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Mansquito (2005)

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A scientist and her subject turn into mutant insects.

Director:

Tibor Takács

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Kenneth M. Badish (story) (as Ken Badish), Ray Cannella (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Corin Nemec ... Lt. Thomas Randall
Musetta Vander ... Dr. Jennifer Allen
Matt Jordon ... Mansquito (as Matthew Jordan)
Patrick Dreikauss Patrick Dreikauss ... Detective Charlie Morrison
Jay Benedict ... Dr. Aaron Michaels
Christa Campbell ... Liz
Ivo Tonchev Ivo Tonchev ... Arrogant Swat Member
Vladimir Nikolov Vladimir Nikolov ... Barry
Dimiter Spasov Dimiter Spasov ... Bellion Security Guard #1
Ivan Urukov Ivan Urukov ... Bellion Security Guard #2
Cara McDermott Cara McDermott ... Gaffney
Peter Mechkoff Peter Mechkoff ... Cop #1
Jonas Talkington Jonas Talkington ... SWAT Leader
Gvenga Akunkova Gvenga Akunkova ... Uniform Cop #1
Marianne Stanicheva ... Uniform Cop #2
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Storyline

Police lieutenant detective Thomas 'Thom' Randall's steady girl-friend, Dr. Jennifer 'Jen' Allen, is Dr. Aaron Michaels's main assistant on his pharmaceutical firm Bellion's research program to cure the highly contagious, fatal infection Guinin. A convicted murderer, whom Thom arrested, is one of their special drug test subjects, but escapes. The convict and Jen are affected by radioactively altered DNA from an experimental reactor used on mosquitoes which transfer quinine. The convict soon mutates into a mosquito-like monster, which sucks its victims dry. By the time Thom and his junior murder brigade partner Charlie Morrison figure out what happens, Jen starts mutating herself. Written by KGF Vissers

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Genres:

Sci-Fi | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence/gore | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mosquito Man See more »

Filming Locations:

Bulgaria

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Color
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Trivia

Ray Erikson and the character Paul King from Hammerhead: Shark Frenzy (2005) share similarities. They are both mutated monsters from 2005 Syfy original movies who are portrayed by actors in costumes and use minor scenes of CGI. See more »

Goofs

When Tom is fighting with Eric he cuts one of his wings in half but in the next scene it's completely intact. See more »

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Police Lt. Tom Randall: Hey, Mansquito!
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Referenced in Dragon Wasps (2012) See more »

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The plot does not thicken so much as it just congeals.
12 March 2005 | by TerryMcCSee all my reviews

Great Scott! But it's starting to seem that the Sci-Fi Channel produces these things like link sausage, one after after another after another and all pretty much the same.

Take a cliché hero from column A, a heroine from column B, inject giant mutant X (insect, spider, snake etc), mix will with lots of faceless police/soldiers/general public with a collective I.Q. five points under room temperature as monster fodder and boil in pot until rank.

The only thing they left out of this one (other than an interesting story) was the evil rich guy who wants to exploit the monster of the week.

Oh... and by the way, male mosquitoes don't drink blood, only female mosquitoes do.


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