Big Damn Spiders

Reviews

Cat-Women of the Moon (1953)

The Black Scorpion (1957)

Have Rocket — Will Travel (1959)

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)

Summer School (2006)

Dragonquest (2009)

Camel Spiders (2011)

Spiders (2013)

Confirmed Sightings

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – 1920

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

Valley of the Dragons – 1961

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

Big Ass Spider – 2013

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

The Thief of Bagdad – 1940

Killers from Space – 1954

World Without End – 1956

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

Bite Me! – 2004

Creepies – 2004

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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