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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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Jan Bathgate
Lorry Ayers ...
Pat aka Saris
Ron Gabriel ...
Leslie Binkley, General Store
Bernard Behrens ...
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
Elisa Moolecherry ...
Chris Marlowe
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Abby the Witch
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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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Rated PG-13 for gore and sex-related material | See all certifications »
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Virtually every character in the film, with the exception of Guy, has a non-gender-specific name (Dana, Kim, Chris, Sandy, etc). See more »

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Dr. Karel Lamonte, Atomic Scientist: Officer Gayle, how soon can you get that autopsy report?
Officer Gayle: Depends.
Dr. Karel Lamonte, Atomic Scientist: Good!
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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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