Bug Buster (1998)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Horror
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Killer cockroaches swarm a small lakeside community.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
General George S. Merlin
Dr. Laura Casey (as Brenda Epperson Doumani)
Shannon Griffin
Sheriff Carlson
Dr. Hiro Fujimoto
Veronica Hart
Ty O'Neal ...
Deputy Bo
Steve Williams
Gil Griffin
Cammie Griffin
Katie Cunning
Lodge clerk
Cliff Emmich ...
Uncle Buck
Charles Glenn ...


A small lakeside resort community is beset by roaches. Big killer roaches that reproduce in dark moist places, and can grow to 10 feet long. The local sheriff may or may not be using them as part of his land-grab scheme. The locals eventually call in an over-the-top bug exterminator to relieve themselves of their problem. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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Rated PG-13 for violence and gore, crude humor, and sensuality | See all certifications »




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$8,500,000 (estimated)

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[Three separate groups meet up in a mine]
General George S. Merlin: For an abandoned mine, it sure is crowded.
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References House of Usher (1960) See more »

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God Awful!
3 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

Gross, idiotic farce of a horror film It greatly pained me to see James Doohan and George Takei taking part in this movie! I can't imagine anyone needing the money that bad! Say what you want about their acting abilities, but this is Scotty and Sulu of the legendary Star Trek genre! James, George, the next time you need money, please contact me. I'll do whatever I can to help.

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