Mimic

Creepy, beautifully designed horror yarn about mutant roaches that delivers both artfully eerie atmosphere and some boffo shocks. A polio-like epidemic has New York City in a stranglehold: Children are dying and there's no cure, so the decision is made to get really tough on the carriers, common cockroaches. Entomologist Susan Tyler (Mira Sorvino) engineers...read more

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A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing children in Manhattan. In an effort to stop the epidemic, entomologist Susan Tyler (Sorvino) creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to die after one generation, but three years later Susan finds out that the species has survived and evolved into a large, gruesome monster that can mimic human form.

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01:51 — Blu-Ray trailer for Mimic. A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing children in Manhattan. In an effort to stop the epidemic, entomologist (more…)
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02:18 — Trailer for Mimic. Three years ago entomologist Dr. Susan Tyler genetically created an insect to kill cockroaches carrying a virulent disease, now th (more…)

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  • Released: 1997
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Creepy, beautifully designed horror yarn about mutant roaches that delivers both artfully eerie atmosphere and some boffo shocks. A polio-like epidemic has New York City in a stranglehold: Children are dying and there's no cure, so the decision is made to… (more)

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