Phase IV (1974)

PG  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Desert ants suddenly form a collective intelligence and begin to wage war on the desert inhabitants. It is up to two scientists and a stray girl they rescue from the ants to destroy them. ...See full summary »


  • Nigel Davenport and Michael Murphy in Phase IV (1974)
  • Lynne Frederick and Michael Murphy in Phase IV (1974)
  • Lynne Frederick in Phase IV (1974)
  • Nigel Davenport in Phase IV (1974)
  • Lynne Frederick and Michael Murphy in Phase IV (1974)

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According to actor Michael Murphy, director Saul Bass was very worried about Lynne Frederick, who was British, being able to sound suitably American for the film, since her character was supposed to be from Arizona. Bass made her run her lines over and over while he listened for any ... ...


Dr. Ernest D. Hubbs: You did your major work applying game theory to the language of killer whales.
James R. Lesko: Well, it seemed cheaper than applying it to roulette
Dr. Ernest D. Hubbs: Did you actually *succeed* in making positive contact with the whales?
James R. Lesko: Only with the emotionally disturbed.
Dr. Ernest D. Hubbs: How were ...


During one of the scenes inside the dome, Lynne Frederick speaks with a English accent instead of the American accent she uses during the rest of the film.


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Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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