Title: Rabid
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Written by: David Cronenberg
Produced by: André Link; Ivan Reitman; Don Carmody; John Dunning
Cinematography: René Verzier
Edited by: Jean LaFleur
Distributed by: Canadian Film Development Corporation
Released: April 8th, 1977
Rating: R
Running time: 91 min.
Country: Canada
Language: English

Rabid is an independent Canadian feature film of the science fiction genre with an emphasis on the "science runs amok" and Pseudo-Zombies film tropes. It was written and directed by David Cronenberg. It was produced by the Canadian Film Development Corporation and premiered in Canada and the United States on April 8th, 1977.

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  • The tagline to this film is "You can't trust your mother...your best friend...your neighbor next door...". Another tagline is "Pray it doesn't happen to you".
  • There are a total of fifty credited cast members in this film.
  • According to this film's page at IMDB, actor Sonny Forbes plays a police captain. He is uncredited for his participation in this film.
  • The film review aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes gives Rabid a 73% Fresh Tomatometer rating based on twenty-six posted reviews. It has an audience score of 46% based on 7,230 user ratings.
  • This movie has a rating of 3.2 on Letterboxd.
  • Before taking on the role of Rose, actress Marilyn Chambers was known for her work in the pornographic film industry with films such as The Owl and the Pussycat and Behind the Green Door. She continued to work in adult films even after starring in Rabid.

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