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Slither (2006)

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A small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters.

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2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Wally
... Bill Pardy
... Jack MacReady
... Uptight Mom
... Starla Grant
... Kylie Strutemyer
... Drawing Boy
... Grant Grant
... Trevor
... Margaret
... Gina Kid
... Karaoke Woman
... Brenda Gutierrez
... Janene
Bart Anderson ... Butcher
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Storyline

In this blend of the B movie classic The Blob (1958), and some Romero's zombies film, a meteorite collides in a small town. Grant finds it, and is infected by a parasite worm, which installs in his brain and causes him a creepy transformation into a monster. Starla, his wife, and Bill, a policeman, will try to stop him and the plague of worms generated by the creature. Written by Alejandro Frias

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Feed the fear. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong horror violence and gore, and language | See all certifications »

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Official site | UIP [France]

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Release Date:

31 March 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ljigavci  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,880,270, 2 April 2006

Gross USA:

$7,774,730, 23 April 2006
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Nathan Fillion (Bill Pardy) and Michael Rooker (Grant Grant) were in Super (2010) and Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). See more »

Goofs

When Grant gets hit by the creature that fell from the meteor, we can hear him screaming but his lips don't move as if he was. See more »

Quotes

Bill Pardy: [holds up a toy squid from his desk] What's this?
Trevor: I thought we could use that like a police sketch, Chief. You know, take it door to door, see if anybody recognizes it.
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of the credits there is an additional scene involving a curious cat and the remains of the alien slug creature. See more »

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References The Thing (1982) See more »

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Written and Performed by Jonny Kaplan
Licensed courtesy of Jonny Kaplan and Better Tasting Tunes
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As pure B-movie fun, Slither pulls no punches.
30 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

It is absolute fun, plain and simple. It gets in, does it scares and it's laughs, and gets out quick. As what it was meant to be, it was absolutely brilliant. It does its own thing, and it does it perfectly, and the result is pure entertainment, nothing more. So, if you like movies like Shaun of the Dead, Army of Darkness, Dead Alive, Gremlins, Tremors, or anything in that vein, you will like this movie.

Or if you just wanna see Captain Mal Reynolds (Nathan Fillion) again on the big screen and wistfully wipe a tear or two away, you can go see this movie too.

It's creepy, it's gleefully gross, it's HILARIOUS, and I don't think I wasted a single minute watching it. Great movie.


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