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The Nest (1988)

R | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 13 May 1988 (USA)
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Horrifying shocker as a biological experiment goes haywire when meat-eating mutant roaches invade an island community, terrorizing a peaceful New England fishing village and hideously ... See full summary »

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Eli Cantor (based on the novel by), Robert King (screenplay by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robert Lansing ... Elias Johnson
Lisa Langlois ... Elizabeth Johnson
Franc Luz ... Richard Tarbell
Terri Treas ... Dr. Morgan Hubbard
Stephen Davies ... Homer
Diana Bellamy ... Mrs. Pennington
Jack Collins ... Shakey Jake
Nancy Morgan ... Lillian
Jeff Winkless ... Church
Steve Tannen Steve Tannen ... Mr. Perkins
Heidi Helmer ... Jenny
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Karen A. Smythe Karen A. Smythe ... Diner
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Horrifying shocker as a biological experiment goes haywire when meat-eating mutant roaches invade an island community, terrorizing a peaceful New England fishing village and hideously butchering its citizens. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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The terror has hatched. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 May 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A fészek See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,765,000
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Concorde Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Directorial debut of Terence H. Winkless. See more »

Goofs

The pick up truck going off the bridge has two bodies in the back. As the truck goes off the bridge, no bodies are seen falling down with the truck. See more »

Quotes

[Mayor Johnson tries to stem island-wide panic caused by the roaches' attacks]
Elias Johnson: I'm sorry but you're just going to have to trust me.
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Connections

Features Humanoids from the Deep (1980) See more »

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* * * out of 4.
1 June 2002 | by brandonsites1981See all my reviews

A small town is plagued by flesh eating roaches that are the result of a scientific experiment gone awry. To make matters worse they are transforming into whatever they consume. Pre-dating Mimic by a decade, this intense, tight and extremely frightening horror film features excellent make-up effects, a wonderfully demented performance by Terri Treas, and an intelligent, well crafted script.

Rated R; Extreme Graphic Violence and Profanity.


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