• Released
  • October 18, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • NR , 1 hr 20 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Horror
  • 3 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Alex Mathis (Greg Grunberg) works with the military to take down a massive arachnid.

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80

Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
This is squirmy, hilarious fun.
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75

The Playlist

By Drew Taylor
With its tongue placed firmly in cheek (it is, after all, called Big Ass Spider), it delivers on a whole bunch of laughs and thrills, in a...
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70

Variety

By Scott Foundas
An exceedingly good-natured Z-grade creature feature.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Mike Mendez's shamelessly Corman-esque Big Ass Spider! does almost everything just a tiny bit better than it needs to.
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60

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
Grunberg and Boyar have a charming, if broad, chemistry. It’s all kind of cheesy, of course, but it’s meant to be. And the effects, when...
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50

RogerEbert.com

By Odie Henderson
Big Ass Spider! wants to serve two masters, the ones who unabashedly enjoy this type of movie without shame, and the ones who openly mock...
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50

Los Angeles Times

By Mark Olsen
The movie has a fan's heart, a sense of loving every goofball moment, but as directed by Mike Mendez it also seems perpetually caught...
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30

The New York Times

By Neil Genzlinger
The director, Mike Mendez, shows no signs of knowing how to make campy horror work the way that the creators of similar movies on Syfy do....
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25

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
Big Ass Spider, lazily directed by Mike Mendez and unwisely written without a trace of necessary camp by Gregory Gieras, aims for satire...
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Rated NR | For Gore and Sci-Fi Violence