The Satan Bug

The Satan Bug (1965)

The price for uncovering the secret of the satan bug comes high - YOUR LIFE!

  • Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller, Mystery
  • Release Date: 1965-03-26
  • User Rating: 6.1/10 from 45 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 54min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: The Mirisch Company
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: John Sturges
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From 45 Ratings


A US government germ warfare lab has had an accident. The first theory is that one of the germs has been released and killed several scientists. The big fear is that a more virulent strain, named The Satan Bug because all life can be killed off by it should it escape, may have been stolen.

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  • George Maharis

    as Lee Barrett
  • Richard Basehart

    as Dr. Gregor Hoffman
  • Anne Francis

    as Ann Williams
  • Dana Andrews

    as Gen. Williams
  • John Larkin

    as Dr. Leonard Michaelson
  • Richard Bull

    as Eric Cavanaugh
  • Frank Sutton

    as Henchman Donald
  • Ed Asner

    as Henchman Veretti
  • Simon Oakland

    as Tasserly
  • John Anderson

    as Agent Reagan
  • John Clarke

    as Guard Lt. Raskin
  • Hari Rhodes

    as Guard Lt. Johnson
  • Martin Blaine

    as Martin
  • Henry Beckman

    as Dr. Baxter
  • Harry Lauter

    as Fake SDI Agent
  • James Hong

    as Dr. Yang
  • Russ Bender

    as Desk Guard Mason
  • Harold Gould

    as Dr. Ostrer (uncredited)
  • Lee Remick

    as Waitress
  • William Bryant

    as Lead Agent "X-Ray", drives car
  • James Doohan

    as Second Agent "X-Ray", scratches hand
  • Michael Barrier

    as Helicopter Pilot Henchman
  • Tol Avery

    as Detective Captain at Baseball Stadium
  • John Hubbard

    as Guard
Production John Sturges Producer
Writing Edward Anhalt Screenplay
Directing John Sturges Director
Writing James Clavell Screenplay
Writing Alistair MacLean Novel
Camera Robert Surtees Director of Photography
Production Lynn Stalmaster Casting
Art Charles Vassar Set Decoration
Editing Ferris Webster Editor
Art Herman A. Blumenthal Art Direction
Sound Jerry Goldsmith Original Music Composer