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Ticks (1993)

R  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  25 May 1994 (USA)
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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
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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 breed. They hatch. They kill. See more »

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Infested  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Seth Green poked fun at the film during an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman in 1999. 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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Jarvis Tanner: [screaming] I'M INFESTEEEED!
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Lean and mean
14 May 1999 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

I don't really understand the criticism about this film ; maybe if it had a 50 millions $ budget, everybody would find it "cool"? Tony Randel did his best and the movie still boasts good production value despite the numerous troubles they had on the set. This one's mean, politically incorrect (no "back-to-the-nature" crap) and without the shoddy humour and cute one-liners everybody seems obliged to include in his horror just because Freddy said so (c.f. "Nightwatchers"). I saw it three times with friends who enjoyed it as much as I did. And I don't care if some of the actors ended up in some moronic TV fodder for brainwashed teenagers. Not a great movie (unlike Brian Yuzna's "Return of the living dead 3"), but strong, however.


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