For thousands of years, man has been evolution's greatest creation... until now.

Mimic (1997)

FantasyHorrorThrillerScience Fiction

A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, 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.

Director: Guillermo del Toro
Writers: Matthew Robbins, Guillermo del Toro.

Release Date: 1997-08-22
Status: Released
Run time: 105 min / 1:45
Budget: $30,000,000
Revenue: $25,480,490
Production Companies : Dimension Films, Miramax
Production Country: United States of America



Mira Sorvino
Dr. Susan Tyler
Jeremy Northam
Dr. Peter Mann
Giancarlo Giannini
Josh Brolin
Alexander Goodwin
Charles S. Dutton
F. Murray Abraham
Dr. Gates
Alix Koromzay
James Costa
Javon Barnwell
Norman Reedus
Ho Pak-Kwong
Glenn Bang
Julian Richings
James Kidnie
Subway Repairman
Doug Jones
Long John #2


Directing Guillermo del Toro Director
Writing Matthew Robbins Screenplay
Writing Guillermo del Toro Screenplay
Production Ole Bornedal Producer
Production B.J. Rack Producer
Production Bob Weinstein Producer
Sound Marco Beltrami Original Music Composer
Camera Dan Laustsen Director of Photography
Editing Peter Devaney Flanagan Editor
Editing Patrick Lussier Editor
Production Kerry Barden Casting
Production Billy Hopkins Casting
Production Suzanne Smith Casting
Costume & Make-Up Marie-Sylvie Deveau Costume Design
Art Carol Spier Production Design
Art Tamara Deverell Art Direction
Art Elinor Rose Galbraith Set Decoration
Art Bob Kensinger Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Donald Mowat Makeup Department Head
Art Cyndi Ochs Art Department Coordinator
Crew Al Broussard Special Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Bob Munroe Animation Director
Costume & Make-Up John Casey Costume Supervisor
Directing Dug Rotstein Script Supervisor
Production Stuart Cornfeld Co-Executive Producer
Production Cary Granat Co-Producer
Production Michael Phillips Executive Producer
Production Clark Henderson Associate Producer
Production Richard Potter Co-Producer
Production Scott Shiffman Co-Producer
Production Andrew Rona Co-Producer
Production Harvey Weinstein Co-Executive Producer
Production Michael Zoumas Co-Producer
Writing Donald A. Wollheim Short Story
Writing Matthew Robbins Screenstory
Writing Guillermo del Toro Screenstory

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