The Giant Spider (2013) on IMDb  The Giant Spider  (DVDtrailer)
Released May 22, 2013 — 71 minutes, black & white, not rated
The Giant Spider
SYNOPSIS

When radiation left behind by atomic weapons testing creates a gigantic killer mutant arachnid, it's up to a trio of scientists (Mike Cook, Billie Jo Konze and James Norgard), an Army general (Mark Haider), and a newspaper reporter (Daniel R. Sjerven) and his fiancée (Shannon McDonough) to figure out how to stop the hungry beast from devouring the entire county in writer/director Christopher R. Mihm's ode to the giant bug films of yesteryear.

Written, directed and edited by Christopher R. Mihm

Produced by Christopher R. Mihm and Stephanie Mihm

Executive Produced by Jason Boland, Ryan Fox, Mitchell A. Gonzales, Mark Haider and Cherie "Rhuby" Gallinati

Creature Effects by Mitch Gonzales

Models and Digital Effects by Christopher R. Mihm


"Giant Spider Theme" and "Spider Smash"
Written and performed by The Night Hobs

The Night Hobs appear courtesy of Acoustic Fury Records
www.thenighthobs.com / www.acousticfury.com

REVIEWS

Mania: Shock-O-Rama, July 16th, 2014
B- Is For Best, May 4th, 2014
Ain't It Cool News, August 30th, 2013
Jonja.net, June 19th, 2013
Film Monthly, June 10th, 2013
Examiner.com, June 5th, 2013
Rogue Cinema, June 4th, 2013
Robert Forto (blog), June 3rd, 2013
 
AWARDS

Action/Horror Feature, First Place
2013 Highway 61 Film Festival
Forrest J. Ackerman Film Award
Famous Monsters of Filmland Film Festival
 
STARRING
Shannon McDonough
 — Zita Marczak
Daniel R. Sjerven
 — Howard Johnson
Billie Jo Konze
 — Dr. Hackett
Mike Cook
 — Dr. Edwards
James Norgard
 — Dr. Gabriel
Mark Haider
 — General Castle
Ware Carlton-Ford
 — Joe
Aaron Courteau
 — The Major
Elliott Mihm
 — Danny Johnson
Alice Mihm
 — Evelyn Johnson
Stephanie Mihm
 — Rosemary Johnson
Cherie "Rhuby" Gallinati
 — The Boss
Kira Pontiff
 — Recruit #1
Melissa Dirtzu
 — Recruit #2
Ann Segar
 — Recruit #3
Anne-Marie Gonzales
 — Millie
John Kaczor
 — Farmer #1
Richard L. Schwinden
 — Farmer #2
Sid Korpi
 — Goat Woman
Anthony Kaczor
 — Goat Man
Ed Oliver
 — Drunk Hobo
Michael Kaiser
 — Deputy Hayes
Tori Fox
 — Eleanor
Mitchell A. Gonzales
 — Random Scientist
Robert Arndt
 — Pastor Bob
Rob Wartick
 — Rob
Andrew Wilkins
 — Concessions Worker
Christopher R. Mihm
 — Mr. Boland
Stephanie Seaman
 — Annie
Elizabeth Kaiser
 — Random Person #1
Jana Norland
 — Random Person #2
Timothy Meinke
 — Random Person #3
Edd Devine
 — Soldier
Tarantulos Mihm
 — The Giant Spider
ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS

Bob Arndt, James Atkinson, George Baker, Raymond L. Bell, Linda Lee Boyce, Richard C. Boyce, Bunch of Crazies, Paul Bunnell, Debbie Cantrell, George and Julie Chancellor, Michael, Keri, Mary, Katharine, Caedmon, Teresa, and Cecilia Cruser, Josh Cruz, Kari "The Spider Lady" Donnelly, Sue Falch, Craig A. Finseth, Kate X. Fitzgerald, Joellen Flury, Daniel Flynn, Liam Flynn, Peter K. Flynn, Robert Forto, Tori Fox, Yumiko Fujii (藤井由美子), Patricia Gandsey, Jason Genser, Eric Gobet, Elliot Gonzales, Nicholas Gonzales, Steve Hager, Paul Hansen, Dalton Hardisty, Dakota Hardisty, Brent Hilgart, Peter Hoh, James Hollaman, Rick Hutchins (as RJDiogenes), Allison Isensee, Chris Isensee, Emily Isensee, Katie Isensee, Paul & Marlys Javener @ the Stardust Twin Drive-in, Kristin Joyce & Chris Schwarz, The Kaczor Family, Rick Kalm, Ann Keller, Doug Keller, Brian Q. Kelley, Xander Korpi-Kaczor, Derek M. Koch, Brandon Kutchek, Becky Lennon, Tom Lennon, David Lund, Magus Theatres, Michael A. Maloy, Midnight Monster Movies with Dr. Bob, Shirley Miezwa, Your Confidential Concierge - Melissa Newkirk, Jim & Linda Norgard, Patrick I. Nottingham — Contemporary American Hero and Visionary!, Mitch Obrecht, Ed Oliver, Robert L. Pastor II, Jennifer, Theresa, & Ann Perkins, Diane Perrault, Anthony Plows, Mike Plows, James Pronath, Alex Rabe + Megan Daniels, Mark Rasper, Ron and Diane Renner, Steve, Pat & Sean Roddy, Natale Russo, Charles Simoneau, Gene, Dawn, & Christopher Ryan, Russ Simpson, Merrilee Town, Christopher & Sarah Urban, The Urban Dog, Michael Vieths, Robert A. Wartick, Krishna Wells, Scott Wyatt, Julie & Francis Zilka, The Girl with the Spider Tattoo, with Monica Jacobs, Eric Waelti and their Loyal Fans "The Bone Rangers," and In memory of BRUNO "The Pit Bill from Outer Space"



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