The Killer Shrews
The Killer Shrews (1959)

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,… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: August 30, 2005
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Rob Humanick
Suite101.com

Not particularly watchable until the climax.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Carpet remnants attack! Very funny "MST3K" version, unwatchable on its own.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

If you get a few laughs from the bizarre acting and dumb story, that's the most you can expect from this bad film.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Too campily amusing not to like.

Staci Layne Wilson
StaciWilson.com

Shrew'd & Spoofy!

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Shane Burridge
rec.arts.movies.reviews

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

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Flixster Audience Score: 26% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
Why are the actors standing around talking and drinking for almost all of this movie? The ending has some exciting moments, but they're kinda crazy too.… More
Patrick Dolan
You probably need to put your cheezy sci-fi goggles on for this one, because within the time and genre this sucker holds up. It's only 70 minutes… More
Derek Daniels
Boring, horrible acting and a highly implausible storyline make this truly a bottom-of-the-barrel piece of trash. Nothing at all good about this film except… More
Michael Gildea
Horrible dialogue, the most pathetic of acting and a weak story have framed Plan 9 From Outer Space as the worst movie ever made when the culprit is right here.… More