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Mosquito (1995)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  20 May 1995 (USA)
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An alien starship dumps a space-trash in a swamp in a U.S. National Park. Some mosquitoes begin to feed from the alien's corpses, causing them to grow to the size of a vulture. These mutant... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Earl the Bankrobber
Ron Asheton ...
Hendricks the Park Ranger
Steve Dixon ...
Parks USAF Meteor Chaser
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Megan the new Park Ranger
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Ray, Megan's Boyfriend
Mike Hard ...
Junior, Earl's Brother
Kenny Mugwump ...
Rex, Earl's Cousin
Josh Becker ...
Camper Steve
Margaret Gomoll ...
Camper Mary
John Reneaud ...
Ranger Tony
Joel Hale ...
Fisherman Jack
Guy Sanville ...
Chief F.B. Marrow
Patrick Butler ...
Willis Cabins Motel Proprietor
Patricia Kay Jones ...
Ma Jones
Howard Brusseau Jr. ...
Pa Jones
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An alien starship dumps a space-trash in a swamp in a U.S. National Park. Some mosquitoes begin to feed from the alien's corpses, causing them to grow to the size of a vulture. These mutant insects became very aggressive, killing every human being they find. Will the few survivors fight successfully against this nightmare...? Written by Luis Carvacho <lcarvach@lascar.puc.cl>

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Millions Of Years Of Evolution Have Just Become Mankind's Worst Nightmare. See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for sci-fi violence and gore, a scene of sexuality/nudity, and for some language | See all certifications »

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20 May 1995 (USA)  »

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Blood Fever  »

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$200,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

In the scene where the mosquitoes attack Mike Hard, a part was originally made where the bugs land on him at a far away angle. However, the puppet mosquitoes kept hitting him in the head by accident. After almost 10 takes, Mike Hard was developing a concussion, so the scene was scrapped. See more »

Goofs

Mosquitos don't lay their eggs on dry surfaces as depicted in the movie. They lay their eggs in murky, watery places, such as swamps. See more »

Quotes

Parks USAF Meteor Chaser: [breathing] In the basement. Eggs, mosquito eggs. Hundreds of them, thousands of them.
Ray, Megan's Boyfriend: Oh, man...
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Crazy Credits

In the end credits, it has "The Grey Beast" provided by Oberon Films and underneath, it has Grey Beast Whereabouts as Unknown. See more »

Connections

References Night of the Living Dead (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Stinger Up Yours
by Ron Asheton
Performed by The Shemps
Ron Asheton: guitars
L.J. Steele: drums
Pete Bankert: bass
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giant killer mosquitoes....what more could you want
10 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

This is a film for people who, like me, have seen the art in really poor film-making. Some films really do make an art form of the tacky storyline and cheesy script....this is a classic of the genre. It is full of humorous references for the true horror junkie and doesn't pretend to be anything it isn't. A film like this could go two ways...it could either try to take itself seriously and unless masterfully achieved it'll fall flat on its face, or it can step back and take a good, long, honest look at what its really got going for it and try to pull it off with its tongue firmly in its cheek. With a little more audacity some of the deaths could have achieved cult status (one certainly springs to mind)...but hey, with such a vast array of acting talent (Gunnar Hansen of Texas Chainsaw fame being the shining light, and Steve Dixon as Parks also doing an admirable job) and plenty of hillbilly gags, the obligatory pervert-cum-hero this is a must watch for the truly awful film fan...if you liked this watch mutator; awful film, great deaths.


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