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Scorpius Gigantus
Scorpius Gigantus
Actors: Jeff Fahey, Jo Bourne-Taylor, Hristo Mitzkov, Evgenia Vasileva, Jonas Talkington
Director: Tommy Withrow
Genres: Action & Adventure, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
R     2006     1hr 31min

In the tradition of favorite sci-fi classics comes another edge-of-your-seat thriller from the producer of PIRANHA and DINOCROC. When an ambitious geneticist (Jo Bourne-Taylor) tries to advance her career by creating vacci...  more »


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Actors: Jeff Fahey, Jo Bourne-Taylor, Hristo Mitzkov, Evgenia Vasileva, Jonas Talkington
Director: Tommy Withrow
Creators: George Markov, Alexander Lightfoot, Bruno Scarpel, Dusan Jubavec, Raly Radouloff, Roger Corman, Terence H. Winkless
Genres: Action & Adventure, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Studio: Buena Vista Home Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 07/25/2006
Original Release Date: 01/01/2005
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2005
Release Year: 2006
Run Time: 1hr 31min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, Spanish

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Movie Reviews

Michael Butts | Martinsburg, WV USA | 08/13/2006
(2 out of 5 stars)

"If you're a horror fan like me, when you think of the name Roger Corman, you think of some of the cheesiest horror films ever, with the basic ingredients as such: bad acting; weak script and direction; and cheesy special effects. That's why you end up liking Corman's "B" films.
SCORPUS GIGANTUS is not a classic even for Corman, but the effects of the bug are much better than usual, but alas the acting is atrocious. Even the usually dependable Jeff Fahey goes overboard in his role as the head of an elite delta force called in to battle--what else---a genetic experiment gone wrong. Most of the action is set in dark places like warehouses and on a boat, so you don't get to see a whole lot of the bug monster, but when it does appear, it's not too bad. If you're a fan of cheesey films, this one won't disappoint nor excite."
2.5 Not too bad, but....
Andre Villemaire | Canada | 03/19/2007
(2 out of 5 stars)

"Well, at least they have the creatures done right...the rest we have seen
before.... small crew, lots of bullets...blah blah
blah. Roger Corman should find some exta money, add in a extra few scenes
of the creatures out in the open (village.cities) doing damage, and this
movie could have been a 3-4 stars...but a few bucks, stick
to the formula and make more so so films.
Luckely the acting is fairly good, and there is no screaming bimbos.