimlich .... key mechanic: Stan Winston Studio
Hiroshi 'Kan' Ikeuchi .... key mechanic: Stan Winston Studio
Hiroshi 'Kan' Ikeuchi .... puppeteer
Mark Jurinko .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio
Mark Jurinko .... puppeteer
Lindsay MacGowan .... design artist: Stan Winston Studio
Shane Mahan .... effects supervisor: Stan Winston Studio
Mark Maitre .... key artist: Stan Winston Studio
Tony McCray .... mold department supervisor: Stan Winston Studio
Mark 'Crash' McCreery .... concept designer: Stan Winston Studio (as Mark McCreery)
Steve Newburn .... key technician: Stan Winston Studio
Justin Raleigh .... key technician: Stan Winston Studio
Alan Scott .... puppeteer
Scott Stoddard .... concept designer: Stan Winston Studio
Scott Stoddard .... puppeteer
Jor Van Kline .... special effects
A.J. Venuto .... key technician: Stan Winston Studio
Russell Lukich .... sculptor: Stan Winston Studio (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Eric Heavens .... digital compositing supervisor
John K. Jenkins .... visual effects supervisor
Dan Schmit .... visual effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Thomas M. Ficke .... stunt coordinator
Marc Schaffer .... stunt performer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
J.D. Bishop .... assistant chief lighting technician
Ken Blakey .... camera operator: "b" camera
Doug Chartier .... dolly grip
D.R. Curtis .... lighting technician
Casey Ellison .... lighting technician
Daniel H. Goldstein .... set lighting technician
Amy C. Halpern .... 2nd unit gaffer
Paul Janossy .... first assistant camera
Brett Lood .... grip
Jeff Noble .... grip
C. Shipley .... best boy grip
Christian Franz Staab .... grip
Bruce Swift .... key grip
Chuck Zlotnick .... still photographer
 
Casting Department
Liz Dean .... casting assistant
Shari Steinberg .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Christina DeMasi .... costume intern
Daniela Kurrle .... costume manufacturer
Mandi Line .... assistant costume designer
Jill Lucas .... costumer
Hayley Stuppel .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Pharaba Hacker-Witt .... post-production assistant (as Pharaba Witt)
Jonny Jenks .... post-production assistant
Chad Mochrie .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Charles Canzoneri .... key set production assistant
Melissa Engle .... production assistant
Andrew Harrison .... assistant location manager
Kurt Herbel .... electronics
Stephen Jensen .... paralegal
Samantha C. Kirkeby .... script supervisor
Jessica Littlefield .... production assistant
Erick M. Medina .... production insurance
Jeffrey Pritz .... personal assistant: Lou Arkoff
Nancy S. Rand .... second assistant accountant
Austin Rodriguez .... medic
Leah Ross .... production coordinator
Lauren Swearingen .... assistant production coordinator
Lynn M. van Kuilenburg .... location manager
 
Thanks
James H. Nicholson .... dedicated to the memory of
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for language and violence
Runtime:
90 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The character Quentin Kemmer is named after Ed Kemmer, star of the original _Earth vs the Spider (1958)_.See more »
Movie Connections:
References The Fly (1986)See more »

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Talk about bad skin, 24 November 2010
Author: ctomvelu1 from United States

Borrowing its name from a 1950s schlockfest, EARTH tells the tale of a nerd who is injected with a formula that slowly turns him into a spider-like creature. At first, he is a bit of a hero as he confronts criminals. But soon enough, he begins mutating into a truly hideous spider-like monster that will suck the marrow out of anybody and everybody. Nothing to write home about, EARTH has absolutely nothing to do with the original, which was about a giant spider on the loose. This low-budget TV movie actually owes more to the Jeff Goldblum version of THE FLY. Worth a look if you're a Dan Ackroyd fan. Ackroyd plays a detective hot on the trail of the spider guy.

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