Night of the Lepus
Night of the Lepus (1972)

A hormone intended to control the breeding of rabbits has a catastrophic effect and transforms them into gigantic monsters, whilst scientists desperately work to combat the menace they have created in this horror thriller set in the Arizona… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 4, 1972
DVD Release Date: October 4, 2005
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Critic Score: 10% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bob Baker
Time Out

Impossible not to admire the total withholding of irony in Claxton's approach to this kamikaze project.

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TV Guide

The mind marvels at the bravery of the person who walked into the producer's office to pitch this idea.

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Christopher Null

One of the worst films ever made.

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Roger Greenspun
New York Times

It is this technical laziness as much as the stupid story or the dumb direction that leaves the film in limbo and places it in neither one camp nor the other - neither with Attack of the 50-Foot Woman nor with Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Well worth watching for those enamored by bad films that are unintentionally funny.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

The only thing more lifeless than the corpses in Night of the Lepus is the movie itself.

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Robert Sellers
Radio Times

A total bloody shambles.

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Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

Rabbits produce two things in obscene quanities: other rabbits and rabbit pellets.

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Staci Layne Wilson

Here comes the 'eater' bunny!

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Flixster Audience Score: 26% Flixster User Reviews
Luke Baldock
I can't believe I only just heard about this movie. Needless to say, once I heard the plot I wanted to watch it immediately. Giant Killer Bunnies! And not… More
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Aj V
Bad acting, special effects, and story, but it's funny and amusing. It's so outrageous, the giant rabbits, it made me laugh.
Cindy I
Help me! I'm being attacked by a giant killer...rabbit?!?! That's right. This is without a doubt one of the funniest of the giant mutant animal films… More
Ken Stachnik
Marion from Psycho and Bones from Star Trek fight a horde of ravenous giant rabbits in the American Southwest. The attack sequences consist mainly of slow-mo… More
Michael Gildea
This movie is so horrible you have to love it.