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The Nest (1988)

 -  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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Roaches have never tasted flesh... until now. She's just an appetizer. See more »


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Dr. Hubbard was a man in an earlier draft of the script. See more »

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Richard Tarbell: Why are the roaches killing people and how do we stop them?
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If you're only going to watch one killer insect movie, this should be it.
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A movie about killer roaches with overtones of "The Thing" and maybe "Mimic". No computer-generated effects and all the actors play their parts with a straight face, so it's creepier and more believable than you'd expect. Too bad it had to be roaches instead of some other bug. Nobody wants to look at roaches, so a truly worthwhile shocker remains largely unknown.


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