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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 »

Goofs

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 King Kong (1933) See more »

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Giant Spider
Written by Michael Partel
Performed by Blood Sucking Zombies From Outerspace
Courtesy of Schlitzer-Pepi Records
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An Entertaining Action Black Comedy
26 October 2014 | by (utah) – See all my reviews

In the same mold as Arachnophobia (1990) and Tremors (1990), this sci fi monster action mystery thriller has blacker scenes if not tone than those movies. While not a classic and the special effects not superb, the pacing and the comedic action is pretty decent, even the destruction scenes are adequate for this parody on the monster movie. Greg Grunberg who made his small screen mark on Heroes (2006-2010) stars. Better than expected, the biggest weakness are its death scenes which don't seem consistent with the tone of the movie breaking the parody theme of the movie. The buddy scenes however are some of the strongest, most solid parts of the movie with their humor and fun play and smart witty dialogue.


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