Bug – USA, 1975

‘The picture you see with your eyes closed.’

Bug is a 1975 American science fiction horror film directed by Jeannot Szwarc (Jaws 2) from a screenplay by William Castle (Homicidal, The Tingler) and Thomas Page, based on his 1973 novel The Hephaestus Plague. It was the last film Castle was involved with before his death.

Main cast: 

Bradford Dillman (Piranha), Joanna Miles, Jamie Smith Jackson and Richard Gilliland.


An earthquake releases mutant cockroaches that can create fire by rubbing their cerci together. Eventually most of the bugs die because they cannot survive in the low air pressure on the Earth’s surface, but a scientist (Dillman) keeps one alive in a pressure chamber. He successfully breeds the cockroach with a modern bug creating a breed of intelligent, flying super-bugs…



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