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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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J. Brad Wilke (written by) and
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Release Date:
4 March 2011 (USA) See more »
They really get under your skin See more »
Based on actual creatures that for years have tormented United States armed forces in the Middle East... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Brian Krause ... Capt. Sturges

C. Thomas Howell ... Sheriff Beaumont

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

Diana Terranova ... Patty

GiGi Erneta ... Reba

Michael Swan ... McNeil

Kurt Yaeger ... Joe

Matthew Borlenghi ... Brad (as Matt Borlenghi)

Jon Mack ... Sharon
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

Stephen Navarro ... Soldier (as Stephen Williams)
Archie Tullos ... Background - Iraq

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
Cicci Martinez .... special thanks
Tanni Tatum .... special thanks

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USA:79 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

WILHELM SCREAM: Heard when one of the characters is attacked outside the diner.See more »
Continuity: The hole in the coffin from where the spiders escape disappear after the army truck crash.See more »
Movie Connections:
References King Kong (1933)See more »
I Wanna Be a Bad GirlSee more »


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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Schlock, 16 August 2013
Author: azimuth361 from Vilseck, Germany

So, I had mistakenly mixed a batch of Mio energy drink instead of just normal, I don't know, fruit punch or whatever. So, I was up all night. You know you've hit rock bottom when you're watching Syfy at 3:00 in the morning. But there I was, thinking to myself, "Self, I was in Iraq. I've seen lots of camel spiders. Let's give this movie a look." Oh my, where to begin? So many uniform deficiencies and tactical shortcomings, it drove this Army lifer crazy. There's a term called 'flagging' in which one Soldier points his weapon at another. I found myself saying, "Flag. Flag. Flag Flag. Flagflagflagflagflagflagfl.... Oh why am I bothering?" Staff Sergeant whatshernameasthoughitmatters' weapon has had the barrel removed in some shots, but not in others. Sometimes she sports mirrored sunglasses (Not authorized in uniform, by the way.) sometimes they're black aviators. In one shot, the crew didn't even care enough to position themselves so as not to appear in the reflection of her mirrored glasses.

Camel spiders aren't particularly aggressive. The mostly want to be left alone. The idea of them attacking is ludicrous.

The special effects were roughly on par with Tremors 3, that is, about what you could render with a processing power of a Zune.

The acting was elementary... in that it was about what you'd expect from elementary school students.

They didn't seem to bother constructing any sets, just used some abandoned buildings.

I sat through Birdemic. The un-rifftrax version of Birdemic. At least in that movie we got to see Whitney Moore in her underwear, a sight worth the cost of admission, let me tell you. We don't even get that in this movie.

The muzzle blasts were obviously added in post.

Well, enough of all this. This movie isn't even bad in a funny way in the manner of Birdemic. These people seemed to be actually aiming for high drama. Oh boy do they miss. This is a movie that you have on while you're doing something else... in another room.... wearing headphones.

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