The Bees

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Bees (1978, USA) is a Eco-Terror film directed by Alfredo Zacarias. Not to be confused with The Deadly Bees.

The Deadly Bees

Main Details

  • Released in 1978
  • Color
  • Running Time: 83 Min (USA)
  • Production Co: Bee One | New World Pictures | Panorama
  • Distribution Co: New World Pictures (1978) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Alfredo Zacarias
  • Written by Alfredo Zacarias
  • Starring John Saxon, Angel Tompkins, John Carradine, Claudio Brook, Alicia Encinas
  • Produced by Teri Schwartz, Alfredo Zacarias, Roger Corman
  • Original Music by Richard Gillis
  • Cinematography by León Sánchez

Plot Summary

  • When South America killer bees, corporately smuggled into the United States, mutates into intelligent insects and attacks helpless people, young scientist work desperately to end the threat as the menace swarms in on the city areas.

Also Known As

  • Abejas asesinas (Mexico)
  • Melisses dolofonoi (Greece)
  • Operation Todesstachel (Germany) (video title)
  • Tappaja-ampiaiset (Finland)
  • Tappajamehiläiset (Finland)


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