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Bats (1999)

Genetically mutated bats escape and it's up to a bat expert and the local sheriff to stop them.

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Storyline

Bats, the result of a government experiment gone wrong, have suddenly become intelligent, vicious, and omnivorous, and are attacking people near Gallup, Texas. Bat specialist Sheila Casper and her assistant Jimmy are brought in but can they stop the bats before the military comes in and, in their ignorance, makes things worse? Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Where do you hide when the dark is alive? See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of bat attacks, and brief language | See all certifications »

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22 October 1999 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,250,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,717,902 (USA) (24 October 1999)

Gross:

$10,155,690 (USA)
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Trivia

At the beginning of 1999, Destination Films opened its doors and was looking for a picture for a Halloween release. Bats was the company's first feature film. See more »

Goofs

Jumper cables connected to a chain link fence will short out as soon as the power is turned on. It will not electrify the fence. See more »

Quotes

Jimmy Sands: There. Now it's securer than the god damn Alamo.
Sheriff Emmett Kimsey: Bad example there Jimmy.
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Connections

Referenced in 'Bats' Abound (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

If Love Is A Red Dress (Hang Me In Rags)
Performed by Maria McKee
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User Reviews

 
It's Creepy
11 October 2002 | by (Waldorf, MD) – See all my reviews

This is NOT a bad movie and it follows the novel it was based on pretty well. I enjoyed it. I even bought it on DVD. Don't expect Minority Report here. This is simply B-Movie Fun. Lou Diamond Phillips is fine in his role as the local law. The guano jokes abound. And like someone said...there's even a mad scientist!!!


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