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Lavalantula (2015)

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Volcanic eruptions in Los Angeles unleash a swarm of gigantic, lava-breathing tarantulas.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Guttenberg ... Colton West
Nia Peeples ... Olivia West
Patrick Renna ... Chris
Carlos Bernard ... Interrogator
Michael Winslow ... Marty
Marion Ramsey ... Teddie
Leslie Easterbrook ... Doris
Ralph Garman ... Pirate Jack
Danny Woodburn ... Arni
Noah Hunt Noah Hunt ... Wyatt West
Diana Hopper ... Jordan
Time Winters ... Dr. Eric Von Struble
Ian Ziering ... Fin Shepard
Leigh Whannell ... Director
Zac Goodspeed Zac Goodspeed ... Travis
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Storyline

With the old days of glamour long forgotten, Colton West, the once popular movie star and action hero from the 90s, is now reduced to acting in low-budget movies about horrific bugs. But when suddenly, a swarm of earthquakes hits Southern California, a string of unprecedented events, chaos and lava will give birth to a new breed of lava-breathing arachnids, forcing Colton to find his family before it's too late. Once more, this intrepid man of action will have to do what he knows best, armed only with a shotgun and the will to survive. However, what can a single man do against an endless army of monstrous Lavalantula's? Written by Nick Riganas

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Fire Burns... Lava Bites!


Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 July 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Лавалантула See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Cinetel Films,Syfy See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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Trivia

Steve Guttenberg's character poking one of the lavalantulas in the eye is a reference to The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), when Sam does the same thing to the spider Shelob in order to save Frodo. See more »

Goofs

While dropping the bombs, Teddie is shown shooting the lavalantulas with a machine gun. Her gun switches from a long barreled one to a short barreled bull-pup one several times during the firefight. See more »

Quotes

Pirate Jack: Oh, they took out the Blue Oyster. I loved that place
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References Police Academy (1984) See more »

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first rate B movies
6 March 2016 | by theminshSee all my reviews

So you know when somethings so bad it actually starts being great fun. Well Lavalatua is that flick. A B movie that pretends to be nothing more. The great Steve Guttenburg and cast of police academy sending themselves up perfectly against an army of lava filled cgi tarantulas that are scary and funny in equal measure.

So get the popcorn out and enjoy this daft but enjoyable little gem - not everything has to be Shakespeare.

i hope we'll see more of Steve Guttenburg i always wondered about what happened to him after police academy

Christian hope you like it


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