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Mega Spider (2013)

Big Ass Spider! (original title)
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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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Alex Mathis
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Carl The Mortician
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Nurse Lisa (as Alexis Peters)
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Jose Ramos
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Major Braxton C. Tanner
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Lt. Karly Brant
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Dr. Lucas
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Elderly Patient (as Kerry Hedick O'Quinn)
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Homeless Man
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Street Cop (as James Mathis III)
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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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10 stories high and very hungry.


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

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10 October 2014 (Spain)  »

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Big Ass Spider!  »

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Trivia

The exterminating company that the lead character works for is an actual pest control company in California. They even use the company's phone number also. See more »

Goofs

In the park scene, right when the bikini girls become aware of the spider, the camera crew and camera cast shadows on the ground. See more »

Quotes

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 »

Connections

Referenced in Monster Man: Between Arachnid and a Hard Place (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

La Cucaracha
Arrangement by Herman Beeftink (BMI)
Published by Weaseldog Music (BMI)
Performed by:
Jose Amaya - vocals
Jordan A. Kaufman - violin
Tyler Soto - trumpet
Dave Berg - guitar
Courtesy of Elite Source Music
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28 October 2014 | by (Andorra) – See all my reviews

"Big Ass Spider" is a reasonably entertaining B-Movie that neither takes itself too seriously nor insults your intelligence (except with your permission). If you like this kind of comedy/horror/monster movie at all, you'll enjoy yourself here. It's not Shakespeare; then again, that's not what it said on the box. And you opened it anyway.

You could compare it to a Syfy original; it's in that genre. But it's better than all than about three of them, and that's including "Sharknado." Not like BAS is genius, but Syfy movies are… not good.

It does what a B is supposed to do: entertain, divert, scare a little, clown around. Decent job. A perfect NetFlix weeknight movie; even Saturday night, if you're not doing anything.


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