Rats: Night of Terror

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The atomic bombs have fallen, and a plucky brigade of… well, let’s face it, morons, are all that remains of humanity.

For reasons unexplained, they go into town. Why do they live in out in the desert instead of town? This is also not explained. When it turns out that the building they’ve chosen to spend the night in is infested with rats who begin to pick them off one by one, why do they not leave? Not explai—Hey, you’re already ahead of us!

Rats: Night of Terror delivers an abundance of the first word of its title, and pretty much none of the last word. You’ll meet characters such as Video, Chocolate, Lucifer, and Rat Victim #2. You will wonder how someone gets a job dumping buckets full of live rats onto willing actors, because honestly, it seems kind of fun. And you will encounter a titanicly idiotic plot twist that we really wish happened earlier in the movie.

Please join Mike, Kevin, and Bill (all apprentice rat wranglers) for Rats: Night of Terror!

Written by: Michael J. Nelson, Conor Lastowka and Sean Thomason

Contributing writers: Zachary Shatzer, Jason Miller

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Poster art by Jason Martian
Poster art by Jason Martian

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Release date

March 29, 2019


80 minutes
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