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Rats: Night of Terror (1984)

Rats - Notte di terrore (original title)
Unrated | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 5 December 1984 (France)
In a post-apocalyptic Earth, a group of punk friends find themselves against millions of bloodthirsty rats - but the weirdest is yet to come.

Directors:

Bruno Mattei (as Vincent Dawn), Claudio Fragasso (uncredited)

Writers:

Claudio Fragasso (screenplay), Bruno Mattei (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ottaviano Dell'Acqua ... Kurt (as Richard Raymond)
Geretta Geretta ... Chocolate (as Janna Ryann)
Massimo Vanni ... Taurus (as Alex McBride)
Gianni Franco Gianni Franco ... Video (as Richard Cross)
Ann-Gisel Glass Ann-Gisel Glass ... Myrna
Jean-Christophe Brétignière Jean-Christophe Brétignière ... Lucifer (as Cristoph Bretner)
Fausto Lombardi ... Deus (as Tony Lombardo)
Henry Luciani ... Duke
Cindy Leadbetter Cindy Leadbetter ... Diana
Christian Fremont Christian Fremont ... Noah (as Chris Fremont)
Moune Duvivier Moune Duvivier ... Lilith
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Storyline

One hundred years after a nuclear war has devastated the planet, society has been reborn into two factions; the underground society and the scavangers above in the wastelands. A group of scavangers on bikes come across a town infested with flesh eating rats, and soon the gore is spilling everywhere. Written by Humberto Amador

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Taglines:

Mutants of a nuclear disaster

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

5 December 1984 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Rats: Night of Terror See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Beatrice Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (video)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In Germany this movie was presented as the third part of the "Bronx Warriors"-Series by Enzo G. Castellari. See more »

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Sharpie pen marks are visible underlining various words and sections of the text screen during the opening text crawl. See more »

Quotes

Video: [trying to fix a broken computer] This stupid machine needs a kick in the balls!
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The movie abruptly ends with 'FIN', and follows with a minute of music without any credits playing. See more »

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The film ran into censorship problems in Ontario, Canada. The CIC Video version that was eventually passed is missing the shot of a rat emerging from the dead girl's mouth. See more »

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Do you like cheese?
19 June 2006 | by VampenguinSee all my reviews

Do you like competent actors? Senseical plot lines? Good writing? If you do (and you all saw this coming) do not watch this movie! On the other hand, if you like a good cheesy plot, some over-the-top gore, gratuitous nudity and buckets of lab mice painted black....this is the movie for you!

Just look at the title: What would you expect from a movie called "Rats: Night of Terror"? Hell, that title is the only reason I bought the film! It just screams cheesefest, and let me tell you there's nothing wrong with that. Sure the actors suck, sure some of the lines are horrible (Stupid machine needs a kick in the balls!), but who cares? Doesn't that just make it that much more fun?

The gore is actually pretty well-done, surprisingly enough. The corpses near the first look great.

Oh, before I forget: The ending! Even if you don't like this film, you NEED to watch the whole thing just to see the amazing ending. I don't want to spoil it, so I'll just leave it at that.

Overall if you don't enjoy cheesy movies, leave this one on the shelf. If you do enjoy the, this is a dream come true!

6/10


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