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The Nest (1988)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  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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Elias Johnson
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Elizabeth Johnson
Franc Luz ...
Richard Tarbell
Terri Treas ...
Dr. Morgan Hubbard
Stephen Davies ...
Homer
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Mrs. Pennington
Jack Collins ...
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Lillian
Jeff Winkless ...
Church
Steve Tannen ...
Mr. Perkins
Heidi Helmer ...
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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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[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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Standard insect-monster flick

This mediocre sci-fi horror flick concerns hungry roaches chowing down on the residents of an island-based town. The story is absolutely standard to these types of things, and this one offers nothing new to horror fans, as the gore piles up. Not especially gory, although it definitely has its moments, and there is an eyeball scene that Lucio Fulci would be proud of. Despite this, this is not an especially good, or thrilling flick. Really for genre fans only.


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