Willard

Willard

"This is Willard and his friend Ben. Ben will do anything for Willard."
  • GP
  • 1971
  • 1 hr 35 min
  • 6.2  (3,736)
  • 49

Willard is a classic 1971 horror movie. Daniel Mann directed Willard and Bruce Davison and Ernest Borgnine starred in the leading roles. It was based on the novel Ratman’s Notebooks, Willard was a huge summer hit in 1971, and it paved the way for contemporary horror predator films such as Jaws. The plot centers on a mild and meek mannered character named Willard. Willard does not relate well with human beings but he has a strange connection to rats. He lives with his mother in an old Victorian home. His mother embarrasses him at his 27th birthday party by inviting only her old and decrepit friends. This sets the stage for Willard’s psychotic relationship with rats.

Willard
Happy Anniversary
Happy Anniversary

Clip - 1 min 56 sec

Willard (Double Feature TV Spot)
Willard (Double Feature TV Spot)

Trailer - 30 sec

Ben
Ben

Clip - 1 min 35 sec

Willard (TV Spot)
Willard (TV Spot)

Trailer - 55 sec

Bruce Davison On With Ben
Bruce Davison On With Ben

Behind the Scenes - 1 min 22 sec

Willard
Willard

Trailer - 2 min 17 sec

Description
Willard is a classic 1971 horror movie. Daniel Mann directed Willard and Bruce Davison and Ernest Borgnine starred in the leading roles. It was based on the novel Ratman’s Notebooks, Willard was a huge summer hit in 1971, and it paved the way for contemporary horror predator films such as Jaws. The plot centers on a mild and meek mannered character named Willard. Willard does not relate well with human beings but he has a strange connection to rats. He lives with his mother in an old Victorian home. His mother embarrasses him at his 27th birthday party by inviting only her old and decrepit friends. This sets the stage for Willard’s psychotic relationship with rats.

Willard is a 1971 horror movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 35 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2 and a MetaScore of 49.

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  • Release Date
    1971
  • MPAA Rating
    GP
  • Runtime
    1 hr 35 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (3,736)
  • Metascore
    49