The Killer Shrews Poster

Release Date: 1959

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 9 min

Plot Summary
Capt. Thorne Sherman (James Best) lands his ship on an isolated island to make a delivery, only to find that mad doctor Marlowe Craigis (Baruch Lumet) is experimenting on shrews there in an attempt to shrink them. The opposite happens, and the shrews become enormous and hungry for human flesh, leaving everyone on the island in peril, including the doctor's pretty daughter, Ann (Ingrid Goude), and her unappealing fiancé, Jerry (Ken Curtis). Thorne then tries to organize an escape plan.

Cast: James Best, Ingrid Goude, Baruch Lumet, Ken Curtis, Gordon McLendon, Alfredo DeSoto

Director: Ray Kellogg

Genres: Science fiction

Production Co: Hollywood Pictures

Keywords: 1950s, Daughter, Love, Escape, Offbeat, Survival, Rescue, Love triangle