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Birdemic: Shock and Terror -- A platoon of eagle & vultures attack the residence of a small town. Many people died. It's not known what caused the flying menace to attack. Two people managed to fight back, but will they survive Birdemic?
Birdemic: Shock and Terror -- A platoon of eagles and vultures attack the residence of a small town. 
Many people died.  It's not known what caused the flying menace to attack. 
Two people managed to fight back, but will they survive Birdemic?

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James Nguyen (screenplay)
James Nguyen (story)
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A platoon of eagles and vultures attacks the residents of a small town. Many people die. It's not known what caused the flying menace to attack. Two people manage to fight back, but will they survive Birdemic? Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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A "must-see" movie. Really. I'm not kidding. See more (145 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Alan Bagh ... Rod

Whitney Moore ... Nathalie

Tippi Hedren ... Julie McNeal (archive footage) (as Ms. Tippi Hedren)
Janae Caster ... Susan
Colton Osborne ... Tony
Adam Sessa ... Ramsey

Catherine Batcha ... Becky

Patsy van Ettinger ... Nat's Mom (as Patsy vanEttinger)
Damien Carter ... Nightclub Singer

Rick Camp ... Dr. Jones

Stephen Gustavson ... Tree Hugger

Danny Webber ... Rick
Mona Lisa Moon ... Mai
Joe Teixeira ... Cowboy
John Grant ... Dylan
Natalie Yonkers ... Christine

Laura Cassidy ... TV Anchor

Bonnie Steiger ... Tourist
Eric Swartz ... CEO

Zoya Skya ... Waitress (as Zoya Shybkouskaya)
Cameron Palmer ... Mr. Half Moon Bay
Milan Lee ... Solar Panel Salesman
Jessica Osborne ... Dead Tourist
Justin Osborne ... Dead Tourist
Payton Osborne ... Dead Tourist
Hailey Osborne ... Dead Tourist
Chase Osborne ... Dead Tourist
Kim Osborne ... Dead Tourist
Martha Sisemore ... Dead Tourist
Ken Agostino ... NCT Software Salesperson

Thomas Cokenias ... NCT Software Salesperson
Lindsey Moore ... NCT Software Salesperson
Kirsten Moore ... NCT Software Salesperson
Carlos Seletaria ... NCT Software Salesperson
Vanessa Quan ... NCT Software Salesperson
Abe Shawesh ... NCT Software Salesperson
Deborah Pacheo ... NCT Software Salesperson
Diane Urbano ... NCT Software Salesperson
Patrick Donahue ... NCT Software Salesperson
Steve McMoy ... Robert Perkins
James Z. Feng ... Venture Capitalist

Jaime Soria ... Venture Capitalist
Jerry Madison ... Venture Capitalist
George Canahuati ... Store Clerk
Daniel Mai ... Dead Store Clerk
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

James Nguyen ... Patron looking at menu (uncredited)
Kevin Perez ... Patron (uncredited)

Directed by
James Nguyen 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
James Nguyen  screenplay
James Nguyen  story

Produced by
James Nguyen .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Andrew Seger 
 
Cinematography by
Daniel Mai 
 
Film Editing by
Kim Chow 
 
Production Design by
John Davis 
 
Sound Department
John Cregan .... lead sound designer
Erick Jolley .... sound mixer
Chase Osborne .... boom operator (as Chase Osbourne)
 
Visual Effects by
Yeung Chan .... visual effects
 
Animation Department
Yeung Chan .... lead animator
Jose Fuentes .... animator
 
Casting Department
Theodore S. Maier .... casting (as Ted Maier)
 
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John Grant .... special thanks
 

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105 min
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Canada:14A (Alberta) | Canada:PG (British Columbia) | New Zealand:M | UK:15 | USA:Not Rated
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When advertising for the movie, the movie title was painted onto the side of a lorry. It was initially spelt wrong, it read "Bidremic"See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The man who robs Rod of gasoline is walking backwards when he is attacked by a bird which slashes his neck. As he is still walking and before he falls down, his face is OK. In the next shot he has a wound on his face as well as his neck.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Rod:Hi.
Nathalie:Hi.
Nathalie:Here's the menu.
Rod:Thank you.
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Movie Connections:
Features Julie and Jack (2003)See more »
Soundtrack:
Bucolic SuburbSee more »

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96 out of 100 people found the following review useful.
A "must-see" movie. Really. I'm not kidding., 26 February 2011
Author: innocuous from Raleigh, NC, USA

Don't be fooled by the rating. You have to watch "Birdemic" at some point.

This movies outshines "Troll 2" in every respect. It puts "Plan 9 From Outer Space" and "The Room" to shame. Imagine a movie that would be created solely to give film students a paper topic on how NOT to make movies. Every conceivable error has been made in making "Birdemic." At first, you simply won't be able to believe that the film is not a spoof. But if you read about the film and about Nguyen, and if you take a few moments to watch the additional material on the DVD, you will soon agree that this was just a misguided effort on the entire production team's part.

The sound is the most outstanding example of sheer incompetence. The director clearly understood what Foley is, since the gunshots have all been added post-production, but I guess they just didn't have the time or money to dub the vast majority of the film after shooting. And it needs it. Badly.

The acting is uniformly terrible. Not bad. Terrible. Alan Bragh doesn't even rise to the level of fourth grade pageants. Whitney Moore is cute as a button and is aided by a bit of camel-toe in at least one scene, but she's the best of a poor lot. All the supporting cast is "give your financial backers a small part" bad.

If you want to explain blocking, editing, framing, sound markers, continuity, reverse shots, and other film terms to your friends, this is the film to use. None of it is done correctly.

While the CGI (and I use the term in only the broadest sense) birds are hilarious, my favorite scene is the "retirement" scene. I think that the word "retirement" is used six times in just three lines. Watch for it. It's hard to miss.

BUT...it's strangely watchable. In contrast to many bad movies, it's not boring. Consider it a train wreck that you simply can't tear your eyes from. Even the boring scenes (and there really aren't that many) have some aspect (poor sound, hilariously unrealistic dialogue, odd things going on in the background) that fascinate. You'll be giggling and poking your elbow into the side of the person beside you.

So, go rent it. Really. You won't regret it.

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