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The Nest (1988)

R  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  13 May 1988 (USA)
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Horrifying shocker as a biological experiment goes haywire when meat-eating mutant roaches invade an island community, terrorizing a peaceful New England fishing village and hideously ... See full summary »

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Horrifying shocker as a biological experiment goes haywire when meat-eating mutant roaches invade an island community, terrorizing a peaceful New England fishing village and hideously butchering its citizens. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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Stephen Davies improvised a fair share of his lines. See more »

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Richard Tarbell: Why are the roaches killing people and how do we stop them?
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Unimaginative.
9 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

Unimaginatively directed, often preposterous horror/sci-fi film that borrows heavily from a lot of other movies - but mainly from "The Birds", "The Fly" (it's here that the movie gets really preposterous) and "Alien". It isn't terrible, but it isn't successful, either. Even if you seriously hate cockroaches , this movie isn't really going to scare you.


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