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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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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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In the scene where the mosquitoes attack Mike Hard, a part was originally made where the bugs land on him at a far away angle.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

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

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 Night of the Living Dead (1968) See more »

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Either except it as a cheesy romp and love it or take it seriously and hate it
28 January 2006 | by (Glen Cove, New York) – See all my reviews

This movie is in constant rotation on SciFi and its another one of those movies that I stop at each time its on. The plot has badly done giant mosquitoes attacking people in the country side. They have been mutated after feeding on the blood of dead aliens...I know you're shocked, you were expecting a high class movie (even with the title Mosquito) and instead you got a very silly movie played (reasonably) straight by everyone involved. Clearly the cast and crew knew this was a silly idea, but they milk it for all its worth turning the attack scenes into something you both wince at (for the idea of it) and groan at (the silliness of the execution). This is one of the rare modern attempts at a drive in movie that walks the fine line between being serious and being mocking to create something thats enjoyable despite the dumbness of it all. If you can take it on its own level its worth two bags of popcorn and a couple of sodas. If you can't take it for what it it is then you're in for a long painful viewing experience.

9 out of 10 on the brain dead fun-o-meter.


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