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Mimic: Sentinel -- When a boy disappears Marvin suspects a mysterious garbage man and his sister Rosy and her friend Carmen investigate. Meanwhile, Marvin witnesses the death of Detective Gary Dumars and a stranger on the street by two mutant Judas Breed insects and discloses that their prime suspect is the CDC Agent Kirchner
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Mimic: Sentinel -- A man enclosed in a plastic bubble, his sister, and their best friend must defend an apartment complex from the mutant Judas Breed insects.
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14 October 2003 (USA) See more »
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A man enclosed in a plastic bubble, his sister, and their best friend must defend an apartment complex from the mutant Judas Breed insects. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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With this third entry in the MIMIC series, director J.T. Petty establishes himsel as one of the directors to look out for! See more (46 total) »


  (in credits order)

Lance Henriksen ... Garbageman

Karl Geary ... Marvin Montrose

Alexis Dziena ... Rosy Montrose

Keith Robinson ... Desmond
Tudorel Filimon ... Birdman (as Filimon Tudorel)

Rebecca Mader ... Carmen
Maria Oprescu ... Ma Bell
Mircea Constantinescu ... Mr. Pasture
Mircea Anca Jr. ... Noah Pasture

Amanda Plummer ... Simone Montrose

John Kapelos ... Det. Gary Dumars
Ion Haiduc ... Moustache
Nicolae Constantin Tanase ... Thug #1 (as Nicolae Constantin)

Luana Stoica ... Female Victim #1
Marius Silviu Florentin ... Thug #2

Nick Phillips ... CDC Worker
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alex Cioalca ... Adam Pasture
Mike J. Regan ... Mimic Bug #1 (uncredited)
Alex Revan ... Mutant Elite (uncredited)

Gary J. Tunnicliffe ... Mimic Bug #2 (uncredited)

Directed by
J.T. Petty 
Writing credits
Donald A. Wollheim (short story "Mimic")

J.T. Petty (written by)

Produced by
W.K. Border .... producer (as Keith Border)
Vlad Paunescu .... executive producer: Romania
Nick Phillips .... executive producer
Andrew Rona .... executive producer
Ron Schmidt .... producer
Original Music by
Henning Lohner 
Cinematography by
Alexandru Sterian 
Film Editing by
Kirk M. Morri 
Casting by
Carrie Hilton 
Karen Meisels 
Adrienne Stern 
Production Design by
Christian Niculescu  (as Cristi Niculescu)
Art Direction by
Serban Porupca 
Set Decoration by
Tutulan Camelia 
Costume Design by
Oana Paunescu 
Makeup Department
Daniela Busoiu .... key makeup artist
Letitia Ghenea .... key hair stylist
Snowy Highfield .... makeup effects sculptor
Steven Lawrence .... makeup effects artist
Viorel Militaru .... prosthetics assistant
Mike J. Regan .... special makeup and creature effects
Gary J. Tunnicliffe .... makeup effects supervisor
Claire Jane Vranian .... special makeup effects artist (as Claire-Jane Deacon)
Production Management
Eugen Dinca .... unit production manager
Jason Mundy .... production supervisor: Los Angeles
Jake Myers .... executive in charge of production
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Cris Andrei .... first assistant director
Irina Bryson .... third assistant director (as Irina Niculin)
Oana Ene .... third assistant director
Anatol Reghintovschi .... first assistant director
Gary J. Tunnicliffe .... second unit director
Art Department
Viorel Ghenea .... property master
Iasar Memedali .... leadman
Florin Mirghes .... props assistant
Mihai Stanciu .... painter
Sound Department
Steven Avila .... sound designer
Steven Avila .... sound effects editor
Tiberiu Borcoman .... sound mixer
Trip Brock .... sound re-recording mixer
Trip Brock .... supervising sound editor
Mark DeSimone .... adr mixer: New York
Michael J. Fox .... adr supervisor
Jackie Rodman .... dialogue editor (as Jackie Oster)
Geordy Sincavage .... assistant sound editor
Dragos Stanomir .... sound engineer: post-production (as Stanomir Dragos)
Kurt Thum .... sound designer
Kurt Thum .... sound effects editor
Kelly Vandever .... sound re-recording mixer
James Bailey .... foley artist (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Lucian Iordache .... special effects supervisor
Daniel Parvulescu .... special effects technician
Ionel Popa .... special effects makeup assistant
Visual Effects by
Christopher Dusendschon .... digital imaging: main title, iO FILM
Chad Goei .... digital artist
Jamison Scott Goei .... visual effects supervisor
Adam Hawkey .... lead compositor: iOFilm
Sookie Park .... digital artist
Dicu Aurel .... stunt performer
Ion Carangea .... stunts
Marius Florian .... stunt performer
Marius Florian .... stunt rigger
Bela Kasi .... stunts
Péter Katona .... stunt double: Mimic
Dicu Marian .... stunt double: Lance Henriksen
Adrian Pavlovschi .... stunt coordinator
Adrian Pavlovschi .... stunt rigger
Gary J. Tunnicliffe .... stunt performer
Béla Unger .... stunt coordinator
Vasilescu Valentin .... stunt rigger
Camera and Electrical Department
Raduta Adi .... additional generator operator
Cos Aelenei .... still photographer
Nicolae Alexandru .... electrician (as Alexandru Nicolae)
Calin Constantin .... gaffer
Alex Cosma .... electrician
Florica George .... electrician
Ilie Georgica .... focus puller
Cristi Grosu .... focus puller: "b" camera
Bogdan Holbura .... video assist
Marcu Ion .... electrician
Cornel Lazia .... camera operator
Stefan Mangar .... film loader
Laurentiu Marcu .... film loader
Ionut Perianu .... film loader
Sandu Polu .... grip
Gabi Postascu .... key grip
Mihai Postasu .... grip
Raniero Raparelli .... generator operator
Vaclav Svehla .... additional generator operator
Ladislav Szucks .... additional generator operator
Ion Tincea .... best boy grip
Gheorghe Ursescu .... electrician
Malek Vilem .... additional generator operator
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carmen Cristea .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Diana Negoitescu .... post-production coordinator
Music Department
Lorne Balfe .... composer: additional music
Transportation Department
Sarmis Stamatescu .... driver
Other crew
Madalina Bland .... assistant to producers (as Madalina Simionescu)
Sorin Boncea .... production assistant
Tudor Cotovelea .... production assistant
Simone De Camargo .... controller
Simone De Camargo .... post-production accountant
Ruxandra Geamanu .... production controller: Romania
M.K. Gleason .... production accountant
Clara Jacobs .... production secretary (as Clara Gheorghiu)
Lavinia Mercea .... production accountant: Romania
Ruxandra Popescu .... assistant production accountant: Romania
Elana Saviolis .... post audio coordinator
Paul Serbanescu .... production assistant
Cornelia Stefan .... script supervisor
Smaranda Comanescu .... assistant: Lance Henriksen (uncredited)

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Also Known As:
"Mimic 3" - USA (alternative title)
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Rated R for violence and language
Brazil:77 min | USA:77 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Martial-arts actor Gary Daniels was up for the role of Detective Gary Dumars which was ultimately played by John Kapelos.See more »
[first lines]
Rosy:Marvin, you've gotta come see this shit.
Marvin:Did you get my pictures?
Rosy:Yeah. Um, but you've got to come outside. Me and Des found something.
Marvin:What is it?
Rosy:You'll see.
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Movie Connections:
References Rear Window (1954)See more »
You Can't Tell the Difference After DarkSee more »


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13 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
With this third entry in the MIMIC series, director J.T. Petty establishes himsel as one of the directors to look out for!, 27 October 2003

When you rent a Dimension straight to video project, you never know what you're going to get. Sometimes you'll find a rare gem but most of the time it won't even be worth remembering. Remember all those PROPHECY sequels? That's what I thought. Anyway, I'm happy to say that MIMIC SENTINEL falls into the rare gem category. I had absolutely no idea what to expect with this one nor do I know why I even rented it after hating MIMIC 2 so much and the fact that I'm not even that big of a fan of the original. But I'm glad I did.

It goes something like this. Strickland disease (which was established in the first film) survivor Martin (Karl Geary) suffers from extreme environmental sensitivity making it hard for him to leave his room in the apartment he shares with his mother (Amanda Plummer) and his sister, Rosy (Alexis Dziena). So, he obsessively takes photographs of the world outside his window and, as you might have guessed, eventually learns that the Judas Bugs are back once again. While it's absolutely no mystery that the plot of this film borrows more than a little from Alfred Hitchkock's REAR WINDOW, the film really works. While I've always found the MIMIC bugs rather creepy, this film seemed to really capitalize on that and make a genuinely scary, suspense building movie out of them.

Rookie filmmaker and screenwriter (he also wrote and directed the as of yet unreleased indie SOFT FOR DIGGING) J.T. Petty has what it takes to tell a good story and make an entertaining film. Instead of trying to make a crappy film that requires more money than he had to work with, Petty made a good, small film that was within his means. By getting rid of a lot of the special effects (even though there are a few) and different locations, Petty lets the viewer become engrossed in the characters and lets them feel the paranoia that Marvin experiences. Instead of just watching the film, the viewer becomes a voyeur right along with Marvin. Later in the film, even after Marvin's voyeuristic journey is over, the director shoots the film with a blackened ring around the corners of the TV as if your now watching Marvin from an apartment across the street as Marvin did to others earlier in the film. For me, this worked to great effect. I felt like I was watching someone in danger and wasn't getting up to do anything about it. While I felt the whole Lance Henrisken aspect of the film was a bit unnecessary, for the most part the film really worked for me. So as for director J.T. Petty, I'm going to place him in my directors to watch book. I mean, if he can make a good sequel to a movie about giant bugs then I'm convinced he's capable of anything.


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