Eight Legged Freaks

2002 PG-13 1h 35m DVD

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Eight Legged Freaks

2002 PG-13 1h 35m DVD
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When a toxic waste spill near a small Arizona community causes spiders to mutate into rampaging arachnids the size of automobiles, it's only a matter of time before the eight-legged freaks develop a taste for prey other than insects. David Arquette and Kari Wuhrer star as the duo that rallies the town's defenses in director Ellory Elkayem's affectionate send-up of the creature features of yesteryear.
Format
DVD
Screen
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1
Subtitles
English
CC
Yes
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
Rating
PG-13 - Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Parents are urged to be cautious. Some material may be inappropriate for pre-teenagers.
age 15+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 15+
  • David Arquette
  • Kari Wuhrer
  • Scarlett Johansson
  • Scott Terra
  • Doug E. Doug
  • Leon Rippy
  • Rick Overton
  • Matt Czuchry
  • Eileen Ryan
  • Riley Smith
  • Jay Arlen Jones
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Reviews

age 15+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that despite the smart-alecky title, this movie is not a comedy. It's a straight-out scarefest, and right up to the farthest edges of the PG-13 rating, with very explicit and gross violence and a lot of jump-out-at-you surprises. Characters are killed and eaten. In addition, a character chain-smokes, and there's some alcohol and some strong language. There's a reference to a teen pregnancy and to adultery. A teen girl is extremely clear about not being ready to have sex, despite pressure from a boy she likes very much, but parents may be concerned about her use of a stun gun to make her point. The female characters are tough and brave. One of the main characters is black, and although he's portrayed as a little paranoid and crazy, he's also brave and loyal.

Sexual Content

Sexual references and situations.

Violence

None Intense and scary special effects, peril

Language

Some strong language

Social Behavior

Consumerism

Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Drinking and smoking by teens and adults

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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