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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:
Gunnar Hansen ...
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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$200,000 (estimated)
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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

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

Hendricks the Park Ranger: Hey Doc, that's science fiction bullshit!
Parks USAF Meteor Chaser: No, Hendricks. You... are living... in science fact!
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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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References The War of the Worlds (1953) See more »

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Another giant insect to chill and drill you.
17 March 2001 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

This movie borders being terrible. It is so close to being lame it is funny. Slimy, gory, and crude. Dialogue is about as bad as the acting. A spacecraft crashes in a swamp in a National Park and the area is invaded by mosquitoes as big as a Great Dane. Special effects vary in degrees of believability. But then again we are talking giant mosquitoes. View it as a bloody comedy and you won't be too disappointed.

Two of the writers(Gunnar Hansen and Steve Hodge)are cast members. Also taking credit as actors are: Ron Asheton, Steve Dixon, Rachel Loiselle and John Reneaud.

Very small children might actually be frightened, so don't spoil it for them by laughing out loud.


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