The Crazies


A little-seen 1973 film by George Romero (Night of the Living Dead), whose excellent work combines intense, fleshy horror with elements of fierce satire and surprisingly appropriate socioeconomic analysis--all of which is pretty impressive for a shoestring producer from Pittsburgh. The residents of a small town in Pennsylvania turn homicidal when a tankload of government nerve gas is accidentally unleashed. White-suited SWAT teams from the Department of Defense are sent in to mop up the hapless locals, including a little old lady who impales her victims on knitting needles. R, 103 min.

Film Credits

Official Site:

Director: Breck Eisner

Writer: Scott Kosar and George A. Romero

Producer: Michael Aguilar and Dean Georgaris

Cast: Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell, Danielle Panabaker, Joe Anderson, Preston Bailey, Justin Welborn, Lisa K. Wyatt, Christie Lynn Smith, Larry Cedar and Lori Beth Edgeman


The Crazies

Show Times

Sorry there are no upcoming showtimes for The Crazies

Reviews (3)

Showing 1-3 of 3

Add a review
Current Rating
3.3 out of 5

Add a review


Select a star to rate.