Arachnophobia (movie)

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Directed byFrank Marshall
Screenplay by
Story by
  • Don Jakoby
    Al Williams
Produced by
CinematographyMikael Salomon
Edited byMichael Kahn
Music byTrevor Jones
Distributed byBuena Vista Pictures Distribution
Release date
  • July 18, 1990 (1990-07-18)
Running time
110 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$22 million[1]
Box office$53.2 million

Arachnophobia is a 1990 horror comedy movie. It stars Jeff Daniels and John Goodman. The movie was directed by Frank Marshall.

The movie is about a small California town that becomes invaded by a threatening and dangerous spider species. The title of the movie refers to the fear of spiders.

Arachnophobia was the first movie produced by Hollywood Pictures, a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios. It released in the United States on July 18, 1990. The movie received generally positive reviews and was worth $53.21 million out of a budget of $22 million.

Cast[change | change source]

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Award Category Subject Result
Saturn Awards[2] Best Horror Film Won
Best Director Frank Marshall Nominated
Best Writing Don Jakoby Nominated
Wesley Strick Nominated
Best Actor Jeff Daniels Won
Best Supporting Actor John Goodman Nominated
12th Young Artist Awards[3] Most Entertaining Family Youth Motion Picture - Comedy/Horror Nominated
Best Young Supporting Actress Marlene Katz Nominated

References[change | change source]

  1. "AFI-Catalog". Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  2. "Past Saturn Awards". Archived from the original on 1 June 2007. Retrieved 8 June 2007.
  3. "Twelfth Annual Youth in Film Awards". Young Artist Awards. Archived from the original on 23 April 2016.