An earthquake releases a strain of mutant cockroaches with the ability to start fires, which proceed to cause destructive chaos in a small town. The studies carried out by scientist James Parmiter, however, reveal an intent with much more far-reaching consequences.

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  1. Thomas Page


  2. William Castle


  3. Jeannot Szwarc


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  1. Bradford Dillman

    Bradford Dillman

    Prof. James Parmiter

  2. Joanna Miles

    Joanna Miles

    Carrie Parmiter

  3. Richard Gilliland

    Richard Gilliland

    Gerald Metbaum

  4. Jamie Smith-Jackson

    Jamie Smith-Jackson

    Norma Tacker

  5. Alan Fudge

    Alan Fudge

    Prof. Mark Ross

  6. Jesse Vint

    Jesse Vint

    Tom Tacker

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 39m

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  • June 6, 1975
    PG, Theatrical



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