Ben (film)

1972 film by Phil Karlson

Ben is a 1972 American horror film about a young boy and his pet rat, Ben. The film is a sequel to the film Willard (1971). The theme song, "Ben", is performed by singer Michael Jackson. It was also included on his 1972 album of the same title.

Directed by Phil Karlson. Produced by Mort Briskin.
Where "WILLARD" ended... BEN begins. And this time, he's not alone!

Danny GarrisonEdit

  • ♪ Start the day, you've been asleep too long. ♪
    ♪ Start the day and sing a happy song. ♪
    ♪ Smile, smile at everyone you meet and dance your way down each street. ♪'
    ♪ Oompa oompa oompa oompa oompa oompa oompa oompa oompa oompa oom pa pa. ♪
    ♪ Oompa oompa oompa oompa oompa oompa oompa oom oom oom oom pa. ♪
    ♪ Start the day, it's time to rise and shine. ♪
    ♪ Off we go, the world is looking fine. ♪
    ♪ Get dressed up, put on your Sunday best. ♪
    ♪ Tomorrow you all can rest. ♪
  • [crying, as Michael Jackson sings "Ben's Song" in the score] You'll get well, Ben, and I'll get well. We'll get well, Ben. [places Ben on a handkerchief] We'll get well, Ben. No one's gonna hurt one of my friends. No, sir. [gets out first aid kit, takes a cotton swab and gently rubs Ben's wound] It's okay. [Ben squeaks] You're the only friend I have. I love you, Ben.

TaglinesEdit

  • Where "WILLARD" ended... BEN begins. And this time, he's not alone!
  • For the Summer of '72
  • Teamed up to Tear 'em up! [poster for double-feature pairing "Willard" and "Ben"]

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