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The Swarm

The Swarm – 1978
Irwin Allen

Arthur Herzog Jr. – novel
Stirling Silliphant – screenplay

Michael Caine
Katharine Ross
Richard Widmark


A huge swarm of deadly African bees spreads terror over American cities by killing thousands of people.

When I first saw this way back in the day as a kid, I thought it was really good. I saw it as an adult not that long ago and am astounded at how cheesy it was. (It’s really amazing if you think about it. They had enough star power, enough money, and a fairly interesting plot to make a spectacular film and yet it became a cheesefest.)

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