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MorphMan (2005)

Larva (original title)
In Host, Missouri, the newcomer Dr. of Veterinary Magic Eli Rudkus is called by the farmer Jacob Long to exam one of his cows. The veterinarian finds a strange parasite in the animal and ... See full summary »

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Dr. Eli Rudkus
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Hayley Anderson
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Fletcher Odermatt
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Sheriff Lester
James Daris
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Johnny
Zachary Stevens
Jessica Summers
Holly McWilliams
Sean Kissner ...
Milo Turner (as Sean Kisner)
David E. Ornston ...
(as David Ornston)
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Deputy (as Erron Shaw)
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Barbara
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In Host, Missouri, the newcomer Dr. of Veterinary Magic Eli Rudkus is called by the farmer Jacob Long to exam one of his cows. The veterinarian finds a strange parasite in the animal and sends it to a friend in the Department of Agriculture for research. Later, he finds the same parasite in a creek and he summons the population for a meeting, warning that the cause might be the animal food. However, Fletcher Odermatt, the wealthy owner of the local Host Tender Meals that has been providing free animal food for the farmers, brings his lawyer Hayley Anderson and discredits Eli. When a huge mutant parasite attacks Eli and Jacob, they discover that the meals are actually an experimental genetic cocktail that is growing parasites inside the cattle and people. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A Terror That Gets Under Your Skin See more »

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Rated R for sci-fi violence and gore | See all certifications »

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22 January 2005 (USA)  »

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Metamorphosis  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Goofs

In the scene where the guy and the girl are making out, the girl removes her bra. When the parasite starts to hurt the guy, he tells her to drive to a hospital. When she climbs to the front seat, she's wearing the bra again. As she starts the car, her bra is again missing, but as she runs away from the car, the bra is back on. See more »

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Referenced in Creating 'Larva' (2005) See more »

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24 Thorns
Written by Scott Nickoley and Jamie Dunlap
Performed by David Lowe
Courtesy of Master Source
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Just 'another' movie in this genre, nothing special about it.
10 April 2005 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Having watched 1000+ movies, this one is just another one in the genre. It's has no exciting extra's at all. The story and plot are well known. Only a little different on the outside. Watching this movie is just as filling in the same mathematical formula, with other values for it's variables. Nothing new. The effect's are really bad done. Especially the 'monsters'. They just look like an old coat that is in someway washed but never ironed. The color is also not realistic. It's yellowed. Done with a meaning ? I don't know, it's just irritating to watch. I hate things like this to give a special setting to a movie. Do it with good acting, good special effects and a good story. Not with Yelowing the whole movie, I rather watch them in realistic coloring. All by all, if you're young and new to the movie-watching scene, it maybe worth a view. But if you're older and have seen a lot of movies, you really fall asleep by looking this one.


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