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Stung (2015)

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A fancy garden party turns into upper class prey when a colony of killer wasps mutates into seven foot tall predators.

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Benni Diez

Writer:

Adam Aresty
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Cast overview:
Matt O'Leary ... Paul
Jessica Cook ... Julia
Lance Henriksen ... Caruthers
Clifton Collins Jr. ... Sydney
Cecilia Pillado ... Flora
Eve Slatner ... Mrs. Perch
Daniele Rizzo ... Larry
Florentine Lahme Florentine Lahme ... Gweneth
Kathleen Renish ... Mrs. Markham
Tony De Maeyer ... Doc Withney (as Tony de Maeyer)
David Masterson ... Mr. Markham
Benedikt Bothe Benedikt Bothe ... Gardener 1
Tommy Kreiselmaier Tommy Kreiselmaier ... Gardener 2
Benni Diez ... Firefighter
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Mrs. Perch, an elderly, wealthy lady from rural America, is throwing a fancy garden party at her remote country villa. Same procedure as every year - except this time her illegally imported plant fertilizer seeps into the ground. Subsequently, a local species of killer wasps that usually lay their eggs into other insects mutates into 7 ft tall predators. And the celebrating upper class company provides just the right kind of prey. It's up to Paul and Julia, the two catering staffers, to stop the creatures, fight for their lives, and incidentally getting their stumbling romance in order. Written by Benjamin Munz

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Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 October 2015 (Germany) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Börnicke, Germany

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Peter Stormare was originally considered to play Sydney. See more »

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A return to the old school creature features...
20 July 2017 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

When I found "Stung", I must admit that I was instantly compelled to pick up the movie and read the synopsis. And I needed little more to convince me to sit down and watch it. I do like horror movies, and creature features are usually quite fun to watch. But while killer insects have been done over and over, it still does have some appeal to me.

The visual and special effects in "Stung" were actually surprisingly good, and they really added a lot of enjoyment to the movie. It is always nice to see practical effects in a movie, and not just have an all out CGI showcase. Sure, there were CGI present here too, but it was a nice mix of practical and CGI effects.

However, I must admit that I didn't really understand the idea of huge wasps bursting out of stung people mere moments after having been stung. Sure, it was fun and entertaining for the movie as a whole, but it made very, very little sense.

"Stung" has a pretty good ensemble of cast, and I was pleasantly surprised to see that Lance Henriksen was in this movie; I didn't know that prior to sitting down to watch the movie. It is unnecessary to point out that Lance Henriksen is always entertaining to watch in the movies that he is in. Matt O'Leary was actually carrying the movie quite nicely together with Jessica Cook. It was also a nice treat to have Clifton Collins Jr. in the movie, especially in a role such as he was portraying. I haven't seen him in a movie for quite some time.

The design of the wasps was actually quite good, and it looked rather convincing and realistic, so the props and special effects team really managed to pull off something nice with this movie.

Writer Adam Aresty came up with an enjoyable story for sure, while director Benni Diez did a great job of putting the story to life on the screen and managed to capture the spirit and essence of old school horror movies with "Stung".

There is a good atmosphere and feel to the movie, and it sets a very adequate mood for the type of movie that "Stung" is. And if you are familiar with the older "Mimic" movies and enjoyed those, then you will most definitely also like "Stung".

I was laughing so hard when they put in a Wilhelm scream when there was a big explosion which engulfed the queen wasp. I didn't know that wasps were capable of performing a Wilhelm scream, but I was proved wrong. That was just hilarious.

I must admit that I had initially just thought this would be another campy and cheesy creature feature with questionable CGI. But I was proved wrong, so very, very wrong. And I really enjoyed "Stung" and can warmly recommend that you take the time to watch it if you enjoy a good horror creature feature in the spirit of the old school horror movies.

Predictable ending to the movie? You betcha... But all in all an enjoyable creature feature. I am rating it 6 out of 10 stars.


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