MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 6,226 this week

Fangs (2002)

PG-13  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  13 March 2002 (Norway)
3.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.3/10 from 572 users  
Reviews: 25 user | 13 critic

It's the attack of the killer, genetically-altered bats!

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

"Hand of God" - What to Watch

IMDb sits down with the cast of the thriller drama "Hand of God," including Ron Perlman, Julian Morris, Garret Dillahunt, and Alona Tal.

Watch our interview

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 92 titles
created 17 Jan 2012
 
a list of 47 titles
created 08 Feb 2012
 
a list of 765 titles
created 09 Aug 2013
 
a list of 227 titles
created 01 Dec 2013
 
a list of 33 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Fangs" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Fangs (2002)

Fangs (2002) on IMDb 3.3/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Fangs.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Vampire Bats (TV Movie 2005)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

In Mercier, Louisiana, the freshmen friends of the Tate University Jason Ortiz, Aaron and Eden go to an underground party in the woods nearby the local cemetery. They drink the punch spiced... See full summary »

Director: Eric Bross
Stars: Lucy Lawless, Dylan Neal, Liam Waite
Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

A team of vampire hunters set out to battle an evil vampire clan in the dark underworld.

Director: Leigh Scott
Stars: Thomas Downey, Eliza Swenson, Rhett Giles
Bled (2009)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

After trying a mysterious drug, young artist Sai enters a dreamlike space and develops a thirst for blood. As Sai's cravings grow, she unwittingly attracts a dimensional vampire trying to cross over into the real world.

Director: Christopher Hutson
Stars: Sarah Farooqui, Chris Ivan Cevic, Alex Petrovitch
Bats: Human Harvest (TV Movie 2007)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

Set in present day Afghanistan, the sequel centers on a group of soldiers who endeavor to capture Fazul, a fanatical terrorist who has escaped into the maze of caves underlying the ... See full summary »

Director: Jamie Dixon
Stars: David Chokachi, Michael Jace, Pollyanna McIntosh
Adventure | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

Based upon Bram Stoker's short stories, Dracula's Guest follows the story of two young lovers, Bram and Elizabeth, who are forced by her father, the Admiral Murray, to take a one year ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Feifer
Stars: Amy Lyndon, Wes Ramsey, Andrew Bryniarski
Bats (1999)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

Genetically mutated bats escape and it's up to a bat expert and the local sheriff to stop them.

Director: Louis Morneau
Stars: Lou Diamond Phillips, Dina Meyer, Bob Gunton
Sabretooth (TV Movie 2002)
Action | Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

Scientists create a genetically engineered sabretooth cat and must hunt it down after it escapes and begins eating innocent people.

Director: James D.R. Hickox
Stars: David Keith, Vanessa Angel, John Rhys-Davies
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A killing machine from another world comes to Earth to kill humans.

Director: Kevin Tenney
Stars: Eric Roberts, Arnold Vosloo, John Rhys-Davies
Snakes (1974)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A snake lover sends out poisonous snakes and reptiles to kill his enemies.

Director: Art Names
Stars: Les Tremayne, Janet Wood, Bebe Kelly
Attack of the Sabertooth (TV Movie 2005)
Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

In the Fiji islands, the greedy and unscrupulous owner of the Valalola Resort Primal Park invites investors and guests for an opening party of his compound composed of hotel and zoo aiming ... See full summary »

Director: George Miller
Stars: Robert Carradine, Nicholas Bell, Brian Wimmer
Skeeter (1993)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

As the result of a corrupt businessman's illegal toxic waste dumping, a small desert town is beset by a deadly swarm of huge bloodthirsty mutant mosquitoes!

Director: Clark Brandon
Stars: Tracy Griffith, Jim Youngs, Charles Napier
Final Exam (1981)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A psycho killer shows up on college campus to slash up pretty co-eds and dumb jocks.

Director: Jimmy Huston
Stars: Cecile Bagdadi, Joel S. Rice, Ralph Brown
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Carl Hart
...
Ally Parks
...
Dr. John Winslow
Katie Stuart ...
Genny Winslow
...
Logan
...
Police Chief Sam Taylor
...
Prof. Arthur Fuller (as Mark Taylor)
Scott Davidson ...
Howard Spiegel
...
Louis
Nicole Clendenen ...
Alexis Hart
...
Heather
...
Diane
...
Lois Bostwick
...
Willy Kramer
James Lee Hymes ...
Yuppie #1 (as James Hymes)
Edit

Storyline

Scottsville is a sleepy town, where the yearly apple blossom festival is usually the only 'memorable' event, so Police Chief Sam Taylor is furious when young cop Ally Parks -who comes from the big city- insists on investigating the death and mutilation of prof. Fuller, who experimented on bats, and soon several other victims, as unnatural bat attacks. She finds a helpful 'expert' in animal controller Dr. John Winslow, and the couple gets help from his inquisitive daughter Genny and her practically in-living high school-friend Logan to unravel how it all ties in with local real estate mogul Carl Hart's dishonest and corrupt practices. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

bat | gene manipulation | See All (2) »

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violent content | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 March 2002 (Norway)  »

Also Known As:

Bat Attack - Angriff der Fledermäuse  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

In order to help save the day, the hero and heroine come across the idea of using shredded aluminum cans in order to disrupt the bats' "radar". They get this idea after a stoner teenager points out that he avoided a ticket because the cans on his dashboard screwed up the trooper's radar. The problem is, bats don't navigate using Radar (i.e. radio or light waves bouncing off of objects); they use Sonar (sound waves bouncing off of objects), which wouldn't be adversely affected by metal. While the confetti storm could conceivably have been confusing to the bats, it wouldn't have "blinded" them the way the movie implied (considering the fact that bats are used to flying in swarms or through leafy wooded areas, so it's not like a bunch of fluttering objects would completely disoriented them). See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Please say you're kidding me.
1 April 2003 | by (Chicagooooooo) – See all my reviews

The only thing that FANGS seems to have been made to do is make the theatrically released BATS look like it deserved every Oscar award that is given out. I was actually happy to own BATS after seeing this, because after I was done watching this film, I watched BATS just to let myself know that not all films suck this badly.

The first thing that really lets you know this film will be major low-budget and hokey all the way is that it stars Corbin Bersen. A good actor, but then again, he did star in the highly terrible, direct-to-video flicks RAPTOR and KILLER INSTINCT. So, forgetting Bersen, there is the rest of the cast. Whip Hubley (brother of Season Hubley) isn't all to bad, but the main thing that kills FANGS is sloppy direction and a screenwriter who tried all too hard to try to make this film funny. Basically, he wanted to try to make FANGS into a BATS, that had the humor that David E. Kelley gave LAKE PLACID. But, it fails miserably here and most of the 'humor' just sounds plain retarded. It's sad too. It always upsets me when somebody says something that you know was meant to be funny and it just isn't.

Having not been given very many killer bat flicks in the past (the only two I can think of would be BATS and an early 70s film called NIGHTWING) so I guess FANGS does well considering that only two other films of this caliber have come before it. But, it borrows heavily from them and end is almost laughable. Like other users said, it seems like you were almost expecting the line "The killer is really..." somewhere in there. The thing that saves FANGS from being a complete atrocity is the fact that the special effects were not *that* terrible (but still, you could obviously tell the bats were computer designed) and the fact that there are a few sarcastic lines that are given by performances that are not all that bad. But, the film is loaded with mindless cliches and has dialogue and situations that are just n-o-t belivable.

FANGS: 2/5.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Techo-talk daniel_lomas
This movie was.... teh_darkcloud
Pretty good patwils34
Discuss Fangs (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?