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5.5
Day of the Animals
Directed By
William Girdler
Produced By
Edward L. Montoro
Written By
Willam W. Norton
Starring
Leslie Nielsen
Christopher George
Lynda Day George
Music By
Lalo Schifrin
Cinematography
Rober Sorrantino

Produced By
Film Ventures International
Release Date(s)
May 13, 1977
Runtime
97 minutes
Country
Flag of the United States United States
Language
English
Budget
$1.2 million
Gross
$2.8 million

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Day of the Animals​ is a 1977 American natural horror film directed by William Girdler and based on a story written by Edward L. Montoro. Premiering on May 13, 1977, the movie reunited stars Christopher George and Richard Jaeckel, director Girdler, and producer Montoro from the previous year's hit film Grizzly . ​Leslie Nielsen stars as the main human antagonist.

​PlotEdit

The depletion of the earth's ozone layer causes animals above the altitude of 5000 feet to run amok, which is very unfortunate for a group of hikers who get dropped off up there by helicopter just before the quarantine is announced.

​CastEdit

  • Christopher George ... Steven Buckner
  • Leslie Nielsen ... Paul Jenson
  • Lynda Day George ... Terry Marsh
  • Richard Jaeckel ... Prof. Taylor MacGregor
  • Michael Ansara ... Daniel Santee
  • Ruth Roman ... Mrs. Shirley Goodwyn
  • Jon Cedar ... Frank Young
  • Paul Mantee ... Roy Moore
  • Walt Barnes ... Ranger Tucker
  • Andrew Stevens ... Bob Denning
  • Susan Backlinie ... Mandy Young

​ReceptionEdit

Some critics nevertheless recommended the film to fans of natural horror and disaster film of the 1970s. AllMovie compared it to Kingdom of the Spiders and Frogs Those who saw the at a young age have formed a cult following od stors.

​See asloEdit

​External linksEdit


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