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Camel Spiders -- Set in the southwestern U.S., a group of people band together to fight back against an army of unwelcome predators: camel spiders, who for years have tormented our armed forces in the Middle East.

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Director:
Writers:
J. Brad Wilke (written by) and
Jim Wynorski (written by)
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Release Date:
4 March 2011 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
They really get under your skin See more »
Plot:
Based on actual creatures that for years have tormented United States armed forces in the Middle East... See more » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Bad but at least it's still watchable. See more (18 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Brian Krause ... Captain Mike Sturges

C. Thomas Howell ... Sheriff Ken Beaumont

Melissa Brasselle ... Sgt. Shelly Underwood (as Rocky DeMarco)
Frankie Cullen ... Schwalb
Hayley Sanchez ... Hayley Mullins (as Hayley DeMarco)

Diana Terranova ... Patty

GiGi Erneta ... Reba

Michael Swan ... McNeil

Kurt Yaeger ... Joe

Matthew Borlenghi ... Brad Mullins (as Matt Borlenghi)

Jon Mack ... Sharon Mullins

Michael Bernardi ... Jeff

Corey Landis ... Cain

James Arthur Lewis ... Collins (as James Lewis)

Hugh Mun ... Medic

Gerald Webb ... Army Medic
Jason Smither ... Military Helicopter Pilot

Charles Solomon Jr. ... Deputy Sheriff Jimmy Ray (as Charlie Solomon)
Jessica Finch ... Webbed Girl
Christopher Ray ... Webbed Man (as Chris Ray)
Kayla Gill ... Tracy
Shay Baker ... Carl

Jessica Cameron ... Ashley
Paul Wallace ... Eddie
Gerard Pauwels ... Professor Essex
Jason Greear ... Will
Thomas Dillard ... Bubba
Steve Goldenberg ... Brent (as Steven Goldenberg)

Paula LaBaredas ... Wendy

Amber McConnell ... Erin

Steve Snyder ... Trent
Derek Hockenbrough ... Rick

Damien Puckler ... Bork

Karnell Matthews ... Cage
Elizabeth Elverson Welch ... Drive-In Girl
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Paul Grace ... General Farmer (uncredited)
Archie Tullos ... Background - Iraq (uncredited)

Stephen John Williams ... Soldier (uncredited)

Directed by
Jim Wynorski  (as Jay Andrews)
 
Writing credits
J. Brad Wilke (written by) and
Jim Wynorski (written by) (as Jay Andrews)

Produced by
Roger Corman .... executive producer
William Dever .... producer
Steve Goldenberg .... producer
Kosuke Haga .... associate producer
Diana Terranova .... associate producer
Jim Wynorski .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Chuck Cirino 
 
Cinematography by
Andrea V. Rossotto 
 
Film Editing by
Tony Randel 
 
Casting by
Fern Champion 
 
Production Design by
Robert Hummel 
 
Art Direction by
David Hancock 
 
Makeup Department
Marilyn Kieth .... assistant makeup artist
Mara Rouse .... key makeup artist
Mara Rouse .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Ford Riley .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jordan Fincher .... second assistant director
Steve Goldenberg .... second unit director
Christopher Ray .... first assistant director (as Chris Ray)
 
Art Department
Eric Miles .... property master
 
Sound Department
Tom Barker .... sound recordist: Indiana
Reagan Bond .... sound
Lorita de la Cerna .... foley artist
Patrick Giraudi .... adr editor
Patrick Giraudi .... adr recordist
Patrick Giraudi .... sound designer
Patrick Giraudi .... sound re-recording mixer
Patrick Giraudi .... supervising sound editor
Gerard Jakubowicz .... adr supervisor
Xavier Sol .... sound designer
Xavier Sol .... sound effects editor
Cristina Turek .... assistant sound editor
 
Special Effects by
R.J. Reld .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Linda Drake .... visual effects editor
Jennifer Kutchaver .... roto artist
Kevin Kutchaver .... visual effects supervisor
Glen David Miller .... 3D supervisor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Helen Atkins .... still photographer
Fred Bleke .... second assistant camera
Nicholas Davidoff .... steadicam operator
Ben Demaree .... gaffer
Ben Demaree .... second unit director of photography
Bobby Garret .... electrician
Eddie Hanson .... grip
Trent Hayworth .... assistant dolly grip
Elizabeth Heim .... second assistant camera
Fritz Hooper .... assistant steadicam operator
Sarah Keally .... first assistant camera
Jerry Rogers .... key grip
Matt Rogers .... dolly grip
John Ruiz .... additional first assistant camera
Harry Sanders .... best boy electric
Bryan Shay .... best boy grip
 
Editorial Department
Mark Rios .... post-production assistant
Mike Todd .... colorist
 
Transportation Department
Billy Hopkins .... driver
Jason Miller .... transportation
 
Other crew
Dennis Foley .... key set production assistant
Elyse Holloway .... production assistant: second unit
Rick Keiths .... production accountant
Mary Keys .... production assistant
Shelia Marks .... production coordinator
Jed Rowen .... adr loop group
Jennifer Tillis .... location scout
 
Thanks
Cicci Martinez .... special thanks
Tanni Tatum .... special thanks
 

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USA:79 min
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Trivia:
WILHELM SCREAM: Heard when one of the characters is attacked outside the diner.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Solifugids don't make sounds.See more »
Quotes:
Ashley:Will you two give it a rest, please? You sound like two old ladies trapped in the bodies of 20-year-old mega nerds.
Will:And by mega nerds, you mean by future Nobel Prize winners?
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Movie Connections:
References King Kong (1933)See more »
Soundtrack:
I Wanna Be a Bad GirlSee more »

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1 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Bad but at least it's still watchable., 31 May 2012
Author: Boba_Fett1138 from Groningen, The Netherlands

Well, what can I say. Every now and then I love to watch a silly and bad B-horror flick. And really, for the lovers of bad, cheap cinema, there is plenty to still enjoy in this movie!

And there is a big difference between a just plain bad movie and a movie that is being just so bad and silly that it actually becomes fun to watch. I feel that this for most part is being the case with "Camel Spiders" as well. No matter how bad and silly this movie gets at times, it still remains a pretty fun experience to watch.

Of course the story is totally stupid and doesn't make much sense but basically all of these sort of movies feature the same type of story anyway. It simply delivers exactly what you could and would expect from it, nothing more, nothing less. So really, if you are into these type of movies, by all means watch it and chances are you end up enjoying it, for what it is.

The characters are stupid but at least they aren't annoying (well, expect for the little girl perhaps but children always annoy me in these sort of movies), which really is a positive thing to say, for these sort of movies. Not that you ever feel involved with any of them. None of them are fleshed out and basically you already know how most of them are going to end up. At least if you are somewhat familiar already with these sort of movies.

No, this movie really doesn't hold any surprises and it progresses in an extremely formulaic way. But hey, that's how Roger Corman works and this certainly has its charm to it as well and make sure that these sort of movies are always still better to watch than those coming from other cheap working studios.

The special effects are some of the worst you are likely to see in a modern horror flick. It's also one of those movies that prefers to use CGI gore over practical effects. This is definitely something disappointing and it lets the movie look all the more fake and cheap.

Only watchable to those who can enjoy and appreciate a big, fat, cheap, silly, fake looking Corman flick.

3/10

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