The Swarm (1978)

The Swarm (1978)

PG 155 minutes
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Michael Caine, Katherine Ross and Richard Chamberlain star in Irwin Allen's doomsday epic which pits an all-star cast against an invasion of bees by the millions!
Genres Action, Horror
Director Irwin Allen
Starring Michael Caine, Katharine Ross, Richard Widmark, Richard Chamberlain View More
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Movie Summary

Michael Caine, Katherine Ross and Richard Chamberlain star in Irwin Allen's doomsday epic which pits an all-star cast against an invasion of bees by the millions!
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Movie Details

Genres Action, Horror
Director Irwin Allen
Starring Michael Caine, Katharine Ross, Richard Widmark, Richard Chamberlain, Olivia DeHavilland, Ben Johnson, Lee Grant, Jose Ferrer, Slim Pickens
Studio Name Warner Bros.
Release Date 1978
VUDU Release Date 04/05/2011
Rating PG About Ratings
Running Time 155 minutes
Language English

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