Frogs (1972)

In retaliation for the rich owner's environmental misdeeds, a Florida mansion is laid siege on all sides by swampland frogs. This dopey horror flick is one of the first to use the environmentally active angle.

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 10, 1972
DVD Release Date: September 19, 2000
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

An imaginative premise, a solid cast (Sam Elliot, Joan Van Ark, Adam Roarke) and a few surprisingly fresh characterizations lift this out of the mire.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A 'nature strikes back' environmental horror film and not a film about the French as some of you wiseguys might have thought.

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Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

Hmm, I wonder why it's called FROGS...

Dustin Putman

If "Frogs" isn't always perfectly logical, it is unnerving, providing apt foreshadowing to its ecological, don't-mess-with-nature themes without having to turn the proceedings into a preachy message movie.

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Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers

The concept alone will make one croak. Production values, however, are on the cheap side.

Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

[The] kind of flatfooted incompetence that can turn a sane person into a dedicated bad movie watcher for the rest of their days.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Tedious, unpleasant ecology run wild thriller

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Flixster Audience Score: 24% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
More often than not, there are several obscured horror gems that have been long since forgotten and in the case of Frogs, that's very much the case. There… More
Ken Stachnik
Worth watching to see Sam Elliot without a mustache
Tim Salmons
Ok. Yeah, this one is bad, but it has some things going for it. For one, it has Ray Milland and Sam Elliott in it. Second, it has a sexy young Joan Van Ark… More
Jason Owens
From the title of "Frogs," you might infer that the movie is fully about frogs or that it's a horror flick in which frogs are the main enemy, but… More
Aj V
A very heavy handed lesson about pollution. As with any nature takes revenge movie, the lizards and spiders and snakes kill people. For some reason the frogs… More
Cassandra Maples
Back to 1993 I remember seeing 'Frogs' on some horror channel when I was about seven but I switched over after about ten minutes because it was so… More