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Main Details

  • Released in 1976
  • Color
  • Running Time: 92 min | USA:93 min (uncut version)
  • Production Co: American International Pictures (AIP) | Squirm Company
  • Distribution Co: American International Pictures (AIP) (1976) (USA) (theatrical) | Ambassador Film Distributors (1976) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Jeff Lieberman
  • Written by Jeff Lieberman
  • Starring Don Scardino, Patricia Pearcy, R.A. Dow, Jean Sullivan, Peter MacLean, Fran Higgins
  • Produced by Joseph Beruh, Edgar Lansbury, George Manasse
  • Original Music by Robert Prince
  • Cinematography by Joseph Mangine
  • Film Editing by Brian Smedley-Aston

Plot Summary

  • A storm causes some power lines to break and touch the ground, drawing millions of man-eating worms out of the earth, and into town where they quickly start munching on the locals.

Also known as

  • Invasion der Bestien (Germany


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