Day of the Animals
Day of the Animals (1977)

An interesting low-budget entry in the post-Jaws animals-run-amok genre (which also owes more than a little to Hitchcock's The Birds), this noisy, violent thriller features the prophetic premise of a widening gap in the ozone layer… More

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Rated: PG
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DVD Release Date: December 2, 1998
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Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

A highly entertaining nature-goes-wild thriller. What's not to like about a movie where a macho, bare-chested Leslie Nielsen literally tries to fight a grizzly bear?

Staci Layne Wilson

Every dog has his day... and he doesn't choose to spend it watching this movie.

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jay nixon
A dumb, very bad movie.
Luke Baldock
Fun and face-palmingly brilliant killer monster nonsense. It was awesome to see so much use of real animals. I was also very surprised at who bought it and… More
Alex roy
William Girdler's Day of the Animals is an average nature gone wild horror film that is entertaining, but is far from the best in the genre. The reason… More
Ken Stachnik
Leslie Nielson fights a bear!
Tim Salmons
Here we go again with another Jaws rip-off, right down to the font of the text that opens the movie explaining the plot to us before we can even get a chance to… More
Christopher Brown
William Girdler, Christopher George, a racist Leslie Neilson and plenty o' animal attacks make this a great entry in the nature gone amok film. Sure… More