Big Damn Spiders

Reviews

L’araignée d’or (1908)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)

Cat-Women of the Moon (1953)

World Without End (1956)

The Black Scorpion (1957)

Have Rocket — Will Travel (1959)

Valley of the Dragons (1961)

The Devil Rides Out (1968)

The Giant Spider Invasion (1975)

Ator, the Fighting Eagle (1982)

King Solomon’s Mines (1985)

The Spider Labyrinth (1988)

Lunatics: A Love Story (1991)

Bite Me! (2004)

Creepies (2004)

Summer School (2006)

Dragonquest (2009)

Camel Spiders (2011)

Big Ass Spider (2013)

Spiders (2013)

Confirmed Sightings

Nursery Favorites – 1913

The Thief of Baghdad – 1940

Tarzan’s Desert Mystery – 1943

Fury of the Congo – 1951

Mesa of Lost Women – 1953

Tarantula – 1955

The Cyclops – 1957

The Strange World of Planet X (Cosmic Monsters) – 1958

Earth vs the Spider (The Spider) – 1958

Queen of Outer Space – 1958

La caperucita roja (Red Riding Hood) – 1960

The Lost World – 1960

Village of the Giants – 1965

Kairyu daikessen (The Magic Serpent) – 1966

One Million Years, B.C. – 1966

Kaijûtô no kessen: Gojira no musuko (Son of Godzilla) – 1967

Kaijû sôshingeki (Destroy All Monsters) – 1968

The Curse of the Black Widow – 1977

Krull – 1983

Red Sonja – 1985

Gremlins 2: The New Batch – 1990

It – 1990

Sai yau gei: Dai yat baak ling yat wui ji – Yut gwong bou haap (A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora’s Box) – 1994

Jumanji – 1995

James and the Giant Peach – 1996

Spiders – 2000

Spiders II: Breeding Ground – 2001

Eight Legged Freaks – 2002

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – 2002

Webs – 2003

Arachnia – 2003

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King – 2003

Monster Island – 2004

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – 2004

Godzilla: Final Wars – 2004

Mysterious Island – 2005

King Kong – 2005

King of the Lost World – 2005

Ice Spiders – 2007

In the Spider’s Web – 2007

Futurama: Bender’s Game – 2008

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince – 2009

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows: Part 2 – 2011

Silent Hill: Revelations 3D – 2012

Arachnoquake – 2012

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – 2013

The Giant Spider – 2013

Rumored Sightings

Une nuit terrible (A Terrible Night) – 1896

L’abeille et la rose (The Bee and the Rose) – 1908

Trap Door Spider – 1915

Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend: Bug Vaudeville – 1921

The Fable of the Spider and the Fly – 1923

Killers from Space – 1954

Missile to the Moon – 1958

Beast From Haunted Cave – 1959

Journey to the Seventh Planet – 1962

Gojira-Minira-Gabara: Oru kaijû daishingeki (Godzilla’s Revenge) – 1969

Ang mahiwagang daigdig ni Pedro Penduko – 1973

Planet of Dinosaurs – 1977

The Hobbit – 1977

Os Trapalhões na Guerra dos Planetas – 1978

The Return of the King – 1980

The Ewok Adventure – 1984

Spookies – 1986

Twilight of the Dogs – 1995

Larger Than Life – 1998

The King and I – 1999

Wild Wild West – 1999

Arachnid – 2001

Thumbtanic – 2002

Tarantula: King of the Spiders – 2002

The Worst Horror Movie Ever Made – 2005

Pirates of Treasure Island – 2006

The Mist – 2007

AVH: Alien vs Hunter – 2007

Antfarm Dickhill – 2011

Cabin in the Woods – 2012

Disproven Sightings

King Kong – 1933
(Footage was cut and is presumed lost)

The Incredible Shrinking Man – 1957
(Technically a normal sized spider. May decide to include later.)

Las Tarantulas – 1973
(A handful of redknee tarantulas. May decide to include later.)

Damnation Alley – 1977
(Giant scorpions)

Ator 2 – L’invincibile Orion (The Blade Master/Cave Dwellers) – 1984
(Footage from previous movie in opening)

Mo (The Boxer’s Omen) – 1983
(Tarantula-sized puppets)

Treasure Planet – 2002
(Insectile alien with 6 legs)

Journey to the Center of the Earth – 2008

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