From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Nightwing (1979, USA) is an Eco-Terror film directed by Arthur Hiller.


Main Details

  • Released in 1979
  • Color
  • Running time: 105 minutes
  • Production Co: Polyc International BV
  • Distribution Co: Columbia Pictures (1979) (USA) (theatrical)/Columbia-EMI-Warner (1980) (UK) (theatrical)/Columbia-Warner Filmes de Portugal (1980) (Portugal) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Arthur Hiller
  • Produced by Martin Ransohoff
  • Written by Martin Cruz Smith, Steve Shagan, Bud Shrake
  • Starring Nick Mancuso, David Warner, Kathryn Harrold
  • Music by Henry Mancini
  • Cinematography Charles Rosher Jr.
  • Edited by John C. Howard

Plot Summary

  • Killer bats plague an Indian reservation in New Mexico.


  • In the dead of night they come - Swift - Silent - Savage
  • The day belongs to man. The night is theirs.
  • What do you fear most - the dark... or something that waits in the dark?
  • The bats of hell let loose upon the earth...
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