Dirty beats !

Since Hitchcock and his famous film, The Birds, the cinema has never stopped frightening us with animals, playing on our fears and phobias. Insects, rodents, dogs, reptiles and sea creatures, there have been many animals large and small which, on screen, transform into terrifying killing machines, especially when appearing in large numbers like in many of these films. Humans deserve everything they get for trying to defy and destroy nature. Here is a selection of 8 essential films in this somewhat broad genre.