Bats

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  • Summary: Swarms of genetically altered bats blaze a path of terror through a sleepy Texas town. The only hope to stop the growing tide of devastation is a zoologist who studies bats (Meyer), her assistant (Leon), and the local sheriff (Phillips). (Destination Films)

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 26
  2. Negative: 19 out of 26
  1. Mr. Showbiz
    Reviewed by: Kevin Maynard
    50
    A sleek rip-off of "The Birds" that is fast, furious, and watchable, but lacking in the two elements most essential to a silly screamfest like this: scares and laughs.
  2. Baltimore Sun
    Reviewed by: Chris Kaltenbach
    50
    In its own B-film, let's-make-them-jump-out-of-their-seats way, Bats is quite the hoot.
  3. A straight-faced throwback to the glory days of mutant wildlife on the rampage.
  4. Reviewed by: John Hartl
    30
    So campy...may be good for a few laughs.
  5. Reviewed by: Jay Carr
    25
    A reassuring little cheeseball of a movie.
  6. Violent and vapid, but the visual jolts may please horror buffs.
  7. 0
    It's relentlessly bad in a way that just makes those theatre seats plain uncomfortable.

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  1. Positive: 1 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 3 out of 4
  1. JamesE.
    Jan 27, 2008
    8
    This movie is a real gem...no I take that back it is a (Lou) Diamond (Phillips)! As always The Diamond brings his "A" game to the role and This movie is a real gem...no I take that back it is a (Lou) Diamond (Phillips)! As always The Diamond brings his "A" game to the role and owns it. He puts on that oversized sherriffs hat and you think WOW did he quit acting and take on a a life of crime fighting. This is a must watch for anybody who wants to see a bunch of bats get handed some Texas justice Diamond style! Expand

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