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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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You will be infected. See more »


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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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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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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 »

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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 Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985) See more »

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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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When Giant Insects Attack!
11 July 2009 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

This "giant bugs attack" comedy is a blast of fun. In the middle of getting fired from a job he took in a reluctant effort to please his dear ol' dad (a wonderfully gung-ho, Ray Wise), an unmotivated goof-off is knocked unconscious by a painfully loud and high-pitched banshee-like siren. When he awakes, he finds himself and - seemingly everyone else in the world - sealed up inside cocoons. Breaking free, he wakes up several of his office mates and somehow ends up leading them in a dangerous crosstown trek toward safer environs, battling - and outwitting - giant murderous bugs - and worse - all the way. Direction and performances are all excellent, as are the bugs and various other odd creatures.


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