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The Swarm                                  (1978)
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Michael Caine Michael Caine
Brad Crane
Katharine Ross Katharine Ross
Captain Helena Anderson
Richard Widmark Richard Widmark
General Slater
Richard Chamberlain Richard Chamberlain
Dr. Hubbard
Olivia de Havilland Olivia de Havilland
Maureen Schuester
Ben Johnson Ben Johnson
Lee Grant Lee Grant
Anne MacGregor
José Ferrer José Ferrer
Dr. Andrews

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Arthur Herzog III Arthur Herzog III
Stirling Silliphant Stirling Silliphant


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7 years, 7 months ago at Oct 18 12:31
i personally hate alot of one thing. alot being millions - this films gives me the creeps - but it is what it is and dose it well.


6 years, 10 months ago at Jul 13 20:01
So, it's the late seventies and Michael Caine has moved to the US, looking to establish himself as a leading actor in Hollywood. His first port of call? The disaster movie. Paul Newman and Steve McQueen had just made The Towering Inferno which, along with The Poseidon Adventure, had been a huge commercial success under producer Irwin Allen. And after eyeing up a million dollar house in Beverly Hil... read more

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5 years, 6 months ago at Nov 1 8:45
I had some rather low expectations about this flick but since Michael Caine and Henry Fonda were starring, I thought I should give it a try anyway. Eventually, it was even worse than I thought… Basically, it was probably the worst disaster flick I have ever seen (or maybe ‘When Time Ran Out...’ was even worse, I’m not sure…). Anyway, for more than 2 hours, you get some pathetic special e... read more
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Release date: 14 July 1978
UPC: 085391261322
Tags: Disaster (3), 1978 (2), Horror (2), One Of The Worst Films Of All Time (1), Guilty Pleasure (1), (1), 1970s (1), Sci-fi (1), Thriller (1), Unintentionally Funny (1), Explosion (1), Army (1), Revenge (1), Smalltown (1), Death (1)
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" 35mmAfrikkalainen tappajamehiläisten parvi uhkaa pikkukaupunki-USA:ta. Mehiläiset hyökkäävät perheidylliä vastaan selittämättömästi kuin Linnut Hitchcockin elokuvassa. Ärhäkkäät mehiläiset tappavat piknikille ryhtyneen perheen isän ja äidin. Autoon pelastautunut poika selviää hengissä, mutta ei ilman traumoja: jättiläismehiläiset piinaavat hänen uniaan. Lopulta poika päättää kostaa. Kolmen jengillä pojat hyökkä"

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"Cast: Michael Caine, Henry Fonda, Olivia de Havilland, Patty Duke, Richard Chamberlain, Fred MacMurray, Lee Grant, Katharine Ross, Richard Widmark, Ben Johnson, Jose Ferrer, Slim Pickens, and Bradford Dillman. "

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