MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Down 391 this week

Slither (2006)

 -  Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  31 March 2006 (USA)
6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 53,459 users   Metascore: 69/100
Reviews: 347 user | 244 critic | 27 from Metacritic.com

A small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 21 Jul 2011
 
a list of 30 titles
created 22 Oct 2011
 
a list of 35 titles
created 20 Mar 2012
 
a list of 32 titles
created 12 Feb 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Slither" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Slither (2006)

Slither (2006) on IMDb 6.5/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Slither.
2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Super I (2010)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, but lacking in heroic skills.

Director: James Gunn
Stars: Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman, and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall.

Director: Zack Snyder
Stars: Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Mekhi Phifer
Re-Animator (1985)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.

Director: Stuart Gordon
Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Alien brain parasites, entering humans through the mouth, turn their host into a killing zombie. Some teenagers start to fight against them.

Director: Fred Dekker
Stars: Jason Lively, Tom Atkins, Steve Marshall
PG Porn (TV Series 2008)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

For people who love everything about porn...except the sex.

Stars: Belladonna, Sean Gunn, James Gunn
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Wally
...
...
Xantha Radley ...
Uptight Mom
...
...
...
Drawing Boy
...
...
...
...
Gina Kid
...
Karaoke Woman
...
...
Janene
Bart Anderson ...
Butcher
Edit

Storyline

In this blend of the B movie classic The Blob (1958), and some Romero's zombies film, a meteorite collides in a small town. Grant finds it, and is infected by a parasite worm, which installs in his brain and causes him a creepy transformation into a monster. Starla, his wife, and Bill, a policeman, will try to stop him and the plague of worms generated by the creature. Written by Alejandro Frias

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

small town | alien | b movie | slug | sex | See more »

Taglines:

From the people that brought you 2004's Dawn of the Dead See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

31 March 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Criaturas rastreras  »

Box Office

Budget:

$15,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$214,550 (Hong Kong) (11 August 2006)

Gross:

$214,550 (Hong Kong) (11 August 2006)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

James Gunn:  as another teacher at Starla's school See more »

Goofs

When the zombies grab Starla from Bill's wrecked car, Bill calls "Carla, Carla!", instead of Starla. See more »

Quotes

[Bill, Margaret and Trevor spot Grant and Starla getting into a car]
Trevor: That's one match I'll never get.
Margaret: [zipping Gina Kid's jacket up] Ain't no mystery. Starla was raised in them shanties off St. Luke, dirt poor. All she ever wanted was to be a lady. Ol' Grant Grant, he's always been made of green.
Trevor: Gold digger, huh?
Bill Pardy: Oh, hell, Margaret! Starla's mother left her, her daddy's a drunk, she was 17 years old. Ol' Grant pulls up in a big ol' Cadillac, house on the hill, *and* college tuition? What would ...
[...]
See more »

Crazy Credits

At the very end of the credits there is an additional scene involving a curious cat and the remains of the alien slug creature. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Allemaal film: De amerikaanse droom (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Fast Girl USA
Written by Jane Jensen, Roger Che, Sandee Brockwell (as S. Brockwell)
Performed by Jane Jensen
Licensed courtesy of Jane Jenson and Sonic Cheeka Music
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Good, old fashion fright fest.
31 March 2006 | by (Brentwood, USA) – See all my reviews

Surprisingly funny black comedy is a sharp witted throw-back to old school horror films.

Alien creatures inhabit the bodies of some small-town rednecks and reek some bloody havoc!

While it's easy to see the influences of every horror movie from Night of the Living Dead (1968) to Tremors (1989), Slither is itself a gutsy horror ride that firmly stands on its own. Writer/Director James Gunn delivers a story thats equally gripping and comical. There's plenty of action, suspense, and steely chills to be had as well. The special FX are nicely well-done and provides for some unforgettably wild scenes.

Cast-wise the movie isn't half bad either, although it's really Gregg Henry who steals the show as the town's foul-mouthed mayor.

All around Slither is an enjoyable creature show for those that like their horror films gooey! It's also a heck of dark comedy, yall.

*** out of ****


72 of 94 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Comedy? fatpie42
Michael Rooker the creepiest performance in history andypaul_gill
This movie was disgusting. Chrud_47
best lines are not in memorable quotes kanuffelrik
The Mayor's best lines - go!!!!!! RxKerry
similar films whiteazndood
Discuss Slither (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?