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Big Ass Spider! (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi  |  10 October 2014 (Spain)
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A giant alien spider escapes from a military lab and rampage the city of Los Angeles. When a massive military strike fails, it is up to a team of scientists and one clever exterminator to kill the creature before the city is destroyed.

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A giant alien spider escapes from a military lab and rampage the city of Los Angeles. When a massive military strike fails, it is up to a team of scientists and one clever exterminator to kill the creature before the city is destroyed.

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Rated PG-13 for sci-fi violence and gore | See all certifications »

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The "Jogger", played as himself by legendary "B" producer Lloyd Kaufman (of Troma Films fame), was originally to be called "Handsome Jogger", but was renamed when Kaufman, who was visiting Los Angeles, agreed to a cameo in the film. See more »

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Greg Grunberg's character refers to the spider several times as "poisonous". The correct term is "venomous". Being an exterminator, he would know the difference. See more »

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Alex Mathis: Let's do it for the kids!
Jose Ramos: Let's do it for the kids...
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Crazy Credits

Part-way through the credits, the Major interrupts and asks the hero for help with a different major insect problem. See more »

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References Night of the Living Dead (1968) See more »

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Spider Web
Written by Rinat Arinos and 'Daniel Brecher'
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Courtesy of Pink Shark Music
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Greg Grunberg was not known before this as lead material. And while his friendship with JJ Abrams gave him a few roles, they were mostly cameos or small roles. But he is showing here, that he can pull the weight of a movie. Of course the script is helping a lot, because the jokes are working on almost every level.

Is it ridiculous? You bet! Is the CGI obvious? A strong yes here too. But with a movie in that budget range you should know what you are in for. This is not a blockbuster, but therefor can go and do things that a big budget movie would not be allowed to do and get away with. If you are afraid of spiders, you might not want to watch this, but if you are down with some fun and witty horror comedy, that does not take any prisoners? Go on, get it and watch it


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