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Contaminated grain breeds overgrown, killer rats in this Golden Harvest production. Dachshunds were dressed up as rats for the special effects.

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Paul Harris
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Kelly Leonard
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George Foskins
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Dr. Louis Spenser
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Trudy White
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Martha
James B. Douglas ...
Mel Dederick
Lee-Max Walton ...
Tim Harris
Joseph Kelly ...
Matt
Kevin Foxx ...
Hoserman
Jon Wise ...
Skip
Wendy Bushell ...
Liz
Charles Jolliffe ...
Henry Younger
Dora Dainton ...
Mrs. Trumbull
Michael Fawkes ...
Motorman
Michael Mark McManus ...
Mayor Rizetti
George Merner ...
Lester Hymes
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Doctor Gordon
Jaime Hyland ...
Baby Caroline
Bridget O'Sullivan ...
Bowling Shoe Lady
Bunty Webb ...
Bowling Lady
Guy Sanvido ...
Neighbor
David Cardoza ...
Fumigator
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Tommy Da Spiva
Paul MacCallum ...
Reporter
David Hughes ...
Official
Til Hanson ...
Ticket Lady
Steven Fearnley ...
Liz's Boyfriend
Tod Woodcroft ...
Youngster
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Cop in Subway
John Stephen Hill ...
Police Official
Sandy Grant ...
Cheerleader
Lorraine Housego ...
Cheerleader
Suzanne Housego ...
Cheerleader
Mary Anne Ziewkiewicz ...
Cheerleader
Bruce O.R. Marshall ...
Policeman
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Policeman (as Brian Morrison)
Kevin Sheard ...
Policeman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George Hollo ...
First Survivor (uncredited)

Directed by

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Robert Clouse

Written by

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James Herbert ... (novel "The Rats")
 
Lonon F. Smith ... (earlier screenplay) (as Lonon Smith)
 
Charles H. Eglee ... (screenplay) (as Charles Eglee)

Produced by

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J. Gordon Arnold ... executive producer
Charles H. Eglee ... co-producer (as Charles Eglee)
Paul Kahnert ... producer
Andre Morgan ... executive producer
Jeff Schechtman ... producer

Music by

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Anthony Guefen

Cinematography by

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René Verzier

Film Editing by

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Ron Wisman

Editorial Department

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Micheal Furoy ... assistant film editor
Evan Landis ... second assistant film editor

Casting By

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Cathy Henderson

Art Direction by

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Ninkey Dalton

Costume Design by

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Sharon Purdy

Makeup Department

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Allan A. Apone ... special makeup effects and animal prosthetics
Steve Apone ... assistant: Makeup Effects Lab
Jenny Arbour ... hairdresser
Suzanne Benoit ... assistant: Makeup Effects Lab
Carol Bosselman ... assistant: Makeup Effects Lab
Larry S. Carr ... assistant: Makeup Effects Lab (as Larry Carr)
Kathie Clark ... key designer: Makeup Effects Lab
Robert Clark ... assistant: Makeup Effects Lab (as Bob Clark) / special makeup effects artist (sculptor)
Jackie Field ... assistant: Makeup Effects Lab
Miriam Freifeld ... assistant: Makeup Effects Lab
Alec Gillis ... assistant: Makeup Effects Lab
Kathleen Graham ... makeup artist
Audrey Kasof ... assistant: Makeup Effects Lab
Louis Lazzara ... assistant: Makeup Effects Lab (as Lou Lazzara)
Michael Mills ... assistant: Makeup Effects Lab
Suzanne Moreau ... first assistant: Makeup Effects Lab
Kenny Myers ... special makeup effects and animal prosthetics (as Ken Myers)
Suzanne Pulliam ... assistant: Makeup Effects Lab (as Sue Pilliam)
Francisco X. Pérez ... special makeup effects and animal prosthetics (as Frank X. Carrisosa)
Jill Rockow ... assistant: Makeup Effects Lab
Tony Rupprecht ... assistant: Makeup Effects Lab
Kathy Shorkey ... prosthetics: Makeup Effects Lab
Gordon J. Smith ... assistant: Makeup Effects Lab (as Gordon S. Smith)
Smokey ... assistant: Makeup Effects Lab
Donnett Vanek ... assistant: Makeup Effects Lab
Douglas J. White ... special makeup effects and animal prosthetics

Production Management

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Ken Gord ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Richard Flower ... second assistant director
Alan Goluboff ... third assistant director
David Shepherd ... first assistant director
Lydia Wazana ... third assistant director

Art Department

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Jon Bankson ... head carpenter
Kirk Cheney ... carpenter
Dan Davis ... assistant art director
Alta Louise Doyle ... art department trainee
Ed Hanna ... assistant set dresser
Brian James ... construction manager
Linda McClelland ... set dresser
Laird McMurray ... second props
Don Miloyevich ... property master
Reet Puhm ... scenic artist
Suzanna Smith ... assistant art director (as Suzanne Smith)

Sound Department

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David Appleby ... re-recording mixer
Stuart French ... sound mixer
Calvin Greenwood ... foley artist
Joe Grimaldi ... re-recording mixer
Peter Jermyn ... special sound effects: rats
John Kelly ... sound effects editor
Richard Kelly ... assistant sound editor
Robin Leigh ... dialogue editor
Andy Malcolm ... foley artist
Oliver Manton ... looping editor
Peter McBurnie ... foley artist
Dino Pigat ... re-recording mixer
Michael Rea ... assistant sound editor
John J. Thomson ... boom operator (as John Thomson)

Special Effects by

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Michael Kavanagh ... special effects (as Mike Kavanagh)
Mark Molin ... special effects
Ron Wisman ... special effects (uncredited)

Stunts

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John Cocks ... stunt coordinator
Peter Cox ... stunt performer
Ben Derrick ... utility stunts
Robert O'Ree ... stunt performer
Karen Pike ... stunt performer

Camera and Electrical Department

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Haim Akum ... second assistant camera
Scotty Allan ... best boy electric (as Douglas Allan)
Jock Brandis ... gaffer
Christopher Dean ... grip
Denis Gingras ... first assistant camera
David Hynes ... best boy grip
Maris H. Jansons ... key grip (as Maris Jansons)
Rita Johnson ... trainee assistant camera
Gary Phipps ... electrician
John Williamson ... still photographer

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Lorraine Carson ... wardrobe assistant
Gaye Gardiner ... costumer

Location Management

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Marc Dassas ... location manager

Transportation Department

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Donato Baldassarra ... head driver
David Chudnovsky ... transportation captain (as David E. Chudnovsky)

Other crew

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Karen Bader ... animal trainer
Pierre Begin ... animal trainer
Laurel Bresnahan ... stand-in
Joe Camp ... head animal trainer
Nancy Eagles ... continuity
James Eastep ... assistant to producers (as James R. Eastep)
Alice Ferrier ... production coordinator
Ann Fitzgerald ... production accountant
Deb Geaghan ... office assistant (as Deborah Geaghan)
Robert Gianino ... stand-in
Ralph Helfer ... animal supervisor: Gentle Jungle [us]
Tammy Maples ... animal trainer
Susan Morry ... craft service
Crayne Pfluke ... animal trainer
Randee Phillips ... production liaison: Los Angeles
Janus Raudkivi ... unit security
Fess 'Reg' Reynolds ... animal trainer (as Fess Reynolds Jr.)
Vladimir Stefoff ... craft service

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Corn grain contaminated with steroids produces large rats the size of small dogs who begin feeding on the residents of Toronto. Paul, a college basketball coach, teams up with Kelly, a local health inspector, to uncover the source of the mysterious rat attacks and they eventually try to prevent the opening of a new subway line as well as find the mutant rats nest quickly, or there will be a huge massacre of the entire city! Written by Matt Patay

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Taglines Tonight they will rise from the darkness beneath the city... to feed! See more »
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Also Known As
  • The Rats (United Kingdom)
  • Les rats attaquent (France)
  • Fieras radiactivas (Spain)
  • Nattens øyne (Norway)
  • Крысы (Soviet Union, Russian title)
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Runtime
  • 87 min
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Budget CAD1,500,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia James Herbert, who wrote the novel upon which the film was based, was displeased with what the filmmakers did to his novel. See more »
Goofs When a man locks himself in the train car to get away from the rats, there is a faint dog barking sound. Dachshunds were used to play the rats and dressed in rat suits. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Deadly Eyes: Dogs in Rats Clothing (2014). See more »
Soundtracks So Right See more »

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