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Mansquito (2005)

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A scientist and her subject turn into mutant insects.

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Cast

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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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Sci-Fi | Horror

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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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It is entirely against procedure in any police department to seat a civilian in the front seat of a squad car, in order to prevent what Jennifer did - steal it. See more »

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Police Lt. Tom Randall: Hey, Mansquito!
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Good looking, but that's about it
15 April 2012 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

Director Tibor Takács has had a very inconsistent career. He has directed some good movies ("The Gate", "I, Madman", and "Sabotage"), but he has also made some real stinkers ("Lies And Illusions", "The Gate 2", and "The Black Hole". Unfortunately, "Mansquito" falls into the latter category. Not everything about it is awful - for a production that was reportedly made for just $5 million, it looks very nice. The cinematography is good, the movie manages to disguise the Bulgarian locations as American, and the creature of the movie uses a pretty impressive looking rubber suit instead of CGI. However, as good looking as the movie is, it doesn't prevent the movie from becoming a big bore. The first half of the movie doesn't emphasize the monster that much, instead focusing more on the boring human characters and their boring dialogue. And when the movie does start showcasing the monster more in the second half, it comes across as very tiresome and nothing we haven't seen before. The movie seems inspired by 1950s monster movies, but this update simply forgets to keep the "fun" factor those old movies often had.


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