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Meet the Applegates (1990)

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Giant preying mantis living in a south American jungle decide to move into suburban USA. Disguised as humans, the mantis are planning something.. Could it be connected to dad's job in the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Richard P. Applegate
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Jane Applegate
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Aunt Bea
Robert Jayne ...
Johnny Applegate (as Bobby Jacoby)
Camille Cooper ...
Sally Applegate (as Cami Cooper)
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Greg Samson
Susan Barnes ...
Opal Withers
Adam Biesk ...
Vince Sampson
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Dottie (as Savannah Smith Bouchér)
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Sheriff Heidegger
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Nita Samson
Philip Arthur Ross ...
Kevin
Steven Robert Ross ...
Kenny
Mark Bringelson ...
Rich Block, Family Bazaar Magazine
Chuck Lafont ...
Clem Shepherd
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Giant preying mantis living in a south American jungle decide to move into suburban USA. Disguised as humans, the mantis are planning something.. Could it be connected to dad's job in the power station perhaps ?. One day the daughter mantis forgets WHAT she really is when she's with her boyfriend.. oops. Written by s jones

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1 February 1991 (USA)  »

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The Applegates  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$485,772 (USA)
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Aunt Bea: [to a passing construction worker who has grabbed her behind] You Homo sapien scum!
Richard P. Applegate: Excuse me?
Aunt Bea: Nah, nothing nothing, it's just uh, some asshole tried to rape me.
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Bugs that feel!!!
2 February 2004 | by (San Antonio,Texas) – See all my reviews

This was a well put together movie. The bugs actually felt human. They acted as well as could be expected for a bug in human disguise.I wonder how hard it was to relate to a bug, as a human being... I loved the whole movie. And the moral at the end.!!!


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