Swarmed (2005)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  2 May 2006 (USA)
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The residents of a small town find themselves battling a swarm of hornets which has been sprayed by a super pesticide.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kent Horvath
Cristina Brown
Richard Chevolleau ...
Melanie Sheer
Balázs Koós ...
Phineas Washburn
Christopher Bondy ...
Mayor Gibson
Ellie Martin
Booth Savage ...
Agent Doug Heydon
David Eisner ...
David Orsow
Cindy Orsow
Scott Wickware ...
Brent Gorman
Lorry Ayers ...
Glenda Gorman
Chief of Police


The residents of a small town find themselves battling a swarm of hornets which has been sprayed by a super pesticide.

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Rated PG-13 for disturbing images | See all certifications »




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2 May 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Atrapados en el enjambre  »

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Originally slated to air in the USA on the Sci-Fi Channel in 2005. See more »


When Q first uses his flamethrower, when he is flaming the wasps near the van, it later shows the decals burned. Later on in the movie, the decals on the van are no longer burned. See more »


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Buzz is Good
22 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you enjoy your typical genetically altered insect turned into environmental catastrophe movie, then you will like Swarmed. Begins with run of the mill experimentations that are inadvertently foiled by the ever clumsy custodial engineer. For his part, the janitor pays dearly and hence begins the death toll for an innocent unsuspecting town. The absurdity of the story multiplies as quickly as the town folks death count yet somehow only serves to further augment the entertainment value.

The movie's story revolves around an impending barbecued hamburger contest which co-incidentally and conveniently is exactly what the wasps are attracted to....yum....love that sauce!! This meat fest occurs in a tasty slice of small town America wrought with corruption, stupidity, and greed - bad combination for city and event planning, great combination for carnage. No worries for the citizens though, the local professor of entomology (doesn't every small town have one?), that also happens to be thank goodness a hotty, will piece it all together with help from the lab scientist that engineered the original overly aggressive easily antagonized wasps.

This is a definite must see if you ever wanted to see an administrative assistant hunt city hall for a wasp with a double barreled shotgun. Quite impressive!! Equally impressive was the actual cook off where pandemonium strikes as the meat hungry wasps arrive. Kudos to Tim Matherson for masterful cameo - good to see he hasn't totally lost his B stature which he strongly enforces in the scene where he knocks over the mother and her baby stroller while trying to escape - well done Tim.

Overall, it is much better than you might expect.

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