People are dying mysteriously and gruesomely, and nobody has a clue what the cause is. Only health worker Mike Brady has a possible solution, but his theory of killer slugs is laughed at by the authorities. Only when the body count begins to rise and a slug expert from England begins snooping around does it begin to look like Mike had the right idea after all.
Jean-Marc Rocher <firstname.lastname@example.org>
They ooze. They slime. They kill.
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Did You Know?
It was banned in the Australian state of Queensland until the early-'90s when the Queensland Censorship Board was disbanded. See more
(at around 9 mins) When Mike Brady and the sheriff are driving down the road in the police car, the camera on the driver's side clearly shows that Brady's window is rolled up, but in the next shot over on the passenger's (Brady's) side, he throws his cigarettes out the window. See more
Now maybe, just maybe, we're dealing with a mutant form of slug here, a kind that eats meat!
The UK video version was cut by 42 secs by the BBFC to edit a bedroom scene of a naked girl being attacked by the slugs and shots of a man chopping his hand off with an axe. The cuts were fully waived for the 2009 Lions Gate DVD. See more
Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Pieces