Audrey Ames, an enterprising journalist, tries to get the scoop on giant grasshoppers accidentally created at the Illinois State experimental farm. She endeavors to save Chicago, despite a military cover-up.
The screen's first full-length science-fiction thriller with real live creatures!
See more »
Did You Know?
A couple of the scenes of Chicago deserted streets are actually still photos that were taken in the early hours of the day. See more
When the locusts attack the building Ed Wainright is in, one smashes through the window. Ed shoots it and it falls away. A split second later, Ed and a soldier blast open sky. Apparently, the special effects people had the locust fall away too soon. See more
Col. Tom Sturgeon
Where do I get off asking the Regular Army for help with a bunch of oversize grasshoppers?
Referenced in Gremlins
Natural, Natural Baby
Words and Music by Lou Bartel & Harriet Kane
Sung by Lou Bartel & Chorus
An ABC - Paramount Record See more