The Killer Shrews (1959)

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  1. Shokk

    Shokk Lord Of The Thighs

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    A cargo vessel sails to to a remote deserted island to deliver supplies to the research scientist who dwells there, Dr. Craigis. It seems that he has created a breed of venomous mutant shrews that have escaped onto the island and are wreaking havoc. There's no food left on the island, and the shrews are getting hungry....guess whats on the menu.

    This is one of my favorite bad/good films of the 50's.You can't help but enjoy a movie about killer shrews..even if the shrews are dogs wearing tattered furry rugs and phony masks but for me that adds to its charm.The acting is better than one would expect out of a budget film from '59.Though the resident blond hottie (Ingrid Goude 1957's Miss Universe) sounds like she has a speech impediment rather than an accent. :D

    Anyone else enjoy?
     
  2. Katatonia

    Katatonia Hellbound Heart

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    It's a classic, James Best does not disappoint.

    I read something about him planning to make a sequel recently, although it may have just been a rumor.
     
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    rxfiend Joe Six-Pack

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    i love this film!
     
  4. allmessedup

    allmessedup It's beer time.

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    One of my favorite baddies...always a lot of fun. Right up there with FOOD OF THE GODS.
     
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    Spacevis There's some Dettol in the jeep!

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    Why, that's as big as a full-grown wolf! :lol:
     
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    Shannafey Don't Monkey With Me!

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    I've only seen it with MST3K commentary.
     

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