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Arachnophobia is a 1990 movie with a runtime of 103
Director Bruce Cohen,
Cast Jeff Daniels,
Harley Jane Kozak,
A large spider from the jungles of South America is accidentally transported in a crate with a dead body to America where it mates with a local spider. Soon after, the residents of a small California town disappear as the result of spider bites from the deadly spider offspring. It's up to a couple of doctors with the help of an insect exterminator to annihilate these eight legged freaks. Currently you are able to watch "Arachnophobia
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Arachnophobia Parent guide
- MPAA Reason
- BBFC Reason
- BBFC Ratings info
- Maturity Rating Reason
- Sex & Nudity
- Sex & Nudity Reason
- Camera pans down a showering teenage girl's body, from between the breasts, down to the navel. Shortly after, her father and brother accidentally see her nude, although nothing is shown.
A mild innuendo between a husband and wife.
A doctor observes young men for inguinal hernias, in which the young men need to drop their drawers. No Nudity
- Violence & Gore
- Violence & Gore Reason
- The faces of corpses are seen in a morgue.
A few animals are killed or shown dead throughout.
A group of people are run away from a building infested with spiders.
A corpse is seen in a box. (Not bloody though.)
A man has his toe bitten by a spider.
A squished spider is seen under a man's shoe.
Several scenes of people dying from spider bites, or their bodies after they have been sucked dry of blood. Sometimes, you see a closeup of the spider biting a person and a tiny bit of blood is shown exiting the bites.
A girl asks if 2 other children want to go with her and blow up a bull-frog.
A man fights off a large spider for an extended period. The spider is eventually set on fire and shot with a nail gun into an egg sac, destroying both.
- Profanity Reason
- The Lord's name is taken in vain, including "God".
"Hell" is said about four times.
"B*tch" is said once.
"Damn" is said at least 10 times, and "goddamn" is said about three times.
"Sh*t" is said a few times.
- Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
- Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking Reason
- The protagonist has a wine collection and also retrieves other liquors from his basement.
A man says he has a beer can collection.
A man and woman drink wine as they celebrate moving.
The Doctor is drinking wine with dinner. Some other wine drinking throughout.
It is implied that a woman has an alcohol problem as she acts somewhat drunk at a polite gathering.
- Frightening & Intense Scenes
- Frightening & Intense Scenes Reason
- Those afraid of spiders or have arachnophobia may be frightened when watching the film
People jump from being scared of the spiders, and may be frightening to some people.
The onscreen deaths and dead bodies may be intense for some viewers.
The climax with the giant spiders is very frightening.
Tangled Web Productions,
United States of America,