From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Rats (1984, Italy) is a Eco-Terror film directed by Bruno Mattei.


Main Details

  • Released in 1984
  • Color
  • Running Time: 97 min | Belgium:90 min (video version)
  • Directed by Bruno Mattei
  • Written by Claudio Fragasso, Bruno Mattei, Hervé Piccini
  • Starring Ottaviano Dell'Acqua, Geretta Geretta, Massimo Vanni, Richard Cross
  • Original Music by Luigi Ceccarelli
  • Cinematography by Franco Delli Colli, Henry Frogers
  • Film Editing by Gilbert Kikoïne

Also Known As

  • Rats: I nyhta tou megalou tromou (Greece)
  • Rats - Notte di terrore (original title)
  • Rats of Manhattan (Belgium, English video title)
  • Ratos: A Noite do Terror (Brazil)
  • Rats - Nattens terror (Denmark)
  • Les mutants de la 2eme humanité (France)
  • Les rats de Manhattan (France)
  • Año 225, después del apocalipsis (Spain)
  • Año 225, después del holocausto (Spain)
  • Rats: Año 225, después del holocausto (Spain, DVD)
  • Rats: Night of Terror (USA, UK)
  • Riffs III - Die Ratten von Manhattan (Germany)
  • Blood Kill (trailer title)
  • Rats


  • Mutants of a nuclear disaster


In Germany, the film is marketed as the third part of an imagined Riffs trilogy, following Escape from the Bronx and 1990: Bronx Warriors.

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