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The Swarm (1978)

PG 07/14/1978 (US) ThrillerScience Fiction 1h 56m

Monsters by the millions - and they're all for real!


Scientist Dr. Bradford Crane and army general Thalius Slater join forces to fight an almost invisible enemy threatening America; killer bees that have deadly venom and attack without reason. Disaster movie-master Irwin Allen's film contains spectacular special effects, including a train crash caused by the eponymous swarm.

  1. Irwin Allen


  2. Arthur Herzog III


  3. Stirling Silliphant


Top Billed Cast

  1. Michael Caine

    Michael Caine

    Brad Crane

  2. Katharine Ross

    Katharine Ross

    Capt. Helena Anderson

  3. Richard Widmark

    Richard Widmark

    Gen. Thaddeus Slater

  4. Richard Chamberlain

    Richard Chamberlain

    Dr. Hubbard

  5. Olivia de Havilland

    Olivia de Havilland

    Maureen Schuester

  6. Ben Johnson

    Ben Johnson


  7. Lee Grant

    Lee Grant

    Anne MacGregor

  8. José Ferrer

    José Ferrer

    Dr. Andrews

  9. Patty Duke

    Patty Duke


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The Swarm
The Swarm

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $21,000,000.00

Revenue $7,700,000.00


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