A group of troubled teenagers are led by social workers on a California wilderness retreat, not knowing that the woods they are camping in have become infested by mutated, blood-sucking ticks.

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Holly Lambert
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Dee Dee Davenport
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Tyler Burns
Virginya Keehne ...
Melissa Danson
Ray Oriel ...
Rome Hernandez
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Darrel 'Panic' Lumley
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Charles Danson
Dina Dayrit ...
Kelly Mishimoto
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Jerry
Barry Lynch ...
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Jarvis Tanner
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Sheriff Parker
Timothy Landfield ...
Mr. Burns
Judy Jean Berns ...
Dr. Kates
J.D. Stone ...
Young Tyler
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Problem teens in Los Angeles join an inner-city wilderness project in and attempt to get back in touch with life's priorities, led by do-gooders Holly and Charles. When they get to the campsite, they begin having problems adjusting to the wild life, particularly local marijuana growers using herbal steroids to accelerate plant growth, and the mutated ticks that the leaky steroid system has created. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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They'll make your skin crawl. See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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25 May 1994 (USA)  »

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Infested  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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During a Q&A at Dragon*Con in 2008, Ami Dolenz said that one of her main memories of making the film is the fake blood, which would stick to her skin and hair. See more »

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When Dr. Kates anatomizes the Tick, an audio recorder appears at the left top of the picture. See more »

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[first lines]
Tyler: [Mr. Burns drops off his son Tyler at the designated pick-up stop] Dad, please don't make me do this.
Mr. Burns: Tyler, it's for your own good. I checked out this program. Miss Lambert's helped a lot of kids. I... I think she can help you, too. Okay? Tyler?
Mr. Burns: [Tyler gets out of the truck looking back] I'm doing this because I want you to get better.
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Baby Talks Dirty
Written by Steve Plnkett & Lara Cody
Performed by Steve Plunkett
Courtesy of All nations Music/Music of the World
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Bloodthirsty ticks.
31 August 2007 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

A marijuana growing farmer played with devilish glee by a horror vet Clint Howard is using herbal steroids to increase his marijuana output.Some of the steroidal juice however manages to infest a tick larva and soon all the ticks are growing bigger and bigger,nastier and nastier.Enter a group of troubled teens led by Rosalind Allen and Peter Scolari who are off for a camping adventure right near the infested area.Soon the ticks are running around chomping on everyone."Ticks" by Tony Randel is an above average animal attack flick with some disgustingly good special effects.The plot,whilst being silly and predictable,mainly consists blood,slime and all-out grossness,so I was pleased.So if you want cheesy gorefest you can't go wrong with "Infested".


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