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Arachnophobia (1990)

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Starring (View all)
Jeff Daniels Jeff Daniels
Ross Jennings
Harley Jane Kozak Harley Jane Kozak
Molly Jennings
John Goodman John Goodman
Delbert McClintock
Julian Sands Julian Sands
Dr. James Atherton
Stuart Pankin Stuart Pankin
Sheriff Parsons
Brian McNamara Brian McNamara
Chris Collins
Mark L. Taylor Mark L. Taylor
Jerry Manley
Henry Jones Henry Jones
Dr. Sam Metcalf


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Don Jakoby Don Jakoby
(story)
Al Williams Al Williams
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Review of Arachnophobia

4 years, 9 months ago at Feb 15 6:53
The title should be a hint, but if spiders give you the willies, Arachnophobia will be your own personal horror show. The icky factor is dialed to a 10, providing some effective moments of skin-crawling. In other words, Arachnophobia is a deliciously fun ride, with genuine thrills and legitimate laughs.

The amusingly self-aware plot is that by unfortunate chance, a deadly Venezuel... read more
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Description: Most horror movies depend on giant monsters; Arachnophobia gets just as many thrills out of creatures only a few inches long. A scientist (Julian Sands, Warlock, A Room with a View) who's hunting a vicious new species of spider in Venezuela unknowingly ships one back to the U.S. It ends up in a small town where a new doctor (Jeff Daniels, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Something Wild) is trying to establish a practice. When his patients start suddenly dying, Daniels suspects spiders--but no one takes him seriously because he's had a phobia about spiders since childhood. Arachnophobia builds a slow but relentless sense of menace and c ... (more)
Release date: 18 July 1990
UPC: 717951002129
Tags: Horror (31), Comedy (18), Thriller (13), Spiders (12), 1990 (12), 1990s (9), Suspense (7), Wine (4), Funeral (4), Spider (3), Sci-fi (3), Animals (3), Photographer (3), Animal In Cast Credits (2), Shower Scene (2), Remote Controlled Toy Car (2), Shower (2), Microscope (2), Creature Feature (2), Nail Gun (2)
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