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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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Sheriff Carlson
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Dr. Hiro Fujimoto
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Veronica Hart
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Deputy Bo
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Steve Williams
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Gil Griffin
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Katie Cunning
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Judediah
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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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Cheap & Nasty
26 July 2004 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Although I assume this film is meant to be tongue in cheek, it is still one of the worst comedy/horror films of all time. While I was watching this all I could think of was how good Arachnophobia actually was. The acting in this film is really average, it was disappointing to see an actress such as Meredith Salenger, who showed such promise in her younger years, reduced to a supporting role as a bimbo. Katherine Heigl was very wooden in her role, but then again...she did not have much to work with. The special effects at the end are shocking, quite reminiscent of Godzilla 1985, but this was made late 90's (there have been many technological advances since then...)Doesn't even rate as a B movie in my book, probably best to stay away from this film at all costs.


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