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Tail Sting (2001)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  1 January 2001 (USA)
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A pack of massive genetically altered Scorpions escape containment on an airplane, turning passengers into victims and forcing one ordinary woman to confront her worst fears.

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Dr. Jennifer Ryan
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Captain Jack Russell (Pilot) (as Christian Scott)
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Shannon
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Yaffi
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Courtney
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Flight Attendant Patti
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Jodie Shawback
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Security Fred
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Sudan
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Omar
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Biker #1
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Curtis Burnham
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Airport Security (as Sean Donahue)
Jamie Douglass ...
Brad
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Prepared for a routine flight across the Pacific, lonely widower and pilot Jack Russell maneuvers his jet into the sky and unknowingly tightens the gap between his passengers and doom. Lying dormant in the craft's hull is a secret shipment of genetically engineered Scorpion fetuses, the creation of Dr. Jennifer Ryan and her team of biochemists for the purpose of discovering a vaccine. At the same time, Yaffi and his brother Sudan sneak onto the airplane speaking in hushed tones about a conspiracy of their own; to smuggle themselves into America. One of Jennifer's most trusted colleagues uses this opportunity to break into the cargo hold and steal the Scorpions. Each fetus sleeps submerged in a jell liquid inside its own glass container. While transferring the fetuses from their secure metal unit the scientist is discovered by security. A desperate fight ensues, containers break, and the Scorpions open their ugly black eyes. Written by <mail@shorelineentertainment.com>

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Rated R for violence, language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »
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When Dr. Milhouse retrieves Fred's gun and tries to calm himself, a crew person is clearly visible behind the luggage area. He is wearing white shorts and white tennis shoes. See more »

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Wow, just wow
16 July 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

How this movie was made past 2000 blows my mind. The effects and dialogue are some of the worst I have ever seen. The prime example of this is when the character Courtney sits next to the German character Gunther (later to be revealed to be an American named Joel) and this is how they strike up their conversation. Courtney- Your weird Gunther- Uhh sex At this point I was on the floor laughing my ass off. There are also many other points which are either ridiculous, stupid or full of bloopers. There are even times where members of the crew are visible. Not to mention the ridiculous weapon that is rigged up to kill the queen of the scorpion (scorpions have queens?). It supposedly a super strong electrifier that needs armor to protect the user. But all it is is a simple defibrillater. The effect that it makes when used on the queen looks good for the original Godzilla. That goes for many of the effects in this movie.


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