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Mosquito (1994)

A violent massacre caused by human-sized mosquitoes forces the lone survivors to band together in a fight for survival as the mosquitoes continue their onslaught.

Director:

Gary Jones
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gunnar Hansen ... Earl the Bankrobber
Ron Asheton ... Hendricks the Park Ranger
Steve Dixon ... Parks USAF Meteor Chaser
Rachel Loiselle Rachel Loiselle ... Megan the new Park Ranger
Tim Lovelace ... Ray, Megan's Boyfriend
Mike Hard Mike Hard ... Junior, Earl's Brother
Kenny Mugwump Kenny Mugwump ... Rex, Earl's Cousin
Josh Becker ... Camper Steve
Margaret Gomoll Margaret Gomoll ... Camper Mary
John Reneaud ... Ranger Tony
Joel Hale Joel Hale ... Fisherman Jack
Guy Sanville ... Chief F.B. Marrow
Patrick Butler Patrick Butler ... Willis Cabins Motel Proprietor
Patricia Kay Jones Patricia Kay Jones ... Ma Jones
Howard Brusseau Jr. Howard Brusseau Jr. ... Pa Jones
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Storyline

An alien pod crash lands in the swamps, after which the local mosquitoes begin feeding on the alien corpses. This causes the mosquitoes to grow to massive sizes and develop an unquenchable hunger for blood. A mass swarm of these mutant insects attacks a Michigan national park in a brutal onslaught that kills the entire tourist population. The few unrelated survivors - two lovers, a meteorologist, a punk rock musician, and a gang of dangerous bank robbers on the run from police - must settle their differences and band together before nightfall, when the nocturnal mosquito swarm will return for more blood. Written by Tyler Wright

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Millions Of Years Of Evolution Have Just Become Mankind's Worst Nightmare. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sci-fi violence and gore, a scene of sexuality/nudity, and for some language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Release Date:

21 November 1994 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Blood Fever See more »

Filming Locations:

Detroit, Michigan, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$211,000, 31 October 1995, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$986,314
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Gary Jones first got the idea for this movie in the mid-1980's. See more »

Goofs

Mosquitoes lay their eggs in murky, watery places, such as swamps, not on dry surfaces, as depicted in the movie. See more »

Quotes

Parks USAF Meteor Chaser: [breathing] In the basement. Eggs, mosquito eggs. Hundreds of them, thousands of them.
Ray, Megan's Boyfriend: Oh, man...
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Crazy Credits

In the end credits, it has "The Grey Beast" provided by Oberon Films and underneath, it has Grey Beast Whereabouts as Unknown. See more »

Connections

References The War of the Worlds (1953) See more »

Soundtracks

Stinger Up Yours
by Ron Asheton
Performed by The Shemps
Ron Asheton: guitars
L.J. Steele: drums
Pete Bankert: bass
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"What in God's name happened here?"
18 February 2003 | by Backlash007See all my reviews

I didn't think you could make a career out of crap, but sadly I've been proven wrong. Mosquito's director, Gary Jones, has made two more of these oversized animal movies! Incidentally, the flick was written by the "legendary" Gunnar Hansen, who is also one of the main characters. I could dog Mosquito pretty hard, but for the straight-to-video huge animal/insect sub-genre, it's probably the best (with Ticks coming in as a close second). It's just so funny. I can't tell if the laughs are intentional or not. There are some things that are so absolutely hilarious that you have to believe they wrote it that way to get a laugh, but you're never quite sure. Here's the best dialogue shared between our characters: "If I wasn't having such a sh*tty day, I'd kill you right now." "Men a lot better than you have said that to me before, many times." Who has said that to you??? I really want to know. Another favorite line is when Gunnar picks up the chainsaw. "I haven't handled one of these babies in twenty years." That is, of course, a reference to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and I have to believe that it's the only line Gunnar actually wrote. And Steve Dixon is Chef from South Park. Period. If you want to have a fun night, catch Mosquito. Hell, I own it.

Here's a note to half of the other reviewers: Can you not tell the difference between a bathtub and a fridge??????


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