A mad scientist named Arana is creating giant spiders and dwarfs in his lab on Zarpa Mesa in Mexico. He wants to create a master race of superwomen by injecting his female subjects with spider venom.
A race of deadly spider-women luring men to their death!
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Did You Know?
The name "Tarantella" for the dancer played by Tandra Quinn
is an in-joke. "Tarantella" is both the Italian word for "tarantula" and the name of an Italian dance that is supposed to make the person doing it look like he or she has just been bitten by a tarantula. See more
At several points in the dialogue, Dr. Aranya is said to be doing experiments involving "hexapods" - meaning six-legged insects. But he is actually working with tarantulas, which are spiders (not insects) and therefore have eight legs. See more
[on the phone, in awe
Sheriff! The body just got up and walked out of here!...
When originally released theatrically in the UK, the BBFC made cuts to secure a 'X' rating. All cuts were waived in 1995 when the film was granted a 'PG' certificate for home video. See more