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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.

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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 starship dumps a space-trash in a swamp in a U.S. National Park. Some mosquitoes begin to feed from the alien's corpses, causing them to grow to the size of a vulture. These mutant insects became very aggressive, killing every human being they find. Will the few survivors fight successfully against this nightmare...? Written by Luis Carvacho <lcarvach@lascar.puc.cl>

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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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Matt Hundley was not the first choice to do special effects for this film. Halfway through, the original special effects artist said "I'll be right back, I'm going to get a pack of smokes," and never came back. 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: Then we get rid of it. Whatever it takes.
Hendricks the Park Ranger: I knew it! I knew you were gonna say that. I could have stayed in my little cubby hole under that boat, till the cops showed up. But noooooooo... you guys had to come along and find me. And NOW I'm on a mission to save the world from giant mosquitos! Man, the late show doesn't get any better than this.
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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 Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) 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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Either except it as a cheesy romp and love it or take it seriously and hate it
28 January 2006 | by dbborroughsSee all my reviews

This movie is in constant rotation on SciFi and its another one of those movies that I stop at each time its on. The plot has badly done giant mosquitoes attacking people in the country side. They have been mutated after feeding on the blood of dead aliens...I know you're shocked, you were expecting a high class movie (even with the title Mosquito) and instead you got a very silly movie played (reasonably) straight by everyone involved. Clearly the cast and crew knew this was a silly idea, but they milk it for all its worth turning the attack scenes into something you both wince at (for the idea of it) and groan at (the silliness of the execution). This is one of the rare modern attempts at a drive in movie that walks the fine line between being serious and being mocking to create something thats enjoyable despite the dumbness of it all. If you can take it on its own level its worth two bags of popcorn and a couple of sodas. If you can't take it for what it it is then you're in for a long painful viewing experience.

9 out of 10 on the brain dead fun-o-meter.


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