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

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Sheriff Emmett Kimsey
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Dr. Sheila Casper
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Dr. Alexander McCabe
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Jimmy Sands
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Dr. Tobe Hodge
David McConnell ...
Deputy Wesley Munn (as David Shawn McConell)
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Mayor Amanda Branson
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Dr. Swanbeck
Tim Whitaker ...
Quint
Juliana Johnson ...
Emma
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Sergeant James
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Major Reid
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Chaswick
Kurt Woodruff ...
Major #2
Joel Farar ...
Bartender
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Grady Justice ...
Army Soldier (uncredited)

Directed by

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Louis Morneau

Written by

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John Logan ... (written by)

Produced by

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Brent Baum ... executive producer
Bradley Jenkel ... producer (as Brad Jenkel)
Leif Larson ... associate producer
John Logan ... executive producer
Dale Pollock ... executive producer
Louise Rosner ... producer
Steven Stabler ... executive producer (as Steve Stabler)

Music by

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Graeme Revell

Cinematography by

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George Mooradian

Film Editing by

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Glenn Garland

Editorial Department

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Dexter N. Adriano ... assistant editor (as Dexter Adrianos)
Jeff Chaves ... colorist (digital color correction)
Carmel Davies ... assistant editor
Bob Ducsay ... additional editor
Gloria Kaiser ... color timer
David Matusek ... post-production assistant
Meghan L. Noble ... associate editor (as Meghan Noble)
Tanya T. Phipps ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Laura Schiff

Production Design by

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Philip Duffin ... (as Phillip J.C. Duffin)

Set Decoration by

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Cynthia Epping

Costume Design by

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Alexis Scott

Makeup Department

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Jillian Glass ... special makeup effects artist
Chris Hanson ... special makeup effects artist
Gina Homan ... makeup department head
Erin Lyons ... key hair stylist (as Erin B. Lyons)
Alan Tuskes ... makeup effects crew

Production Management

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Lisa Rodgers ... post-production supervisor
Louise Rosner ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Ty Arnold ... second assistant director
Marco Black ... first assistant director (as Marco E. Black)
Michael Hennessey ... second second assistant director

Art Department

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Angel Acosta ... property master
Mike Boudreau ... assistant property master
Terry Campbell ... swing gang
Kathy Crandall ... lead person
Rick Curtis ... scenic artist
Kevin Farrell ... storyboard artist
Julie Fife ... head scenic artist
Julie K. Horton ... on-set dresser
Jason Marty ... set dresser
Tina McClure ... production assistant: art department
Heather Olson ... scenic artist
Rick Polikowski ... propmaker
Warren Sewell ... art researcher
Vince Shorter ... swing gang
Chuck Smart ... construction foreman
Ray A. Versluys ... construction coordinator (as Ray Versluys)
Bill Hay ... props (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Pembrooke Andrews ... adr editor / dialogue editor
Thor Benitez ... adr mixer / foley mixer
Matthew C. Beville ... adr mixer / foley mixer
Brent Brewington ... boom operator
Jeff K. Brunello ... sound effects editor
Harry Cohen ... supervising sound effects designer
Paul Curtis ... sound effects editor
Andrew DeCristofaro ... supervising sound editor
Elisabeth Flaum ... sound effects editor
Bill Fox ... sound effects editor
Marshall Garlington ... re-recording mixer
Adam Gillick ... sound effects editor
John Garret Gorman ... sound recordist
Rebecca Hanck ... sound effects editor
Andrew Holt ... sound effects editor
Shawn Kennelly ... adr mixer / foley mixer
Mark Lanza ... sound effects editor
Jason Lezama ... adr editor / dialogue editor
George E. Marshall Jr. ... boom operator (as George Marshall Jr.)
Michael A. Morongell ... sound re-recording engineer (as Michael Morongell)
Matthew Morris ... sound effects editor
Vince Nicastro ... foley artist
Nancy Nugent ... foley editor
Michael Payne ... adr supervisor
Scott Reed ... sound services manager
Stephen P. Robinson ... sound effects editor (as Steve Robinson)
Joan Rowe ... foley artist
Sean Rowe ... adr recordist / foley recordist
Ann Scibelli ... sound effects editor
D. Chris Smith ... sound effects editor
Liz Sroka ... additional predubs
Frederick H. Stahly ... adr editor / dialogue editor
Chris Staszak ... adr recordist / foley recordist
John C. Stuver ... adr editor / dialogue editor
Ken Teaney ... re-recording mixer
Eric Thompson ... assistant dialogue editor
Stephen Tibbo ... sound mixer (as Stephen A. Tibbo)
Tim Walston ... sound editor / sound effects editor
Jeffrey R. Whitcher ... sound effects editor (as Jeff Whitcher)
Eric Williams ... sound effects editor

Special Effects by

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Eric Allard ... special effects coordinator
Mark Arcolio ... special effects crewman
Brent W. Bell ... special effects foreman
Howard Berger ... makeup effects supervisor
Rick Bongiovanni ... lab technician
John Cluff ... special effects crew
Chiz Hasegawa ... coordinator: KNB EFX Group
Marc Irvin ... puppeteer: mechanical designer
Greg Nicotero ... makeup effects supervisor (as Gregory Nicotero)
Scott Patton ... sculptor
Robert Hahn Pfister ... special effects crewman
Michael Roundy ... special effects crewman
Ryan Roundy ... special effects technician
Brandon Trost ... special effects supervisor
Ronald Walkshorse ... special effects crew
Vaughn Williams ... special effects crewman (as Von Williams)

Visual Effects by

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Krista Benson ... compositor
D. Walt Cameron ... digital compositor
Susan Corbin ... visual effects producer (as Susan Norkin)
Andrea D'Amico ... visual effects producer: POP Film
Clay Dale ... visual effects
Gina Di Bari ... animation supervisor
Tommy Dorsett ... visual effects editor: POP Film
Phillip Giles ... digital animator
Justin Hammond ... digital artist
Brian Hanable ... digital effects compositor
Tom Helmers ... animator
Cynthia Hyland ... effects compositor
Shant Jordan ... 3D visual effects supervisor
Laurel Klick ... visual effects supervisor
Jeff Montray ... visual effects artist
Jason Netter ... visual effects executive producer
Michael Pecchia ... compositor
Patrick Perez ... visual effects supervisor
Robert C. Powers ... animator
Mark Sawicki ... optical camera
Elaine Essex Thompson ... visual effects coordinator
Charles Unkeless ... animator (as Charlie Unkless)
Bob Wiatr ... digital effects compositor
Kevin Gendreau ... digital artist (uncredited)
Brandon McNaughton ... digital compositor (uncredited)

Stunts

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Ted Barba ... stunts
Ivan Bates ... stunts
Kurt Bryant ... stunt coordinator
Darren A. Caperna ... stunts (as Darren Caperna)
Skip Carlson ... stunts
Peter Epstein ... stunts
Kathy Jarvis ... stunt double: Dina Meyer
Brad Jessey ... stunts
Billy Judkins ... stunts
Terri Sue Judkins ... stunts
Bill McIntosh ... stunts
Cole S. McKay ... stunts (as Cole McKay)
Carl Milinac ... stunts
Eddie Perez ... stunts
Don Shanks ... stunts
Patrick J. Statham ... stunts (as Pat Statham)

Camera and Electrical Department

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David Blundell ... rigging gaffer (as Dave Blundell)
Sean Patrick Crowell ... key grip
Allen Dial ... electrician
Chip Hart ... rigging grip / rigging key grip (as Charles Hart)
Fred Hayes ... still photographer
Jason Hornbeck ... camera operator
Stephen Hurd ... electrician
Gary Johnson ... camera trainee
Kelly Klindt ... electrician
John Koth ... best boy grip
Michael J. Latino ... first assistant camera: "a" camera (as Mike Latino)
Fritz Lindbeck ... best boy electric
Cullen Lockwood ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Richard Maxey ... dolly grip (as Rick Maxey)
Mike Mickens ... camera operator / director of photography: second unit
Brian Giuseppe Morena ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Nick Neino ... second assistant camera: "b" camera (as Nicholas Neino)
Timothy Reynolds ... electrician
Theo Stephanne ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Jason Walser ... grip
Garlan Wilde ... gaffer
Wayne Wulfenstein ... electrician

Animation Department

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Josh Prikryl ... animator

Casting Department

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Elizabeth Cier ... extras casting
Cate Praggastis ... local casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Nancy Ceo ... assistant costumer
Glenn Ralston ... costume supervisor
Amy J. Roberts ... set costumer (as Amy Jean Roberts)

Location Management

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Timmie Brennan ... assistant location manager
Andrew Langton ... location manager (as Andy Langton)
Jennifer Miller ... location scout

Music Department

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Carol Sue Baker ... music supervisor
Mark Curry ... music mixer
Jonathan Hafter ... music supervisor
Kristin Pickett ... composer: additional music
Ashley Revell ... music editor
David E. Russo ... orchestrator (as David Russo)
Tim Simonec ... orchestrator
John Kurlander ... music recording engineer (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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William 'Fleet' Eakland ... transportation coordinator (as Fleet Eakland)
Eric Solmonson ... transportation captain (as Eric Solomonson)

Other crew

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Michael Barnes ... financial legal services
John Goodwill ... key office production assistant
Nancy Govednik ... first assistant accountant
Allison Graham ... key set production assistant
Brian Grushcow ... assistant to executive producer
James Hirahara ... puppeteer
Marc Irvin ... puppeteer
Jill Josephson ... stand-in
Thea Kerman ... legal services
Luke Khanlian ... puppeteer
Mark Maitre ... puppeteer
Douglas W. McHenry ... post-production accountant
Jake McKinnon ... puppeteer
Mike Miner ... production assistant
Greg Nicotero ... puppeteer
Karen Radzikowski ... production assistant
Timothy Ralston ... puppeteer
Audra Rodgers ... production secretary (as Audra Cervantes)
Dan Rudert ... aerial coordinator / helicopter pilot
Shannon Shea ... puppeteer
Delphine Slezak ... script supervisor
Mike Staheli ... set medic (as Mike Staehli)
Christi Tidman ... production accountant
Rorie D. van Klaveren ... office production assistant
Jerry West ... stand-in
Yun ... standin
Lynnanne Zager ... adr voice
Judy Sharinger ... completion and delivery supervisor (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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

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Taglines Fear Takes Flight See more »
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Also Known As
  • Blood Moon (United States)
  • La nuit des chauve-souris (France)
  • Bats - Fliegende Teufel (Germany)
  • Murciélagos (Peru)
  • Morcegos (Portugal)
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Runtime
  • 91 min
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Box Office

Budget $5,250,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $4,717,902, 24 Oct 1999

Did You Know?

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Trivia Produced in just under 6 months, the picture continues to hold one of the top spots for fastest produced 35mm feature films (from script-to-screen) to receive a wide-release. Pre-production: Script acquired/director hired: May, 1999. Production: June & July, 1999. Post-Production: Edited (including 250+ visual effects) Scored & Mixed: August & September, 1999. The film was released on 2,540 screens in the U.S. on October 22, 1999. See more »
Goofs Dr. Casper fires 7 rounds out of a revolver which holds but 6. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in 'Bats' Abound (1999). See more »
Soundtracks If Love Is A Red Dress (Hang Me In Rags) See more »
Quotes Jimmy Sands: There. Now it's securer than the god damn Alamo.
Sheriff Emmett Kimsey: Bad example there Jimmy.
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