Mimic (1997) Movie Review

Mimic (1997)

1997 | R | Horror, Sci-Fi
105 minutes /

User Score: 67/100


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Mimic Review

Synopsis:

Three years ago, entomologist Dr. Susan Tyler genetically created an insect to kill cockroaches carrying a virulent disease. Now, the insects are out to destroy their only predator, mankind.

Mimic (1997) is a good sci-fi based movie. The story of Mimic is that some insects were genetically altered to take care of the cockroach problem in New York. They do that by infiltrating the victims’ domain by looking and posing as them to become perfect predators. This goes well, for all those out there know about New York cockroach and rodent problems know it’s not easy. They do so well that eventually roaches become seemingly extinct. As we all know, evolution is a very strange and unpredictable thing. Since the prey has disappeared, the predator must evolve to eat the next thing on the food chain, namely humans. That brings us to our plot, kill and eradicate the Mimics before they develop to become so much like humans that they are indistinguishable, and they become the top of the food chain. Mimic is a good movie with great ideas and originality.


About Mimic (1997)

Title: Mimic
Original Title: Judus
Year: 1997
Runtime: 105 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Reviewer:
Score: 2.5 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 3.3/5 stars from 9 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 9
MPAA Rating: R
Starring: Doug Jones, Julian Richings, Charles S. Dutton, Josh Brolin, Norman Reedus, James Kidnie, Giancarlo Giannini, Alix Koromzay, F. Murray Abraham, Pak-Kwong Ho, Glenn Bang, Napo, Margaret Ma, Rocco Salata, Vanessa J. Daniel, Charles Hayter, Mira Sorvino, James Costa, Javon Barnwell, Warna Fisher, Alan Argue, Eve English, Bill Lasovich, Roger Clown, Marian Caparrós, Thomas Lundy, Paul Shottner, Jeremy Northam, Alexander Goodwin
Writers: Donald A. Wollheim, Matthew Robbins, Guillermo del Toro
Director: Guillermo del Toro

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