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Still shot from the movie: Eight Legged Freaks.

Eight Legged Freaks

Swerving to avoid hitting the little critter in the middle of the road, a truck carrying barrels of radioactive waste unknowingly drops one of the containers into a slough near Prosperity Arizona. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: C+
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 99
Theater Release: 17 Jul 2002
Video Release:
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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99% of the spiders in this movie are computer generated, however they are all based on real spider species. The official site (listed below) has a basic spider dictionary, but some of the scenes from the movie may be disturbing to young readers. You may find more spider info at this page from Washington State University:
http://cru.cahe.wsu.edu/CEPublications/eb1548/eb1548.html And for those jumping spiders, look here:

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