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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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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 »

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Director Gary Jones had planned a sequel for 1998, but do to the negative criticism, the film was scrapped. Gary Jones now claims to be writing a screenplay for his "long lost" sequel. 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 »

Connections

Referenced in Texas Chain Saw Massacre: The Shocking Truth (2000) 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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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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