The Killer Shrews
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Set upon a remote island off the coast of Texas, this looney horror campfest centers on a mad-scientist's ill-conceived experiment that goes awry and turns normally tiny shrews into giant, murderous beasts. With true low-budget aplomb, the "shrews" are actually costumed dogs with glued on fangs. Barrels provide the means for the townsfolk to defeat their giant foes. Originally Killer Shrews was part of a double feature along with The Giant Gila Monster.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Not particularly watchable until the climax."
‑ Rob Humanick,
"Carpet remnants attack! Very funny "MST3K" version, unwatchable on its own."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"If you get a few laughs from the bizarre acting and dumb story, that's the most you can expect from this bad film."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Too campily amusing not to like."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Shrew'd & Spoofy!"
‑ Staci Layne Wilson,
"The film's pre-credit voiceover is laughable, and the opening lines of dialogue not much better, but I don't think it deserves its much-maligned reputation"
‑ Shane Burridge,
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