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Mansquito (2005)

TV Movie  -   -  Sci-Fi | Horror  -  5 March 2005 (USA)
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A scientist and her subject turn into mutant insects.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lt. Thomas Randall
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Dr. Jennifer Allen
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Mansquito (as Matthew Jordan)
Patrick Dreikauss ...
Detective Charlie Morrison
Jay Benedict ...
Dr. Aaron Michaels
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Liz
Ivo Tonchev ...
Arrogant Swat Member
Vladimir Nikolov ...
Barry
Dimiter Spasov ...
Bellion Security Guard #1
Ivan Urukov ...
Bellion Security Guard #2
Cara McDermott ...
Gaffney
Peter Mechkoff ...
Cop #1
Jonas Talkington ...
SWAT Leader
Gvenga Akunkova ...
Uniform Cop #1
Marianne Stanicheva ...
Uniform Cop #2
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Storyline

Police lieutenant detective Thomas 'Thom' Randall's steady girl-friend, Dr. Jennifer 'Jen' Allen, is Dr. Aaron Michaels's main assistant on his pharmaceutical firm Bellion's research program to cure the highly contagious, fatal infection Guinin. A convicted murderer, whom Thom arrested, is one of their special drug test subjects, but escapes. The convict and Jen are affected by radioactively altered DNA from an experimental reactor used on mosquitoes which transfer quinine. The convict soon mutates into a mosquito-like monster, which sucks its victims dry. By the time Thom and his junior murder brigade partner Charlie Morrison figure out what happens, Jen starts mutating herself. Written by KGF Vissers

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Rated R for horror violence/gore | See all certifications »

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5 March 2005 (USA)  »

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Mosquito Man  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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The wings that the creature sprouted were far too small to lift it off the ground. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Jennifer Allen: He's more mosquito than man by now.
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Not so bad visually, but this one overall did bug me
27 May 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Mansquito(or Mosquito Man) was a little better than I expected, but that's not saying much. It is surprisingly not bad on a visual front, with good photography and nice locations, and the music at times was spookily atmospheric. Plus the ending was the best part of the film, very effective. What let Mansquito down though was a fair number of things. I have seen worse special effects, but they are still rather cheap and not very well-utilised with the mosquitoes not menacing enough. The script is of the cheesy and stilted kind and the story apart from some spark at the end never really engaged me, coming across as dull, predictable and especially with the male mosquitoes ridiculous. I probably would have had a stronger impression of Mansquito if the beginning had been promising, but viewing so many obvious mistakes in one scene really hindered that. The characters didn't come across as very likable either, not as stereotypical as I have seen characters other movies of the genre before but annoying and underdeveloped, and the acting is really quite poor. Overall, could've been much worse, but Mansquito bugged me too much for me to properly enjoy it. 4/10 Bethany Cox


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