• Shivers (1975)


Release Date: 1975

R |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

After a scientist living in a posh apartment complex slaughters a teen girl and kills himself, investigators discover that the murderer had been carrying on experiments involving deadly parasites. Roger St. Luc (Paul Hampton), a doctor living in the building, and his aide, Nurse Forsythe (Lynn Lowry), then realize that the parasites are on the loose, attacking fellow tenants. And those who become hosts turn into erotically obsessed maniacs who pass the bugs on through violent sex.

Cast: Paul Hampton, Joe Silver, Lynn Lowry, Allan Kolman, Susan Petrie, Barbara Steele, Ronald Mlodzik, Barrie Baldaro

Director: David Cronenberg

Genres: Science fiction , Horror

Production Co: Canadian Film Development Corporation (CFDC)

Keywords: Doctor, 1970s, Quest