insect horror

Mosquito – USA, 1994

‘Millions of years of evolution have just become man’s worst nightmare.’ Mosquito is a 1994 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Gary Jones (Axe Giant: The Wrath of Paul Bunyan; Boogeyman 3; Ghouls; Jolly Roger: Massacre at Cutter’s Cove; et al)… Read More ›

Empire of the Ants – USA, 1977

‘It’s no PICNIC!’ Empire of the Ants is a 1977 science fiction horror feature film produced and directed by Bert I. Gordon (Secrets of a Psychopath; The Food of the Gods; The Amazing Colossal Man, Earth vs. the Spider; et al), from a screenplay by… Read More ›

Dead Ant – USA, 2017

  Dead Ant is a 2017 American science fiction comedy horror film written and directed by Ron Carlson from a story co-written by Hank Braxtan and Dan Sinclair. The August Heart Entertainment production stars Sean Astin, Jake Busey and Michael Horse. When the… Read More ›

Tsunambee – USA, 2015

‘This is gonna sting a little’ Tsunambee is a 2017 science fiction horror film directed by Milko Davis and Thomas Martwick (Z/Rex: The Jurassic Dead; Raiders of the Damned) from a screenplay by Davis. It stars Stacy Pederson, Ruselis Aumeen Perry and… Read More ›

Stung – USA/Germany, 2015

‘Get inside. Get away. Just don’t get…’ Stung is a 2015 American/German comedy horror feature film directed by Benni Diez (Galaxy of Horrors: “Kingz” segment). The cast includes Matt O´Leary (Santa Clarita Diet; Frailty; Mom’s Got a Date with a Vampire), Jessica Cook,… Read More ›

Bugged – USA, 1997

‘They’re urban, they’re vermin, and they exterminate you!’ Bugged – aka Bugged! – is a 1997 American science fiction comedy horror feature film co-produced, written and directed by Ronald K. Armstrong. The film was released on VHS and DVD by Troma Entertainment and now… Read More ›

Bite – Canada, 2015

‘This may sting a little’ Bite is a 2015 Canadian horror film directed by Chad Archibald (The Heretics; The Drownsman; Ejecta) from a screenplay written by Jayme Laforest. It was produced by Black Fawn Films in association with Breakthrough Entertainment. While on her… Read More ›

Arachnophobia – USA, 1990

Arachnophobia is a 1990 American horror comedy film directed by Frank Marshall from a screenplay by Don Jakoby (Lifeforce, John Carpenter’s Vampires) and Wesley Strick (Cape Fear, Wolf). Steven Spielberg executive produced along with Marshall. It stars Jeff Daniels, John Goodman (Kong: Skull Island; 10 Cloverfield Lane),… Read More ›

The Fly – USA, 1958

‘The fly with the head of a man… and the man with the head of a fly!’ The Fly is a 1958 American science fiction horror film directed by Kurt Neumann. The screenplay was written by James Clavell (his first), from the short story “The Fly”… Read More ›

Earth vs. the Spider – USA, 2001

Earth vs. the Spider is a 2001 sci-fi horror/action television film directed by Scott Ziehl (Demon Hunter) for producers Stan Winston, Colleen Camp and Lou Arkoff, son Samuel Z. Arkoff. It is part of a series of films made for cable and satellite TV company Cinemax that paid… Read More ›

Beginning of the End – USA, 1957

Beginning of the End is a 1957 American science fiction horror film directed and produced by Bert I. Gordon (Empire of the Ants; The Food of the Gods; The Cyclops; et al) from a screenplay by Fred Freiberger (The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms) and Lester Gorn. It stars Peter… Read More ›

The Swarm – USA, 1978

The Swarm is a 1978 disaster movie and horror film about a killer bee invasion of Texas. It was adapted from a novel of the same name by Arthur Herzog. The director was Irwin Allen, and the cast included Michael Caine, Katharine Ross, Richard Widmark, Richard Chamberlain, Olivia de Havilland, Ben Johnson, Lee Grant, Patty Duke, Slim… Read More ›

Ticks aka Infested – USA, 1993

‘Something hungry is about to hatch.’ Ticks – also titled Infested and C2 – is 1993 American horror feature film directed by Tony Randel (Hellbound: Hellraiser II) from a screenplay by Brent L. Whiteman. It stars Peter Scolari, Seth Green, Rosalind Allen and Ami Dolenz (daughter of former-Monkees drummer/singer Mickey Dolenz). The film was… Read More ›

Tarantula – USA, 1955

Tarantula is a 1955 science fiction horror film directed by Jack Arnold, and starring Leo G. Carroll, John Agar (Revenge of the Creature, The Mole People, Daughter of Dr. Jekyll), and Mara Corday (The Giant Claw, The Black Scorpion). On 24 April 2017, Tarantula is released in the UK… Read More ›

Them! – USA, 1954

‘A horror horde of crawl-and-crush giants clawing out of the earth from mile-deep catacombs!’ Them! is a 1954 American science fiction horror film directed by Gordon Douglas (Zombies on Broadway; Spooky Hooky). It was based on an original story treatment by George Worthing Yates…. Read More ›

The Nest – USA, 1988

‘Roaches have never tasted meat… until now.’ The Nest is a 1988 American creature feature horror film directed by Terence H. Winkless (Not of This Earth [1995]; Twice as Dead), from a screenplay by Robert King (Phantom of the Mall: Eric’s Revenge;… Read More ›

Naked Lunch – UK/Canada, 1991 film

Naked Lunch is the 1991 film adaptation written and directed by David Cronenberg, of William S. Burroughs‘ novel of the same name. Featuring Peter Weller, Ian Holm, Judy Davis, and Roy Scheider, the film was a co-production by film companies of Canada, the United Kingdom, and Japan. It received mixed critical reaction. Plot… Read More ›

Dragon Wasps (2012)

Dragon Wasps is a 2012 American made-for-television horror film produced by American World Pictures and directed by Joe Knee. When her father mysteriously disappears on an expedition, entomologist Gina Humphries and her assistant, Rhonda, set out to search the rain… Read More ›

The Fly – USA, 1986

The Fly is a 1986 American science fiction horror film co-written and directed by David Cronenberg. Produced by 20th Century Fox, and Mel Brooks (Young Frankenstein), the film stars Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis and John Getz. It is a remake of the 1958 film The Fly but retains only the basic premise of… Read More ›

The Hive – USA, 2008

The Hive is a 2008 science fiction made-for-television film set in Thailand, directed by Peter Manus and written by T.S. Cook. Starring Tom Wopat, Kal Weber and Mark Ramsey. The film follows a group of scientists who must deal with a swarm of man-eating ants feeding on the population,… Read More ›