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Based on 26 Reviews
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  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Falls apart immediately, then limps on for 45 minutes more. show more

  • 38
    Staff [Not Credited] USA Today

    Really just an update of the kind of hapless grade-Z effort that once played the bottom half of a drive-in double bill. show more

  • 38
    Desmond Ryan Philadelphia Inquirer

    If you are unlucky enough to stray into the presence of Bats, I strongly recommend you follow their wise example. Hang from the ceiling and go to sleep. show more

  • 38
    New York Daily News

    Unfortunately, it isn't until the final scene -- a spoof of the horror genre's false-ending cliché -- that Bats really takes wing. show more

  • 50
    John Petrakis Chicago Tribune

    Perfect late-summer drive-in fare. show more

  • 50
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    In its own B-film, let's-make-them-jump-out-of-their-seats way, Bats is quite the hoot. show more

  • 25
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Violent and vapid, but the visual jolts may please horror buffs. show more

  • 25
    Miami Herald

    Dumb cliches run amok. show more

  • 25
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Not especially scary or funny, this lame comedy-thriller wastes a decent cast in a plodding tale. show more

  • 25
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Examiner

    A dimwitted, fill-in-the-blanks horror opus that slanders a fine and useful mammal. show more

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