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Mosquito (1995)

R  |   |  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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Storyline

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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Blood never tasted better (theatrical poster) 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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$200,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Matt Hundley was not the first choice to do special effects for this film. Another special effects artist started doing the effects for the film but mid way through, he said "I'll be right back, I'm going to get a pack of smokes," and never came back. See more »

Goofs

An oft-quoted rule of nature states that for an animal's increase in size, the weight increases by the cube of the increase while surface area only increases by the square. This means that neither the mosquitoes' legs nor their wings would be able to support them or let them fly. They would be helpless, trapped on the ground. See more »

Quotes

Parks USAF Meteor Chaser: Then we get rid of it. Whatever it takes.
Hendricks the Park Ranger: I knew it! I knew you were gonna say that. I could have stayed in my little cubby hole under that boat, till the cops showed up. But noooooooo... you guys had to come along and find me. And NOW I'm on a mission to save the world from giant mosquitos! Man, the late show doesn't get any better than this.
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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 »

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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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The funniest movie ever.
31 May 1999 | by (Cincinnati, Ohio) – See all my reviews

I consider myself fortunate to have caught "Mosquito" on a Sunday matinee. The opening scene depicts a huge mosquito smashing against a car windshield and the acting only gets worse from there. We get to see the "deputy" with a full beard in one scene lose the beard when the camera cuts back to him (stellar editing). We also get to see the main character who is the human incarnation of South Park's "Chef." My sides split when Gunnar Hansen (a.k.a. Letherface) picks up a chainsaw and says: "I haven't handled one of these things in 20 years....feels good." A commonly-used, extremely cheesy line is also: "..if I wasn't having such a bad day, I'd kill you." Anyway, go rent this, but you might have some trouble finding it (try a mom 'n pop video store).


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