Squirm (1976)

Giant man-eating worms terrorize a Georgia town after a downed power cable electrifies the ground during a terrible lightning storm.

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: July 30, 1976
DVD Release Date: August 26, 2003
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Film Frenzy

Squirm bests those films that feature a cast of thousands, since its cast of real worms numbers in the hundreds of thousands.

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Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

Cheesy as can be.

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Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

Okay, worms: not scary. At all.

Mike Massie
Gone With The Twins

Anticipation builds steadily because the Georgia drawl is so incredibly slow (just like the wrigglers themselves).

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Jeff Beck

Squirm is nothing but a failed attempt at making an amusing creature feature, one that suffers from terrible pacing and just about every other issue a low-budget horror film could possibly have hindering it.

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Spyder Darling
NY Rock

This movie about killer worms really buggged me.

John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

The Fibber-McGee's-worst-nightmare scene in which a closet door is opened to reveal a floor-to-ceiling block of worms that cascades over the unlucky door-opener deserves a place of honor in any gross-out montage.

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Dennis Schwartz
Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews

Jeff Lieberman's debut feature is a sly tongue-in-cheek horror shocker that has its squirmy moments in the mud.

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Flixster Audience Score: 25% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Squirm is Jeff Lieberman's cheesy tongue in cheek horror flick that displays a terrific twist on the nature gone wild genre of horror. Lieberman is a great… More
Sylvester Kuo
It was entertaining enough to be watchable, the acting was OK, the premise wasn't too ridiculous and the special effects were thoughtful. This campy… More
Barry Lappin
OMG What an absolute classic.....you will bever look at worms the same way again......the boat scene is nasty.