THE SWARM is a B movie in every sense of the term. Somehow disaster-movie king Allen convinced top Hollywood stars (including five Oscar winners) to appear in this nonsense. Caine is an entomologist who's trying to stop a swarm of killer bees as they attack Houston. General Widmark wants
to use the military on the tiny creatures (actually dots painted onto film, the ultimate in cheap special effects), but of course, this wouldn't be right. After all, the film runs almost two hours, and a lot of people are waiting to be stung. After many deaths and a few explosions, Caine discovers
the warning system of the military base is similar to the bees' mating call. This sys...