Overall Rank: 4721
Average Rating: 2.6/4
# of Ratings: 194
Theatrical Release Date: 07/18/1990
Genre: Comedy, Horror
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Frank Marshall
Actors: Jeff Daniels, John Goodman, Julian Sands, Harley Jane Kozak, Stuart Pankin, Brain McNamara
Plot: A new, lethal South American spider is accidentaly shipped to California with a body and begins to breed.
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 08/06/2019
Likely to be more effective on those who suffer from its title condition, but "Arachnophobia" is a fun contemporary killer animal pic.
Yojimbo - wrote on 06/25/2012
A seriously unscary comic horror that's likeable as a piece of light entertainment, but don't expect any shocks or chills (unless you REALLY hate spiders...) John Goodman is OK in a cameo as a self-important exterminator, but as a whole it delivers little more than the occasional chuckle.
RITT - wrote on 12/28/2011
This movie literally scared the hell out of me. Of course I do have arachnophobia. Never in my life had I seen a spider actually jump from one surface to another but right after seeing this flick at the drive-in upon getting back home I noticed a spider on the wall and when I went to go kill it it jumped, from the wall to my shirt at least a foot away. Not many movies have given me nightmares but the first night after this happened I was grabbing the Raid.
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