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Infestation (2009)

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A slacker awakes to find himself weak and wrapped in a webbing; after realizing that the world has been taken over by giant alien insects, he wakes a ragtag group of strangers and together they fight for survival.

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Kyle Rankin

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Kyle Rankin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Marquette ... Cooper (as Christopher Marquette)
Brooke Nevin ... Sara
Kinsey Packard Kinsey Packard ... Cindy
E. Quincy Sloan ... Hugo
Wesley Thompson ... Albert
Linda Park ... Leechee
Deborah Geffner ... Maureen
Jim Cody Williams ... Jed
Bru Muller ... Roger
Ismael 'East' Carlo ... Puerto Rican Man (as Ismael Carlo)
Diane Gaeta ... White Trash Girl
Ray Wise ... Ethan
Atanas Srebrev ... Wildeyes
Vlado Mihailov Vlado Mihailov ... PJ
Mike Straub Mike Straub ... Chad
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Storyline

Our hero, Cooper, awakes to find himself nauseous, weak and covered in webbing, hanging from the ceiling of an office where, just minutes ago, he started his new job. As he struggles out of his slimy prison he comes face to face with his opponent - a grotesque, powerful and very angry bug. All 3 ft of it. And so begins a hideous, nail-biting, comedic, all-action adventure to find a safe haven while constantly outwitting an infestation of monstrous proportions. As Cooper embarks on his journey, he befriends a ragtag group of survivors including Sara, a feisty determined female. Will they make it to safety before they are picked off one by one? And what other surprises are in store for our group of unlikely heroes? Written by Icon

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You will be infected. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 2009 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Big Bugs Panic See more »

Filming Locations:

Sofia, Bulgaria

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$36,756
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Technical Specs

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| (European Film Market)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Seems to take place in Colorado. You can see "Colorado police" in the police station shelfs into the middle of the film. See more »

Goofs

When Hugo fires the pistol in the house for the first time, the topslide locks back showing that all of the rounds have been used up after the first 2 shots are heard. However, we continue to hear more shots fired without having been reloaded. See more »

Quotes

Albert: How do you know so much about these things?
Leechee: I'm a student...
[whispering]
Leechee: of shiatsu massage.
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Connections

References Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Sukaz Are Born Every Minute
Written by Scott Simons and Bleu
Performed by L.E.O.
Courtesy of Cheap Lullaby Records by arrangement with Ben Menashe Songs (ASCAP)
administered by Bug and Seriously, You Call This Music (ASCAP)
administered worldwide by Kohaw Music (ASCAP) c/o The Bicycle Music Company
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Best SciFi Channel movie ever!
9 August 2009 | by gobozoomSee all my reviews

I caught this movie late at night on the SyFy channel. I expected it to be a terrible CGI-fest (like most of the movies they show that I haven't heard of before), but I was pleasantly surprised. It's actually very well written; kind of a second-string Shaun of the Dead (so, in other words, better than most movies I've paid to see in theaters lately).

The plot is fairly unpredictable for this genre, meaning that it goes basically where everyone watching it wants it to go in the end, but it gets there in a way you won't entirely see coming (I call BS on reviews that claim otherwise). But the real reasons to watch this movie are the genuinely witty writing and the subtle comic performances of the cast. The worst you could say about this movie is that it's derivative of Shaun of the Dead. Personally, I'm totally okay with that.


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