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Bug Buster (1998)

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Killer cockroaches swarm a small lakeside community.

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General George S. Merlin
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Dr. Laura Casey (as Brenda Epperson Doumani)
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Shannon Griffin
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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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[Three separate groups meet up in a mine]
General George S. Merlin: For an abandoned mine, it sure is crowded.
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This is one of the funniest films since Leprechaun!
12 October 2002 | by (Birmingham, England) – See all my reviews

Well, what can I say? What is wrong with you guys! Its pretty obvious you have missed the entire point of this film: to entertain! So the effects aren't great and the cast isn't A-list but who cares when you have old man Judediah bumbling round the town wide eyed and slack jawed ranting and peering through Katherine Heigl's window while she showers! And they say he is mad!

Randy Quaid has been in a few duff films but this is by far his best to date! Watch the General George adverts to see what I mean.

Its obvious that a country that finds Benny Hill funny would miss the point of a film like this. Just remember one thing, we only sent him to you because we got tired of his abuse of short bald old men.

Who cares if the guy used to be in the Love Boat? Who cares about ex Star Trek cast members? So they were in ST, they aren't now so get over it. George Takei did very well considering all his scenes featured no other humans (including the opening scene!)

A true classic of the B movie genre. You guys stick to your What Women Want and your Runaway Brides. I'm going to turn on, tune in and Kick Bug Ass.

Its ok, the General said so.

At ease.

Peace, Out.

If you enjoyed this film, may I recommend Leprechaun too?!


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