While working in a greenhouse, a man receives an insect bite after touching an exotic plant. Immediately, he falls ill and is taken to an emergency room where the doctors diagnose him as suffering from an unknown bacteria, and a strange parasite which emerges from his mouth as a large slimy wormlike creature. Soon, there are more cases of bacterial infection, but the more immediate problem for the hospital is the wormlike creature which after accidental exposure to a genetic growth stimulant grows to monstrous proportions and starts a reign of terror and bloodshed in the hospitals abandoned wing.
Patrick D. Rockwell <email@example.com>
THEY BREED. THEY HATCH. THEY KILL. Maybe it's just a phase they're going through.
Did You Know?
The misleading title refers to a nightmare one of the child characters in the movie had and it's just a generic term he comes up with to call the imaginary monster from his dream that he fears. The movie uses his story as a very loose metaphor for its plot. See more