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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:
One of the Worst Corman Films Yet See more (19 total) »

Cast

  (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
Archie Tullos ... Background - Iraq

Stephen John Williams ... Soldier (as Stephen Williams)

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:
Continuity: When we see the coffin being transported in the back of the army truck, there is no seating space along the sides. Later when everyone from the diner get off the truck, there is fixed seating.See more »
Movie Connections:
References King Kong (1933)See more »
Soundtrack:
I Wanna Be a Bad GirlSee more »

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10 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
One of the Worst Corman Films Yet, 1 March 2012
Author: gavin6942 from United States

Based on actual creatures that for years have tormented our armed forces in the Middle East, these creatures have now invaded the southwestern deserts of the United States. The Camel Spiders now freely hunt for prey, unafraid of any predator -- including man.

This film should have some redeeming value -- directed by B-legend Jim Wynorski, produced by legend Roger Corman, and starring my good friends Brian Krause ("Sleepwalkers") and Jon Mack... how can this go wrong? I do not know, but it did.

My biggest complaint about this film is that nothing in it is convincing. On top of the bad CGI spiders (which is to be expected from any Corman production these days), there is just no reason to believe the Middle East shots were in the Middle East. The Army uniforms do not look right, and it is not clear why they are wearing camouflage when not in combat.

The story is thin... giant camel spiders attack. When you shoot them, they die. There is no subtext, there is no intellectual theme here. Just a creature feature gone horribly awry.

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