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Mosquito (1994)

A violent massacre caused by human-sized mosquitoes forces the lone survivors to band together in a fight for survival as the mosquitoes continue their onslaught.

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Rachel Loiselle ...
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Mike Hard ...
Junior, Earl's Brother
Kenny Mugwump ...
Josh Becker ...
Camper Steve
Margaret Gomoll ...
Camper Mary
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Joel Hale ...
Fisherman Jack
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Chief F.B. Marrow
Patrick Butler ...
Willis Cabins Motel Proprietor
Patricia Kay Jones ...
Ma Jones
Howard Brusseau Jr. ...
Pa Jones
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An alien starship dumps a space-trash in a swamp in a U.S. National Park. Some mosquitoes begin to feed from the alien's corpses, causing them to grow to the size of a vulture. These mutant insects became very aggressive, killing every human being they find. Will the few survivors fight successfully against this nightmare...? Written by Luis Carvacho <lcarvach@lascar.puc.cl>

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Millions Of Years Of Evolution Have Just Become Mankind's Worst Nightmare. See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for sci-fi violence and gore, a scene of sexuality/nudity, and for some language | See all certifications »

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21 November 1994 (Japan)  »

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Blood Fever  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$211,000, 31 October 1995, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$986,314
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Matt Hundley was not the first choice to do special effects for this film. Halfway through, the original special effects artist said "I'll be right back, I'm going to get a pack of smokes," and never came back. See more »

Goofs

When an animal increases in size, its weight increases by the cube of the increase, while surface area only increases by the square. That means the mutant mosquitoes would be trapped on the ground, helpless. Their legs would not support them, and their wings would not let them fly. See more »

Quotes

Parks USAF Meteor Chaser: [breathing] In the basement. Eggs, mosquito eggs. Hundreds of them, thousands of them.
Ray, Megan's Boyfriend: Oh, man...
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Crazy Credits

In the end credits, it has "The Grey Beast" provided by Oberon Films and underneath, it has Grey Beast Whereabouts as Unknown. See more »

Connections

References Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Stinger Up Yours
by Ron Asheton
Performed by The Shemps
Ron Asheton: guitars
L.J. Steele: drums
Pete Bankert: bass
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Take it for What it's Worth
19 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

Beginning with a giant mosquito smashing against a window, this pseudo-horror/spoof starts with a bang. In addition to a main character who resembles the "Chef" from South Park, this movie also stars Gunnar Hansen (Leatherface from the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre). Furthermore, the editing is so bad that one character (the "bumbling deputy") actually has a beard in one scene, and does not in the next. The acting in this film is so bad that you'll constantly find yourself laughing. If you enjoyed Army of Darkness, Mosquito is a must see. I would also recommend "Jack Frost," "Humongous" and "Slugs."


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