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A slacker awakes to find himself weak and wrapped in a webbing; after realizing that the world has been taken over by giant alien insects, he wakes a ragtag group of strangers and together they fight for survival.

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Cooper (as Christopher Marquette)
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Sara
Kinsey Packard ...
Cindy
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Hugo
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Albert
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Leechee
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Maureen
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Jed
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Roger
Ismael 'East' Carlo ...
Puerto Rican Man (as Ismael Carlo)
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White Trash Girl (as Diane Gaeta)
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Ethan
Atanas Srebrev ...
Wildeyes
Vlado Mihailov ...
PJ
Mike Straub ...
Chad
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Our hero, Cooper, awakes to find himself nauseous, weak and covered in webbing, hanging from the ceiling of an office where, just minutes ago, he started his new job. As he struggles out of his slimy prison he comes face to face with his opponent - a grotesque, powerful and very angry bug. All 3 ft of it. And so begins a hideous, nail-biting, comedic, all-action adventure to find a safe haven while constantly outwitting an infestation of monstrous proportions. As Cooper embarks on his journey, he befriends a ragtag group of survivors including Sara, a feisty attractive female. Although the situation is dire, Cooper can't help himself from trying to solve his dating problem while trying to save his life. Will they make it to safety before they are picked off one by one? And what other surprises are in store for our group of unlikely heroes? Written by Icon

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Rated R for violence, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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When Cooper first awakens from his cocoon, he has a wound on his cheek from where the bug bit him; however, when he is seen outside to help Sara, the wound is no longer there. See more »

Quotes

Albert: How do you know so much about these things?
Leechee: I'm a student...
[whispering]
Leechee: of shiatsu massage.
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Two Ways Out
Written by Rob Barbato
Performed by Darker My Love
Courtesy of Dangerbird Records
by arrangement with Dangerous Birdsongs (BMI) on behalf of itself and New England Rose Music (BMI)
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Good enough creature feature
4 May 2014 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

A pleasant surprise for all the sci-fi/horror genre fans. It's a solid little movie that has the big advantage of not taking itself too seriously while delivering the goods through a good script, many nice touches and some good plot twists.

The predictable and low-budget-showing finale doesn't detract from enjoying this funny and creepy enough piece that enjoys itself remembering the old day's creature features (Tarantula and Them! come to mind).

Surely worth a relaxed watch with some drinks and snacks. A few steps below Shaun of the dead but kind of a similar vive. If you are a fan of the genre, don't miss it. If not, you will probably find it entertaining enough.


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