Frogs (1972)

PG   |    |  Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi


Frogs (1972) Poster

A group of helpless victims celebrate a birthday on an island estate crawling with killer amphibians, birds, insects, and reptiles.


4.4/10
5,921


Videos


Photos

  • Ray Milland in Frogs (1972)
  • Lynn Borden in Frogs (1972)
  • Frogs (1972)
  • David Gilliam in Frogs (1972)
  • Hollis Irving in Frogs (1972)
  • Nicholas Cortland in Frogs (1972)

See all photos

Get More From IMDb

For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


15 October 2011 | lee_eisenberg
shadows & frog
The 1970s was the era of disco, blaxploitation, and eco-horror (aka nature's vengeance). George McCowan's "Frogs" is considered the first eco-horror flick. A young Sam Elliott (more recently known as the narrator in "The Big Lebowski") plays a photographer who visits a southern estate where the patriarch (Ray Milland) refuses to live in harmony with nature. The old man sprays chemicals all over the swamp with absolutely no regard for the plants or animals. So it only makes sense that the frogs -- in collaboration with the snakes, alligators, spiders, etc. -- are out to dispense some justice! On the plot's value alone, there's no reason to interpret "Frogs" as any kind of high-quality movie. We could interpret it as a warning about messing with the Earth (when you battle nature, you ALWAYS lose), or we could just view it as a plain old fun movie. Whatever the case, it's a pretty enjoyable flick, silly though it may be.

All in all, just be a little more respectful the next time that you meet any plant or animal, especially an amphibian of the order Anura.

Metacritic Reviews


Critic Reviews



The Best Book-to-Screen Adaptations in the Works

From summer reads to classic works of fiction, here are some of our most anticipated book-to-screen adaptations on the horizon.

See the full list

The Rise of Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron, known for her transformative performances in projects like Monster and Mad Max: Fury Road, returns as the villain Cipher in F9. IMDb takes a look at her celebrated career.

Watch the video

Around The Web

 | 

Provided by Taboola

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com