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Spiders II: Breeding Ground (2001)

R | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 9 May 2001 (Japan)
Jason and Alexandra 'Alex', a close couple, lose their sail yacht in a storm and are grateful to get picked up by Captain Jim Bigelow's commercial carrier. Suspicious about the rough ... See full summary »

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Jason and Alexandra 'Alex', a close couple, lose their sail yacht in a storm and are grateful to get picked up by Captain Jim Bigelow's commercial carrier. Suspicious about the rough treatment and injections given by ship's doctor Gerbac which make the strong man faint, and realizing the ship is improbably empty and the radio not broken as the crew claims, Jason starts snooping around and finds human bodies on meat hooks, but even Alex thinks he's just hallucinating. Alas while sane Jason is restrained for his 'paranoia', the real madmen are the doc's genetic experiment outfit, who abuse their human captives as live incubators for a giant spider's eggs... Written by KGF Vissers

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They're back... and this time they're breeding mad!

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

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When the helicopter is rescuing Alex and Jason, houses and trees are reflected in the helicopter's side window. See more »

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ouch!!!!
1 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

Ok, I like Stephanie Niznik as Nina in Everwood, but how on earth did she score that job so soon after a disaster like this movie? Unbelievable. She's the only reason I rented this. Personally, my nods for the 3 lamest events in the movie.

1. The couple's boat sinking. Seriously, did anyone happen to look closely at this? The boat hits the bottom and BOUNCES up without any damage to the boat. I mean, what were the editors thinking? 2. The doc's death. When the spider backs away, it's extremely obvious that there is a blow-up doll standing in as the doctor. Once again, what were they thinking???

3. The sinking at the end. First off, there's no way what so ever that the two of them would have avoided the displacement suction caused by the boat sinking. Second, did anyone notice that gigantic spider at the aft end of the boat that was supposedly the width of the boat in size? A couple of honorable mentions: The fact that Ms. Niznik somehow didn't blow her leg off with the grenade. Also, if the spiders took a few days to mature in the human bodies, why would it have matured so much quicker in the lead guy? Also, the shower scene was a bit akward. If you're going to put so much effort into foreshadowing an event, you should at least make due with it in some manner. Lastly, if I'd been in charge of the boat, I would have developed some sort of lockdown system that would prevent everything from simply opening up when the power was cut off. Especially with man-eating spiders all around. I must give a few positive comments though . People seem to be critiquing Ms. Niznik for her characters attitude versus the crew. She had seen no evidence as to their shady nature until near the end, therefore she really didn't have a reason to be suspicious. The guy on the other hand, was subject to odd practices the whole time, therefore was cognizant of the danger present. I liked the captain guy to a decent extent and Ms. Niznik's character but the others where a bit screwy to me. Oh, with maybe the exception of the first mate guy<if that's what he was>. 4 out of 10


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