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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.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Sheriff Emmett Kimsey
... Dr. Sheila Casper
... Dr. Alexander McCabe
... Jimmy Sands
... Dr. Tobe Hodge
David McConnell ... Deputy Wesley Munn (as David Shawn McConell)
... Mayor Amanda Branson
... Dr. Swanbeck
Tim Whitaker ... Quint
Juliana Johnson ... Emma
... Sergeant James
... Major Reid
... Chaswick
Kurt Woodruff ... Major #2
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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Where do you hide when the dark is alive? See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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22 October 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blood Moon  »

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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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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The first scene in the movie was filmed on the first day of shooting. See more »

Goofs

Jumper cables connected to a chain link fence will short out as soon as the power is turned on. It will not electrify the fence. See more »

Quotes

Sheriff Emmett Kimsey: Are you kidding me? I am not up to my chest in bat shit.
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Soundtracks

One Less Fool
Performed by The Souvenirs
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User Reviews

 
Bats!
16 November 2004 | by See all my reviews

I really like this film Bats! Lou Diamond Phillips, Dina Meyer, Bob Gunton, and Leon stars in this picture. The movie in My opinion has non-stop Bat action! The actors especially Phillips and Meyer have very good performances. I like the way the movie is filmed. Everything is bright and I think that the camera work is awesome! The Bats are really neat and scary looking little creatures. I love the effects when they fly every where and across the moon! The music by Graeme Revell is very good. Everything else is very good in this movie. I don't know why it is currently on the IMDb bottom 100: #84. I have no clue. The film in My opinion has just about everything and the killer Bats are great! I recommend everyone who loves monster films to ignore the bad rating and comments and watch Bats today because its great film and I strongly recommend it!


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