Plot – While Dr. James Atherton is hunting a particular and rare species of spiders in Venezuela, his photographer is bitten and dies within few seconds. His coffin is sent to Canaima, his hometown in California. Once opened, the spider that has traveled within it escapes and refuges in a barn. Young Dr. Ross Jennings moves to Canaima with his family, but for an unfortunate coincidence he's terrorized since childhood by spiders.
All actors – Jeff Daniels, Harley Jane Kozak, John Goodman, Julian Sands, Stuart Pankin, Brian McNamara, Mark L. Taylor, Henry Jones, Peter Jason, James Handy, Roy Brocksmith, Kathy Kinneyshow all
“Arachnophobia” Quotes 10 quotes
“In this first generation, the original male also produced a queen, and together they will construct a primary nest which the queen will guard. But eventually, she will create reproductive offspring of her own. And when that happens, this town is dead... and the next town... and the next town... and the next one, and so on.”
“- Delbert McClintock: Spiders would find your barn a tad breazy this time of year. In that respect, spiders are a bit like you and me. No, I frankly doubt there are any spiders in your barn.
- Ross Jennings: Well, I frankly know there is Delbert. I saw a web! There is a web in my barn!
- Delbert McClintock: A web would indicate an arachnoid...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Jerry Manley: So how long will it take us to get back to camp?
- Dr. James Atherton: What's the matter? You still worried about dinosaurs?”
“- Dr. James Atherton: 24 hour ant.
- Jerry Manley: They bite?
- Dr. James Atherton: They kill, Mr. Manley, in sufficient numbers.”
“- Ross Jennings: Chris, I'm scared to death.
- Chris Collins: Yeah, we all are, but our brains secrete a neurotransmitter that enables us to deal with them.
- Ross Jennings: I don't think I have that particular neurotransmitter.”
“Respect is fine, but actually I've always wanted to be feared.”