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Bug Buster (1998)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Horror
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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Cammie 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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$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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Beam Me Up Buggy
16 August 2003 | by (los angeles) – See all my reviews

The title itself makes you believe that this would be a terrible film but don't judge a film by its title. This is a fun film because of the characters involved. James Doohan as the sheriff is once again a man with a mission, to solve murders involving bugs killing people. George Takei as Dr Fujimoto is wonderful as he steers toward the truth of this new species of bug. Bernie Kopell and Anne Lockhart as a married couple that have the bad luck of buying a hotel resort in the area makes you wonder if Bernie turns to Anne and says "sorry about that, honey!" Lastly, Randy Quaid as an overbearing bug exterminator with funny commercials and his overbearing personality is just wonderful for attacking slimy creatures. Death by being indigested by hungry insects in unusual places: a musical instrument and a theater showing a horror film is just perfect. A must see if you want to enjoy a warm night viewing old friends from television's glory days.


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