“Willard”! Shocktober Day #12 Smells A Rat! “Ben” Gnaws At Your Horror Bone!

Day 12 of #31daysofhorror visits Willard – and the oscar-nominated Michael Jackson theme song!

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Willard 1971 film

“Tear him up!”

And with that command, Shocktober 2016 introduces you to “Willard”, who turns his band of ravenous rats on all of his enemies!

Even more shocking, the movie’s sequel “Ben” had a theme song sung by Michael Jackson, that was a love song to a rat – and was Oscar-nominated!

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Time For The Wacky Animal Vengeance Horror Of “Willard!”

Let’s celebrate Halloween 2016 by looking at one of the great cult horror film of the early 70’s.

This 1971 film starred Bruce Davison and Ernest Borgnine, and was a surprise hit! Check out the classic trailer:

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“Willard” was based on the novel “The Ratman’s Notebooks”, and was a surprise box office hit in 1971! A young Bruce Davison stars as Willard, a shy boy who befriends a rat named Ben…

Bruce Davison rat movie Willard

Ernest Borgnine Bets Against “Ben!”

Ernest Borgnine co-stars in “Willard”, and as you can see, it doesn’t end…

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4 replies

  1. Ha! I remember seeing this as a girl in the movie theaters. I can still hear Jackson’s voice. Wow.

  2. Based on last year, I have given ‘Ben’ a miss. I do have fond memories of ‘Willard’ though.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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