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Top of the Food Chain (1999)

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Something is eating the residents of Exceptional Vista!

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Bockstael ...
Jan Bathgate
Lorry Ayers ...
Pat aka Saris
Ron Gabriel ...
Leslie Binkley, General Store
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Mayor Claire, Exceptional Vista
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Deputy Dana
Peter Donaldson ...
Kim Hickey
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Sandy Fawkes, Motel Owner
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Dr. Karel Lamonte, Atomic Scientist
Maggie Butterfield ...
Mrs. Shelley Bathgate
Hardee T. Lineham ...
Officer Gayle
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Guy Fawkes, Sandy's Bro
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Michel O'Shea
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Chris Marlowe
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Abby the Witch
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Storyline

An isolated Canadian town (populated by the weirdest group of people this side of Saturn) has seen its share of problems. First the nut factory closed, then the CATV antenna stopped broadcasting, and now something is gruesomely devouring the townsfolk! Can visiting atomic scientist (and expert on "cool fusion") Dr. Karel Lamonte solve the mystery before everyone disappears? Written by yortsnave

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Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Rated PG-13 for gore and sex-related material | See all certifications »
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Invasion  »

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The trophy fish Sandy takes off the wall to defend herself is a coelocanth. Coelocanths were thought to be extinct until one was caught in the 1930s. See more »

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Guy Fawkes: I got backbone! Matter of fact when I was born I had a tail, too! That's just more backbone only it's furry!
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A very wacky, entertaining film
19 May 2004 | by (Grand Rapids, MI) – See all my reviews

Top of the Food Chain (A.K.A. Invasion!) is a very wacky film, but I recommend it to anyone with a good sense of humor, especially if you like parodies. The humor is delivered deadpan but takes turns you'd never guess. There are all the clichéd characters you could expect in a B-grade horror movie - the religious nut, the pompous scientist, the surly policeman, various suspicious characters, and the smart and spunky love interest - but each of them deviates from the norm in their own way. This is a low-budget film but that actually is a strength for a parody of other low-budget films. This is one of the funniest films I've seen in a long time. It reminds me of Airplane, although it's more subdued and yet more daring in its humor. Rent it if you get the chance.


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