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The Food of the Gods/Frogs [Blu-ray]

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Special Features

  • New interview with actress Belinda Balaski (The Food of the Gods)
  • Audio commentary with writer/director Bert I. Gordon (The Food of the Gods)
  • New interview with actress Joan Van Ark (Frogs)
  • Theatrical trailers


The slimy denizens of the Everglades organize a particularly nasty rebellion in this enjoyable entry from the "nature-run-amok" horror subgenre which favored drive-in venues of the mid-'70s. The story takes place amid the festivities honoring the birthday of crotchety, wheelchair-bound Southern patriarch Jason Crockett (Ray Milland), a chemical-industry magnate whose pesticides are responsible for much of the toxic pollution found in the swamplands. The revelry ends quickly, however, when thousands of local fauna decide to crash the party. Under the apparent telepathic guidance of the less-than-menacing swamp bullfrogs, armies of snakes, insects, and snapping turtles tear their way through the cast. Competent direction, great use of swampland ambience, and spooky sound effects help provide a suitably large dose of the creepy-crawlies. ~ Cavett Binion, Rovi

The Food of the Gods
Based on a novel by H. G. Wells, a group of bloodthirsty, oversized creatures (including rats, chickens, wasps, and worms) have taken over a remote island after ingesting a mysterious growth known as "Food of the Gods." It is up to an unusual group of people to put an end to this animal threat. ~ Iotis Erlewine, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Ray Milland
    Ray Milland - Jason Crockett
  • Sam Elliott
    Sam Elliott - Pickett Smith
  • Joan Van Ark
    Joan Van Ark - Karen Crockett
  • Adam Roarke
    Adam Roarke - Clint
  • Judy Pace
    Judy Pace - Bella
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