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Arachnoquake (2012)

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An earthquake triggers a brood of giant fire-breathing spiders to attack the city of New Orleans.

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Megan Adelle ...
Annabel
Gralen Bryant Banks ...
Major Crandle (as Gralen Banks)
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Clerk
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Tina (as Tiara Gathright)
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Katelynn
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Paul
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Petra
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Gramps
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Glen
Earl Maddox ...
Roux
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Justin
Damien Moses ...
Martin (as Damien Anthony Moses)
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Roy
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Jean Jacques
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Storyline

After years of the oil company fracking, an earthquake ensues in New Orleans, unleashing giant subterranean, fire breathing, carnivorous spiders with an appetite for human eyeballs. 30 year old slacker tour bus driver, Paul, must lead his group to safety into the swamps of Louisiana when the bus (and town) is over run by the deadly arachnids. It is here it is discovered they can run across water as well, and the hive with the queen, as well. Written by Humberto Amador

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23 June 2012 (USA)  »

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Arachnoquake - Die Welt wird beben in Angst!  »

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This film was shot in 17 days See more »

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When the spiders first appear and the characters rush back onto the bus, Tracy Gold rushes up and jumps into the front seat, her mike pack can be seen on her back. See more »

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Gramps: Jumbo spiders, some as big as dwarves!
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References Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993) See more »

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bad CGI
26 February 2013 | by (Midian) – See all my reviews

Another entry in the trash of SyFy flicks. I only gave it a shot because Edward Furlong was in it, you know, the young dude from Terminator 2 (1991). From the beginning the spiders are on-screen and that was rather okay because the action came in from the beginning. But on the other hand it looked ridiculous due the CGI used.

In the beginning the spiders are rather small and believable but once they are throwing fire (CGI) towards humans it becomes laughable. After that the spiders become bigger and bigger and it all ends with a King Kong situation.

The story if there was any was stupid and the acting wasn't convincing at all. If you pop up a beer with friends then you will laugh a lot but further this doesn't give us anything at all.

Gore 0/5 Nudity 0/5 Effects 1/5 Story 1/5 Comedy 0/5


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