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Infestation (2009)

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
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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 determined female. 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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28 November 2009 (Japan)  »

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Big Bugs Panic  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Seems to take place in Colorado. You can see "Colorado police" in the police station shelfs into the middle of the film. See more »

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After tazering the bug, they get splattered with white goo, but in the next shot as they leave the room the amount of goo has changed drastically. 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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References The Silence of the Lambs (1991) See more »

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Sukaz Are Born Every Minute
Written by Scott Simons and Bleu
Performed by L.E.O.
Courtesy of Cheap Lullaby Records
by arrangement with Ben Menashe Songs (ASCAP)
administered by Bug and Seriously, You Call This Music (ASCAP)
administered worldwide by Kohaw Music (ASCAP) c/o The Bicycle Music Company
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A diamond in the rough
25 October 2009 | by (Hollywood, CA) – See all my reviews

I'm personally tired of and generally ignore the CG monster horror flicks that premiere on the SyFy Channel. I read that this was one of them. Well this one was done great! The jerk hero was actually likable in his purposely annoying way, very funny, and the story happens quickly, so you are in the bug infestation, what the heck is going on, just after the main guys humorful intro.

The other survivors are decent, the story paces along well, no argument lasts too long and no character however annoying, steals the show. There's that used dad-son expectation loss thing but it works well and lots of good natured character humor. The CG was done rather well, even though I still felt it was composited, it was at least fast paced.


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