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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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The pick up truck explosion and the exterminator's house explosion are both stock footage from HUMANOIDS FROM THE DEEP. A film almost produced by CONCORDE. See more »

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In the first scene at the lighthouse, about 10 minutes in, as the sheriff is walking around his car, you can see the crew reflected in the car windows. See more »

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[examining a mutilated piece of meat]
Richard Tarbell: Could roaches do that?
Homer: Yeah, if they had a knife and fork.
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The Nest
6 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this one many years back on USA when they used to play all kinds of lowbudget horror movies on Friday and Saturday nights.I remember it being pretty fun and also pretty gruesome,if you have a strong phobia of cockroaches this one will disturb you even.The special effects were well done to,none of this fake looking cgi stuff you see nowadays.The roach/cat hybrid was really horrific but really cool at the sametime.It is a fun movie.The plot is not that important really,you have some researcher experimenting with cockroaches.This person gives these roaches a taste for flesh and the ability to sort of mutate things that they attack.Not exactly the most brilliant thing on earth but hey what would you expect from a movie like this one?For all of you out there that like all the obscure and little known horror films like I do this one is perfect.


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