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Bats (1999)

Genetically mutated bats escape and it's up to a bat expert and the local sheriff to stop them.

Director:

Louis Morneau

Writer:

John Logan

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lou Diamond Phillips ... Sheriff Emmett Kimsey
Dina Meyer ... Dr. Sheila Casper
Bob Gunton ... Dr. Alexander McCabe
Leon ... Jimmy Sands
Carlos Jacott ... Dr. Tobe Hodge
David McConnell David McConnell ... Deputy Wesley Munn (as David Shawn McConell)
Marcia Dangerfield ... Mayor Amanda Branson
Oscar Rowland ... Dr. Swanbeck
Tim Whitaker Tim Whitaker ... Quint
Juliana Johnson Juliana Johnson ... Emma
James Sie ... Sergeant James
Ned Bellamy ... Major Reid
George Gerdes ... Chaswick
Kurt Woodruff Kurt Woodruff ... Major #2
Joel Farar Joel Farar ... Bartender
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Storyline

Bats, the result of a government experiment gone wrong, have suddenly become intelligent, vicious, and omnivorous, and are attacking people near Gallup, Texas. Bat specialist Sheila Casper and her assistant Jimmy are brought in but can they stop the bats before the military comes in and, in their ignorance, makes things worse? Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of bat attacks, and brief language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 October 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blood Moon See more »

Filming Locations:

American Fork, Utah, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,250,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,717,902, 24 October 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$10,155,690
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Destination Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Leon was referred to by his character's name of Jimmy by the cast and crew throughout the shooting of this film. See more »

Goofs

Dead deputy found in bar can be seen breathing. See more »

Quotes

Jimmy Sands: Houston, we've got a problem.
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Connections

Features Iron Eagle II (1988) See more »

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If Love Is A Red Dress (Hang Me In Rags)
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HOW BAD CAN IT BE?
20 February 2000 | by Werewolf-6See all my reviews

I saw this movie opening night and I still remember chuckling at it. I was entertained. That's what we see the movies for, right? To be entertained? Well. Maybe that isn't always the case. In any case I enjoyed this movie and will add it to my "bad" movie collection, if not to complete the Dina Meyer 4 (Starship Troopers, Johnny Mnemonic, Bats and Dragonheart)


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