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Writers:
Robert King (writer)
Eli Cantor (novel)
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Release Date:
13 May 1988 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
The terror has hatched. See more »
Plot:
Horrifying shocker as a biological experiment goes haywire when meat-eating mutant roaches invade an island community... See more » | Add synopsis »
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If you're only going to watch one killer insect movie, this should be it. See more (29 total) »

Cast

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Robert Lansing ... Elias Johnson

Lisa Langlois ... Elizabeth Johnson
Franc Luz ... Richard Tarbell
Terri Treas ... Dr. Morgan Hubbard
Stephen Davies ... Homer

Diana Bellamy ... Mrs. Pennington
Jack Collins ... Shakey Jake

Nancy Morgan ... Lillian
Jeff Winkless ... Church
Steve Tannen ... Mr. Perkins
Heidi Helmer ... Jenny
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Karen A. Smythe ... Diner
David Halver ... Customer in Cafe (uncredited)

Directed by
Terence H. Winkless 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Eli Cantor  novel (as Gregory A. Douglas)
Robert King  writer

Produced by
Julie Corman .... producer
 
Original Music by
Rick Conrad 
 
Cinematography by
Ricardo Jacques Gale 
 
Film Editing by
Stephen Mark 
Jim Stewart  (as James Austin Stewart)
 
Casting by
Al Guarino 
Linda Shayne 
 
Production Management
Steve Barnett .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jeffrey Delman .... second unit director
 
Art Department
Samuel Braslau .... lead man
David Halver .... assistant propmaster
 
Special Effects by
James M. Navarra .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Paul Luther Jackson .... second assistant camera (as Paul Jackson)
Kinka Usher .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Robin Toor .... assistant editor
Richard Villa .... assistant editor
 
Transportation Department
Albert T. Dickerson III .... transportation coordinator (as Albert T. Dickerson)
 
Other crew
Jan Rudolph .... script supervisor
 

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USA:89 min
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Quotes:
[Mayor Johnson tries to stem island-wide panic caused by the roaches' attacks]
Elias Johnson:I'm sorry but you're just going to have to trust me.
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Referenced in Mimic (1997)See more »

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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
If you're only going to watch one killer insect movie, this should be it., 5 October 2002
Author: bio_cloner from America

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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