Killer Shrews (1959) Movie Review

Killer Shrews (1959)

1959 | Horror, Sci-Fi
69 minutes /

User Score: 50/100


On an isolated island, a small group of people are terrorized by giant voracious shrews in the midst of a hurricane.

Killer Shrews Review

I first saw this in the movies. And let me tell you this is really spooky for kids (or used to be.)
We find our selves on an island where a hand full of visitors, including us, find eerie from the beginning. Of course from the title we are anticipating "you know whats" at any time. But the visitors to this island have no idea what they are in for.
An experiment with the intent of correcting overpopulation has gone awry, et voilĂ  killer shrews. These ravenous creatures must eat many times their weight daily to keep from starving. And I must say that Ingrid Goude (Miss Universe Sweden 1956) would make a tasty snack (not that I notices at the movies.)
Well the people are protected by adobe (mud) walls from the poisonous fanged carnivores (did I mention the fangs are poisonous?)
Wait, it’s RAINING!

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About Killer Shrews (1959)

Title: Killer Shrews
AKA: The Killer Shrews
Year: 1959
Runtime: 69 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Score: 2 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 2.5/5 stars from 6 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 6
Starring: James Best, Ingrid Goude, Ken Curtis, Gordon McLendon, Baruch Lumet, Judge Henry Dupree, Alfredo DeSoto
Writers: Jay Simms
Director: Ray Kellogg

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