Bill and Jo Harding, advanced storm chasers on the brink of divorce, must join together to create an advanced weather alert system by putting themselves in the cross-hairs of extremely violent tornadoes.
A large spider from the jungles of South America is accidently transported in a crate with a dead body to America where it mates with a local spider. Soon after, the residents of a small California town disappear as the result of spider bites from the deadly spider offspring. It's up to a couple of doctors with the help of an insect exterminator to annihilate these eight legged freaks before they take over the entire town.Written by
Shaun Ouimette <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The sound of a spider being crushed by John Goodman was made by the foley artists crushing a couple of potato chips See more »
When Becky is screaming after seeing the spider in the shower, you can see her underwear in the mirror reflection. See more »
Doctor James Atherton:
I think this is a new species of butterfly... we could call it Photus Manlii
[Atherton being goofy making in inside joke to Jerry Manley after all the bugs fall from the tree]
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Don't Bug Me
Written by Jimmy Buffett, Mike Utley and Jay Oliver
Performed by Jimmy Buffett
Music: Trevor Jones
Courtesy of Reprise Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
Courtesy of Hollywood Records
Through special arrangement with Elektra Entertainment
An ECM Production
Courtesy of CBS Records, Music Licensing Department
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I did not start watching "Arachnophobia" expecting to like it. I was surprised to find that it was really quite enjoyable and kept your attention. It sounds like just another stupid take off of "The Birds (1963)" and something not really worth your time.
I think what made this movie work was that it had lots of humor and the spiders did not seem too unbelievable. It had lots of shadows from the spiders on the walls and behind the curtains which has an eerie effect on the audience.
I would recommend renting this movie. Watch it with an open mind and try not to think, "This is stupid."
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