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Lavalantula (2015)

TV-14 | | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi | TV Movie 25 July 2015
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Volcanic eruptions in Los Angeles unleash a swarm of gigantic, lava-breathing tarantulas.

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Colton West
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Olivia West
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Chris
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Marty
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Doris
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Arni
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Wyatt West
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Jordan
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Dr. Eric Von Struble
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Travis
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Volcanic eruptions in Los Angeles unleash a swarm of gigantic, lava-breathing tarantulas.

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Fire Burns... Lava Bites

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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25 July 2015 (USA)  »

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Lavalantula - Angriff der Feuerspinnen  »

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Trivia

This film reunites two actors from The Big Green (1995), Steve Guttenberg and Patrick Renna. See more »

Goofs

On one of the interviews, the people passing by in the background is the same all the time just going back and forth. See more »

Quotes

Colton West: Look, you gotta get off the streets. There's giant spiders everywhere.
Ian: I'd love to help you, but I got shark problems right now.
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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THIS is how a SyFy movie should be done!
30 March 2016 | by (Edinbruhhh) – See all my reviews

I have no idea what other reviewers are complaining about, have they not seen a SyFy movie before? Did they expect a new 'INDEPENDENCE DAY' or what? This is a TV movie okay, you can't expect 100 million dollar special effects in a TV movie by SyFy.

So yes the effects are not that great BUT that's a big part of the charm with these kind of movies, and it's most definitely one of SyFy's better efforts, cheesy good fun.

For Police Academy fans it's a extra special treat because the lead is none other than Steve 'Mahoney' Guttenberg and not only that there are smaller roles by 3 other Police Academy actors: Marion 'Hooks' Ramsey, Leslie 'Callahan' Easterbrook and Michael 'Larvell Jones' Winslow.

And there are also multiple Police Academy references which observant fans will get and of course Michael Winslow gets to make a lot of funny noises which is his trade.

And co-starring with Steve as his wife is Nia Peeples who was 53 when the movie was filmed but looks more stunning than most actresses half her age.

So yeah, if you like these sorts of 'so bad it's good' movies plus the Police Academy films then I don't see how you could not enjoy this movie if just a little.

The rating I gave it might seem a little high, and perhaps it is BUT really come on people when it comes to SyFy TV movies this is about as good as it gets.


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