The Swarm

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"Monsters by the millions - and they're all for real!"
  • PG
  • 1978
  • 2 hr 35 min
  • 4.5  (6,952)
  • 30

The Swarm is a horror sci-fi film that was first released in 1978. The film involves a scientific experiment where a group of mad scientists import killer bees to the United States. The bees breed to the point where they make a swarm that is able to cover entire US cities. This results in persons having to battle the bees and thousands of innocent persons dying from the swarm. The film features the main character Brad Crane, who attempts to talk the military from not using atomic weapons to combat the bees. The Swarm is based on a novel written by Arthur Herzog III, and it was adapted with the help of Stirling Silliphant. The main character Brad Crane is played by Michael Caine, and it is one of his first feature film performances. It also features Richard Widmark, Katharine Ross, Richard Chamberlain, and Olivia de Havilland.

The Swarm
SWARM, THE
SWARM, THE

Trailer - 2 min 13 sec

The Swarm (Trailer 1)
The Swarm (Trailer 1)

Trailer - 1 min 12 sec

Description
The Swarm is a horror sci-fi film that was first released in 1978. The film involves a scientific experiment where a group of mad scientists import killer bees to the United States. The bees breed to the point where they make a swarm that is able to cover entire US cities. This results in persons having to battle the bees and thousands of innocent persons dying from the swarm. The film features the main character Brad Crane, who attempts to talk the military from not using atomic weapons to combat the bees.

The Swarm is based on a novel written by Arthur Herzog III, and it was adapted with the help of Stirling Silliphant. The main character Brad Crane is played by Michael Caine, and it is one of his first feature film performances. It also features Richard Widmark, Katharine Ross, Richard Chamberlain, and Olivia de Havilland.

The Swarm is a 1978 horror movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 35 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.5 and a MetaScore of 30.

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  • Release Date
    1978
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    2 hr 35 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    4.5  (6,952)
  • Metascore
    30